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2000 Schools and Counting! SecretBuilders Promotes Responsible Digital Citizenship Among Millions of School Kids

April 14, 2015 – SecretBuilders celebrates 2000th school milestone with special offers for educators SecretBuilders, makers of enriching and engaging mobile and online educational games for children, marked a major milestone in its history when it crossed 2000 schools who use it to promote responsible digital citizenship and Internet safety.

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Gamifying your way to Fluency: Read and Be

July 9, 2015 – Dr. Charles Browne, professor and recognized expert in vocabulary acquisition extensive reading, especially as they apply to online learning environments, writes about how SecretBuilders Gamebooks interactive eBook app uses “gamification“ to improve English language learning by providing learner motivation and engagement through leveling up and compelling storylines.

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She’s Pink, She’s Sassy and She’s Got Messy Whiskers: It’s Babymouse and She’s Now an App

Everyone’s favorite heart-loving, messy-whiskered rodent is, in true Babymouse fashion, breaking new ground. In 2014, Secret Builders have brought Babymouse to the App Store and Google Play

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 – Perfectly in time for Valentine’s Day, everyone’s favorite heart-loving, messy-whiskered rodent is, in true Babymouse fashion, breaking new ground. She dreams BIG and so, not satisfied with over 1.8 million award-winning graphic novels in print, being a plush doll, an ebook and even a musical, in 2014 Babymouse is an app. (Well, two apps actually, with more to come).

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Shakespeare and Jane Austen for Kids? There’s an App for That!

SecretBuilders and Oxford University Press to “Gamify” the Classics

San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2012 – SecretBuilders, a developer of mobile and social web games for children based on literature, has partnered with Oxford University Press to “gamify” the greatest classics as mobile and social apps for kids. The SecretBuilders’ “50 Great Reads Before 15” initiative will gamify such classics as Alice in Wonderland, Macbeth, Arabian Nights, Pride & Prejudice, and Don Quixote as mobile and social games

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ClickN KIDS Links up with SecretBuilders to Enhance Children’s Online Educational Experiences

New Partnership Unites Renowned, Web-Based Literacy Programs with Premium Virtual Entertainment Platform

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 – ClickN KIDS, Inc., the leader in interactive online literacy programs for children, announced today the expansion of its online presence through a partnership with SecretBuilders, a virtual game world for children with an emphasis on exploration, creativity and historical adventure. The synergy between these two world-class providers of online children’s content with a focus on learning to read, will bring entertaining and educational lessons to more families nationwide – a rare combination within today’s assortment of virtual programs. Both geared toward young children, ClickN KIDS’ and SecretBuilders’ programs complement one another to create a unified online experience.

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SecretBuilders Passes 5 million Member Mark, Makes Parents Magazine’s Top 10

Virtual talk shows with Newton and quests with King Lear please kids and parents alike.

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ateo, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2011 – SecretBuilders, a game world for children with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure, was selected by Parents Magazine, the leading parenting magazine in the world, as one of the Top 10 kids’ websites for 2011, alongside PBS Kids, National Geographic’s Animal Jam, Nickleodeon’s Monkeyquest, and Pearson’s Poptropica.

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SecretBuilders Acquires Kids Game World Dizzywood’s Userbase

Game to continue for 1.9 million Dizzywood young users within the world of SecretBuilders.

Monday December 20, 2010 (San Mateo CA). SecretBuilders, a casual game for children with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure, announced today its acquisition of the userbase of children’s game world, Dizzywood. The deal adds Dizzywood’s over 1.9 million users, including all its active and premium users, to SecretBuilders Community of 2 million users worldwide.

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On SecretBuilders, Virtual Goods Spell Real Rewards for Students

The SecretBuilders Virtual Rewards program provides teachers with the ability to reward students for good behavior via virtual goods.

San Mateo, CA, September 2010 – SecretBuilders, an educational game with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure for children 6 to 14 years old, announces the launch of the Virtual Rewards program for teachers. The Virtual Rewards program allows teachers to reward their students with cool virtual goods based on how well they perform on certain activities.

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SecretBuilders Attends International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference

SecretBuilders receives great response from teachers that stopped by our booth at the ISTE Conference in Denver.

San Mateo, CA, July 2010 – SecretBuilders, an educational game with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure for children 6 to 14 years old, attended the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2010 Conference in Denver. SecretBuilders had a great time networking with the attendees that stopped by our booth and was very encouraged by the overwhelmingly positive response of teachers to our educational resources and Virtual Rewards program.

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SecretBuilders Secures $2.3M in Funding, Launches Mini Virtual Worlds for Web Communities

The SecretBuilders “Virtual Lounge” provides web communities with their own mini virtual world to enhance sense of community, increase user retention and monetize visitors via virtual goods.

San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) April 7, 2010 – SecretBuilders, a virtual world and casual MMO with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure for children 6 to 14 years old, announces the launch of the Virtual Lounge and $2.3 million in funding to boost growth and secure long-term success. The Virtual Lounge is a customized and branded mini virtual world for game portals, blogs, schools and companies seeking to provide their users with a cool virtual place to hang out and have events. You can read more about SecretBuilders’ Virtual Lounge and funding announcements in VentureBeat’s coverage as well as in Dow Jones VentureWire and San Francisco Business Times


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Mozart and Friends: Coming to a Virtual World Near You

San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) December 1, 2009 – SecretBuilders, a virtual world that immerses children in the creative arts, and San Francisco Opera, the second largest opera company in North America, have joined hands to bring Mozart, classical music, and opera to young adults.

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SecretBuilders wins 2009 NAPPA Award

San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2009 – SecretBuilders, a virtual world with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure for children, has been selected as a 2009 NAPPA Honors winner in the Children's Products competition. The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) recognizes only the best children's products for this prestigious award. The winners were officially announced on NAPPA.Parenthood.com on November 1, 2009.

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Dear President Obama Contest

Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2008 – Pundits around the world are offering ideas and advice to President-Elect Obama. Now kids have their turn. A new contest launched today on kids’ virtual world website SecretBuilders.com invites players to submit a picture and message to President Obama. The winning entry will be published President’s Day on The Huffington Post, the hugely popular news website and aggregated blog founded by Arianna Huffington and Kenneth Lerer.

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SecretBuilders Official Launch Press Release

Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) December 4, 2008 – SecretBuilders, a Silicon Valley startup, today announced the launch of Secretbuilders.com, a virtual world with an emphasis on creativity and historical adventure for children 6 to 14 years old. On SecretBuilders, children are exposed to stories and concepts from the arts and humanities as they interact and play among fictional and historical characters including Shakespeare, Sherlock Holmes, Galileo and Socrates.

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