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Train Your Brain micro-lesson

Do you struggle with balancing your kids’ screen time with their education? Say hello to 1Question, the app that solves this problem with a fun twist! Our app lets your child earn screen time minutes in their favourite apps by watching educational videos and correctly answering quiz questions. And the best part? You get to decide which apps to lock behind learning using 1Question. 

Learning time​

Kids learn by watching short, engaging video lessons.

A growth mindset is not something you just wish for and magically have. Just as athletes train their bodies, learners train their brains not by lifting weights or running laps, but by changing the words that they use. Let me show you what I mean. A statement like, “This is too hard,” is problem-based. The focus is on a problem, not the possibility of learning. People with a growth mindset change their words to be more possibility-based. They might say, “This will get easier if I keep practicing.” This is a much more positive statement that focuses on what is possible rather than what is problematic. If a classmate is really good at something, you might think, “They are better at that than I am.” Train your brain. Think of what is possible in this situation. You might change your words to something like, “What can I learn from them?” It’s natural to notice problems as you come across them, but when that happens, it’s important to work hard and train your brain. Our words are powerful and by simply changing them a little bit, we can turn any problem into a learning opportunity.

Examples of 1Question Maths Questions

Answer time

Kids earn more screen time by answering fun educational questions.

Here are some example of questions about this video that kids may be asked in the 1Question app to earn screen time.

  • How can you train your brain?

    1) Change your words to focus on possibilities.
    2) Change your words to focus on problems.
    3) Run laps.
    4) Lift weights.
  • What should you do when you notice a problem?

    1) Train your brain to change your words.
    2) Cry about it.
    3) Ignore it.
    4) Focus on the problem.
  • You hear a classmate say, "I'm just not good at spelling!" How could you help them change their words to be more possibility-based?

    1) Say "What can you learn from someone who is good at spelling?"
    2) Say "Don't worry, you'll get better with practice."
    3) Agree and say "I'm not good at spelling either."
    4) Say "Spelling is not that important, let's move on."
  • What is an example of a problem-based statment?

    1) This is too hard.
    2) This will get easier if I practice.
    3) I can learn from this.
    4) I'm on the right track.
  • You struck out during your baseball game. You think to yourself, "I'll keep practicing so I can hit it next time." Is this a possibility-based statement?

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • Having a growth mindset is easy and automatic.

    1) No
    2) Yes
  • You and your friend are running during recess. Your friend is behind you and groans, "You're so much faster than me." Is this a possiblity-based statement?

    1) No
    2) Yes

Recreational screen time

Kids can use the screen time minutes they earned to unlock the apps selected by their parent e.g. games, social media, streaming, etc.

Out of time

When screen time minutes run out, kids are locked out and need to complete more learning in 1Question to earn more time.

Meet your educator

Our micro-courses are developed and delivered by qualified educators from around the world.

Brianne Elfo

Brianne Elfo

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