Booksy: learn to read platform
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This edition comes with TWO FREE books.
Books are only in ENGLISH. (Spanish and Portuguese coming soon!)
Think of Booksy as training wheels for books. It gives kids independence and security while providing help and support.
Booksy is at its heart a library of age appropriate level-readers. We believe kids WANT to read when to give them fascinating and interesting books. That is why we partnered with experts to create books on topics kids will love. They will not only dive into reading, but with our nonfiction series also learn.
But BOOKSY is so much more. It has amazing features that make learning to read simple and fun. And, it includes powerful tools for parents and teachers to track kids' progress. Watch them glow with pride as they are able to read by themselves and gain independence.
Booksy requires Android 3.0 or higher. For full functionality, it requires a microphone.
It has been optmized for most 7 and 10 inch tablets including Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab 10.1, Motorola Xoom, and more.
• Kids can tap on ANY word to have it read out loud. Not just the whole page, but the words they find difficulty.
• Adults can track kids' progress in the Parental Dashboard
⁃ Know which words need reinforcement
⁃ Learn how long they take to read each book
⁃ Receive emails with recordings of their reading efforts (optional)
⁃ RECORDING WILL ONLY WORK ON DEVICES THAT SUPPORT THIS FEATURE.
• Awesome content: level-readers on science topics—not just of literacy, but of science literacy!
⁃ Written by experts and PhDs ⁃ Beautiful full-color images and illustrations
⁃ Appropriate word count for beginning readers
⁃ Books are only $0.99 (USD)!
• Stars, awards and trophies keep kids engaged and coming back for more. Kids get:
⁃ Stars for every book they finish
⁃ Awards for reading all the books
⁃ Awards for reading everyday
⁃ Awards for taking the reading comprehension quizzes
• Simple in-app bookstore to satisfy kids' curiosity and reading voracity.
• Quizzes foster not just mechanics of reading but content comprehension.
• Up to 3 users can be tracked in this editions (School Edition coming soon with more users)
This FREE edition includes two complete books:
✓ Humpback Whales! Level 1 Reader (150-300 words) by Mya Thompson, PhD from Cornell University
✓ Hello Bunny! Level 0 Reader (50-150 words) by Tipitap
Booksy Books now available for in-app purchase:
LEVEL 1 (150-300 words, simplified structures, for readers who are beginning to venture into reading on their own)
✓ Exploring Mars!
✓ Emperor Penguins!
✓ Solar System!
✓ In a Jam!
LEVEL 0 (50-150 words, repetitive structures and words for kids who are just starting to read)
✓ Pocket Animals
✓ Animal Colors
✓ Counting Robots
✓ All kinds of Fun: The Mc Penguin Brothers
✓ Mr. Talbot's vacation
✓ Animal Orchestra
✓ The Four Seasons!
Level 2 and a Phonics programs Books coming within 2 months to Booksy Bookstore.
Learning Fun. Fun Learning.
Recently changed in this version:
Blocks automatic scan of media (pictures and sound files). User from new installs should no longer see them in their galleries. People who upgrade might need to delete the Booksy folder from the sd card, uninstall and download again.
Stability improvements and bug fixes.
New Holiday Promo 10 books 50% off!
Fix for download and reinstall issues.
Now users installing in two tablets should see all their purchases in the same account appear automatically.