Knowledge base | Ooka Island

What is Ooka Island

Ooka Island is an adaptive, game-based learn to read program that develops strong early reading skills through 24 levels of educational activities and 85 ebooks. With Regular play, students will graduate Ooka Island as confident, fluent readers.

FUN
Every student is a hero tasked with helping the Ooka Elves learn to read. Ooka Island uses storytelling, 3D animation, game-based learning strategies, and motion event technology

RESEARCH-BASED
Ooka Island combines 25 years of research and scientifically proven concepts to teach the following foundational skills: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary and comprehension.

ADAPTIVE
Ooka Island's Adaptive Reading Platform uses continuous formative assessment to adjust instruction and adapt to individual reading levels.

FLEXIBLE
Ooka Island can be used as an independent digital resource, added into leaning centres and blended learning stations and extended into the family home.

DATA-DRIVEN
Real-time student reports and summaries are acessible in an Educator Dashboard to help monitor student progress and inform your classroom instruction.

BLENDED
All 85 ebooks in Ooka Island are available in print and can be accompanied by teacher downloadables, story cards, reading workbooks, and instructional guides.

ALIGNED
Ooka Island aligns with many provincial language curricula nd state language standards for Kindergarten and Grade 1, as well as Head Start learning outcomes.

SUPPORTIVE
Our Reading Team is here to help. Ooka Island offers friendly, prompt customer service, online chat, a 24/7 support desk and email support.