BUDAPEST / LOS ANGELES (October 1, 2021) – Acclaimed and award-winning English as a Second Language (ESL) app with more than 20,000 classrooms across Europe is launched in the United States. Produced and distributed worldwide by Budapest-based leader EdTec BOOKR Kids ( For schools – BOOKR Kids) BOOKR class combines original animation, music, interactive games, storytelling, 4,000 word animated flash cards and an extensive library of children’s books from prestigious publishers such as Oxford University Press, Albert Whitman & Company and Blue Apple Publishing to deliver a first-of-its-kind ESL tool for use in the classroom and at home.
According to Dorka Horvath, founder and CEO of BOOKR Kids, BOOKR class emphasizes the unique effectiveness of digital media capacity as ESL learning tools for the classroom. âThe digital world is constantly changing and students today are constantly connected to digital media. Thanks to these many digital stimuli, their stimulation thresholds have increased, making it an increasing challenge for teachers to engage their students and maintain their attention. Immersive and interactive digital learning tools can encourage new levels of creativity and focus in the classroom, âsaid Horvath. BOOKR class presents storybooks in a very engaging format to focus on reading in English. Contemporary children’s literature combined with the use of advanced digital technology offers an unprecedented opportunity for interactivity and engagement. âExperiential learning is the future of education. Children have always been naturally curious and motivated by interactive activities, which makes them perfect partners for digital educational platforms. Experiential learning can induce curiosity and excitement, creating a dynamic learning environment that engages children by harnessing their natural abilities.
Organized into multiple levels that cater specifically to all age groups from Kindergarten to Grade 8, BOOKR classuses Accidental learning as the basis of its comprehensive approach to teaching English. A new category of teaching in full swing, Accidental learning occurs when the student is immersed in a range of activities and experiences outside the scope of traditional teaching that leads to learning. BOOKR class promotes the learning of English vocabulary and structure as a by-product of using the various interactive elements of the application. To continuously measure the reading ability of each child, BOOKR classjob LexileÂ® frame for reading learn measurement technology.
The app also breaks new ground with its inclusion of flash cards powered by AI-based voice analysis that allows kids to practice pronunciation and receive instant feedback.
For the class, BOOKR classprovides teachers with a comprehensive teacher dashboard that can track progress and help design custom sessions. Designed for total flexibility, BOOKR class features over 100 lesson plans, activity tips, printable materials, and a matching search engine giving teachers instant access to the most thematic add-on lessons for their class.
BOOKR class inspire even the youngest users to learn different types and levels of verbal and visual language. Empirical research with the participation of 1000 students carried out in 2020 by the Hungarian Ministry of Education in partnership with EÃ¶tvÃ¶s LorÃ¡nd University, University of Szeged and Corvinus University has shown that BOOKR KidsInteractive tools can sustain a student’s attention in the long term and can be successfully integrated into the process of child rearing, education and self-improvement.
- Students working with RESERVE interactive tools were, on average, 15-20% more effective in various aspects of reading and comprehension than those who read only printed books.
- The multimedia elements that appear automatically improve children’s reading comprehension and word learning (especially for children at risk).
- Nonverbal information clarifies the abstract language of history.
- Disadvantaged groups of children may be even more open to these benefits
- RESERVE digital tools promote better recall using animated or static illustrations (children recalled more words of content and more story points)
- Animated elements grab children’s attention and help them understand.
âThe impact of new technological mediums on young students is indisputable. As a result, it has become imperative that educators make full use of today’s media to engage and encourage growing children. BOOKR classis designed to meet 21st The educational strategies of the century promoted by top child development experts and education leaders through an unprecedented combination of multimedia features designed to complement traditional lessons, âsaid Horvath.
About BOOKR Kids:
Launched in Budapest in 2015 by co-founders Dorka Horvath and Dani Karanyi, BOOKR Kids creates a wide range of interactive e-books aimed at improving the literacy, social and cognitive skills of growing children. The ed-tech company is quickly recognized worldwide for its innovative application of animation, storytelling, text highlighting and games to immerse young students in a world of fun, adventure and discovery for help develop literacy skills and instill a love of reading. In addition to developing its own award-winning digital learning tools for the classroom, BOOKR Kids has become a leading global creative production resource for book publishers and educational businesses looking to create their own digital educational materials, large-scale digital applications. learning platforms. BOOKR Kids is also responsible for the BOOKR Class digital manual, a revolutionary educational tool that offers a comprehensive multimedia approach to teaching English as a Second Language (ESL).