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Library adds a total of 11 Early Literacy Station and 8 AfterSchool Edge touchscreen computers, which provide hundreds of early learning activities, school-readiness support, homework help, and self-guided learning for young children
Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014
The Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System in Elko, Nev., has announced the acquisition of 19 all-in-one touchscreen computers for children from AWE. The new AWE computers, which include 11 Early Literacy Station and 8 AfterSchool Edge units, are currently being setup throughout the library system's branches. The deployment of the devices will be completed Tuesday, August 19.
The Early Literacy Station is a complete computer system designed for children approximately 2-8 years old. It contains over 70 educational programs that offer hundreds of activities. The AfterSchool Edge is similar to the Early Literacy Station but features content for ages approximately 6-12. These all-in-one touchscreen computers do not need to be connected to the Internet to operate. They both feature a kid-friendly interface and intuitive content menu for easy navigation.
The content on both computer systems spans every curriculum area (reading, language arts, math, science, STEM, social studies, writing, graphic arts, typing, music, and more) and aligns with Common Core standards. They also feature a host of administrative controls including timed sessions and use tracking.
We are excited to be adding AWEs computers to our library branches. After evaluating AWEs solutions, we decided they would be a great benefit for the children in our communities so we are adding numerous units to serve our entire system, said Library Director Jeanette Hammons.
The Early Literacy Stations will be designated for the younger children and the AfterSchool Edge systems will be positioned for our elementary school students to use for school reinforcement, Hammons explained.
The Early Literacy Station, AWEs flagship product, is found in more than 40% of the public library systems across the United States. The Early Literacy Station is available in English, Bilingual Spanish, and Bilingual French.
About the Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System (http://www.elkocountylibrary.org)
The Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System is a tri-county system that provides public library services to children and adults through its 10 facilities, the Northeastern Nevada Regional Bookmobile, and Books-by-Mail program. For more information on library services, visit http://www.elkocountylibrary.org.
About AWE, Inc. (http://www.awelearning.com)
AWE's mission is to inspire children to become lifelong learners and to create a community learning network that includes public libraries, schools, child care centers, and the home. AWEs engaging digital learning solutions feature intuitive learning environments, are easy to use, feature educational content across all subject areas, and can be personalized for every child. For more information, visit http://www.awelearning.com.
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