One App for English, Math, Skills, and Test Prep!

Each Learning Upgrade account provides access to all of our courses on a smartphone, tablet, or web browser. Students take placement exams and start at their current learning level. At the end of each 60-lesson course, students must complete a cumulative test to earn a certificate. Teachers can track progress with detailed real-time reports that document student growth at the class, school and organization level.

Learning Upgrade ESL Solution Smartphone Courses

The Learning Upgrade Student App

A one app solution for English, math, skills, and test prep

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Available Everywhere

Available on the web, smartphones, and tablets. Students self-enroll into engaging courses with full instruction, followed by practice questions that provide instant vocal and visual remediation.

Standard-Based and Engaging

Each account provides access to 1440 standard-based lessons that use songs, video, and games to teach.

Individualized, self paced, and comprehensive

Learning Upgrade ESL Solution Smartphone Courses

English/ESL Courses

English Upgrade B, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

The English Upgrade courses move students from early reading and grammar to advanced comprehension and writing through a sequence of 360 engaging lessons. Students start at their level and rapidly grow to become proficient readers comfortable using academic language.

  • Six courses with 60 lessons in each course
  • Content matches ELA standards for each grade level
  • Reading: phonics, word decoding, vocabulary, comprehension
  • Writing: grammar, spelling, structure, revision, editing
  • Songs, video, games and rewards to engage students
  • Repetition to mastery then auto advance to next course
  • Detailed assessment reports including time-on-task
  • English learners: accelerate time to proficiency
  • Intervention: struggling readers, dyslexia, RTI, special needs

Reading Upgrade and Comprehension Upgrade

The Reading Upgrade course provides rapid intervention for students struggling to read proficiency. This includes students with reading difficulties including dyslexia, English learners, and older students who need to learn reading fundamentals. The Comprehension Upgrade course helps student to master the understanding of complex passages including literature, social studies, and science texts. Students learn key concepts like main idea and point of view through videos, examples, and practice questions.

  • Two courses with 60 lessons in each course
  • Reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding, comprehension
  • Comprehension: story, informational, social studies, science
  • Songs, video, games and rewards to engage students
  • Detailed assessment reports including time-on-task
  • Intervention: dyslexia, reading difficulties, RTI, special needs
  • Struggling students: catch up to grade level and keep up
  • Test prep: passage comprehension practice

Math Courses

Math Upgrade B, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

The Math Upgrade courses help students overcome math struggles and become confident problem solvers ready for success in math classes and tests. Students start at their level and quickly fill in gaps to reach proficiency through interactive lessons filled with video, practice, and help.

  • Nine courses with 60 lessons in each course
  • Content matches math standards for each grade level
  • Numbers, arithmetic, fractions, decimals, percents
  • Algebra, geometry, statistics, data, probability
  • Songs, video, games and rewards to engage students
  • Repetition to mastery then auto advance to next course
  • Detailed assessment reports including time-on-task
  • Struggling students: catch up to grade level, keep up
  • Intervention: dyscalculia, learning difficulties, special needs
  • Adults needing review: rapidly relearn math with practice

Algebra Upgrade and Pre-Algebra Upgrade

The Algebra and Pre-Algebra Upgrade courses prepare students for success in math classes and passing difficult tests. These courses go beyond simple practice to help students learn difficult concepts through video and interactive games. Students gain the confidence to solve a variety of problems step-by-step on their own.

  • Two courses with 60 lessons in each course
  • PreAlgebra: fractions, equations, coordinate graphs, geometry, stats
  • Algebra: solving equations, polynomials, factoring, quadratic
  • Songs, video, games and rewards to engage students
  • Detailed assessment reports including time-on-task
  • Prepare for school or college algebra class or test

Skills Courses

Digital Literacy

The highly anticipated new Digital Literacy course in the Learning Upgrade program teaches digital literacy standards.  The 60 engaging lessons use video, music, games, and rewards to help learners understand difficult tech topics. Learners get experience with content creation, messaging, data, privacy, security, and digital citizenship.

  • 60 lessons aligned to ISTE, Northstar, and DQ
  • For adults, and grades 9 to 12
  • For learners at Grade5+, NRS 5+ reading level
  • Topics cover Devices, Data, Content Creation, Communication, Security and Privacy, Digital Citizenship, Technology, and more
  • Songs, video, games and rewards to engage students
  • Repetition to mastery then auto advance to next course
  • Detailed assessment reports including time-on-task

Work Life Skills- Coming Summer 2022!

The Work Life Skills course prepares people for success in their jobs, in school, and in life by teaching key soft skills.  

Financial Literacy - Coming Fall 2022!

The Financial Literacy course prepares learners for success managing their money by covering key finance topics in detail.

Citizenship (USA) - Coming Fall 2022!

The Citizenship course helps learners prepare to become a U.S. Citizen by passing the civics test, the reading and writing test, and the interview.

Test Prep Courses

GEDⓇ Reading

The GEDⓇ Reading course prepares learners for success in the Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Science sections of the GED test.  The lessons are designed to give students practice with question types and topics similar to the actual test.  The courses go far beyond simple practice tests to actually teach learners key skills in comprehension, writing, and understanding maps, charts, and diagrams.  Learners move through 60 sequenced lessons that build up their skills and then master a final challenge to prepare them for test success.

  • 60 lessons cover Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Science
  • Video, games, and rewards makes test prep enjoyable
  • Detailed examples and practice problems with video help
  • Final Challenge timed test to practice over and over
  • First time test takers: prepare for success! 

GEDⓇ Math and HiSETⓇ Math

The GEDⓇ Math and HiSETⓇ Math courses prepare learners for success on these challenging tests with engaging lessons that teach the key math topics and valuable problem solving activities. The courses go far beyond simple practice tests to actually teach learners the math they need and give learners confidence to pass the test. Learners move through 60 sequenced lessons that build up their math skills and then master a final challenge to prepare them for test success.
  • Two courses with 60 lessons in each course
  • Covers math topics on each HSE test
  • Video, games, and rewards makes test prep enjoyable
  • Detailed examples and practice problems with video help
  • Final Challenge timed test to practice over and over
  • First time test takers: prepare for success!
  • Failed math before: learn math a new way to help pass retest

TOEFL / IELTS

The TOEFL and IELTS courses prepare learners for success in these challenging English tests by covering Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking topics in detail.  The lessons are designed to give students practice with question types and topics similar to the actual test.  The courses go far beyond simple practice tests to actually teach learners key skills in comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and writing.  Learners move through 60 sequenced lessons that build up their skills and then master a final challenge to prepare them for test success.

  • 60 lessons cover Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
  • Video, games, and rewards makes test prep enjoyable
  • Detailed examples and practice problems with video help
  • Final Challenge timed test to practice over and over
  • First time test takers: prepare for success!

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Learning Upgrade pilots provide three months of unlimited access to the Learning Upgrade student app and teacher LMS for tracking and reporting

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