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Internship: Learning Team Intern

Date posted: 02/14/13
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Employer Name: LeapFrog Enterprises
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Deadline: Open
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Who should apply? Both Undergrad and Graduate Students
Responsibilities:
  • Align LeapFrog’s curriculum with external education standards
  • Help design a teacher endorsement project (assist in defining the scope of the project, recruiting schools and teachers, creating lesson plans and teaching materials, ordering products, and creating baseline survey questions)
  • Create parent resources (e.g., blogs, printable activity pages and worksheets, etc.) that correspond to various ages and stages of development
  • Write activity prompts and did-you-know facts related to specific learning goals
  • Meet weekly with the Learning Team
Skills & Abilities:
  • MA or MS in education, psychology, educational psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, child development or related field
  • Knowledge of how children learn and develop from infancy through adolescence, especially ages 2-9 years
  • Familiar with Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Familiar with traditional and innovative strategies for teaching, learning, and assessment in both formal and informal settings
  • Familiar with evaluation or survey research projects
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Very organized, attention to detail, and self-motivated
  • Strong dedication to helping children achieve their potential
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LEARNING TEAM INTERN Company Overview: LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for children. LeapFrog’s award-winning product portfolio helps millions of children achieve their potential by delivering best-in-class curriculum through engaging content, fun multimedia learning platforms and toys. The Learning Path, LeapFrog’s proprietary online destination for parents and extended family, provides personalized feedback on a child’s learning progress and offers product recommendations to enhance each child’s learning experience. Through the power of play, LeapFrog’s products and curriculum help children of all ages prepare for school and life success. LeapFrog’s products are available in more than 45 countries and have been used by teachers in more than 100,000 U.S. classrooms. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California, and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Come see the learning at www.leapfrog.com.

Intern Program Overview: The LeapFrog Intern Program offers undergraduate and graduate students an exciting insider’s view of LeapFrog operations and provides an opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience while exploring the many career opportunities at the Emeryville, California based company. During this program, you can look forward to collaborating with other LeapFroggers on products and projects that are important to the business, networking cross-functionally, attending Intern-only brown-bag sessions, access to our executives, and fun activities with other interns. You’ll feel like you are part of the team because you are! Serving as a LeapFrog Intern will give you direct, specific experience to put on your resume and the chance to work on a project that you will present directly to LeapFrog executives. By the end of your internship, you will have a better understanding of the inner workings of this innovative, technology-focused, consumer product company, as well as the satisfaction of knowing that your hard work has directly contributed to children’s learning and entertainment! It will be an experience that you will never forget, and one that will benefit you in your future endeavors.

Position Overview: As a Learning Team Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain real world experience and become an essential part of the Learning Team. The Learning Team at LeapFrog is responsible for the educational quality of content and pedagogy across all products including toys, platforms, and web. Maintaining and enhancing high-quality learning design is a core company value, fundamental to our competitive advantage. Interns will be involved in projects aimed to enhance the authority and alignment of LeapFrog’s educational

Apply Online: http://www.leapfrog.com/en/home/about_us/careers.html

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