NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- Playful Learning, the Parents' Choice Gold Medal award-winning online learning website for kids, today announced the re-launch of its Ecademy, which offers rich and dynamic online lessons that meet the academic, social and emotional needs and interests of children in grades K-5.
The revamped Ecademy features new and improved e-courses, all thoughtfully planned and taught by the website's founder, Mariah Bruehl. Bruehl has over 20 years of experience in the field of education, working as both a teacher and a director at highly respected schools including The Dalton School in Manhattan and Ross School in East Hampton New York. New lessons will be released on a monthly basis, covering topics such as social and emotional learning, reading, writing, math, science, nutrition, art, and technology. To explore the Ecademy courses, visit the company's website at http://ecademy.playfullearning.net/.
The Playful Learning Ecademy offers bite-size eCourses for the whole family. With the upgraded Ecademy, Bruehl aims to bring high-quality education, typically only available in select schools, to parents and children regardless of their location and at an affordable price. Lessons are available for individual purchase at the low cost of $17. For the price of taking the family to a movie, parents can enjoy quality time engaged in meaningful learning experiences and hands-on projects with their children. The goal is to nurture habits of heart and mind to ensure that children are being provided with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the 21st century.
In the first new eCourse, Put-Ups and Put-Downs, children are taught about the power of their words and the affects they can have on how people feel. Skills are introduced on how to navigate complex social situations, with an emphasis on building strong communication skills and respectful behavior towards others.
"I couldn't be more excited to announce the re-launch of the Playful Learning Ecademy with our newly packaged eCourses," said Mariah Bruehl, Founder of Playful Learning. "We hope the engaging videos for children, helpful tips for parents, convenient printables and projects combined with the added ease of purchasing lessons individually and the reduced price point will allow more children and parents to enjoy and share our meaningful learning experiences."
Playful Learning Ecademy's cutting-edge lessons feature interactive and captivating videos for children introducing them to new concepts, skills, and hands-on projects. Parents receive separate instruction on how to most effectively work with their children on each particular topic, thus providing an education for the whole family within every course. Lessons are designed to work for both stay-at-home moms and busy working parents, as families can do lessons at their own pace and at any time that's convenient for them. The Playful Learning Ecademy also features an intimate, protected, online community, allowing users to collaborate, learn and share with parents and children from all over the world.
The Playful Learning Ecademy, takes virtual-learning experiences to a new level by incorporating the best practices in education with engaging hands-on lessons, bringing parents and children together from all over the world into a unique, creative community environment. It provides parents with the support and guidance needed for supplementing and enriching their children's education. For additional information, please visit the company's website at www.playfullearning.net.
ABOUT PLAYFUL LEARNING
Playful Learning is an online learning company founded in 2008 by author, educator, and parent Mariah Bruehl. The company's mission is to create meaningful learning experiences for children and parents all over the world. Under the company's umbrella are Bruehl's book Playful Learning: Develop Your Child's Sense of Joy and Wonder (Shambhala Publications, 2011, $22.95) and a Parents' Choice Gold Medal award-winning website, which houses the Playful Learning Ecademy. The Ecademy, takes virtual-learning experiences to a new level by incorporating the best practices in education with engaging hands-on lessons, bringing parents and children together from all over the world into a unique, creative community environment. All Playful Learning properties cater to children in grades K-5, and provide parents with simple ways to engage with their children and enhance their education. For more information visit http://playfullearning.net/
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