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Name: __Jessica Cooke_ Date: 4/26/17_

CRITICAL EVALUATION OF AN CONTENT-BASED ANDRIOD APP
©2011-2014 Kathleen Schrock (kathy@kathyschrock.net)
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What is the title of the app? First Grade Learning Games Cost: 3 free games/
$2.99 for 12 games__
Creator of the app: Kevin Bradford ANDRIOD URL or location: Play
store____
Content area(s): _____Math and Language ________________ Grade level(s):
___1st_____

Level(s) of Bloom’s Taxonomy addressed with this app- highlight
those that apply

Remembering Understanding Applying Analyzing Evaluating
Creating

Content and components of the app: Answer yes, no, or N/A

1. Curriculum connection: Are the skills reinforced connected to targeted
skill/concept? Yes
2. Authenticity: Are skills practiced in an authentic format/problem-based
environment? Yes
3. Feedback: Is feedback specific and result in improved student
performance?
Yes
4. Differentiation: Does the app offer flexibility to alter settings to meet
student needs? Yes
5. User friendliness: Can students launch and navigate within the app
independently?
Yes
6. Student motivation: Are students motivated to use the app and select
it to use often? N/A
7. Reporting: Is assessment/summary data available electronically to the
student/teacher? Yes
8. Sound: Does the music/sound in the app add to the educational
aspects of the content? Yes
9. Instructions: Are the instructions included within the app helpful to the
student?
Yes
10. Support page: Does the app’s supporting Web page provide
additional useful information?
Yes

Students can choose to use this application when they have finished work early or as a reward in the classroom. explain why you would or would not recommend this application for use in the classroom. This application allows students practice their knowledge of math and language via interactive games.Summary of the app 6-8 sentences Using the data you have collected above. First grade learning games would be a helpful application to use in and out of the classroom. This application can be used in the classroom after lessons to reinforce what has been taught. Include any specific ideas you have for its use. Parents can down load this application on their phone which allows students more time to improve their knowledge of math and language outside of the classroom. . The amount of times a game has been opened and percentage correct in each subject area are stored so both teachers and parents can monitor students understanding of each subject addressed in each game.