BOOKR Class is a storytelling-based English teaching app with animated stories and games

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BOOKR Class is a research-based 2-in-1 complementary tool to teach English as a Second Language (ESL):

  1. an easy-to-use gamified library application with a curated selection of engaging interactive books and games for children between 4-14,
  2. a Teacher’s Dashboard with real-time statistics and books assignments for teachers,

With the curated library app, teachers have ready-to-use and reliable digital material at their fingertips to share with their students any time. A Lexile placement test helps to start the user journey efficiently, allowing the teachers and the system itself to recommend the most appropriate books to the learners.

The library, aligned with CEFR and Lexile measuring system, consists of hundreds of classic and modern interactive e-books, enhanced with animated illustrations, native English voice-over, thousands of games and flashcards with speech analysis.

All learning content is carefully selected and/or created by international ESL curriculum and children literature experts, writers, psychologists, illustrators and animators to match with your coursebooks, curriculum, in-classroom or online activities.

The Teacher’s Dashboard assists teachers in preparation, time optimization and differentiation with real-time reading statistics and book assignment. They can track overall engagement, reading habits, assignment completion, level progression and language skill development.

 

Formats/platforms used:

BOOKR Class app is available on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets and Windows and Mac computers. The Teacher’s Dashboard is available in browsers.

 

Primary website’s URL:

https://bookrclass.com/

 

Problem Solved:

BOOKR Class develops English as a Second Language skills through storytelling. Through singing, repeating nursery rhymes and reading stories, a new language can be mastered quicker. They support implicit grammar and vocabulary acquisition and reading comprehension.

Folk tales, fairy tales, classic and contemporary literature can all help children empathise with characters, therefore they not only develop language skills but also promote social emotional learning and develop cognitive capabilities and 21st century skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, creativity.

BOOKR Class’ stories are carefully selected or written by a team of international ESL curriculum and children literature experts, writers, editors and psychologists to ensure the highest possible quality.

 

Grade/age range:

The BOOKR Class library app offers content for K-8 from beginner to intermediate language levels