“Recent data shows that adult ELLs engaging in a blended model of in-person and at-home, smartphone-based learning achieved significant gains in just ten weeks. This tells us that the blended approach works. Now, we have to scale it up. Up until three years ago, there was virtually no state funding for adult education programs, and federal funding was hard to come by. In 2015, California launched the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) to improve coordination and better serve the needs of adult learners across the region. The grant distributed $500 million of state funding to support adult education programs among 71 consortia that included community colleges, school districts, and other education providers.” — Read More on Language Magazine
You can read what the reviewers had to say about the Learning Upgrade App over at teacherswithapps.com: “Within the Learning Upgrade app, you will find over 300 edutainment lessons centering on both reading and math. The reading lessons, for example, are extensive and encompass topics ranging from letter ID, phonics to decoding, vocabulary, grammar, writing, and innumerable other literacy concepts. The math lessons, are also comprehensive and include topics such as counting, addition/subtraction, measurement, multiplication/division, word problems and many other essential math concepts.” — Read More
The Learning Upgrade App was recently reviewed by EducationalAppStore.com and received 5/5 stars. The Educational App Store helps teachers and parents around the world progress the child’s education through the use of apps. They provide a discovery and recommendation platform curated by qualified educators.
You can read what the teacher reviewers had to say about the Learning Upgrade App over at EducationalAppStore.com:
“There is a large amount of content within the app, in fact there is over 900 lessons but what makes the app enjoyable and engaging is the way the learning is spread out through the app. As the user works through the lessons they are split into bite size chunks so it doesn’t feel like you are being overloaded with content detracting from the actual learning that is happening. Read More