One Globe Kids - Friends Around the World

App review by Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Stories, beautiful photos help kids build global awareness.

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age 7+

Great resource!

I used One Globe Kids multiple times with my students. We learned about Valdo from Haiti, Aji from Indonesia, and Jenissa from Burundi. I was amazed at how my students responded and how they were able to make connections to their own life. We love One Globe Kids because it keeps my students engaged. My students are able to relate to these kids around the world. As an educator, I loved the extension ideas too. One Globe Kids is an excellent resource!

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Subjects: Social Studies: cultural understanding, global awareness
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: thinking critically, Emotional Development: empathy, perspective taking, self-awareness, Responsibility & Ethics: embracing differences
  • Pricing structure: Free to try (Free app includes one story; each additional story is $1.99 via in-app purchases. Free app includes one story; more individual stories (for example, "Maya in Israel," or "Floor in The Netherlands") can be added with $1.99 in-app purchases. There's also a complete version, One Globe Kids - All Friends, available for $9.99.)
  • Release date: February 28, 2017
  • Category: Education
  • Topics: Friendship
  • Publisher: Globe Smart Kids
  • Version: 1.1.71
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 6.1 or later
  • Last updated: October 18, 2019

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