Michael Flood, VP of Education Markets at Kajeet

Our VP of Education Markets, Michael Flood, is featured on Education Talk Radio, speaking on kajeet for Education’s new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) platform and mobile devices in the classroom with radio host, Larry Jacobs.

Click below to listen to the full  interview.

VP of Education Markets, Michael Flood joins Education Talk Radio to talk about the best in the exciting trends and opportunities in education.

kajeet, the smart phone for kids

We’ve joined forces with DC SCORES, one of the largest development organizations in Washington DC,  to provide free soccer and arts camps for local kids. The 2012 Couch to Camp program will give approximately 200 kids the opportunity to attend summer camp for free. Kajeet will be matching all donations made to support Couch to Camp up to $5,000.

Watch the DC SCORES Couch to Camp video below. So cute!

To learn more about Kajeet’s partnership with DC SCORES, please go here.

For more information, about DC SCORES go here.

kajeet, the smartphones for kids!

The holidays are always tough on parents — not so much on the kids. Parents want to give their children gifts that they’ll love and use often, while at the same time are safe and affordable.

As Kansas City’s FOX 4 lifestyle expert Mikita Burton will tell you, kajeet is all of that — and more. She raves about the LG Optimus S™ Android™ smartphone from kajeet, pointing out the kajeet-exclusive Smart Blocker™ technology, which provides multiple levels of web filtering (right out of the box!). With kajeet’s patented parental controls and Android’s™ sophisticated technology, Burton recommends kajeet for any parent looking for that perfect present for their teen!

To watch the video, click here.

kajeet – the smart phone for kids

 
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This holiday season, there’s one gift that every kid is sure to ask his or her parents about: a cell phone! But before parents embark on their holiday shopping, they’re looking closely at what features are provided by various cell phone services.

The San Luis Obispo Tribune recently provided a checklist for what’s important when getting your kid a cell phone, including parental controls, a GPS locator and prepaid plans. Kajeet has all of this and more, which is why the Tribune lists it as a top-rated cell phone service for kids! Click here to read the entire story.

kajeet – the smart phone for kids

Be the “best parent in the world!” this holiday season when you purchase an Android™ smartphone from kajeet, the only smartphones that come preloaded with a free control that allows parents to block inappropriate website content!

The Smart Blocker™ is the newest addition to kajeet’s suite of free parental controls. With it, parents can prevent kids from accessing sites that reference adult content, profanity, illegal activities, online chat, games and/or social networking, among other categories. Choose from a lineup of smartphones that include the LG Optimus S™, Samsung Replenish™, Kyocera Milano, Samsung Conquer™ and the HTC Evo Shift™.

And now, for a limited time, you can save $50 on the LG Optimus S™! Just use promo code OPTIMUS50 at checkout. But hurry! This offer ends on November 13, 2011. Click here to start shopping today!

kajeet – the smart phone for kids

Kajeet in the Sacramento Bee!

September 20, 2011

The buzz is out!

Kajeet was recently featured in an article in the Sacramento Bee that addressed what parents may want to consider before getting their kid his or her first cell phone. Among the many topics discussed were ways parents can manage cell phone use – and how kajeet makes this simple with our free parental controls. Click here to see what else makes kajeet a popular pick for parents!

kajeet – the safest cell phone for kids

Shine, a website from Yahoo, recently showcased kajeet as favorite cell phone option for teens and tweens.

Among the features highlighted were kajeet’s kid-friendly phones (specifically our popular Samsung Seek), our GPS Phone Locator service, affordable plan prices and free, online parental controls. Check out what else the tech-savvy mom author had to say about kajeet here!

kajeet – the safest cell phone for kids

Mobile Gaining Momentum

June 24, 2011

Is your kid connected in the classroom?

If not, it likely won’t be long before he or she is. Recent data reveals that more and more schools and libraries expect to implement or expand their use of digital textbooks or wireless devices sooner rather than later. And as technology continues to grow, so does the need for a safe, secure mobile solution in the classroom.

Michael Flood, Vice President, Education Markets of Kajeet for Education, recently shared his views on why mobile should be a top priority with EdNET Insight. A leader in K-12 and higher education technology, Michael explained how the growth of new school, district, state and federal strategies, mobile devices and platforms are causing students, educators and parents to start looking at learning in new ways.

Click here to read more about what Michael believes is ahead for mobile technology and education – and let us know what you think about it!

kajeet – the safest cell phone for kids

Parenting expert Shannon Eis spoke very highly about kajeet to CNET’s Natali Morris in a segment on CBS’s Eye on Parenting, that discussed when certain technological devices are appropriate for children, because she feels that kajeet is built for kids. Specifically, she applauded our family-friendly parental controls and our new GPS Phone Locater service. Thanks Shannon! If interested in hearing more on the topic, you can watch the full video here.

Now that's a cool looking phone! ;)

 

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

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