Frog Street, a provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions for children ages 0-5 and portfolio company within Excelligence Learning Corporation, has entered into a partnership with Age of Learning®, a leading education technology innovator and producer of the award-winning and research-validated ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy. This partnership aligns ABCmouse early childhood learning activities with Frog Street’s research-based Pre-K curriculum. With a primary focus on publicly-funded Pre-K and Head Start programs, Frog Street will initiate distribution of ABCmouse for Schools this Fall.
ABCmouse for Schools provides young learners, their families and teachers with a comprehensive, supplementary curriculum that includes thousands of highly engaging and effective digital learning activities. “ABCmouse for Schools brings the full breadth and quality of ABCmouse Early Learning Academy to the classroom, enabling teachers, schools and districts to implement ABCmouse with fidelity and maximize learning outcomes,” said Zachary Katz, Age of Learning’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. “We welcome the opportunity to partner with a leader in core early childhood curriculum, expanding access to ABCmouse in Pre-K and Head Start programs.”
Frog Street provides curricular programs with intentional, age-appropriate instruction that is based on scientific research on child development and aligned to both federal and state standards, equipping early childhood educators with best-in-class solutions. Commenting on the partnership with Age of Learning, Dipak Golechha, Excelligence Learning Corp. President, noted, “We welcome the opportunity to align with such a strong early childhood curriculum and brand as we focus on growing our presence in the Early Childhood services sector.” Ron Chase, CEO of Frog Street, added, “Age of Learning and Excelligence share the same passion for making a difference in the lives of children. This alliance strengthens Frog Street’s technology offerings while supporting its strategy to deepen family engagement by pairing its comprehensive curriculum with a research-validated digital offering that drives significant positive outcomes for children.”
About Age of Learning
Founded in 2007, Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator and producer of the multi-award-winning ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy, which serves millions of children. Age of Learning’s content provides young learners, their families and teachers with highly engaging and effective learning tools and a comprehensive curriculum that build a strong foundation for academic success. Recognized as the top digital learning resource for children ages 2–8, ABCmouse is regularly ranked as a leading iPad, iPhone and Android app in both the Education and Kids categories. A growing body of research shows that regular use of ABCmouse accelerates learning and helps children make significant gains in early literacy and math skills. Age of Learning for Schools, Inc., an Age of Learning subsidiary, launched ABCmouse for Schools (www.ABCmouseforSchools.com) in 2016 to meet the needs of schools and school districts. ABCmouse for Schools incorporates the ABCmouse curriculum in to an enterprise solution that includes curriculum alignment, student management, professional development and progress reporting tools.
About Frog Street
Founded in 1989 by five kindergarten teachers, Frog Street (www.frogstreet.com), headquartered in Dallas, TX, has grown to be a leading provider of comprehensive education solutions for children ages 0–5 to public schools, Head Start programs and childcare centers in more than 40 states, with a major presence in Texas, California and Florida. The company equips early childhood educators with best-in-class curricular programs with proven learning outcomes. Based on brain development research, Frog Street’s curricular programs provide intentional age-appropriate instruction that is aligned to both federal and state standards. The company also develops engaging and interactive professional development programs, including product training, conferences and continuing education and assessment tools to measure students’ progress.
About Excelligence Learning Corporation
Excelligence Learning Corporation (www.excelligence.com) is a leading developer, manufacturer, distributor and multi-channel retailer of over 20,000 innovative, high-quality and grade-appropriate educational products and teaching solutions, which are sold primarily to early childhood learning centers, elementary schools, PTAs and consumers. The company has three core divisions: Supplies (Discount School Supply and Really Good Stuff), Equipment (Children’s Factory, Angeles and Steffy Wood Products) and Services (Educational Products, Inc., ChildCare Education Institute and Frog Street). With over 30 years of experience serving children, educators and parents, Excelligence’s diversified portfolio of leading brands delivers quality, innovation, service and value on a global scale. Leading proprietary brands include: Colorations®, BioColor®, Excellerations®, My Perfect Classroom® and Environments®.
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