Welcome a new school year with these early literacy titles:
First Day Jitters, by Julie Danneberg
The Night Before Kindergarten, by Natasha Wing
Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come, by Nancy Carlson
If You Take a Mouse to School, by Laura Joffe Numeroff
The Exceptionally, Extraordinarily Ordinary First Day of School, by Albert Lorenz
Read these tips to help prepare your early learners and ease the nerves for heading back to school.
Oneonta Public Library, AL
Oneonta Public Library currently has six workstations, all funded by grant money, located in the children’s area. The workstations are always in use! Children come by after school, leave Mom and Dad searching the stack, and head straight to the computers. The children love being able to work independently; the art games seem to be most popular
Library Director, Ricky Statham Jr. says, “If there is a child in the library, more likely than not, they are on the AWE Learning computers.”
Programming Idea from Oneonta Public Library’s Director: If you do a story time about a specific color, the young learners can go onto the AWE Learning computers, pull up the art games, and create their own creation with that color! The possibilities are endless!
Shuter Library of Angel Fire, NM
As a small resort community library funded entirely through grants and donations, the library was excited to recently purchase an AfterSchool Edge tablet with a grant from the New Mexico State Library. The tablet was put into circulation, and is currently checked out by one their young patrons that frequents the library with his mother.
“It’s easy to operate,” said Felipe, age 8. Felipe enjoys the adventure stories and has nearly completed each level!
Customer Support Tip: Time & Date Setting
When launching your new AWE Learning unit, confirm the time, time zone, and date are all correct. To check the time, and date, click on the AWE Learning logo on the top right of your main interface.
If it is not correct, this will affect statistics and the auto shutdown function. Read our Support FAQs to set your unit to the correct time and time zone.
Limited-Time Savings & FREE Accessories Kit!
Save $250 per unit* & get a FREE Accessories Kit: Accessories Kit includes AWE Learning Mouse Pad, Y-Splitter, Headphones, & Cleaning Cloth
Cash for Computers: Trade in Your eligible AWE Learning units (ASUS 4310, ET2012, or ET2013) & Save $200 off your purchase!
LiteracyGO Introductory Pricing: Special discounts as part of our LiteracyGO Tablet Launch!
Featured Title: Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw
Have you tried Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw? Fingertapps Jelly Jigsaw, available on ELS & ASE products, is a digital twist on the classic jigsaw puzzle! Collaborate and complete the puzzles using the fun and colorful pre-loaded images, or use the webcam to turn a picture into a puzzle! All images can be completed on easy, medium, or hard levels of difficulty.
Now Offering Grant Writing Services
AWE Learning is pleased to offer grant writing services to help bring our digital learning solutions to the young learners in your community. Our full-time Grant Writer will seek eligible grant opportunities and complete the application on behalf of your organization.
E-mail Jason Stives, AWE Learning’s Grant Writer, directly or request more information here.
NEW: LiteracyGO Tablet
AWE Learning officially launched our NEW LiteracyGO Tablet at ALA Annual!
As a companion to the Early Literacy Station, LiteracyGO includes 18 brand-new STREAM-aligned software titles with more than 300 learning activities for ages 2-8. Register for a demo or contact your account executive today to learn more!
Don’t forget to ask about our Introductory Pricing Specials!
ALA Annual Conference Highlights
AWE Learning had a great time exhibiting at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.
We enjoyed meeting many of our customers, and meeting new prospects! It is great to hear about your commitment to early literacy in your community! Thank you for stopping by our booth to help us celebrate the launch of our NEW LiteracyGO Tablet!
Congratulations to our Contest Winners:
Ramona Tecumseh, Ira H. Hayes Memorial Library
Maria Carville, Public Libraries of Saginaw
Richard E. Ashby, Jr., Yeadon Public Library
Lara A. Luck, Forsynth Public Library
AND GRANT PRIZE LiteracyGO Winner:
Rose Khoury, Los Altos Library
AWE Learning’s Advocates are a group of individuals including, Children’s Librarian, IT Managers, Library Directors, and more, that provide valuable feedback on AWE Learning products, get sneak peeks on products in development, and more! If you’re interested, please e-mail Lauren for more information.
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