MentalUP provides scientific and gamified brain training and fitness exercises for K-12 children

App of the Week

 

Being one of the leading brands in the EdTech industry, MentalUP is a Pedagogical Product certified, The Educate Awards winner education platform shaped by the collaborative study of academicians, child development experts, and game designers.

Our vision is to support children, parents, and education leaders in the changing education environment by offering fun, personalized educational games. With more than 150+ exercises, MentalUP helps to develop attention, memory, logic, visual and verbal cognitive skills providing unique levels from preschool to the 8th grade.

MentalUP isn't just for the mind of children but for their bodies. It’s the first app in the world that features more than 240+ personalized, bodyweight fitness exercises in 5 categories for kids.

MentalUP does not contain ads. It aims to keep children away from compulsive technology by using a personalized, daily 20-minute brain exercise plan. Similarly, MentalUP Fitness' daily exercise plan can be completed in 7 minutes and give children new momentum.

 

Formats/platforms:

MentalUP is available on iOS and Android Stores. Also, MentalUP can be used via web browsers.

 

Primary URL:
www.mentalup.co

 

Problem solved:

MentalUP, which was developed by game designers and academics, incorporates innovative teaching methods to offer dozens of mind games with suitable difficulty levels to improve cognitive skills in a gamified format to engage children. As an award-winning brain game app for children aged between 4 and 13, MentalUP has introduced children to new problems and new ways of thinking to help them solve everything put in front of them. As well as helping the children to think differently the app also has good amounts of maths and English within it, improving their vocabulary, knowledge and maths skills in the process.

 

Grade/age range:

MentalUP is suitable for 4-13 years old and it is typically most relevant for preschoolers and primary school students.

 

Core or supplemental?

MentalUP can address the children with learning and reading difficulties with the easy usage of its games that have verbal and written instructions. Besides that, MentalUP can be used as supplemental material by teachers in the classroom and also by children as a game-based product that keeps them educated and entertained on themselves.

 

Topics:
MentalUP covers 5 main cognitive abilities such as memory, attention, concentration, analytical thinking, visual intelligence and also 24 sub-areas with its game-based and scientific +150 brain training exercises. Also, MentalUP helps kids to stay fit and healthy by its +200 animated fitness exercises.

 

Lesson time needed:

MentalUP aims to keep children away from the harmful side of technology using a personalized usage plan. For this purpose, only 20-minute daily usage is enough to expand mental and physical skills.

 

Pricing model:

MentalUP has a freemium model. On the free version, the user can play up to 100 games free of charge. On the premium version, MentalUP provides users with unique learning plans, detailed performance reports and fitness exercises. MentalUP has 3 different premium membership packages that are valid for 3, 6 and 12 months.

 

How accessed?

MentalUP runs directly through a mobile app that can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play Store. The app is free to download and can be accessed via WiFi or mobile networks on smartphones and tablets and also the web application can be accessed via web browsers.

 

What makes MentalUP unique?

MentalUP has scientific and gamified brain training exercises that are blendsing learning, entertainment, and research-based cognitive stimuli to entice and inform children. MentalUP uses just 20 minutes of children's daily time and helps them learn and grow. MentalUP provides a personalized experience and allows parents to track their child's performance.

 

Characteristics:

MentalUP is a scientific-educational app, developed by academicians, educators, and game designers. MentalUP began its journey with games used to treat diseases that the elderly often contract. Children then became the focus after demand came in that there was a need for such games. As of today, MentalUP is trying to make children develop themselves with games and the contribution of MentalUP's games was also approved by international institutions and attracted the attention of educational institutions from all over the world. Besides its academic functions, MentalUP mobilizes millions of children with its newly added “Fitness” feature, an exercise program that suits their age and physical needs.

 

Here's what users are saying:

“MentalUP has convinced us that computers can be used for more than just playing games. One thing that pleased me the most while using MentalUP is that my child is strongly against homework and thinks it’s nonsense. Despite that, when it comes to MentalUP she uses it with joy."

Yegan L., Teacher

"I have come across MentalUP in my studies of early detection of gifted children. It addresses not only visual intelligence and attention exercises but many areas such as bringing one's own potential to a higher level."

Ozge Selcuk B, Developmental and Pedagogical Advisor

"MentalUP is a useful application that enhances the mental skills our students and teachers enjoy using. Particularly with the contributions to attention development, our students have gained a significant boost in their success in academic lectures."

Candice A., Teacher

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