Alive Studios is the creator of Letters alive Plus®, Math alive®, and Learning alive Plus™; supplemental resource kits that use Augmented Reality (AR) to enhance the learning experience for all types of learners. Alive Studios programs are aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

Alive Studios resources can be used for on-level PreK-Kindergarten instruction or with ESL, RTI, at risk, and special needs students up to Grade 3. These Augmented Reality programs are designed to build competence in sentence building, sight words, sound recognition, basic math skills, and more.

Each resource kit supports multiple learning styles by appealing to students through sight, sound, interactivity, and immediate positive feedback.

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  • Letters alive Plus

    The first supplemental reading resource based on Augmented Reality learning.

  • Math alive

    Utilize exciting Augmented Reality technology at school to help students learn about numbers.

  • Learning alive Plus

    Includes both the Letters alive Plus and Math alive starter kits, along with bonus Storybooks alive content.

The Letters alive Plus supplemental reading kit applies the best practices of strengthening reading skills through a combination of phonemic awareness instruction, phonetics, sight word recognition, word building, sentence building, writing, fluency, and vocabulary.

According to an independent study, Letters alive Plus integration led to:

  • A 48% increase in letter naming fluency
  • A 112% increase in letter sound fluency
  • High engagement in students with attention difficulties

Math alive similarly enhances basic math and number sense skills through fun, effective Augmented Reality games that stress visual learning and pattern recognition.

Independent research: Letters alive Enhances Instruction with Augmented Reality [PDF]

Letters alive Plus is the first supplemental reading resource based on Augmented Reality technology. It includes a full year of lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

These educational programs allow learners to interact with a kingdom of 26 entertaining, intelligent animals – each representing a letter in the alphabet – who virtually come alive in the hands of students. Also featured are 200+ interactive student activities.

Letters alive Plus applies research-based best practices that make language education more engaging and interactive than ever before. Each Letters alive Plus starter kit includes:

  • Full school year of standards-aligned supplemental language curriculum
  • Letters alive Plus software on USB flash drive
  • One User License
  • Teacher lesson plan manual
  • Card tracking mat
  • 26 alphabet posters
  • 97 sight word cards for building thousands of three and four-letter word sentences and questions
  • 84 word family cards (diagraphs, blends, and rimes)
  • Keyboard shortcuts sticker set
  • Ipevo USB camera and extension stand
  • Card sorting box
  • Training videos

Plus, get a 60-day free trial to ESGI for digital assignments:

  • Preloaded Letters alive Plus and Math alive tests
  • 200+ assignments including GKIDS, TK, PreK, Texas ELA and Math (TEKS), and HeidiSongs
  • Classroom management
  • Parent letters

Alive Studios' Augmented Reality technology requires no 3D glasses. Letters alive Plus is also available as turn-key solutions, which can include all of the above in addition to an HP laptop and product storage cart with built-in audio system

The Math alive series utilizes Alive Studios’ exciting Augmented Reality technology to help students learn about numbers and improve their number sense. With a focus on exciting, skill-based learning games, Math alive engages students’ eyes and ears to make math more fun than ever before. Immediate feedback ensures students get a clear and positive response to their studies.

Each Math alive starter kit includes:

  • Full school year of standards-aligned supplemental math curriculum
  • Math alive software on USB flash drive
  • One User License
  • Teacher lesson plan manual
  • Card tracking mat
  • 45 skill-based learning games
  • 41 teacher cards that activate the Augmented Reality activities
  • 10 number cards
  • 10 animal cards
  • 9 color cards
  • 7 (2D) shape cards
  • 5 (3D) shape cards
  • Ipevo USB camera and extension stand
  • Card sorting box
  • Training videos

Like Letters alive, Math alive is also available in turn-key bundles that contain pre-loaded HP computers and audio-integrated storage carts, in addition to the items listed above.

Learning alive™ Plus includes the teaching components of the Letters alive Plus and Math alive kits, along with bonus Storybooks alive content. Storybooks alive are interactive storybooks for learners ages 3 – 8 that include interactive games, highlighted vocabulary words, and optional narration.

Already a Letters alive Plus or Math alive user? The Learning alive Plus Upgrade Program allows you to send in your existing Letters/Math alive USB flash drive to receive a special promotional credit. Contact a Follett representative for more information about upgrading.

What's in the box? The suite includes everything you need to get up and running:

  • Ipevo USB camera and extension stand
  • One Tracking Mat for cards
  • One Card-sorting box
  • Letters alive Plus software, cards & posters
  • Math alive software & cards
  • Storybooks alive - 3 Interactive Stories on a USB Flash Drive
  • A full year of lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards and TEKS
  • Video tutorials and quick start guide

Plus, get a 60-day free trial to ESGI for digital assignments:

  • Preloaded Letters alive Plus and Math alive tests
  • 200+ assignments including GKIDS, TK, PreK, Texas ELA and Math (TEKS), and HeidiSongs
  • Classroom management
  • Parent letters