NOW:53209:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
79°
H 81° L 63°
Partly Cloudy | 8MPH

Education specialists to share information about education apps

June 14, 2012

MEQUON, Wis. ---- One glance at the iTunes education section of the App Store and a growth segment of technology stares back at you from your laptop, iPad or smart phone screen.

Finding an educational app that’s appropriate for your child can be challenging for an average parent, but when that child struggles in the classroom or can’t seem to behave at home, the task is amplified.

On Thursday, June 21, 2012, ADHD Coach/Academic Tutor, Ann Pieper and Parent Coach/Behavior Interventionist, Lisa Gendelman, will introduce parents to apps that target technology-savvy students and age-appropriate education audiences. The program begins at 10 a.m. at Fiddleheads Espresso Bar and Café, 10530 North Port Washington Road in Mequon, and runs through 12 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Pieper said that parents who attend the program should bring their own iPads to follow along and learn the basics of educational apps, and enjoy hands-on guidance with select programs.

“This is definitely an interactive session so that we can learn from one another,” Gendelman said. “While Ann and I will present and coach the use of educational apps that we use with clients each day, we also want to hear what works for others.”

Pieper said that the program will help parents better tackle their children’s scholastic challenges via technology, and will also help make summer learning a positive experience for parents, young children, adolescents and teenagers.

For additional information about the session at Fiddleheads or about Gendelman’s and Pieper’s services, northshorecoaching@gmail.com or call North Shore Center at (262) 241-5955.

###
 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Milwaukee police, U.S. marshals arrest teen in robbery case 02:11 PM

» Police identify Milwaukee man fatally shot in Bayside store Updated:  8/15

» Mayoral race gets early start in Glendale 8/15

» Four suspects arrested in Oak Leaf Trail robbery 8/15

» 1 man, 3 juveniles arrested in attack on Oak Leaf Trail in Shorewood 8/15

» Police question 2 'people of interest' in fatal Bayside shooting Updated:  8/14

» Nicolet cancels varsity football season 8/14

» Fatal shooting in Bayside eyeglass store 8/14

» Southbound lanes of I-43 in Glendale reopened after crane crash Updated:  8/13

» Bublr bike-share coming to Shorewood 8/13

» David Bowen carries Democrat's 10th Assembly District primary 8/12

» Man killed in Mequon car crash 8/12

» Tuesday morning traffic delayed due to I-43 crash 8/12

» Man robbed after meeting woman on Plenty of Fish dating website 8/12

» Three killed in Glendale crash 8/11

» Whitefish Bay latest to enact sex offender residency rules 8/7

» Walmart opens Aug. 13 in Brown Deer 8/5

» Northbound lane of I-43 reopens at Mequon after 9 hours Updated:  8/1

» Concordia's Lake Moon Festival is Aug. 9 8/1

» Video: How to navigate construction surrounding the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair 7/30

» Top 10 things to see and do at the Wisconsin State Fair 7/29

» Brookfield Central turns back Homestead for state title, 9-2 7/25

» Fast start leads Homestead baseball team into state finals with 7-5 win 7/25

» Brown Deer mother arrested in stabbing of 2 sons Updated:  7/25

» Brown Deer announces selection of a new police chief 7/24

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Local Business Directory

CONNECT