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Description

"Learn the fundamental geography of Australia with this excellent and easy to use Educational App ... RATING: 10 out of 10!"
--iPadFamily.com.au - Australia

"Your iWorld apps were the first ... we could endorse whole-heartedly … Thank you for your quality, real, Montessori apps."
-- montessoritech.net

" ... the simplicity ... means that children will be able to focus completely on the contents and they’ll definitely learn the material."
-- theiPhoneMom.com

"We love the simplicity ... and the friendly navigation system. Little kids can virtually use this app on their own and figure it all out seamlessly."
--TeachersWithApps.com


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A Montessori-based introduction to Australia's territory and states, plus neighboring Papua New Guinea and New Zealand, designed by former Lead Developer at MIT's Center for Educational Computing Initiatives. Created for 6-to-9-year olds, Australia includes an animated introduction to each state, territory and country name, plus a quiz, puzzle, and label activities for names, capitals, and flags ...

Content:

• Active Intro - Touch a state, territory, or country to hear its name.
• Passive Intro - Movie introduces each state, territory, and country name.
• Quiz - "Ask Me" to locate a country. Option to repeat. Touch to reveal answer.
• Puzzle - Drag pieces to reconstruct map.
• Labeling - Pin drags freely in 3 activities to label countries, capitals, and flags.

Features:

• Self-Correcting Quiz - Answer fades in; audio reinforces; no wrong-answer penalty.
• User-Controlled Manipulatives - Pins and puzzle pieces drag freely around screen.
• Fresh Challenge - Questions, labels, and puzzle pieces appear in new order each time.
• Puzzle - Pieces disburse around screen edges; touch Toss button to scatter randomly.
• All Labels --
• --- Pass - Touch Pass button to skip a label.
• --- Control Map - Touch lightbulb to show-and-hide map. Answer is highlighted.
• --- Flag Viewer - Magnifying glass opens large-flag viewer.

Learning Style:

• Challenge increases as activities progress.
• Children control the app's navigation; never locked into an activity.
• Touch Puzzle and Label buttons within activity to restart.
• No penalty for a wrong answer.
• Correct answers simply reinforced.
• No distracting bells and whistles.

Why include Papua New Guinea and New Zealand?
iWorld apps follow American Montessori Society curriculum and match classroom materials.


ONLINE MAPS AND LABELS

Touch Classroom Printouts button on app's title screen to access printouts for additional color, trace, and label activities.


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EDUCATIONAL NOTE

iWorldGeography colors match American Montessori Society classroom materials.

iWorldGeography Series blends self-correcting, child-directed-activity design with Geography curriculum used in Montessori Children's House and Lower Elementary classrooms. Concept and visual design is thoughtfully integrated to supplement existing curriculum and classroom materials. The series was inspired by 3-year's observation in Lexington (MA) Montessori School Children's House classrooms where MyWorld, TenSun's desktop-based version of this series, has been used since 2004.

What's New

Version 1.2.6

Now runs on iOS 11.

Information

Seller
Lynne Bolduc
Size
19.5 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2004-2017 TenSun Interactive, LLC
Price
$2.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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