Blackboards have been replaced by Whiteboards, papers by MS WORD Documents, pens and pencils by Keyboards and computer mouse. The future of education techniques underwent significant changes and it becomes more and more comfortable. That is the most important it becomes MOBILE day by day.
Pearson that is a virtuous circle of learning full of powerful technologies launches a new Brief Review of Global History and Geography app. through which students can explore global history's significant events, concepts, people, and places wherever they go.
Brief Review is designed to support any World/Global History course, to engage independently to test own knowledge.
According to Pearsoned.com, among the app features are innovative, interactive elements that help high school students prepare for exams, expand understanding of world history, and sharpen their test-taking and social studies skills.
App from iTunes, Brief Review consists of the following advantages. It:
• Diagnosis Test consisting of 80 questions from the Ancient World up to today,
• Helps students assess their understanding of Global History, review their answers, and learn more to increase their knowledge.
In case students find out problematic fields on the basis of the test results they decide to purchase study aid apps for those areas that they want to improve. As mentioned at Pearsoned.com students can get:
• Quick Studies: They review the "big ideas" of global history through outlines, summaries, and graphic organizers.
• Interactive Flashcards: They help students master history's key concepts, terms, people, and places.
• Quizzes: allow students to practice their test-taking skills on hundreds of questions with primary sources, maps, and other documents.
• An individual unit is $1.99;
• A four unit bundle is $4.99;
• The full eight unit package is $8.99.
Dean Brown, Senior Vice President, Social Studies, Pearson, admits that "Brief Review provides a deep understanding of global history in a portable, comprehensive format that is accessible anytime, anywhere to our on-the-go teens."… "Learning no longer has to be tied to the classroom, and apps like Brief Review represent just one more example of how mobile learning is revolutionizing education everywhere." (Pearson.)