Three Winners to Receive a Free Social Navigator Application

Tucson, AZ – June 8, 2012

JES & Co. announced the winners of the Gateway to 21st Century Skills’ (Gateway) first treasure hunt today. Congratulations to the three winners: Cara Wegrzyn from Michigan, Denise Bell from Washington, and Megan Franklin from Arizona. Each will receive a free Social Navigator application provided by Seven Minds, LLC.

“I saw the contest at Gateway to the 21st Century and thought I’d enter it. In the process I found many wonderful links to resources. The way the site is arranged to be searchable by subject, age, type of lesson and more is excellent and makes finding just the right materials easy.” – Denise Bell, K-12 teacher from Washington.

“I thought that the Treasure Hunt was a great way to explore the many resources that are available at The Gateway. I’ve recommended this site to colleagues, and I will continue to visit it even now that the contest is over.”- Cara Wegrzyn, 5th grade teacher from Michigan.

“The Gateway Treasure Hunt was very easy to participate in and it was a fantastic way of exploring the site and finding even more useful and helpful resources as a homeschooler.”- Megan Franklin, homeschooler from Arizona.

Watch for our Back to School Treasure Hunt, which will start in September. Details will be posted on the Gateway in early August.

About the Social Navigator
The Social Navigator is designed to assist children, ages 6 to 16, who struggle with: Asperger’s Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Anxiety and Mood Disorders. The Social Navigator was developed to teach skills, reduce meltdowns, change attitudes, and train the brain. For more information visit: www.socialnavigator.com.

About the Gateway to 21st Century Skills
The Gateway to 21st Century Skills (www.thegateway.org) is a semantic web enabled education digital library that contains thousands of educational resources and as one of the oldest digital libraries on the web, it serves educators in 178 countries. Since 1996, educational activities, lesson plans, online projects, and assessment items have been contributed and vetted by over 700 quality organizations. The Gateway is made possible by the generous support of the National Education Association.

About JES & Co.
JES & Co., a publicly funded 501(c)(3) education research/development organization, is a world leader in the development and deployment of education programs based on open standards. With over 20 years of experience in interoperability and portability of educational resources, organizations around the world come to JES & Co. for leadership and guidance. For more information visit: www.JESandCo.org.

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