For a long time board games were in terminal decline. "The Video Game killed the Board Game Star" as it were....except it didn't. Board games have more than bounced back. In 2009 board game sales started to rise again - and have been doing so every year since.
WHAT CAN THE HUMBLE BOARD GAME DO FOR ME? Those old board games are sooo last century right? Adults learn French by playing KLOO's Race to Paris Board Game Well no, they're really [...]
Research has shown that even if you don't know a second language, learning alongside your child is often more effective than your child learning on their own. What's more, with the right materials, it's actually easy to help your child really improve - and a lot of fun too.
A Study of The Power of Games to Motivate Learners Teaching languages is no easy task We have a lot of empathy with language teachers. MFL is, without doubt, a difficult subject to teach - more difficult [...]
"My students beg to play this game"That's what Debbie, a US Spanish Teacher, said about KLOO on Amazon. She also has a blog where she writes about KLOO: why she "fell in love with it!"
When we created KLOO we wanted a game that went beyond the basics of language - a game that helped learners to really start speaking the language properly; a game that used words as building blocks and rewarded players for making proper sentences; a game that made learning easy and fun.
When you use the power of Discovery Learning coupled with placing words in context and then wrapping the whole experience in a game - a strange thing happens. Picking up words becomes automatic and almost effortless.
We learned in a natural way - picking up the words we wanted to know, when we wanted to know them. It's called Discovery Learning and it's the most powerful way to learn a language.