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Setting up your Account with Kids Academy for Schools
April 14, 2020

Getting your Kids Academy account up and running is very simple. Let’s go through the setup steps.

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Getting Started with Kids Academy for Schools
April 10, 2020

Kids Academy is an app-based learning platform featuring thousands of interactive learning activities for PK-3. With dozens of standards-aligned learning plans, Kids Academy can be used both at home and in the classroom. Start your free trial today or contact us for a demo.

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Mobile Apps for Blended Learning Success
July 31, 2019 Blog post Mobile Apps for Blended Learning Success main image

Teaching is more innovative than ever before! Thanks to technology kids already know and love, blended learning apps transform the classroom from boring to bravo, shifting the onus from teacher to student to create an entirely new learning environment. But all schools are not the same, so how can educators integrate mobile technology into lessons no matter the resources their campus provides? This article will dig deeper into mobile apps and learning management systems, shedding light on how these can be utilized regardless of your teaching situation! 

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10 Ways to Use Gamification in the Classroom
May 13, 2019 Blog post 10 Ways to Use Gamification in the Classroom main image

All around the country, school districts and teachers are turning to technology to increase motivation and engagement. One popular and effective technique is gamification in the classroom. While it might sound unrealistic to transform your entire class into a video game, many strategies can be employed to gamify your lesson plans or daily routine. Keep reading to learn about the goals of gamification and to discover 10 ways to use it on your campus. 

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Technology as a Tool in Early Education
Nov. 30, 2018 Blog post Technology as a Tool in Early Education main image

Technology sometimes gets a bad rap with parents. Since the invention of the television, there has been much debate over whether or not new technology helps or hurts our children. Read the following article to find out what types of technology should be employed as a tool to help your little learners grow. 

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STEM Activities for Kids with Building Blocks
June 27, 2018 Blog post STEM Activities for Kids with Building Blocks main image

It’s time to clean out the closet and pull out toys from years gone by that may still prove to be meaningful to your elementary-aged child’s learning! This article will help you and your child to rediscover an early childhood favorite toy: building blocks! Let’s uncover new ways to use building blocks in innovative ways to increase your child’s STEM learning and abilities!

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Managing Devices in the Elementary Classroom: 5 Tips for Educators
Dec. 11, 2017 Blog post Managing Devices in the Elementary Classroom: 5 Tips for Educators main image

Just a decade ago, nobody knew that smart phones and tablets would take the world by storm. In recent days, our iPhones and iPads have revolutionized our lives—fundamentally changing the way we do things. Just like in everyday life, technology in the classroom offers new and exciting ways to deliver lessons and reinforce important skills. But as with any change, using devices in the classroom can be difficult to implement and manage.

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How Your Child’s Favorite Apps Can Unlock the Door to Fun Summer Hobbies
June 19, 2017 Blog post How Your Child’s Favorite Apps Can Unlock the Door to Fun Summer Hobbies main image

School is out for the summer, and there’s no doubt that your little learner is looking for something to do! It’s only inevitable that your child will most likely fill some of that time with screen-time, but it’s never been truer that apps can unlock a whole new world previously unimaginable. This article explores the many ways that your child’s favorite apps can transform into real-world hobbies to spur a lifetime of learning and discovery! 

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Neural Networks: Next-Generation Tech to Create Apps for Kids
June 7, 2017 Blog post Neural Networks: Next-Generation Tech to Create Apps for Kids main image

As a parent, we all want the best for our children, especially when it comes to the programs we use to help them learn. If you’re interested in learning about the technology behind some of our best apps, this article will take you on a fascinating journey exploring just how artificial neural networks form the backbone of our most intelligent apps- offering your child priceless learning feedback, and a meaningful learning experience.

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5 Ways Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Education
Jan. 9, 2017 Blog post 5 Ways Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Education main image

Last summer, a game called Pokémon Go made headlines for being a revolutionary new game that brought the gameplay right into the players very own world, thanks to a technology called augmented reality. While augmented reality seems like a brand-new technology, it has been slowly revolutionizing education and the way kids learn. This article will share 5 innovative roles in which this technology can and will transform the way your child learns. 

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