(LOS ANGELES) Aug. 4, 2014 — To give educators a proven tool to kick off the new school year, WonderGrove Learn is offering free access to its Back-to-School instructional animations for 30 days.
The 12 animations address critical challenges that educators face when students transition into the first few weeks of a new school year. Each animation models appropriate behavior for students in Pre-K through 2nd grade, including listening in class, using polite words and raising your hand. All animations include printable extension lessons that align with the Common Core State Standards.
“Research shows young children model their behavior after animated characters they feel emotionally connected to, so we’ve designed relatable characters who reinforce positive behavior,” said Terry Thoren, the founder of WonderGrove Learn and former CEO of popular Nickelodeon content creator Klasky Csupo, Inc. “We produced these free lessons to help make the transition back to school a little easier for students and educators alike.”
The back-to-school lessons will be available to any interested educator for free for 30 days on WonderGrove Learn’s website, www.WonderGroveLearn.com. You must sign up for this free offer by Sept. 12, 2014. After that date, the lessons will return to the full subscription model, $98/year for access to all 150 of WonderGrove Learn’s instructional videos.
About WonderGrove Learn
WonderGrove Learn was founded by former Rugrats CEO Terry Thoren and famed software producer Rudy Verbeeck. WonderGrove Learn works with various organizations to develop strategies and animated content aiming to affect children in a positive manner. They have also created their own education website, WonderGroveLearn.com, which inspires children in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First grade and Second grade to realize their full potential. WonderGrove Learn provides parents and teachers with a well-rounded selection of instructional animations to help children prepare for the daily challenges of life both inside and outside of school. WonderGroveKids.com uses engaging animated characters immersed in fun stories to target eight crucial areas of growth essential for every child's success. These areas include Social Skills, Life Skills, Health & Science, Safety, Nutrition, Fitness, Creative Play, and Academics. For more information, please visit www.WonderGroveLearn.com
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