Age of Learning Launches New Mastering the Alphabet App

ABCmouse Mastering the Alphabet app - by Age of Learning

I’m pleased to announce that Age of Learning recently launched our new Mastering the Alphabet mobile app, which is now available to all ABCmouse members via the Apple App Store and on Google Play!

ABCmouse Mastering the Alphabet mobile app from Age of Learning, Inc.

Mastering the Alphabet is the second mobile app built on our Personalized Mastery Learning System, which creates an individualized learning path for every child. This is our first mastery app for language and literacy, and the first to offer offline access.

Mastering the Alphabet adapts which letters are presented to a child by balancing what he or she already knows and needs to learn with practice. The game further personalizes the learning experience by prioritizing the letters of the child’s name and by allowing children to decorate their letter blocks with custom art. With each demonstration of letter mastery, these letter blocks are brought to life with delightful animations that set the stage for reading success!

This new app is the seventh in our Constellation app series, following ABCmouse Mathematics and Science animations. You can learn more about the first six apps by reading this blog post on AgeofLearning.com.

Mastering the Alphabet is available to all ABCmouse subscribers at no additional charge; download the version that’s right for you at the Apple App Store or Google Play

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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

ABCmouse Customer Feedback for July 2017

Once again, I thank the many parents and teachers who have written to us to share their positive experiences with our ABCmouse website and apps.

Thank you, ABCmouse, for letting my child learn new things. Now she can READ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

—Father of a girl in West Palm Beach, FL

 

ABCmouse has been amazing and extremely beneficial for my students. It has been a great tool that allows me to connect the class with the home life. It gives the parents that are not able to come to the school the chance to see and interact with lessons their child(ren) are doing. … It is exciting and engaging.

—Pre-k teacher in Austin, TX

 

I love ABCmouse. I have used it with my students and my grandchildren. They have all shown an increase in skills after a short time. The lessons aren’t too long or wordy and are very engaging.

—Grandmother and special education teacher in Savannah, GA

 

In building the student/class course structure, ABCmouse gives you options in modifying lesson plans and activities to assist students who need additional teaching to help reach their goals. The lessons continue to keep students engaged in the activities at a constant pace. The interface allows the instructor to visualize the progress of each student and adjust lesson objectives accordingly.

—Pre-k and kindergarten teacher in Modesto, CA

 

My granddaughter loves this program. She is turning 7 this year and entering 1st grade and loves all the activities ABCmouse offers. Hours of fun and learning—thank you ABCmouse!

—Grandmother of a 6-year-old girl

 

I love the ABCmouse activities and how it tracks progress and keeps the students challenged as they learn. … Overall, AWESOME content and learning system … and the graphics are GREAT!

—Preschool and pre-k teacher in Las Vegas, NV

 

ABCmouse has really helped me differentiate lessons for my students.

—1st and 2nd grade teacher in Cincinnati, OH

 

I love ABCmouse. My kids are learning so fast and they are enjoying everything that they do. They’ve never had so much fun learning new things. This site is great, I recommend it to everyone.

—1st and 2nd grade teacher in Shreveport, LA