We are pleased to share a review of our award winning digital science book, Pines to Vines – The Forest Biome. This review was done by Common Sense Media, the most respected review site for all things kids. They give it their rare five star quality rating and tout is as “Amazing digital textbook brings forests to kids’ fingertips.”
Pines to Vines is a state of the art, upper elementary science book based on the forest biome. Developed in collaboration with Oregon State University’s Department of Forestry and a team of educators, Pines to Vines is a standards based, core curriculum aligned digital science book that covers a variety of topics, including forest layers, range and climate of forest biomes, plant and animal wildlife, adaptations, forest benefits, and forest threats.
Pines to Vines is part of our Crack the Books™ series of digital books. These revolutionary books are designed to improve reading comprehension in all students, from those with special needs to those with academic gifts. They are the first that can be adjusted for reading level without sacrificing curriculum content. Students can experience all the content presented to their classmates, while reading at a level that is appropriate to their ability. Targeting 3rd – 6th grade science and social studies concepts, our iBooks allow for reading level adjustment from 1st to 8th grade within the same book, making it possible for all students in a classroom to access the same curriculum content regardless of their reading ability.
Pines to Vines is part of Mobile Education Store’s award winning suite of educational apps. MES has won over 50 app awards and has been named educational developer of the year in both 2011 and 2012.
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