TutorMandarin’s chef recommendation

Hyper: Acquiring a second language needs large numbers of reading, but reading along isn’t effective enough! The auxiliary audio material builds you a connection between pronunciation and characters to strengthen your understanding for the language. Knowing this and dedicated to maximizing reading ding’s utility, BookBox, founded according to the goal “ overcoming the distribution challenges … More TutorMandarin’s chef recommendation

Teaching Through Adventures with Peter – an iPad App

You bought your child an iPad, or you’ve just received iPads for your classroom, and you and your child/students are ecstatic! What else is new? BookBox’s iPad app, Peter and The Greatest Treasure, with story-based spelling, matching, and vocabulary games!   You may have seen The Greatest Treasure in English (US) on YouTube. Probably because it’s … More Teaching Through Adventures with Peter – an iPad App

Reading Comprehension from Turtle’s Flute

Recently a demonstration of the Bookbox “Turtle’s Flute” AniBook was done in a government primary school in Pondicherry. There were about 100 students present along with three teachers. How did the interaction go? CLASSROOM TALK We asked the large gathering of students whether they liked listening to stories. Almost everyone said ‘yes’ except for a few shy … More Reading Comprehension from Turtle’s Flute

Get Your Students Out Of Their Comfort Zones, There’s A World Out There!

Being brave and taking up challenges while giving up their timeworn limiting habits – this is what your students’ minds are set on. The topic of comfort zone always gets the ball rolling, so let’s make it the theme for your Business English (or any other language you teach) class. What will absolutely rock this … More Get Your Students Out Of Their Comfort Zones, There’s A World Out There!

Reading Comprehension With BookBox

BookBox’s stories with same language subtitles help children acquire language by arousing their sensory perceptions through audio-visual methods. In this way, multiple parts of their brains get developed and help them grasp the overall meaning of a story. I have used BookBox stories in several government-run and tribal schools across various states of India and … More Reading Comprehension With BookBox

Use “Zippy the Zebra” to teach new words from context!

“So, what does symbiosis mean?” As I looked around the group of seven and 8 year-olds gathered around me, they looked back at me with big question marks in their eyes. “Ah…I have got their attention,” I thought.  “Do you want to know how you can find the meaning of a word that you don’t … More Use “Zippy the Zebra” to teach new words from context!