Monkey Word School Adventure is a fun and educational app designed to teach young children the fundamental skills associated with proficient reading and writing. The app primarily consists of a collection of mini-games that introduce children to new words and concepts and ask them to demonstrate the application of these skills in order to advance. Mini-games include finding specific words in a “word search,” completing incomplete words with the correct combinations of letters, and rhyming. Monkey Word School Adventure does an excellent job at presenting content both visually in with auditory pronunciations of words, letters, and letter combinations. Mini-games are presented in a randomized order to keep younger children engaged, while also intelligently increasing or decreasing difficulty based on the app’s assessment of a user’s performance. Monkey Word School Adventure is easy to operate, scales difficulty based on individual users, and contains no inappropriate material. This app is recommended to any user ages 3 and up.
Adapting and adjusting to changing conditions and expectations.
Users will exercise the Flexibility thinking skill in numerous ways while using Monkey Word School Adventure. The app switches rapidly between different mini-games designed to teach users basic skills required for proficient reading and writing. Whether filling in missing letters in a word by trying out the sound different letter combinations make, finding words in a "word search," or improving reading speed by selecting specific words amongst floating gems, users are required to exercise a variety of strategies in order to succeed. Additionally, users must be able to learn basic skills and apply them to new and evolving changes. For example, learning to pronounce the letter combination "ou" in one mini-game can help players in constructing a different word in another mini-game. Learning to use the same basic concepts under a variety of rules and settings helps users exercise their Flexibility thinking skill while learning reading and writing basics.
Getting started and then maintaining attention and effort to tasks.
This app is designed for young children and beginning readers. The app has a number of built in mechanisms to help users stay focused and attentive. Monkey Word School Adventure presents content in a polished and exciting setting filled with sound, color, and animation. For young children, the audio explanation of rules as well as the pronunciation of different words and letter combinations can help keep them from becoming frustrated and losing focus. In addition, the app rapidly changes between randomized mini-games, allowing users to not only change practicing shifting their focus between different rules and expectations, but also compensating for shorter attention spans by constantly introducing new words and objectives. In some mini-games, users are timed and must exercise an especially high degree of focus in order to maximize their scoring potential. Users are rewarded for good focus and performance by choosing a prize for their own personal animated terrarium.
Recalling and retaining information in our mind while working.
The Working Memory thinking skill is an essential component to learning to read and write. Learning to identify the sight and sound of individual letters and letter combinations utilizes this thinking skill. While using Monkey Word School Adventure, users will learn to pronounce and spell a wide variety of words. Users will learn concepts of vowels, irregular vowels, and consonants and how each is deployed in context. Skills acquired while working with a particular word and mini-game can be utilized and deployed in later instances. Being able to translate the concepts and skills from one game or word to another requires users to exercise their Working Memory thinking skill.
Monkey Word School Adventures is a high-quality app for teaching children and beginning readers the necessary skills for reading and writing proficiency. From basic letter identification and pronunciation to the construction of words, this app provides a entertaining platform for additional support outside of the classroom and traditional texts. Combining a visual and auditory learning experience with the participatory element the mini-games provide give users a viable option for learning to properly spell and pronounce words. The app also comes with the technology to scale difficulty based on a user's performance so that lessons are neither to easy nor too hard, or can become more complex as users improve their knowledge over time.
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