Smithsonian and ePals Launch 2014 Junior Folklorist Challenge

Challenge invites kids 8-18 globally to explore and share cultural traditions and learn professional folklorist investigation, interview and reporting skills.

WASHINGTON, DC – April 2, 2014 – ePals Corporation, an education media company and Global Learning Network, today announced the launch of its inaugural Junior Folklorist Challenge in partnership with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The challenge is one of several planned activities stemming from the ePals-Smithsonian partnership, which is designed to extend the global reach and student learning opportunities around the Center’s annual June-July Washington D.C.-based Folklife Festival. Now open to kids eight to 18 worldwide, the challenge asks participants to examine a local or regional tradition through the eyes of a community tradition bearer and create a video, podcast or slide show to share the story.

April 2, 2014

ePals&#0153 Partners with Kindoma to Provide Award-Winning Children’s Content in Innovative App

WASHINGTON, DC – March 11, 2014 – ePals Corporation (TSVX:SLN), an education media and social learning company, today announces a joint product offering with Kindoma, a recognized creator of mobile apps that combine shared reading experiences with video chat for families. The pertnership integrates content from ePals award-winning Cricket Magazine Group with Kindoma’s popular social learning application.

March 11, 2014

ePals&#0153 Announces Partnership with Pearson’s Online Learning Exchange&#0153 (OLE)

WASHINGTON, DC – February 18, 2014 – ePals Corporation (TSVX:SLN), an education media and social learning company, today announces a partnership with Pearson Online Learning Exchange (OLE) to license for use content from the ePals’ digital content library to the OLE platform. ePals is known for its award-winning and educational children’s content and a global community connecting over 200 countries and territories. This licensing arrangement for the OLE platform is the latest extension of Pearson’s use of ePals content in its products and services.

February 18, 2014

Smithsonian and ePals Challenge Kids Globally to Solve Real-World Problems in Third Annual Invention Competition.

WASHINGTON, DC – Janurary 17, 2014 – ePals Corporation, an education media company and Global Learning Network, today announced the launch of its third annual Spark! Lab Invent It Challenge in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. The Challenge honors K12 student winners whose creative inventions best demonstrate the Spark!Lab process of invention, with a patent filing and Camp Invention scholarship among the prizes. The Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge is open to students globally, with age-group categories from five to 18 and both individual and group submissions accepted.

Janurary 17, 2014

ePals Announces Elevation of Katya Andresen to CEO

WASHINGTON, DC – Janurary 16, 2014 – ePals Corporation (TSXV:SLN) (“ePals” or the “Company”) announces that in accordance with the Company’s previously announced CEO transition plan, Katya Andresen formally assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Andresen joined the Company in June 2013 and served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer during the transition period. Ms. Andresen succeeds Miles Gilburne as CEO. Mr. Gilburne will remain as Chairman of the Company’s board of directors.

Janurary 16, 2014

31st Annual Awards of Excellence Winners Announced by Tech & Learning Magazine

SAN BRUNO, CA (October 30, 2013) – Tech & Learning magazine today named 72 education technology products as winners in its prestigious 31-year-old recognition program. Honored software, hardware, network, web products include innovative applications that break new ground as well as those that added significant enhancements to proven education tools. A panel of more than 30 educators, who tested more than 150 entries, chose the winners.

October 30 2013

ePals&#0174 Launches Publishing Services in Partnership with McGraw Hill Education, Smithsonian Institution and Leading Publishers Globally

WASHINGTON, DC – June 25, 2013 From the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in San Antonio, ePals Corporation today announced the launch of enhanced services for educational publishers worldwide. These end-to-end services enable providers of curriculum, quality resources and learning activities to distribute their content into classrooms, schools and homes globally.

June 25, 2013

Katya Andresen to Join ePals&#0174 as New CEO

WASHINGTON, DC – May 16, 2013 — ePals Corporation (“ePals” or “the Company”) (TSXV: SLN), an education media company and the world’s leading global learning network, is pleased to announce that Katya Andresen will succeed Miles Gilburne as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2014 and will report directly to Miles Gilburne, who will transition from his role as CEO over the next six months while continuing to serve as Chairman. During the transition, Ms. Andresen will serve as President and Chief Operating Officer. Current President, Ed Fish and current Chief Operating Officer, J. Michael Kelly will continue reporting to Miles Gilburne in the office of the Chairman, focused on major strategic partnerships, international joint ventures and corporate finance.

May 16, 2013

McGraw-Hill Education and ePals&#0174 Join Forces to Expand Global Collaborative Learning Opportunities for K-12 Students

NEW YORK – April 16, 2013 – McGraw-Hill Education today announced that it has formed a collaboration with ePals Corporation, an education media company and the world’s leading global learning network. The partnership pairs world-class content from McGraw-Hill Networks, McGraw-Hill Education’s award-winning digital social studies learning program for Grades 6-12, with ePals’ global community and social learning platform.

April 16, 2013