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Archive for February, 2012

100,000 Facebook Fans Strong (and Growing)

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

It means a whole lot to “Like” a company on Facebook. You’re standing behind what it offers, vouching for it to your friends, and choosing to hear more from it. That’s a very big deal!

We’re completely honored to have 100,000 (and growing) amazing fans who are willing to do just that for Education.com. Each and every person who has “Liked” Education.com on Facebook has contributed to our growing community of parents and teachers who share their input on important educational topics, collaborate on ways to inspire learning in their kids, and stay-up-to-date on the newest and best ideas from Education.com.

When we originally created Education.com’s little Facebook page, we wanted not just a place where we could talk to people, but where those involved in the life of a child could talk with each other and with us. And I’m proud to say that, together, we’ve done just that. We’ve created a place to give advice, find help, and get inspired – no easy feat! From debates on the merits of homework to fun ways to “sneak” in reading, our Facebook community experts (that’s you!) have shared the very best contributions, ideas, and tips.

Know someone who’d love to get updates with our favorite activities, articles, and worksheets – or who’d be a great contributor to the regular conversations we have about inspiring learning in our kids? Please share this link with them: http://www.facebook.com/education.comfanpage. With your help, we’ll be on our way to 200,000 fans strong in no time.

Just Launched: School and District Boundaries Tool

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Hunting for your next home? Because a family’s place of residence so often determines the school a child is assigned to, the quality of a neighborhood’s schools is often at the top of the list of factors that parents consider when choosing a home.

Your home search just got a little bit easier (really!). While we can’t help you find the perfect walk-in closet, we’re very excited to announce the recent launch of our School and District Boundaries Tool that helps visitors view school-level and school district-level boundaries for homes across the United States. (more…)