Age of Learning Research: ABCmouse Prevents Summer Slide

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Parents and Teachers Praise ABCmouse

After skipping a month, I’m happy to resume posting a small selection of the messages we get each day at Age of Learning, sent from thankful parents, grandparents, and teachers who use ABCmouse at home and in the classroom.

I have a 5-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter, and they both love ABCmouse! It helps them to improve and expand their vocabulary, grammar, thinking skills, and math. ABCmouse makes learning fun and easy. Thank you! We’re looking forward for more exciting and challenging lessons or activities for our kids.

—“Supermom” of 5- and 6-year-old children in San Jose, CA

 

As a kindergarten teacher, I absolutely LOVE ABCmouse! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have so many students that have excelled because I offer it in my class, who otherwise wouldn’t have had the opportunity. ABCmouse is the BEST resource a primary teacher could ever use. You have the seal of approval from this kindergarten teacher/former Teacher of the Year/State Teacher of the Year Finalist.

—Kindergarten teacher in Jacksonville, FL

 

I’ve had an ABCmouse.com account for about 6 years now. My granddaughter was only 18 months old when I started. Now she is in 2nd grade and her younger brother in kindergarten. They both play together from time to time. Both kids have gotten a great head start from ABCmouse. My 5-year-old grandson has been reading since age 3 due in large part to ABCmouse.

—Grandmother of 7-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy in Miami, FL

 

I love how I can review letters, sounds, math skills, and sight words with my students and can give them review lessons for home. Thank you so much for ABCmouse!

—Teacher using ABCmouse for 1,958 days in Peoria, IL

 

The students in my classes have always enjoyed using ABCmouse to help them learn sight words. I have also seen it help them acquire background knowledge about things they did not know about.

—1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade teacher in Philadelphia, PA

 

Great video! [Level 10, Activity 23848] I like that you are showing kids tricks for determining author’s purpose. I also like the keywords that you used in the video, including “opinion,“ “expressing feelings,“ etc.

—Mother in Oklahoma City, OK

 

ABCmouse provides activities that are very engaging! Students love reviewing academics as well as learning songs. I can find materials to reinforce what each of my special education students learn on a daily basis.

—Preschool teacher in Los Angeles, CA

 

I love ABCmouse and am so thankful. I work in SpEd and this is wonderful for my kids to help with phonics and reading, math … and they can just have fun. My students especially love the songs. Thank you. I use this at school and encourage parents to purchase this for home use.

—Kindergarten teacher in Dallas, TX

 

ABCmouse is terrific! For my school, I have loaded 9 classes and linked them in various configurations! It’s easy for me as the administrator of the program and easy for students (K-2nd) to navigate! Great site!

—Kindergarten and 1st grade teacher in Spokane, WA

 

I absolutely love this site. I use it for enrichment with my ESL students and as a center for literacy and math. It is engaging, easy to navigate and one of the best programs that I’ve worked with so far.

—Preschool and pre-k teacher in Philadelphia, PA

Age of Learning Talks Machine Learning and Education at Glendale Tech Week 2017

Age of Learning at Glendale Tech Week

Age of Learning is headquartered in Glendale, California, a vibrant part of the greater Los Angeles area. So we were happy to participate in the recent Glendale Tech Week, the second annual city-sponsored event that brings together top talent from tech companies in and around Glendale.

In a featured event of Tech Week, our SVP of Strategy Sunil Gunderia moderated a discussion that provided a fascinating look at how machine learning and big data are impacting millions of students around the world and creating new professional opportunities. Speakers included Age of Learning’s Director of Data Science and Learning Elizabeth Owen PhD, alongside Armen Toorian, Professor of Robotics and Engineering at Glendale Community College and Mechanical Engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The speakers focused on three key themes: How digital learning resources expand access to education, how machine learning can help improve educational outcomes for K–12 students, and how understanding coding can improve students’ job prospects. Get discussion highlights on the Age of Learning blog …

New ABCmouse Mobile Apps — for Learning on the Go!

