rAPPido Review: DKFindout.com

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 9.17.37 AMAt the conference I attended, I dropped by The DK (Dorling Kindersley) booth to check out what’s new (Ok, Ok. They were giving away free bags. So sue me.)

I was checking out this flyer for their website, which looked chock full of information. When I enquired as to the subscription price, they told me it was free!!!

It is a regular website, but gives you that particular DK sense of design as well as a world of information. Though it is geared towards the younger crowd, there are still a lot of crossovers into our curriculum:

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 9.22.01 AM Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 9.22.08 AM

I quickly checked out the Science tab and searched for “Cell” which I know the Grade 7s study:

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 9.14.02 AM

If you click on the image, it will take you to the site, where you will see that the black dots give you more info when you click on them:

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 9.24.41 AM

As a teacher, you can also sign in with your Google account and create lesson plans within the site:

Screen Shot 2015-02-17 at 9.27.00 AMIt works great on the iPad, the design is simple and elegant, and is especially relevant to the Grade 7 and 8 curriculum. Check it out!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s