Teacher Review for US Geography With Flat Stanley HD

Fun game to reinforce the location of the states and learn a few facts along the way!

Summer M.
Technology Instructional Coach
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Knowledge gain
Great with General
How I Use It
I use this app differently with different students. I use it as a review for students who are fairly familiar with the states. I use it as an introduction for my special needs students (although I always have them work with a peer tutor while using this app. Flinging Flat Stanley is fun! The word scramble does do much for my students. For many of them, I keep a list of the states in alphabetical order near by to support them. The key facts are a great introduction or review to the states.
My Take
This is a fun app that works well for building background or review of the location of our 50 states and a few interesting facts. I would like to see it offer students an opportunity to include facts that they have learned through visiting the states or other forms of research. The app does not allow for higher level thinking, just basic recall.