codeSpark Academy with The Foos is the only resource for kids 4-9 that combines curriculum backed exercises and puzzles with powerful creative tools. A word-free interface makes the game accessible to kids in all countries. So far, over 20 million in 219 countries have played. The app includes: – Puzzles that teach children key computer science concepts such as sequencing, loops, conditionals and variables. – Game Kits where kids learn to code seriously cool games with paint-by-numbers tutorials. – Minigames that teach concepts related to computer science like boolean logic, automation, and stacks and queues
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SPEAKall! and SPEAKmore! are evidence-based mobile applications for speech and language learning in autism and developmental disabilities. About 50% of these learners remain minimally-verbal even after years of treatment. New intervention technologies are needed to help and reduce the cost to schools, parents, and insurance estimated at $268 billion annually in the US. SPEAKall! and SPEAKmore! enable early language learning, facilitate natural speech development, enhance generalization skills, and expand social circles as students learn. These solutions grow with the learner, enabling better participation in school and community, thus reducing the lifetime cost of care while enhancing chances for classroom success.
InferCabulary is a digital vocabulary learning application for students, teachers, and learning specialists based around a new form of vocabulary instruction called Semantic Reasoning. By using InferCabulary teachers can help quickly expand students’ vocabularies – and in turn helping students overall reading skills. Teachers that use InferCabulary will have access to tools and knowledge that would take years of dedicated practice. InferCabulary was designed by renowned speech pathologists who have a desire to help improve reading globally.