“The weekend before Christmas is just a couple days away. Are you preparing for a trip out of town? Whether by car or plane, kids get antsy quickly and we start to hear that all too familiar “Are we there yet?”question over and over again. Are you prepared to keep your child(ren) entertained? Many cars… Read more »
Posts By: Susan Brackney
“One of my favorite PC games growing up was Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego?. As you traveled through time and around the world, you had to follow clues to figure out where to head next to catch Carmen and her gang.” Tom DeRosa compares this game to That’s Baloney! and it achieved a mouth-watering review!
You may have heard of “maker” programs before, but, due to cost constraints, thought they were out of the realm of possibility for your own library. Think again. Aided by new technologies like 3-D printers, maker programs emphasize both physical and digital creations, from simple arts and crafts programs to robots, advanced graphic design, and… Read more »
“Remember back in the day when you’d come home with a great story to share with your parents and they say “That’s Baloney!” Sometimes sorting through what’s true and what’s baloney can be pretty tough, especially when it involves elementary school trivia that your kids have fresh in their heads and you maybe haven’t looked… Read more »
“What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? Why an iPad of monkeys, of course! Throw in some coconuts, bananas, and some phonics decoding, and you’ll have oodles of fun playing Tic-Tac Bananas! This marvelous phonics game is a great way for younger elementary-aged kids to practice their reading skills. This app comes complete with… Read more »
“Do you have a child who is ready to start learning their phonics patterns? If so, you should definitely check out the new Froggy Phonics app! With Froggy Phonics, kids will leap from lily pad to lily pad with Froggy as he uses simple phonics patterns to gulp down fireflies. This app is intended for… Read more »
“Evanced Solutions quietly unveiled a new arm of its business, Evanced Games, before it appeared at the 50,000-attendee Gen Con gaming convention in August to show off its app games.”
Jill Sheridan of WFYI interviewed CEO Rob Cullin and Lindsey Hill, lead for reading engagement, about Evanced Games’ educational mobile apps. The interview was aired on on WFYI radio this fall.
The Appy Ladies reviewed Froggy Phonics and receive over 500 entries for their free download give away contest! The Appy Ladies are a diverse group of ladies with various backgrounds and interests, who have a passion for apps and information.They share knowledge and experiences with their followers and provide iOS app reviews, information and resources… Read more »
For many years, I have admired the works and wisdom of Edgar Allan Poe. One of the great minds of American literature, Poe excelled at poetry, criticism, and prose. He is the father of the horror story, the detective story, and, weirdly, of all modern French literature. His was an uncompromising and razor-sharp mind. So,… Read more »