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iWorld Middle East Region
Education, Games, Family IOS
“This app is a wonderful way to introduce this area of the world … we should all know where these countries are … simple, intuitive, and offers ample reinforcement … “
iWorld Middle East Region is an introduction to the countries, capitals, and continents surrounding the Arabian Peninsula. Inspired by Montessori curriculum, the app contains a 3-part lesson to introduce, recall, and reconstruct the material. Label activities are added for additional practice and mastery. Seven activities include:
Active Intro - Touch any country to hear its name.
Passive Intro - Movie shows each country's name and location.
Quiz - Test your recall of each country's location.
Puzzle - Reconstruct the region.
3 Label Activities - Drag pin to label Countries, Capitals, and Continents.
* Open-ended design means users are never locked into an activity.
* All pieces and pins drag freely around the screen.
* Intro movie includes play, pause, and slider controls.
* In Quiz, Puzzle, and Labels, countries always appear in random order.
* Puzzle - Show or hide country outlines. Toss pieces to the edge or scatter randomly.
* In Labels -
* Drag pin to answer.
* Touch Pass to skip a label.
* Lightbulb turns Control Map on and off.
* Control Map highlights answer.
* Use C-Map Slider to highlight all labels for study.
Cited for being effective and easy to use. iWorld apps have been downloaded to schools, libraries, and families in 67 countries.
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iWorldGeography map colors match American Montessori Society classroom materials.
The iWorldGeography Series blends constructivist methodology with Montessori-based, self-correcting, child-directed-activity design. Inspired by 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 and activities. The series was originally designed based on 3-year's observation in Lexington (MA) Montessori School Children's House classrooms where MyWorld, TenSun's desktop-based version of this series, was first used in 2004. Lynne Bolduc was Director of Application Design and Development at MIT's Center for Educational Computing Initiatives.
Now runs on iOS 11.