Using Screen Time to Motivate Reading: An Interview with Susan B. Neuman

Speakaboos caught up with Susan B. Neuman, Professor and Chair of the Teaching and Learning Department at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University and early literacy specialist. As a leader in children’s literacy, we wanted to understand her perspective on using digital devices as a way to improve literacy  Read more …

Speakaboos Brings its Dynamic Literacy Classroom Resource to NAESP for Pre-K – 2nd Grade!

Speakaboos is coming to NAESP! We’re thrilled to announce our award-winning, interactive digital Speakaboos library is coming to the NAESP Conference (National Association of Elementary School Principals) July 6 – 8, 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland – and we can’t wait to meet you there! We invite attendees to join us at booth 408 to  Read more …

Speakaboos at the ASU GSV Education Summit

Speakaboos is heading to the ASU GSV education summit in sunny San Diego, April 18-20. We’re passionate about motivating students to read more and develop a lifelong love of reading, a foundation for success academically and in life. If you’re attending the conference, we’d love to meet you and introduce our award-winning reading motivation platform. If you  Read more …

In the Classroom: Getting Cross-Curricular with Speakaboos

By: Julie DiBenedetto, first grade teacher and Speakaboos Teacher Ambassador Hello Speakaboos Fans! My name is Julie DiBenedetto and I am a first grade teacher in Ohio. I am now 14 years into teaching the grade that I most adore…. First Grade is unlike any other. It is truly the year of many firsts…. First  Read more …

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 …

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 …

Giving Back: Speakaboos is FREE for Educators Serving Kids in Need Through First Book!

Delivering on its mission to motivate every child to read, Speakaboos announced a philanthropic initiative with First Book to make its award-winning digital reading motivation platform available for free to educators and program leaders serving kids in need. Speakaboos is granting up to $3 million in individual-use platform subscriptions to educators through First Book so  Read more …