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Age of Learning’s ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy Surpasses 4 Billion Completed Learning Activities

January 31, 2019

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2019--Education innovator Age of Learning, Inc., announced today that more than 18 million children worldwide have completed over 4 billion learning activities on ABCmouse. This milestone demonstrates the power of highly engaging educational activities to Bring Learning to Life®. It also represents a meaningful contribution to improving educational outcomes at scale. A dozen research studies, including several large-scale randomized controlled trials conducted by leading education researchers, show that ABCmouse accelerates learning and helps children make significant gains in early literacy and math skills with as little as 30 minutes of usage per week.

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Developed by education experts, ABCmouse is the leading and most comprehensive digital learning resource for children ages 2–8, encompassing literacy, math, science, health, social studies, and more. The research-based ABCmouse curriculum spans preschool through 2nd grade and offers more than 10,000 unique learning activities, including books, games, puzzles, animations, and art activities.

ABCmouse is available to families on a low-cost subscription basis for use on computers, tablets, and smartphones. Age of Learning also makes ABCmouse available for free in classrooms, public libraries, public housing authorities, and community centers as part of its Education Access Initiatives. Cumulatively, these initiatives have helped educate more than 6 million children across all 50 states, at no cost to families, teachers, or libraries.

“From the beginning, our goal has been to help educate children everywhere by making high-quality learning easily accessible to all families and educators,” said Doug Dohring, CEO and founder of Age of Learning. “We are thrilled to reach this major milestone of 4 billion learning activities completed, especially considering the significant learning outcomes in reading, math, and other important subjects it represents for millions of children across the U.S. and internationally.”

ABCmouse is available at www.ABCmouse.com and on all major smartphones and tablets via the Apple App Store, Google Play, or Amazon Appstore.

About Age of Learning, Inc.

Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator, creating engaging and effective learning resources to help children build a strong foundation for academic success. Based in Los Angeles, the company blends educational expertise, innovative technology, and insightful creativity to Bring Learning to Life®. Age of Learning’s flagship product in the U.S., ABCmouse.com® , is a comprehensive curriculum for preschool through 2nd grade, available on all major digital platforms and used by millions of children. Age of Learning recently launched ReadingIQ, an advanced digital library for children 12 and under designed by literacy experts, with thousands of high-quality books from leading publishers, including the largest collection of National Geographic Kids digital titles available anywhere. Connect with Age of Learning on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

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SOURCE: Age of Learning, Inc.

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