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Learn about educational games with Smartick. Here you will find posts about games to learn about playing.

Feb13

Lost Objects: The New SmartickBrain Game to Train Attention

Lost Objects: The New SmartickBrain Game to Train Attention

Cognitive Training Games in SmartickBrain If you are part of the Smartick family I’m sure that you are familiar with SmartickBrain, the cognitive training platform designed to improve memory, reasoning, attention, and flexibility. Children can access it after their daily 15-minute session and parents can access it at any time from the Parent Page. SmartickBrain […]

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Dec06

Learning by Playing Videogames

Learning by Playing Videogames

Within Neurodidactics, an important discipline to lay the proper groundwork for new forms of education, there are five basic ideas. Neurodidactics Basics Learning is fun. Learning is spontaneous, without guided instruction. It is most effective when the sensitive phases are respected. Children learn the skills needed for learning more easily when they are younger. Digital […]

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Nov06

Attention and Learning with SmartickBrain

Attention and Learning with SmartickBrain

When it comes to studying and learning, one of the most important ingredients is attention. It is the cognitive process that allows us to concentrate on and respond to the relevant stimuli as a consequence. Some children, in particular those with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), have difficulty maintaining their focus. This makes the learning process challenging […]

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Oct17

Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

Exercising Memory with SmartickBrain Games

In a recent post on our blog, we spoke about the importance of working memory in learning mathematics. Memory skills, and exercising memory skills, are critical to any mathematical task such as memorizing multiplication tables or remembering the order of operations and geometric formulas. There are different types of memory, but Smartick Brain games primarily […]

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Sep25

Reasoning Games to Improve Mathematics

Reasoning Games to Improve Mathematics

Reasoning and Mathematics Reasoning is a fundamental component of intelligence. It is the capacity to adapt and confront new situations in a flexible way. In the field of mathematics and science, it has been seen that it plays an important role, in particular visuospatial. (Nath & Szücs, 2014; Wai, Lubinski, & Benbow, 2009). In other […]

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Aug16

Cognitive Flexibility Games with SmartickBrain

Cognitive Flexibility Games with SmartickBrain

Today we will talk about SmartickBrain, Smartick’s cognitive training platform that students can access after completing their daily session. It is full of games specifically designed to improve four different cognitive areas: memory, reasoning, attention, and flexibility. SmartickBrain stimulates, trains and improves these skills through online games. Cognitive areas Memory is the cognitive capacity to […]

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Jul17

Games to Learn through Movement

Games to Learn through Movement

Photo: I. Alix Today we are going to present you with some easy games to do in the summer that will help review and integrate learning for little ones. From evolutionary psychology and learning, we know that the first place where we begin to learn and experiment is the body. It becomes our central reference point until […]

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May22

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano: Summer Camps

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano: Summer Camps

Science is full of evidence that demonstrates how important physical activity is for our brains, and this also applies to our children. Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of the great weather and exercise outdoors. Children need to move, burn calories, sweat, and feel the amazing benefits of endorphins, just like any adult. […]

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Oct10

Mathematics and Mathematicians in Fortnite

Mathematics and Mathematicians in Fortnite

“Mom, when am I going to use math in my life? Come on, let me play Fortnite”. By asking this, your child has given you the opportunity to combine math and the most popular game for millions of preteens and teenagers, even adults, around the world. And the conversation probably could go more or less […]

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Jun20

Searching for Fun Activities for Your Kids This Summer?

Searching for Fun Activities for Your Kids This Summer?

Searching for fun activities for your kids this summer? In addition to their daily 15 minutes of Smartick Method, we recommend playing brain training games in Smartick Virtual World to help train memory, attention, flexibility, reasoning, and more. Brain training, also known as cognitive training or neurobics, has a similar function to exercises you might […]

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Apr11

How Smartick Virtual World Games Might Help Your Child’s Math Achievement

How Smartick Virtual World Games Might Help Your Child’s Math Achievement

What is Working Memory? Math skills and achievement are related to a student’s memory, or in technical terms, their mental capacity to encode, store, and retrieve information [1,2]. There are two types of memory relevant to arithmetic operations: Long-term memory allows you to remember facts (i.e. your mother’s birthday), general knowledge (i.e. the sounds of letters), personal […]

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