One Globe Kids lets students meet new friends online or on their iPad or iPhone. The free Globe Smart Education app presents memorable daily-life stories from youth around the world to help children in kindergarten through grade 5 gain cultural understanding, learn about other countries, and make comparisons to their own lives.
With today’s connected classrooms, field trips aren’t limited to your county, your state, or even your country. Students are taking virtual field trips to some of the world’s most amazing locales with experts as their guides, thanks to Skype.
With FreshAiR, an Android or iPhone becomes a lens into the hidden world around the user, revealing stories and “Realities” created by others. Users select a Reality and walk around in the real world to experience their surroundings in a new way.
Disneynature Explore, a freeapp for the iPad and iPhone, is designed to help children learn about bears, butterflies, lions, chimpanzees, and sea turtles. The activities for learning about each animal include augmented reality components.
With the Journeys of Invention app for iOS devices, students can play with some of the most extraordinary objects in the history of science and technology. This app brings to life priceless objects from the Science Museum in London and tells their stories. Students can study, rotate, and even operate some of the most revolutionary scientific inventions of all time.