Tales2Go, lead provider of streaming audio book service for schools announced today its partnership with VSTE, the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, to offer a group buying opportunity for VSTE members. An affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (“ISTE”), VSTE’s mission is to promote professional development opportunities as well as identify and source cutting edge technology solutions for Virginia educators. The Tales2Go group purchasing program demonstrates VSTE’s ability bring preferred services and discounts to its members.
Putting a modern twist on a proven, decades-old reading tool, Tales2Go is reinventing the delivery of audio books. Listening to audio books exposes students to vocabulary and builds critical listening, fluency and comprehension skills, at all reading levels. Tales2Go streams thousands of audio books and stories from leading publishers and storytellers to desktops and mobile devices in classrooms and beyond, giving educators and students alike instant and on-demand access to a large library of name-brand titles, all for one low annual price.
“Tales2Go has reinvented the delivery of audio books, giving Virginia schools and districts an innovative tool to spark student excitement about reading and leverage existing mobile technology investments,” says Karen Richardson, Executive Director of VSTE. She adds, “Almost nothing is more important than getting students excited about and skilled at reading, since reading is a critical pathway to overall learning in school and life.”
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