Why Interactive Digital Math Stories? Let’s Count the Reasons…

By: Samantha Creighan, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor at Teachers College and Research Director at Speakaboos We’re excited to announce the release of Monster Birthday Surprise, the second of three stories aiming to introduce early math concepts that are a collaborative effort between Professor Herbert Ginsburg of Teachers College and Speakaboos, generously funded by the Heising-Simons  Read more …

In the Classroom: Focus on Fun!

By: Colleen McMaster, Elementary School Teacher, Member of Teach for America, and a Speakaboos Teacher Ambassador  I recently asked a few students in my class about the best part of school. “I love it when we do fun activities,” said one student. “I love it when we make learning fun, Miss McMaster,” said another. A  Read more …

Go Behind the Scenes of Muddy Monsters, Your Next Favorite Speakaboos Story!

For the first time ever, we’re giving an inside look at how a premier Speakaboos storybook comes to life! Over the next several months, the Speakaboos team along with artist and story developer, Jennie Palmer, will be sharing the development process of an upcoming new interactive story, Muddy Monsters! Dr. Alice Wilder, Chief Content Officer  Read more …

Speakaboos Wins Academics’ Choice Award for Mind-Building Excellence

Speakaboos has been honored with a 2015 Academics’ Choice Smart Book Award, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media! We’re thrilled to be recognized with this award and are proud to share this news with parents and teachers of young students seeking literacy skill support and a highly engaging library of  Read more …

Speakaboos Brings Reading Motivation to NAEYC

We’re heading to NAEYC! We’re thrilled to announce that Speakaboos, the award-winning digital reading motivation platform for early childhood literacy, will exhibit at the NAEYC Conference and Expo (National Association for the Education of Young Children) for the first time in Orlando, FL from November 18 – 21, 2015. Sunshine State, here we come –  Read more …

Speakaboos Tweetstakes: Win a Signed Copy of “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish”

***The contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered!*** It’s a Speakaboos Tweetstakes! We’re celebrating “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish,” the wonderful story about friendship now on Speakaboos, with a weeklong Twitter contest. Fans of the story can win an autographed hardcover copy of the beloved children’s storybook by author Jarrett J. Krososcka. The winner  Read more …

Story Spotlight: “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish” and Q&A with Author Jarrett J. Krosockza

In “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish,” Peanut Butter, a sea horse, and Jellyfish are best friends. They love exploring up, down, around, and through their ocean home and often pass by Crabby the crab, who is very crabby; he’s always mean to Peanut Butter and Jellyfish. One day, Peanut Butter and Jellyfish don’t hear Crabby’s crabby  Read more …