EdAppTalk: Guest Host! Topic: Summer Slide

images7-150x129 EdAppTalk merges the “professional life” with “family life” without ever leaving the comfort of your home. It’s a place for teachers, parents, students, and therapists to come together to better tomorrow’s education today. The more you know, the more you can help a child.

Thursday, June 6th, we are excited to have Lillian Stern, one of the developers behind News-O-Matic, as our guest host. Lillian will discuss a unique and innovative way to get kids and keep kids reading this summer, Samantha Rosenberg will join her, as she is Press4Kids' Educator Editor and Teacher expert. News-O-Matic is an incredible resource that publishes new material every day. This app has something for everyone and helps keep kids stay in the know.  News vetted for children with relevant content, not sensationalized, and geared developmentally for elementary school age children – simply brilliant! News-O-Matic is the first DAILY paperless newspaper! Five new stories are published each day, covering the latest in world news, science, sports, government, as well as the offbeat stories that all kids love. We feel this app has a wide audience appeal. With parental assistance, it can be shared with children as young as 6-8. It’s incredibly appealing to older elementary school kids and middle schoolers, who can use it independently. A must have!  Read full review

imagesHow to get (or keep) kids reading over the summer is a common discussion this time of year. Did you know your child can lose up to three month’s worth of reading progress in one summer? You can help defeat this loss by finding time to read with your child and by uploading some dynamite apps. Please take a minute to read 5 Innovative Ways to Get Kids reading this Summer and give these apps some serious consideration.

 Huge thanks to the developers who so generously give away promo codes to our members week after week. And many thanks to the community who comes and takes part in our lively discussions. To be part of this Facebook group visit EdAppTalk and ask to join. It is not an exclusive club, we accept anyone interested in education and how technology is affecting us in this NEW world.

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