Tag Archives: K-12

Remote Learning, Isolation, and Families: An Interview with Patricia Drentea, Professor of Sociology

Serious concerns about COVID-19 this year forced many schools to close with short notice. Teachers, students, and caregivers scrambled to find ways to continue education with a quick transition to remote learning in isolated households. Recently, I interviewed Patricia Drentea, Professor of Sociology, about isolation, remote learning, and other pressures on individuals and families caused by the novel coronavirus.

Drawp for School Awarded NSF Grant

NSF Awards Research Grant to Drawp to Develop Digital Tool for K-12 English Learners

  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2017 Moondrop Entertainment, the parent company of Drawp for School educational software, has received a six-month Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the development of the first Spanish to English language transfer tool in the United States. Moondrop Entertainment is working with the […]

App Friday’s Back-to-School Twitter Party

  App Friday’s Back-to-School Twitter Party Attention parents and teachers: Join us for a Twitter chat August 7, 2015 to chat about the best family-friendly educational apps to help kids get ready for back to school. Summer learning loss, also known as “summer slide” is a serious problem for students –  especially for lower income […]