SOURCE: Knowji, Inc.

Knowji, Inc.

June 25, 2012 11:08 ET

Knowji Unveils Summer Vocabulary Boot Camp

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) - Knowji Inc., a Silicon Valley iPhone/iPad App developer, teams up with Fieldstone Middle School in Montvale, New Jersey to announce the Vocabulary Summer Boot Camp. Knowji and its partner Fieldstone Middle School will be conducting the event with Fieldstone's incoming 8th grade students. The program is designed to encourage students to spend 15 minutes per day with the Knowji Vocab app on their iPads, learning 500 words over the summer.

Fieldstone Middle School is one of the first schools in New Jersey to utilize iPads as an educational tool. According to Mark Maire, Fieldstone's Principal, "I'm excited to be using Knowji Vocab with our students." He adds, "I believe that the app can offer our students an ability to comprehend and remember at an unprecedented rate." Knowji performs tasks behind the scenes that are humanly impossible to do and makes learning fast, and remembering highly effective. Principal Maire believes that the Boot Camp's goal of students learning 500 words simply by spending 15 minutes per day is achievable.

Dr. Brian Chinni, Supervisor of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, and CEO of The Madison Institute, LLC adds, "Vocabulary is not only important for reading comprehension, but having a sizable vocabulary can help anyone communicate effectively, an essential skill both in school and in life."

Knowji Vocab is based on scientifically proven methodologies, and presents words at specifically timed intervals to ensure maximum memory retention. Each word and its example sentence are illustrated with colorful cartoons and a story-like format that maximizes user interest. The app also adapts to a learner based on how well they know a word, so that learning is completely personalized.

"We're thrilled to be a part of Fieldstone's Vocabulary Summer Boot Camp," said Emmie Thomas, co-founder of Knowji. "Words are unlike other things we learn in school. It takes time to really know a word and effectively use it to convey our thoughts. If a 13-year-old child learns 500 words each summer, by age 17 they would have learned 2500 words. What a great way to build vocabulary."

Knowji has three Knowji Vocab apps in the Apple App Store. Each app features 500 words and costs $4.99. As a promotion, Knowji is offering each app at $.99 until July 8th.

Media representatives are invited to see the Knowji Vocab App in action at Fieldstone Middle School. Address: 47 Spring Valley Road, Montvale, NJ 07645. 9 a.m., June 28, 2012 - Thurs.

For more information, please contact Emmie Thomas at 650.260.8385 or news@knowji.com

About Knowji:
Knowji, Inc. is a mobile learning company that is passionate about making learning easy, engaging, and highly effective.

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