Professor Garfield and Knowledge Box for Kids
The KnowledgeBox section of the Professor Garfield website is an incredible treasure trove of resources for teachers and children. Parents or teachers would be hard-pressed to find any other site on the Internet that has as much high-quality FREE interactive educational content. You’ll find dozens and dozens of stimulating and engaging lessons that meet national standards and are grade specific. Every other month we will update the Knowledge Box content with new media-rich learning activities for students to explore.
KnowledgeBox represents a new genre of educational technology, enabling unprecedented content publishing capabilities.
Research indicates technology is an effective means of engaging and motivating students to learn and succeed. Brain research tells us that children retain information best when they are engaged.
As a digital learning system for reading/language arts, math, science, and social studies, KnowledgeBox seamlessly delivers a wealth of instructional media designed specifically to help meet the varied needs of learners in 21st-century classrooms. With a robust collection of materials across content areas and a unique set of instructional tools, KnowledgeBox enables teachers to quickly and easily integrate customized, standards-based digital media into daily K-6 instruction.
At the most basic level, KnowledgeBox improves learning by simply making it fun and interesting. The KnowledgeBox instructional movies and software are designed with colorful characters, child narrators, state-of-the-art animations and other creative and colorful treatments to engage and entertain students as they learn. The unique character set is designed to keep students motivated and excited about learning.
KnowledgeBox motivates students by giving them more choice and control in their learning. Through inquiry-based, experiential activities, students are continually immersed in new learning opportunities.
If you would like to learn more about obtaining the complete KnowledgeBox curriculum for your school, please contact Pearson Digital Learning:
In the USA, call 1-888-977-7900