Scholastic Reading Timer

LQ: 8.6


Brain grade: 8.6
Fun score: 8.6

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The Scholastic Reading Timer is designed to give parents and children the tools to track and improve reading habits. For children, the app provides options to keep track of reading lists and times. The app also provides parents with tracking tools, weekly reports about their child’s reading times, and other tips, articles, and resources related to improving their child’s reading proficiency. The app allows parents to keep track of multiple children and their weekly stats individually, adding profiles for each child that report weekly reading lists, challenges, and times. This app contains no inappropriate material and is extremely simple and easy to use for both parents and children. Scholastic Reading Timer is recommended for any user ages 4 and up.



Getting started and then maintaining attention and effort to tasks.

scholastic reading timer 4Users will practice the Focus thinking skill when setting and achieving timed reading goals. Setting aside time each night, or a total amount of time that a user wishes to spend reading in a week and maintaining focus during that time is an excellent way to exercise this thinking skill. Scholastic Reading Timer can encourage users to exercise diligence and concentration for the duration of their reading goals, while tracking their reading times in the app. The app also gives parents a great tool to keep track of and make adjustments to their child's reading habits, rewarding good reading habits and making changes where necessary.

Time Management

Being efficient and aware of our use of time and effort.

The Scholastic Reading Timer helps users set and achieve reading goals. The app is designed to track children's reading times daily and report them to a parent. Users track reading times using an in-app stopwatch and "log" these minutes for later reference. Setting aside thirty minutes to an hour each day to practice reading can be an excellent way to increase reading proficiency. Scholastic Reading Timer can be used to set and achieve daily and weekly reading goals, allowing users to accurate track their reading habits.

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