ISTE 2017: ABCmouse Offers A Fun and Complete Curriculum For Early Ed
Whether you’re a classroom teacher, home school parent or a parent just looking for good solid curriculum and educational activities for a child aged 2-8, ABCmouse has you covered. ABCmouse offers reading, math, science and arts and crafts for kids aged 2-8.
ABCmouse is a web based platform so it’s easily accessible via laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone. The activities are plentiful, in fact there are nearly 10,000 activities on the ABCmouse website. They offer 10 levels of activities with 850 activities per level ranging from pre-school through second grade.
“Love the progressive activities! I don’t have to take the time to search for activities for my 3–year–old, and my 5–year–old just follows along when she’s playing by herself… So I know everyone’s doing the right things for their ages!” Crystal, a parent of a 3 and 5 year old, says on the ABCmouse website.
The reading curriculum includes over 450 books for beginning readers and covers the essentials like; phonics, uppercase and lowercase letter recognition, rhyming words and families, sentence structure and parts of speech. Math starts at recognizing and counting numbers and includes things like 2D and 3D shapes, addition and subtraction and even length, time and money measurement. Science gives students a glimpse of the world around them and covers everything from weather to the solar system and beyond. Arts and colors is as much learning as it is fun.
There are bonus activities as well that will keep kids learning and occupied for hours. ABCmouse features an online interactive farm, an interactive zoo and a virtual aquarium. In building ABCmouse they left no educational stone unturned.
For parents and teachers.they’ve also incorporated a progress tracker to keep up with where students are in their curriculum. The data is delivered showing progress by academic level and by subject.
Finally, ABCmouse also offers a tickets and reward program that rewards kids for completing activities correctly.