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Updated with French - so the app is now trilingual
2012 Appy Award Winner - Multi-cultural category
Bologna Children’s Book Fair's 2012 Ragazzi Digital Award Finalist for excellence in digital story publishing
Teacher With Apps: "This app could make the world a better place"
"What Does It Mean to Be Global" is a bilingual book app thinks like a classroom teacher." - Diane Darrow, 2011 Apple Distinguished Educator
"I like the "simplicity level it brings to the kids, the way teachers can "incorporate" these ideas to their students and help them to understand the differences!" - Cassie, Mom and App reviewer
Based on namesake children’s book that has won six book industry awards
App trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJi4oG9S71g
An interactive, multi-media, and triilingual app kit for parents and educators to teach children about the goodness in exploring, appreciating, and respecting other children’s traditions, religions, and values the world over.
Have you ever visited the pyramids? Do you like sushi? Can you say hello in Swahili? Discover what it means to be global in this whimsically-drawn and thoughtfully-told animated and interactive story that also includes game play. Learn the goodness in exploring, appreciating, and respecting other children’s traditions, religions, and values the world over.
-Award-winning content (for ages 4 & up): What Does It Mean To Be Global? book has won 6 industry awards
-Storybook available in Read To Me and Touch & Read formats – on each page the user can toggle between English and Spanish.
-Features 50+ animations and touch-based interactions that complement the key educational concepts within the book
-Read To Me includes word highlighting in sync with the voice narration, which helps kids with the pronunciation and spelling of new words
-A handson journal activity for kids to write, illustrate and share their own global experience – a great classroom activity
-Coloring activity enables kids to color a page within the book with paint brushes and color swatch. Once done, colored page can be saved to the photo library
-Touch-based quiz game that demonstrates how to say “hello” in multiple languages
-Story includes many cool sound effects that both kids & adults will enjoy
-Includes an award-winning, rhythmic Global song with animations that kids would love to sing-along with
About the media publisher: Little Pickle Press (http://littlepicklepress.com) is a 21st century publisher of award-winning media for children. The Company is dedicated to helping parents and educators cultivate conscious, responsible little people by stimulating explorations of the meaningful topics of their generation through a variety of media, technologies, and techniques.
About KiteReaders (http://www.kitereaders.com)
Kite Readers, inspired by Benjamin Franklin’s love for books, publishing and penmanship as well as his prolific inventiveness, develops fun, educational and interactive children’s muli-media book apps for iOS.
KiteReaders is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
What's New in Version 6.0
The French version of the app so the app is now trilingual
- USD 2.99
- Category: Education
- Updated: 04 September 2014
- Version: 6.0
- Size: 86.8 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: SachManya LLC
- © Little Pickle Press LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5.