School Zone Interactive Donates Over $12,000 of Children’s
Software to the Starlight Children’s Foundation
entertaining children in selected hospital playrooms
GRAND HAVEN, MI, April 5, 2002—School Zone Interactive is proud to announce a donation of over $12,000 in children’s educational software to The Starlight Children’s Foundation CA* AZ* NV chapter. The donation includes titles from all of School Zone’s award-winning brands including On-Track Software’s Electronic Workbooks, Flash Action Software and Pencil Pal Software.
The Starlight Children’s Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for seriously ill children and their families. The Foundation offers an array of in-hospital and outpatient services. School Zone Interactive software will be installed in participating hospital playroom computers.
“We are pleased to be able to contribute so directly in helping children find some enjoyment in extended hospital stay,” said Jonathan Hoffman, President and CEO of School Zone Interactive. Based on over 20 years of School Zone Publishing’s proven educational content, School Zone Interactive has published more then 40 children’s educational titles and won over 100 industry awards. It has led the way in focused and fun educational programs for students ages 2-12.
The Starlight Foundation is focused on the benefits of entertainment as a hospital “distraction” therapy. Software provides a great venue for enjoyment, according to Karineh Moradian, the Foundation’s CA* AZ* NV chapter Director of Children's Services. She adds that children who have computers at home will be able to take some of the software home when discharged.
ABOUT ON-TRACK SOFTWARE: ELECTRONIC WORKBOOKS
Combining the very best of traditional workbooks with today’s innovative multimedia technology, Electronic Workbooks have led the way in focused, curriculum-specific educational programs. Each Electronic Workbook provides children ages 2-12 with comprehensive and engaging educational content presented in creative activities accented with fun-filled games. This curriculum is now an integral educational resource for parents and educators nationwide. Suggested retail price: $19.99.
ABOUT FLASH ACTION SOFTWARE
Combining the very best elements of traditional flash cards with today’s innovative technology, School Zone Interactive’s award-winning Flash Action Software is a great educational value for today’s high-tech kids. Based on over 20 years of School Zone Publishing’s proven educational content, Flash Action Software puts the emphasis on specific skill sets, enabling parents and educators to focus on individual needs. Suggested retail price: $14.99.
ABOUT PENCIL PAL SOFTWARE
School Zone Interactive’s newest brand, Pencil-Pal Software, combines fun-filled games with today’s high-tech learning. Always a leader in children’s educational products, School Zone’s Pencil-Pal Software partners pencil-and-paper workbook curriculum with interactive innovation to provide a unique, multi-faceted teaching method. This perfect combination provides solid educational content in a fun, exploratory environment created just for kids. Suggested retail price: $19.99.