4 History Apps to Help Parent’s Keep Up!
We are no longer in the days when teachers ask their students to always remember every name and date in their textbook. If your child is lucky they have a teacher who wants them to fully understand the who, the where and the why of history. This type of teacher will make history exciting and most of all applicable to your kiddos own lives. This also means that your little or big ones will come and talk to you about what they’ve learned. When they do, if your memory is a little rusty on what happened in the past, then you can just peruse through these history apps to help refresh your memory.
Looking to enhance knowledge in: Economics The Economic Classroom App This app offers: Introductory economics Video lectures Blog posts providing introductory Economic analysis of world news Downloadable practice activities Economic dictionary Looking to enhance knowledge in: Civil War Civil War Interactive App This app offers: Major battles and events of the Civil War Detailed timelines Recordings of famous speeches of Abraham Lincoln Photographs and paintings Looking to enhance knowledge in: History of American Government Civics for Kids This app offers: Eight lessons that cover basic American history, the Constitution, and each of the branches of government Traditional lessons Flashcards Quizzes Looking to enhance knowledge in: Geography Stack the States (really more for your little one than you) This app offers: States that come to life State capitals, shapes, geographic locations, flags The ability to touch, move and drop the animated states anywhere on the screen
Here’s to Closing the Achievement Gap!