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The Big Myth for iOS

By Distant Train $3.99

Developer's Description

How did the world begin? How did the first humans get here, and why are we here? Every culture in the world has its own answer; every culture has a creation myth. From Aztec to Aboriginals, Inca to Inuit, every culture has its own answer to the fundamental questions of our existence. The Big Myth celebrates our rich, cultural diversity, telling the worlds oldest stories with the worlds newest learning tools. The Big Myth is an animated, educational storytelling app, showing 25 different stories of creation from around the world. For children aged 4-14. The Big Myth offers an entire integrated learning environment, including a teachers guide, write your own creation myth area, downloadable PDF materials, links and bibliography, making it a useful fit within the study of the classics or world cultural studies program of the common international curriculum, as well as within religious studies and ancient history. It can also be integrated into remedial English language classes given the text and simultaneous narration. This is an appropriate tool for special needs learners as well as visually or hearing impaired students. While the myths are the central focus of the app, The Big Myth offers an entire integrated learning environment, including a teachers guide, write your own creation myth area, downloadable PDF materials, links and bibliography, making it a useful fit within the study of the classics or world cultural studies program of the common international curriculum, as well as within religious studies and ancient history. It can also be integrated into remedial English language classes given the text and simultaneous narration. This is an appropriate tool for special needs learners as well as visually or hearing impaired students. The educational methodology behind The Big Myth Complex Instruction - is especially inspired by the research conducted by Elizabeth Cohen (Cohen, 1994). One of the basic assumptions of Complex Instruction is that learning happens through interaction and group dynamics. By implementing co-operative learning, teachers provide opportunities for interaction and equal access to participation in the interaction.The Big Myth is also a learning website and CD-ROM for desktop use.The complete list of cultures:AboriginalAztecBabylonianCelticCeramChineseDogonEgyptianGreekHawaiianHinduIncaInuitIroquoisJapaneseMaoriMapucheMayanNavajoNorseOld TestamentSumerianVoudonYorubaZulu

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.1

upgrade to AIR 3.8audio bug fixhigher resolution in general

General

Release September 13, 2013
Date Added September 13, 2013
Version 1.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPad. iTunes account required.

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