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Parents and Teachers Talk About ABCmouse
“The students in my class love ABCmouse.com! I love how it reinforces everything we are learning to get ready for kindergarten. This is age-appropriate technology at its best! I would highly recommend this site for any early childhood learning facility.”
Step-by-Step Learning Path Eight Levels. Over 650 Lessons. More than 7,000 Individual Learning Activities
Eight Academic Levels
The Step-by-Step Learning Path™ presents the full ABCmouse curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 650 lessons on eight levels. As your students complete each lesson, they are guided to the next one and are motivated to continue learning by the ABCmouse Tickets and Rewards System.
“Love the progressive activities! I don’t have to take the time to search for activities for my 3-year-old, and my 5-year-old just follows along when she’s playing by herself...So I know everyone’s doing the right things for their ages!!! :)”
—Crystal, mother of 3- and 5-year-old girls
More Than 650 Lessons Many Ways to Learn
The lessons of the Step-by-Step Learning Path consist of books, puzzles, games, songs, art activities, instructional videos and printables that relate to specific topics. The thousands of educational activities on ABCmouse make learning fun and exciting for students, teachers, and parents.
“Thank you so much for this website! I especially like the Lesson Builder. I can go through and put all the lessons I want them to do in their lessons folder, and I can track which ones they’ve done. I love it!”
ABCmouse’s reading curriculum helps children to quickly learn the letters of the alphabet and their sounds,
as well as learn to instantly recognize the sight words that are most important for beginning readers.
Your students will learn to love to read with our hundreds of fables, fairy tales, nonfiction books, and more.
The Reading Curriculum Includes:
Concepts of Print
“My students love ABCmouse.com, and so do I! The tracing, puzzles, and the zoo and the farm are great! All of the areas have real, concrete, simple pictures that work great with kids! The books are great too, with a lot of great pictures and good information to share with them.”
—Special-Needs Kindergarten Teacher
Art Learning Through Art
With many different types of art activities—including coloring pages, dot-to-dots, paint-by-numbers, traceables, and printables—ABCmouse helps children learn reading, math, and other subjects while they are expressing themselves artistically.
Books Learning Through Books
The hundreds of traditional and original stories and nonfiction
books in ABCmouse’s library will open doors to worlds of knowledge, adventure, and fun for children. Every concept of the ABCmouse
curriculum—whether it is the sound of a letter, the sequence of counting 1–5, or the seasons of the year—is explained in
child-friendly language in one of our library books.
Songs Learning Through Songs
ABCmouse’s music collection features original songs about every letter of the alphabet as well as newly produced and recorded children’s classics. The variety of music on the site not only serves to reinforce the other curriculum subjects but also to introduce children to a range of musical styles and themes. Your students will love to sing along!
Click Below to Sample Some Original ABCmouse.com Songs
ABCmouse’s curriculum includes
hundreds of jigsaw and cutout puzzles that help children learn and remember important ideas and skills in reading, math, science, art, social
studies, and music. There are puzzles for every letter of the alphabet, sight words, stories, the numbers 1 through 20, shapes, zoo and farm
animals, and many, many other topics.
Games Learning Through Games
ABCmouse includes hundreds of games and
interactive learning activities, each designed to be fun and educational at the same time. Your students can play games to learn the alphabet, to learn
new words, to learn about numbers and shapes, and even to learn about the planets! Since all ABCmouse games include voiced instructions,
they are easy for young children to learn and play.
Printables Learning Through Printables
ABCmouse has printables for
every subject: reading, writing, math, colors, art, music, beginning science, social studies, and more. Encourage your students to continue their
learning offline with printable activities, such as letter and number tracing, coloring, dot-to-dot pictures, paint-by-number drawings, mazes,
and pattern recognition activities.
ABCmouse teaches numbers, shapes, patterns, and measurements.
The site’s games and creative activities make math fun while giving young learners the practice they need
to build a strong foundation for success.
The Math Curriculum Includes:
Concepts of more and less
Counting to 120
Addition and Subtraction Facts
“Love, love, love this website. It is a wonderful tool to use with kindergarteners in the classroom.”
World Around Us Beginning Science
The World Around Us curriculum on ABCmouse helps children understand the things they see and experience every day, covering social studies, science, and health.
The World Around Us Curriculum Includes:
The body and health
Plants and Animals
Weather and Seasons
Earth and the Solar System
“I absolutely love that ABCmouse.com gives me an organized way to teach a theme, like 'getting dressed' I can pull out all of the different things that are in the program that are in their experience–they always get dressed! We can go into that theme, and we can talk about the pictures, and they can see all the activities and participate in them.”
Art & Colors
ABCmouse offers a unique drawing and painting program that gives children of all ages the opportunity to use lines, shapes, and colors to create original works of art. Games, books, paint-by-number activities, and puzzles teach children to name and use a variety of colors.
The Art & Colors Curriculum Includes:
Primary and secondary colors
Shades of colors
Hundreds of animals, objects, and schemes to color
“Wow, ABCmouse.com is an amazing site for teachers, and I’ve recommended this site to all my parents!”
