Helping people learn to read in a fun online gaming environment by combining two great visions
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.
As a result of this collaboration, content from ClickN KIDS’ award-winning programs – ClickN READ® Phonics and ClickN SPELL® – has been integrated into the online world of SecretBuilders, which will build upon the educational lessons found throughout the SecretBuilders’ universe. Each featured ClickN KIDS lesson is based on leading education research from the National Reading Panel, which works to determine the most effective methods for teaching children how to read. Upon completing these age-appropriate ClickN KIDS lessons, students will be rewarded with access to new SecretBuilders adventures. ClickN KIDS fans will enjoy the entertainment features of SecretBuilders, including access to online games and interaction with fellow users, while still experiencing the in-depth learning that families expect from the ClickN KIDS brand.
“As a leading online destination for children that promotes the importance of learning, SecretBuilders is an ideal home for ClickN KIDS’ cutting-edge literacy lessons,” said Alan Scalone, co-founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development, ClickN KIDS. “Therefore, we’re excited to kick off this partnership with SecretBuilders, which will bring more children the fundamental literacy education they need to succeed, as well as increase the availability of Secret Builders engaging online virtual world.”
“We’re thrilled to be working with ClickN KIDS as part of our third-party content provider and game publisher network.” said Umair Khan, Chief Executive Officer, SecretBuilders. “Our goal is to create a treasury of online content for children on all screens that is both engaging and enriching. ClickN KIDS offers a dynamic combination of top-notch education and appealing animation that fits seamlessly into this vision. ”
Families are already enjoying the fruits of this collaboration via SecretBuilders’ free and paid online content.
About ClickN KIDS
ClickN KIDS (http://www.ClickNKids.com) is an established and nationally-recognized company specializing in the delivery of state-of-the-art, educator-approved interactive phonics and spelling programs for children. A leader in online learning, all of its age-appropriate educational programs are based upon scientific research that meet or exceed all state and federal standards, including all No Child Left Behind guidelines. ClickN KIDS proprietary programs provide parents with valuable, personalized feedback on a child's learning progress and offer a plan of action for continued improvement. ClickN KIDS products and curriculum are being used successfully in all 50 states and by international students in more than 100 countries. ClickN KIDS is also the maker of Looney Tunes™ ClickN READ® Phonics, a licensed program featuring the iconic cartoon characters.
For more information, visit ClickN KIDS on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and on the ClickN KIDS Blog.
SecretBuilders (http://www.SecretBuilders.com) provides premium content that is both engaging and enriching for children on all screens. SecretBuilders is a casual game where children live and play among fictional and historical characters and learn concepts from the arts and humanities. Children enjoy quests that expose them to classic books such as "Treasure Island" and "Alice in Wonderland". Other favorite activities include getting published in the online magazine, taking care of cute virtual pets, hovering around famous art work in Frank 'n' Stein's Gallery, chatting with Sherlock Holmes, and visiting Copernicus' home to take a challenging quiz