 

ABCmouse mobile appsI’m proud to report that after many months of hard work, our talented app development teams at Age of Learning have released a series of new ABCmouse mobile apps (for both iOS and Android) that complement our main ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy app! This growing constellation of engaging educational content currently includes six apps that offer downloadable ABCmouse content for offline use, making ABCmouse even easier for families to access—no matter where they go. These apps, available at no additional cost to all ABCmouse subscribers, are particularly valuable when Wi-Fi or mobile Internet access is unavailable, such as on a plane, in a car, or in a restaurant. Read more on the Age of Learning blog…

ABCmouse Customer Feedback for August

I’m happy once again to share some of the amazing feedback we’ve received from parents and teachers about our ABCmouse website and apps.

My daughter has been using ABCmouse.com since she was 2. She’s now 6 and going into 1st grade. She was reading at a 1st grade level in kindergarten and doing math at the 1st grade level!! By the end of the year she was recognizing 2nd grade level words!! The teachers asked if I would allow her to help the other kids learn the math!! I was AMAZED and EXTREMELY PROUD!! This site is AWESOME!!!!

—Mother of a 6-year-old girl in Charlotte, NC

 

I love ABCmouse! I use it as part of my centers every week and my students absolutely love getting to play it, and I love that they are learning so much while they play! Thank you for such a great site to use in my classroom!

—Kindergarten teacher in Cheyenne, WY

 

This activity (Level 9 Activity 17828) builds students’ abilities to look for shapes in things that they see every day. Great to build visual mathematical literacy.

—Mother of a 1st grade girl in Los Angeles, CA

ABCmouse is amazing! My son, nephews, and class all use the site—it’s so easy to use. Any time I have a problem and I send an email to customer support, I always get a message saying that my email has been received and I get a response to my inquiry quickly. I love this site.

—Mother and teacher in Columbia-Jefferson City, MO

Certainly the best and most complete learning website I have come across for 3- to 6-year-olds. And fun too! Way to go Mouse!

—Kindergarten teacher in Columbus, OH

ABCmouse is a great resource for my special education students. I can individualize the activities and base them on their educational needs.

—Special education teacher in Toledo, OH

This is the BEST online teaching program I have used for my 5-year-old grandson. He is learning so much and having FUN doing it!!! That is what counts—he WANTS learn. Thank you SO much!!!

—Grandmother of a 5-year-old boy in Charleston, SC

My son is autistic, and we have struggled to find the right educational environment for him. He is limited in a lot of ways, but ABCmouse has been perfect for him. We use it to supplement our other homeschool materials to give him the best foundation we can. He loves it and has done so well with a structured and fun learning environment.

—Mother of a 6-year-old boy in Augusta, GA

Cool Tool | ABC Mouse for Schools

Thanks to EdTech Digest for featuring ABCmouse for Schools as a “Cool Tool!”

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CREDIT ABC Mouse for Schools.jpgABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy is a comprehensive digital learning resource for preschool through 2nd grade. ABCmouse offers an expert-designed curriculum with more than 8,500 learning activities that encompass reading and language arts, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music. Large-scale research studies have shown that ABCmouse helps children make significant gains in early literacy and math skills. ABCmouse for Schools complements this curriculum with high-quality teacher support and implementation services including onboarding services, usage reports, and training for teachers and parents. Implementation support is focused on helping students meet the usage goals that have been found to deliver learning gains. ABCmouse for Schools also includes year-round home access to ABCmouse for all students, to strengthen the school-home connection. ABCmouse for Schools is launching new product features in time for back to school 2017-18. Students and families will be able to access ABCmouse learning activities offline through a series…

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Age of Learning Launches ABCmouse Assessment Center

New Resource Helps Families Evaluate School Readiness

Last week was an exciting one at Age of Learning focused on kindergarten readiness. First, we released an unprecedented, comprehensive analysis of Kindergarten Readiness standards across all 50 states. Then we announced the launch of another empowering Kindergarten Readiness resource that we are making available to families and caregivers.

Kinder_Results_Bar-Graph_1Based on the common standards identified in our Kindergarten Readiness Report, we have developed an in-depth Kindergarten Readiness assessment, which parents can use with the ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy curriculum to help better prepare children for kindergarten. Available in a new ABCmouse Assessment Center, the easy-to-use Kindergarten Readiness assessment was developed with guidance from the leading education and assessment research organization SRI International, and from the independent research institution NORC at the University of Chicago.

Learn more about the ABCmouse Assessment Center on the Age of Learning blog.