September 28, 2010

KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURE'S NEW JUMPSTART WORLD OF LEARNING TEACHES VITAL CLASSROOM SKILLS THROUGH FUN, IMMERSIVE 3-D WORLD

Virtual World Grows With Students as They Pick Up Reading, Math, Critical Thinking Skills

TORRANCE, Calif. - September 28, 2010 - Knowledge Adventure®, the leader in educational software for the home and the classroom, has launched its most comprehensive learning destination for preschool through 2nd graders. Jumpstart World of Learning®, is an immersive, fully customizable world for children that encourages interactivity and play while building important educational skills such as reading, math, social skills and critical thinking.

"Jumpstart World of Learning is an educational tool based on the best practices and latest technologies in interactive learning," said David Lord, President and CEO, Knowledge Adventure. "We've integrated the most current research, national and state standards for curriculum to ensure the experience strengthens skills to succeed in school while also offering children hours of fun and entertainment."

Teachers access and review each child's or the entire class' progress through an innovative Classroom Management system. Each child's world is completely personalized with photos, artwork, achievement badges and gems. The characters and environments all change and react to a child's progress through the world and shift accordingly in real-time to reflect seasons and holidays.

Jumpstart World of Learning features:

  • Curriculum designed by educators and based on national and state learning standards.
  • Personalized learning system located in new lands offering challenges based on each child's progress.
  • Students are kept motivated by earning gems and badges and ability to unlock new areas in the world.
  • Classroom Management system keeps teachers up-to-date on class or student progress with exportable reports for each student.
  • Fully customizable 3-D color world that each child can personalize.

Each of the different areas of the world (Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade) will offer games and challenges that will have math, reading, critical thinking and social skills appropriate to each child's level and progress.

Available through authorized resellers or directly from Knowledge Adventure at www.jumpstart.com/school

About Knowledge Adventure

Since 1991, Knowledge Adventure® has set the standard in kids' software by creating the finest educational products for use in the home and the classroom. Today, Knowledge Adventure's JumpStart® and MathBlaster® products invite kids to learn through endless gaming adventures in 3D virtual worlds. By blending learning and entertainment, Knowledge Adventure's adventure-based learning inspires kids' minds through immersed play. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately-held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.knowledgeadventure.com and www.jumpstart.com.

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