Interview: Chocolapps on Educational Mobile Apps

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We recently wrote about Chocolapps, a European edutainment company, that creates interactive e-books and apps for young children. We caught up with the Chocolapps team to learn more about their strategy and how their apps can help kids learn. Check Continue reading

Chocolapps Creates Interactive E-Books for Kids

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Navigating the App Store can be daunting, especially when you’re looking for kid-appropriate, educational apps and games. The space is getting crowded and it can be hard to sort through the noise. We recently checked out apps created by Chocolapps Continue reading

Duck Duck Moose Secures $7 Million for Apps for Kids

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Duck Duck Moose today announced they secured $7 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, along with Stanford University. The San Francisco-based startup creates educational mobile apps for children and has released fourteen apps to date. Founded Continue reading

Launchpad Toys Co-founder on Inspiring Storytelling in Youngsters

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We wrote yesterday about the recent study from Launchpad Toys, which found their app Toontastic improved creativity and storytelling among young students. Intrigued by their recent success and noble mission, we connected with co-founder, Andy Russell, to learn more about the Continue reading

Launchpad Toys Research Study Results: App Boosts Student Creativity

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At a time when standardized tests get a lot of attention, it’s comforting to know that there are entrepreneurs out there who believe in the power of narrative and fight to preserve students’ imaginations. Launchpad Toys, the edutech startup that Continue reading

Watch a Top Preschool Teacher in Action

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Motoko Rich from the The New York Times recently shared videos that depict teachers from Washington D.C. schools in action. These top teachers demonstrate how they work to teach students across multiple subjects and grade levels. For starters, check out one pre-school Continue reading

Wonderville Launches Today

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This morning Sarah Perez at TechCrunch broke the news that Wonderville officially launched today. Wonderville pulls together educational content for young kids across the web, iTunes, YouTube and Amazon, that can be tailored to fit their interests. As more and more Continue reading

Childcare-Finder MomTrusted.com Receives Funding

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As a 25-year-old man with no children, I don’t even know if I’m qualified to write about this. But I do remember my preschool teacher from 1991 and how much fun she was, so in honor of finding a caretaker Continue reading