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SOURCE: AWE, Inc.
AWE's Early Literacy Station and AfterSchool Edge Computers Provide Technology Exposure, School Readiness, and Homework Assistance for Children
Chester, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2013
AWE announced today that the Laramie County Library System in Wyoming has acquired 13 of its all-in-one computer solutions—nine Early Literacy Station™ and four AfterSchool Edge™ units—for its library system.
The Early Literacy Station is an all-in-one computer system designed for children ages 2-8. It contains over 60 pre-loaded educational software programs and a child-friendly interface that allows children to explore and learn independently. The AfterSchool Edge features content for ages 6-14. Both products offer children a safe, standalone computer that does not require an Internet connection to operate. The content spans all curriculum areas: reading, math, science, social studies, writing, arts and music, and reference.
“After reviewing the Early Literacy Station and AfterSchool Edge and seeing how valuable they are to other communities, we decided to purchase them for our branches,” says Lucie P. Osborn, County Librarian. “We are dedicated to providing educational resources to the Laramie County community.”
“AWE’s mission mirrors the library’s mission of promoting and enabling lifelong learning so these computers are a perfect fit. We see the AfterSchool Edge computers as important homework-help stations for older elementary school children, as well,” she adds.
AWE’s flagship product, the Early Literacy Station, is found in over 35% of the public library systems across the United States. The Early Literacy Station is available in English, Bilingual Spanish, and Bilingual French editions. The AfterSchool Edge is currently available in English.
About AWE, Inc. (http://www.awelearning.com)
AWE's mission is to inspire children to become lifelong learners. AWE’s engaging digital learning solutions are found in public libraries, schools, and child care centers. They provide self-directed, intuitive learning environments, are easy to use, and can be personalized for every child.
About Laramie County Library System (http://www.LaramieCountyLibrary.org)
Laramie County Library System celebrated its 125th year of continuous operation as a library system in 2011. It is comprised of a five-year-old main library building in Cheyenne, a branch library in both Pine Bluffs and Burns, and a bookmobile. The system serves Laramie County, an area of 2,686 square miles with a population of 93,000. In 2008, Laramie County Library System received the “Academy Award” for libraries, designating it as Library Journal’s Library of the Year. In 2012, the youth services area was recognized by Livability.com for being one of the top 10 children’s libraries in the country.
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