New research shows that improving children’s attention enhances reading comprehension, since paying attention helps them to be better able to engage with the story they are reading.
Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013
BrainTrain has launched a new line of educational apps designed to help students master the basics of spelling, reading, memory, and math. The apps support the iPad, iPhone, Android Tablet, Kindle Fire, and Macintosh computer. Schools using Apple products are eligible for 50% discounts through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program. With no third-party ads or tracking, each app is kid-safe and appropriate for the classroom.
Based on the principles featured in BrainTrain’s line of reading software for schools, the apps allow students to work at their own pace, maximizing learning at every level. Difficulty levels adapt to the player’s performance, ensuring that a comfortable yet challenging pace is maintained throughout the learning process. Colorful graphics, lively music, and exciting exercises make learning fun.
In addition to targeting basic academic skills for kids ages 3 through 12, the apps help kids build the cognitive abilities they need to excel academically - attention, working memory, and processing speed. New research shows that improving children’s attention enhances reading comprehension, since paying attention helps them to be better able to engage with the story they are reading.
These apps, which are featured at braintrainedu.com, are specially designed for use in the classroom; they allow the educator to control the students’ progress. Grades are available for teachers to review and demonstrate how well the child is learning. Many of the apps feature a two-player mode, making learning a fun team effort. The games automatically adjust to allow students to learn at a level of difficulty personalized to their ability. As they succeed, they will enjoy new challenges at progressively harder levels.
To learn more about this exciting new line of top-notch educational products from BrainTrain, visit braintrainedu.com. Educators can request free trial versions of the software from the Apple, Amazon and Google Play stores.