WASHINGTON, D.C., September 8, 2015 – Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, announced a three-year extension of its partnership with ThinkCERCA, an online literacy platform that empowers teachers to personalize literacy instruction across disciplines. This extension

WASHINGTON DC, China August 25, 2015 – Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced an agreement with Joymis, a Tencent company, to expand the availability of Cricket’s award-winning content and products in China across multiple

Cricket Media Partners with Magzter to Expand International Access to Cricket Digital Brands

Washington, DC August 10, 2015 - Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced a distribution agreement with Magzter, a cross-platform global digital newsstand

Cricket Media Announces Distribution Agreement with English Salon Magazine in China

Washington, DC and BEIJING, China July 17, 2015 - Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced an agreement with English Salon, a leading national magazine brand in China.
July 17, 2015

LightSail Partners with Cricket Media to Expand Content Options within Adaptive Literacy Solution

NEW YORK, June 29, 2015-(CKT:TSX-V) Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, has formed a partnership with LightSail, the adaptive K-12 literacy solution, whereby Cricket Media"™s award-winning content is now available through LightSail.
June 29, 2015

Cricket Media Announces Publishing Partnership with Leading Chinese Media Company Yilin Group

WASHINGTON, DC and BEIJING, China June 22, 2015 - Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced a partnership with Yilin Group
June 22, 2015

Cricket’s award-winning content to be distributed throughout China, across multiple platforms, channels and products

 

WASHINGTON DC, and DALIAN, China June 15, 2015 – Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced content partnerships with four leading


Cricket Media Partners with Zinio to Offer its Digital Issues to Libraries across the Globe

WASHINGTON DC, and New York, NY. May 28, 2015 Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, and Zinio, the world's largest digital newsstand, today announced a distribution agreement that will incorporate Cricket Media magazine titles into the Zinio for Libraries program.

Cricket Media Joins myON Publisher Program

WASHINGTON, DC and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn."“ May 27, 2015- Cricket Media, an education media publisher, and myON, a business unit of Capstone, announce today that a wide array of content from Cricket"™s portfolio of acclaimed children"™s books and magazines will now be available to the millions of students reading on myON.
May 27, 2015

Winners Announced in Smithsonian-Cricket Media 4th Annual Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge

WASHINGTON, DC "“ May 12, 2015 - ePals, a product of Cricket Media, and the Smithsonian"™s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation"™s Spark!Lab are pleased to announce the top winners of the 2014-2015 Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge. The four individual and four group winners, as well as the 20 honorable mentions, were selected from hundreds of creative entries by students aged five to 18 across the world.
May 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – May 12, 2015 – ePals, a product of Cricket Media, and the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation’s Spark!Lab are pleased to announce the top winners of the 2014-2015 Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge.

Cricket Media Honored as One of Nine Publishers to Participate in ConnectED’s eBooks Commitment

WASHINGTON, DC "“ April 30th, 2015 - Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced their participation in the ConnectEd initiative, President Obama"™s signature initiative focused on transforming teaching and learning through digital connectivity and content.
April 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – February 4, 2015 – Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced that all 13 of its Cricket Media magazines were recognized in the 2015 Parents’ Choice award selection. The Parents’ Choice Awards

Cricket Media Dominates 2015 Parents’ Choice Awards

Washington, DC - February 4, 2015 - Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced that all 13 of its Cricket Media magazines were recognized in the 2015 Parents' Choice Award selection. The Parents' Choice Awards recognize the top children's magazines as voted upon by the Parents' Choice Awards committee members who come from families across the country.
Feb 4, 2015

Smithsonian and Cricket Media Launch the 4th Annual Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge

Washington, DC - January 16, 2015 - Calling all kid-inventors! The official opening of the SparkLab! Invent It Challenge on January 17 celebrates Kid Inventors' Day, which acknowledges the important role children can have in innovation worldwide.
Jan 16, 2015

Cricket Media Announces Story Bug, A New Collaborative Reading App For iPad and iPhone

Kids and Adults in Different Locations Can Now Read Together App To Feature Stories Drawn From Cricket Media's Acclaimed Children's Magazines Including Babybug, Ladybug and Click WASHINGTON, DC - Aug 28, 2014 - Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced that Story Bug, an exciting new collaborative reading app for the iPad and iPhone, is now available on the App Store. With Story Bug, sharing the experience of reading with loved ones is no longer limited to being in the same room together. The app, which seamlessly combines video chat with an interactive reader, allows young people and adults in different locations to socialize and bond while reading specially curated selections drawn from Cricket Media's portfolio of acclaimed children's magazines.
Aug 28, 2014
 

Cricket Media Signs Global Content Agreement With Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

WASHINGTON, DC - July 21, 2014 - Cricket Media, an education media and social learning company, today announced a new broad content agreement with global education Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). Under the deal, Cricket will supply HMH with content from across its portfolio of acclaimed children's magazines and K-12 multimedia offerings for use throughout HMH's comprehensive range of curriculum materials for grades of all levels around the world.
July 21, 2014

Newburgh Teen Wins Top Award, Patent Filing in Smithsonian-Cricket Media 2014 Global Kids Invention Challenge

14- year- old Arjun Dhawan invents object recognition device for the visually-impaired. WASHINGTON, DC - June 17, 2014 - Wanting to make life better for the 285 million-plus visually-impaired people in the world today, Newburgh Castle High School ninth-grader Arjun Dhawan harnessed the power of 3D sensors, and auditory response software to create a device that allows blind and low-vision people to detect a range of ordinary objects in a room. The Judges of the Smithsonian-Cricket Media Global Kids Invention Challenge agreed that the device was an innovative solution to an important real-world problem, awarding Dhawan Top Winner recognition and the coveted prize of a patent filing in his name for the life-enhancing device.
June 17, 2014

Local Ten-Year-Olds Named Top Winners in 2014 Smithsonian-Cricket Media Global Kids Invention Challenge

Westfield fifth-graders invent innovative Teacher Toolkit to automate classroom seating and reduce "accidental favoritism." WASHINGTON, DC - June 17, 2014 - Addressing their classmates' complaints about rarely being called on by the teacher or having to sit with the same people the whole school year, Franklin Elementary School students, Alex Keri and Owen Mason, created a program to help teachers more systemically determine seating patterns and ensure all kids get their chance to answer in class. Marketing their invention as a solution "for all your random problems," the team used the Scratch programming tool to generate random number seating charts and "student pickers." Judges of the Smithsonian-Cricket Media Global Kids Invention Challenge were impressed by the team's practical solution to a common classroom problem, naming their invention a 2014 Top Winner in this year's Challenge.
June 17, 2014

Local Eleven-Year-Olds Named Top Winners in Smithsonian-Cricket Media 2014 Global Kids Invention Challenge

Fairfax County Public School sixth-graders Johnny Pesavento and Kiran Singh invent innovative school bus tracker system, plan GPS-enabled app for broader market. WASHINGTON, DC - June 17, 2014 - Knowing that student safety is an ongoing major concern for parents and schools, Mosby Woods Elementary School students Johnny Pesavento and Kiran Singh harnessed Google Maps and the free website creation tool, weebly.com, to craft a school bus tracking program to help the adults in their district sleep better at night. "We wanted to make an invention that let parents, kids and school staff know approximately where each Mosby Woods bus is at any given time," say the boys. Judges of the Smithsonian-Cricket Media Global Kids Invention Challenge were impressed by the 11-year-olds' solution to an important real-world problem, naming their invention a 2014 Top Winner in this year's Challenge. The young inventors also won a summer Camp Invention scholarship from one of the Challenge's sponsors.
June 17, 2014