Wonderopolis

Category: Homework Help and Tutor

Industries: Education

Wonderopolis is an informational site that helps kids ask and answer interesting questions about the world. Every day, a new “Wonder of the Day” question is posted — each designed to get kids to think, talk, and find learning moments together in everyday life.

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Highlights

Pricing
Free
ProsCons
Daily updates to questions and answers make it easy for kids to uncover new and interesting information about their worldBetter differentiation would help kids at varying ages and ability levels access just-right content
Great app to get information of worldsNavigation, menus and buttons are faulty
Great graphics.Sometimes blank screens.

Address

325 West Main Street, Suite 300 Louisville, KY 40202

Wonderopolis reviews

Wonderopolis could be a useful tool for any inquiry-based elementary classroom. With a new question posed and answered every day, you'll have an engaging and relevant resource to spark students' curiosity. Just plan on scaffolding for your not-yet-proficient readers or for your kindergarten and first- and second-grade students, as the content is not differentiated. The Common Core search option mostly helps narrow the search of the 1000+ questions; the site might help teachers better by offering clearer connections to the standards and explanations. Each question and its response is accompanied by a variety of resources: video teasers, an audio option, comprehension checks (literal-level), vocabulary terms with linked definitions, and a word-match exercise. Also of note, there are some open-ended extension activities that are more experiential in nature, and bound to engage students.

- Amy Lauren B.

I love using this site because of the accessibility features. It allows all types of learners to understand the text. The images are rich and the content is engaging. Since it identifies the vocabulary it helps the students better understand the content. If you want a great science article this is it. Along with the article there is a section called try it out. This section explains to the students how they could work with family or friends to dive into the topic more.

- Melissa Z.

This is a great tool for research on many topics. It incorporates visuals, interactive quizzes, vocabulary, and much more. It could be used to study science or social studies type topics with literacy intertwined for presentations, writing, and reading. The video could have the option to be read aloud, but other than that, it is a great addition to the classroom.

- Meredith Portis

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