Teacher Review For The Strange & Wonderful World of Ants

Strange and wonderful ants and app

Connie J.
Media specialist/librarian
Concordia College
Moorhead, MN
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
Fantastic nonfiction "book" for students of many ages to enjoy as a class or in small groups. The reading levels allow for all readers to gain the same information about ants, but with different vocabulary - a great leveler in the classroom.
My Take
I love that the reading level can be adapted for this app, so young and older children can both enjoy learning about ants. Selecting the beginner level allows students to hear the words being read aloud. Ants "crawl" across each page and tapping the ant opens a dialogue box with more ant facts.