Your Children Can Change the Future with Wandoo Planet

Jeff sits down with Lindsey Hill and Robert Cullin from Evanced Solutions to discuss how students and teachers can create the future of educational gaming using Wandoo Planet. Check out this fantastic video podcast!

7 Kids’ Apps to Build Literacy in Toddlers and Preschoolers

Froggy Phonics Letter recognition and phonics are the names of the Froggy Phonics game. Recommended for kids in pre-K to second grade, players navigate Froggy from lily pad to lily pad as he looks for the right letter to complete each word shown on the screen. Bold cartoon graphics, upbeat music, and silly sound effects… Read more »

Educational Apps ….to keep them busy . . .

“We were able to try out three new apps from Evanced Kids recently.  They have some really fun games that make learning fun.  We downloaded all four of the apps they have and the kids love them all. We limit the kids “screen time, but sometimes I just need to get some stuff done.    I… Read more »

4 myths to bust about game-based learning

This is a hot topic with many of my teacher friends. Recently, I spent a wonderful hour chatting with efriend, Lindsey Hill, and found she had interesting ideas on game-based learning. I’ve been a fan of games in education since discovering Mission US (where students become actors in the American Revolution) and being schooled by students on the value of Minecraft…. Read more »

Study Resources: What You Need to Make the Grade

“Tablets offer generous-sized screens that excel as reading platforms, provide mobile connectivity to tap in to online resources and school intranets, and include the apps and power necessary to serve as full-fledged learning platforms. Former teacher of the year and current online reading engagement innovator Lindsey Hill of Evanced Solutions likes the tablet‘s flexibility. “If I had… Read more »

Tic Tac Bananas Reviewed

As you know, I’m always looking for fun things for my kids to do and one of the things Zachary loves is playing new games on the iPad. So of course, when Mallory from Evanced Games contacted me and offered me a chance to try some of the educational and fun apps which are based on award-winning… Read more »

Perry Public Wants Wandoo Planet Beta Testers

Kids of all ages are invited to be beta testers of a new reading software program called Wandoo Planet 5:30 p.m. March 25 at the Perry Public Library, 3753 Main St. Participants can plug in their interests using the interactive game, and get personalized reading recommendations. The program is geared to children ages 6 thorugh… Read more »

Create a Knockout Summer Literacy Program

Evanced Solutions is offered as a solution to keep track of summer reading, “To keep track of participation and books or minutes read, some library systems buy software by companies such as Evanced Solutions or Counting Opinions, while others rely on free Google Docs or a Wiki and use their limited budgets for books.”  

Evanced Solutions coming to Carnegie Free Library

Traveling more than 20,000 miles in four months visiting libraries, reading festivals and schools in 25 states to help children discover their interests, Evanced Solutions is coming to Fayette County at the Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 24. While the entire family is welcome, the best age range for… Read more »

Software steers kids to reading

An Indianapolis company today will show its software designed to encourage children to pursue their interests and read more. The event, part of the “Banish Boredom Tour, is from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the North Independence branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library, 317 West U.S. 24. The company, Evanced Solutions, has software called… Read more »

RTV6 Public Library Association Video Clip

WRTV (ABC Channel 6) aired its PLA story this week during the 7 p.m. news hour and included Rob’s interview. The story was focused on the conference itself rather than individual vendors, but our very own president, Rob Cullin, represented Wandoo Planet and Evanced well.  

Nurturing a Love for Reading

Jude is in Kindergarten and is in the beginning stages of reading. Since the beginning of the school year I have been completely astounded at how quickly he’s taken to reading. He recognizes sight words, sounds out longer words and remember spelling rules. Because he is so keen on learning to read I tried to… Read more »

Evanced Solutions Supports EveryLibrary in Promoting Library Engagement

INDIANAPOLIS (March 12, 2014) – EveryLibrary is proud to announce a donation from Evanced Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of software to libraries nationwide. The donation will support EveryLibrary’s work building voter support for libraries within communities nationwide. Evanced Solutions helps libraries manage spaces, reading programs and events with room booking solutions, reading innovation programs… Read more »

March 2014, What’s New!

Evanced Solutions has announced a limited-feature test version of Wandoo Planet, a software platform that empowers kids to discover their interests and find relevant books, music, and other content through a recommendation engine. Through the Wandoo Planet interest discovery game, players find topics and activities that others have found to be interesting. They then decide… Read more »

Young Actors Theatre and Evanced Solutions Tell the Story of Wandoo Planet

“Evanced Solutions, a library software developer, has enlisted Young Actors Theatre (YAT), Indianapolis’ oldest independent youth theatre, to tell the story behind Wandoo Planet, an online world that helps kids discover their interests to promote reading success. The “Save Wandoo” play is a hero’s tale about one person who chooses to see the world instead… Read more »