Teacher Review for Animals ! Life sciences educational games for kids in Preschool and Kindergarten by i Learn With

Listening and Following Directions with Animals

Jennifer K.
Math and Science Coach
Newark City Schools
Newark, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It No
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Practice
Great with General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
When I bought this App I thought I would use it as part of a research center when we were working on our non-fiction reports. However once my students started using it I quickly learned that while there are facts about animals in this App it more of a following directions and listening skill acquisition App and not a science App as I thought. My first graders got bored with it quickly. I will keep this App to use with students who have skill deficits but not with my whole class.
My Take
I think this App is more of a PreK - K App unless you are working with low functioning first graders. PreK and K student I think would enjoy this App more than my students did. I could see you making this into a center to working on following directions and listening skills. Using animals make the app more appealing to students but there is not much science content to the App.