Teacher Review for ABCmouse for Teachers

An exploratory platform for students to practice literacy skills

Steve B.
Classroom teacher
Henry Highland Garnet/PS 175M
Manhattan, United States
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My Subjects Math, Science
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
Special needs
How I Use It
When students have the opportunity to select literacy centers to reinforce their word knowledge and fluency skills, our classroom makes ABCmouse.com an available option. Students use the platform to explore different regions of the website, personalizing their avatar to add a sense of individuality to the experience.
My Take
The plethora of engaging environments and interactive spaces gives the students plenty to explore and makes it fun for them to revisit across instructional days. Students also are able to keep track of their activity, allowing a first foray into the development of a personal database in the early elementary grades. The personalized avatars are also a nice touch to give another shade of ownership to the experience.