Press Coverage of BrainNook
BrainNook For iPad Makes Learning Language & Math As Fun As Club Penguin (Techcrunch)
BrainNook, a social educational gaming site for children grades 1 through 5, is today expanding to the iPad with the debut of the first in a series of apps from the company.
Education Entrepreneurship, Disruption Alive and Well (Forbes)
The company is pioneering the next-generation of learning games for people under 10-years old. What’s the disruptive play? It seems to be to target the after-school market and disrupt the world of homework.
Imagine K12's 2011 Startup Class Aims To Invigorate Education With Technology (Techcrunch)
BrainNook sounds like a great thing to have available to teachers for extra credit.
ImagineK12 hatches its first class of education tech startups (VentureBeat)
Nunook...[has] a clever approach that is sure to improve efficiency and have a positive cumulative effect.
Top 10 Educational Game Sites (Tech & Learning Magazine)
Innovative site that allows kids to play educational games for math and English in safe virtual worlds where they interact and compete with other kids.
10 Education Startups You Should Know (Money & Business)
BrainNook has created an online world of educational kids' games. While kids compete with other players, they learn about English and math.
BrainNook: A Smarter, More Engaging Alternative to Club Penguin? (Hack Education)
What’s behind the high rate of engagement for BrainNook however isn’t the “fun” in these individual games per se but rather the over-arching narrative that runs through the BrainNook site.
BrainNook: Virtual Learning World for Elementary Students (iLearnTechnology)
BrainNook is a brilliant virtual world for elementary students in first through fifth grade.
BrainNook.com - Play Fun Brain Games While Exploring The Earth (Educational Freeware)
BrainNook really sets itself apart from the majority of other websites that offer educational games in that the games are actually well designed to provide a high quality of training for certain skill sets in Math and English. The inclusion of an interesting storyline and strong incentives that encourage kids to come back and continue enhancing their skills puts BrainNook high on the list of high-quality educational brain game sites for kids.
100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students (Daily Tekk)
Listed in the Games That Teach section
11 Mathematics Resources to Try in 2011 (FreeTech4Teachers)
BrainNook is a virtual world in which students can practice their mathematics and English skills. BrainNook provides students with a series of scenarios that they have to resolve by answering mathematics and language arts questions.