ALEKS Named to List of Best Apps to Slow the Summer Learning Slide - Parenting Magazine

Published Wed May 13 00:00:00 EDT 2015


Summer break is about fun, sun...and the inevitable learning slide. While kids need to let loose and enjoy a few months off from school, you don't want them to go back in the fall having forgotten the concepts they worked so hard to master the year before.

That's where Parenting.com’s picks for the best apps to slow the summer learning slide come in. Whether you've got a preschooler or a high schooler, your child is going to love these fun, educational programs that promise to keep them sharp over the summer.

McGraw-Hill Education has created ALEKS, an app for desktop and tablet, so it actually learns from each individual student's grasp of math and science and then tailors a program just for him or her. Kids from kindergarten through 12th grade can take this app's adaptive quizzes and use its content in short study bursts of 15 minutes to 1 hour, making ALEKS a perfect fit for summer learning. Price: $7-$90, depending on course product selected.

Learn more about ALEKS.

*Review from Parenting.com