Platform: iPhone & iPad
Author: Virtual Reality Aids, Inc
Most of us begin the complex process of learning to recognize facial expressions in infancy. From the faces of parents, siblings, teachers, and others, we develop a considerable amount of expertise in this aspect of socialization at an early age. Since this skill in recognizing emotions is so important in surviving, why not help your child develop it at an early age with this app? Faceland Emotion Schools show how to separate parts of a face - eyebrows, eyes, mouth - and tie each to different expressions. Videos first explain the meaning behind each feeling. Why might someone be afraid or angry? Then videos and photographs showing examples of different faces help describe what parts of the face change, and how, for each expression. Interactive games let your child practice on photos of real faces before moving on. Practice with a mirror encourages children to copy each feeling as they learn. Hundreds of real faces showing ideal expressions are randomly chosen to keep play challenging and fun.
If your child has behavior problems, it may be that he or she are not reading the social cues correctly, a problem in many disorders such as autism and attention deficits. Reading skills development, which is equally complex, is systematically taught with letters, sounds, words, etc. Why not use the same systematic teaching skills to help your child strengthen social skills with the Faceland schools? Surprise, Anger, Fear, Disgust, Sadness, and Happiness were selected because they are the most basic of human emotions. Expression of these emotions appears in a variety of culture throughout the world. Paul Ekman began this research with a pre-doctoral fellowship from National Institutes of Health in 1955. Faceland, designed by educators, clinicians, and game experts, utilizes research as a base to create structured facial clues to help children learn. Developed under an NIH grant, thousands of copies of Faceland have been used in schools around the world. Controlled studies have shown it improves children’s understanding of emotions when used in either single play or school group settings. Check out our educational bundle discounts and make this fun activity part of your school lesson plan. About Do2learn For over fifteen years, Do2learn has provided engaging, interactive programs for children – we are hardly the new kids on the App Store block. Our tools are used in classrooms in all fifty states and in most countries around the world. Do2learn provides not only learning songs and games for children but also transition guides for employment and life skills for those with special needs and special abilities. Though effective for everyone, our games also help children with autism, attention deficit, and other disorders discover true academic success. Do2learn’s goal is to apply the latest learning styles to develop solutions that parents and teachers can use in their daily lives. Staffed by a team of educational and technical experts, our apps reflect cutting-edge techniques. Do2learn employs leading teachers and researchers – not marketing professionals. Our programs are evidence based and backed by solid research studies. But most importantly, we listen to parents and design apps to make their lives easier. Our apps are safe, educational distractions, perfect for when you’re trapped in a busy airport or check-out line. Do2learn respects the challenge and the joy of learning. Kids love our games, and we know that you’ll love to see them learn. Do2learn supports our results with widespread endorsements from state, federal and global educators. Check out our testimonials, publications, and research studies located at http://do2learn.com.
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