4 fun energizers for your home Zoom classroom

The transition to remote learning this past year has been a challenge for many families. Getting your child up and ready for school in your house seems somehow even more difficult than when they had to get to school! 

If you’re a parent, working from home with your kids can make things even more difficult. Making sure they stay focused on the teacher, do their homework, and let’s be honest, even logging into Zoom can take hours of your day. So what can you do to keep them engaged with their school work?

Can Video Games Increase Cognitive Skills?

It’s OK! Play more video games (if they are the right kind)

Yes. We said it. Let your kids play video games.

While nearly every parenting book says that video games are harmful for your child and can cause issues with social skills, development, etc., most parenting books haven’t heard of the Attention Arcade. We created video games that actually help your child train attention skills which can benefit other areas of their lives. 

What are executive function skills?
kid playing video games

When children improve attention skills, they do better in school and in life.

When children improve attention skills, they do better in school and in life.

Ella - 13yo trains on the attention arcade

When you can find a video game that can help your child build a skill, it can be a powerful tool.

Where we look and where we plan to looks is where we are placing our attention. This connection can be leveraged to to train attention skills.

virtual learning

Our daughter struggled, with a capital S, in middle school.  It made me remember the soul crushing awkwardness of that age, the confusion of higher expectations, the need for social acceptance, the loneliness of exclusion, the fear of being less-than.  Yep!  Middle school is hard for lots of people. 

attention training games

Our daughter struggled, with a capital S, in middle school.  It made me remember the soul crushing awkwardness of that age, the confusion of higher expectations, the need for social acceptance, the loneliness of exclusion, the fear of being less-than.  Yep!  Middle school is hard for lots of people. 

executive function

Our daughter struggled, with a capital S, in middle school.  It made me remember the soul crushing awkwardness of that age, the confusion of higher expectations, the need for social acceptance, the loneliness of exclusion, the fear of being less-than.  Yep!  Middle school is hard for lots of people.