Developed by a cultural anthropologist, the two-player Who Am I? Race Awareness Game is designed to stimulate a productive dialogue between adults/educators and children regarding the complex and sensitive issues of race and ethnicity in a multicultural world.
For more than a century, countless visitors have gazed up at the Statue of Liberty, but no one has ever seen her quite like she appears in the new freeStatue of Liberty app, which brings her into the augmented-reality era. From anywhere in the world, the app’s users can look inside the statue, take in the view from beside the torch, and travel back in time to watch 200 years of New York City history unfold, right from the crown.
GiveThx, a digitalcurriculum and app, affords a structured way for teachers and students to give and receive messages of gratitude (“Thx notes”) and to reflect on their own identity development and learning as global citizens.
Women Who Changed the World, an iOS app by education developer Learny Land, takes students on a journey through history alongside 15 brilliant and brave women—from aviators to scientists, artists to civil rights activists.
Geared toward the six- to eight-year-old set, Toca Nature, by children’s education developer Toca Boca, lets youngsters draw and explore their own wilderness on an iOS or Android mobile device. After opening the app to a map, children can swipe with a finger to start growing colorful forests, raise mountains to the sky, and dredge rivers and lakes.