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Knowledge Adventure Brings Cognitive Development Tool to K-12

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Knowledge Adventure, a developer and publisher of software for education, has inked a deal with Learning Enhancement Corp. to distribute its BrainWare Safari to K-12 schools. LEC's BrainWare Safari takes a gaming approach to build cognitive abilities in young learners.

BrainWare Safari is a cognitive development tool that covers 41 individual cognitive skills (including visual processing, auditory processing, memory, attention, sensory integration, and thinking) using 20 exercises that target multiple skills simultaneously. In the game, kids go on a "learning safari" with a cast of jungle characters through 168 progressively more challenging levels.

BrainWare Safari retails for $349 for the single-user version. It includes the game itself, a user guide, a BrainWare Safari Journal, and an assessment system (called the BrainWare Safari Behavioral Rating Scale) for evaluating cognitive development before and after using the system.

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About the author: David Nagel is the executive editor for 1105 Media's online education technology publications, including THE Journal and Campus Technology. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com.

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Executive Producer David Nagel heads up the editorial department for 1105 Media's education publications — which include two daily sites, a variety of newsletters and two monthly digital magazines covering technology in both K-12 and higher education.

A 21-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192 or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education). A selection of David Nagel's articles can be found on this site.


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