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How to Benefit from the Educational Technologies That Are Shaping the Future of Education

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Cloud Computing by Alan Scalone, CNK Digital When it comes to the educational technologies available to teach our children to read you’ll definitely see three categories emerge: yesterday, today and tomorrow. As a parent of a child learning to read, you probably still remember the instructional books you used when you were a child. If […]

Incorporating Typing into Programs to Give Kids a Head Start


Twenty years ago, students were still being taught to type on old typewriters; later, they learned computer keyboards at a younger age. Today, toddlers have mastered the use of tablets and smartphones. As technology becomes more pervasive in our daily lives, typing well and efficiently becomes a necessity – yet another way that ClickN KIDS […]

All the Best Apps on the ClickN KIDS Tablet


It’s been less than a year since the ClickN KIDS Family Tablet was released for sale exclusively on Walmart.com and, in that time, the product has been a consistent bestseller. Looney Tunes Phonics directly aligns with a phonics curriculum required by schools nationwide, therefore parents and teachers are able to incorporate ClickN KIDS tablet to […]

Empowering Students to Learn – and Thrive


Did you know that nearly 800,000,000 adults in the world lack basic reading and writing skills? And that by the fourth grade in the US, 78% of children who were not reading at grade level never catch up. Sadly, a large percentage of those may end up “in the system” – either on public assistance, […]

The Unexpected Benefits of Online Learning


Beginning January 2014, General Education Development (GED) testing centers in certain states around the US will undergo an overhaul, with testing procedures being updated from the current paper-and-pencil-based standardized test to an online format.  For states that have already implemented this system, an interesting trend has emerged: According to official stats, “Adults who take the GED […]

Kids Prefer Physical Books


By mid 2013, 20% of book sales were ebooks – whether read on a dedicated reading device like a Kindle, or an app used on a tablet.  And though one in five books is now being read electronically, the trend has not impacted the publishing industry as negatively as was once feared: Forty-six per cent […]