Global Apps: Stack the Countries

stack the countries appFor schools experimenting with iPads or BYOD (bring your own device) programs, global-focused apps are a fun and engaging way to teach students about different countries, languages and cultures, and issues facing the world.

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Today’s featured app is Stack the Countries, a highly rated world geography educational app by Dan Russell-Pinson.

Children learn about capitals, landmarks, major cities, languages, flags, geographic locations and more with interactive maps, flash cards, photos and music, and a game that challenges players to answer questions about 193 different nations around the world.

Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad. $1.99.

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Do you use global-focused apps in the classroom to help students explore the wider world? Share your experiences—and favorite apps—in a comment.

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