Music and Songs
ABCmouse’s Music and Songs curriculum is designed to teach children to appreciate and enjoy music. The wide variety of songs allows your students to experience the building blocks of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, and lyrics) as well as several different styles of music.
The Music and Songs Curriculum Includes:
Instrument names and sounds
26 original A to Z alphabet songs
Classic children’s songs
Counting and number songs
Song styles: folk, pop, jazz, and more
“My students love the songs with the bouncing ball. They are constantly on ABCmouse.com singing the songs!”
Some Additional ABCmouse.com Features
The Lesson Builder allows teachers to create and assign customized lessons for students, groups, or the whole class. Students will also have access to all assigned lessons from home with free teacher-linked home accounts.
It’s easy to see how much progress your students are making with the ABCmouse Progress Tracker. Easy to read graphs show the number of learning activities that each student has completed in each curriculum subject. You can also track the amount of time spent on ABCmouse, progress on the Step-by-Step Learning Path, the completion of assigned lessons, and activities completed in class and at home.
Tickets and Rewards System
ABCmouse encourages children to complete learning activities, and try out new ones, by rewarding them with tickets. Tickets can be used to “purchase” virtual items on the site, such as new fish for the classroom fish tank or avatar accessories. The Tickets and Rewards System makes learning a game, and at the same time teaches important math skills as children keep track of tickets earned and spent.
The avatar is a character that a student can choose to represent him or herself while on ABCmouse. There’s a broad choice of avatar features and clothing, and other avatar-related items that can be purchased with tickets.
The ABCmouse zoo allows children to interact with realistic zoo animals, including elephants, lions, monkeys, zebras, penguins, and more! Learn facts about each animal and read books, play games, and do puzzles and art activities for each one!
ABCmouse’s interactive farm features horses, chickens, cows, and more! Watch beautiful animations of our farm animals, learn fun and interesting facts about each one, and do farm-related activities!
Students can choose exotic tropical fish and other items to put in the Classroom Aquarium and learn lots of interesting fish facts at the same time.
Record a Book
You can record any ABCmouse book in your own voice.
With frequent updates of new books, games, puzzles, songs, videos, art, and other activities, students have an endless supply of educational activities to keep them entertained while learning!
Developed in close collaboration with early childhood education experts, the ABCmouse.com curriculum encompasses the subjects of reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Some of our advisors are listed here:
Kimberly Oliver Burnim
Ms. Burnim, a kindergarten and first grade teacher for more than a decade, has been acknowledged for her hands–on commitment to teaching excellence as the United States National Teacher of the Year for 2006, and by being named as one of 2011’s “28 Most Influential Black Women” by Essence magazine. She brings to ABCmouse.com a deep and forward–thinking understanding of the role that technology should play in early childhood education. In addition to strategic curriculum planning, Ms. Burnim collaborates in the design of site content and activities that are developmentally appropriate, that incorporate effective teaching strategies, and that help build a strong foundation of essential concepts and skills important for early childhood learners.
Dr. John Bollard
Dr. Bollard is a professional lexicographer with more than 25 years of experience. In addition to ten years as an editor at Merriam Webster’s, Dr. Bollard has served as Senior Editor of Cambridge Dictionary of American English (2007); Editor of The Scholastic Student Thesaurus (2002) and Children’s Thesaurus (1998); Contributing Editor of The New Oxford American Dictionary (2001); and Consulting Editor for Webster’s New World Thesaurus (1996). Dr. Bollard has been of great assistance in the preparation of ABCmouse.com’s glossary.
Stephen M. Tomecek
Mr. Tomecek is the Executive Director and founder of Science Plus, Inc. Mr. Tomecek began his professional career as a geologist specializing in geomorphology and soils. He served as the Associate Director for the Science Museum of Long Island and as the Science Program Supervisor for the New York Hall of Science. He has also served as a writer and science consultant for the National Geographic Society, Scholastic, Inc., and Chelsea House. In the past, Mr. Tomecek has written and has helped to develop websites for Discovery Communications, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Los Alamos Labs, and the Jason Academy.
For eight years, Mr. Tomecek was the on–air host for the New York Kids show on WNYC radio in New York City and was the writer and star of Dr. Dad’s Ph–3, an Emmy Award-winning television series produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Mr. Tomecek’s television credits also include serving as the Science Educational Consultant for 3–2–1 Classroom Contact produced by Children’s Television Workshop and as a curriculum specialist for both Newton’s Apple and Scholastic’s Magic School Bus.
Mr. Tomecek has written over 45 nonfiction books for both teachers and children. His very first book, Bouncing & Bending Light, won the 1996 American Institute of Physics science writing award, and he has written 6 books for the highly acclaimed Jump Into Science series published by National Geographic.
Dr. Rebecca Palacios
With over two decades of experience in early childhood education, as well as a Ph.D. in curriculum development, Dr. Palacios is a pioneer in the field of dual language learning; and she is co–founder and past vice chairperson of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), an organization that has certified more than 92,000 teachers in the United States during the past 20 years. Dr. Palacios is engaged in strategic curriculum planning for ABCmouse.com and in the design of age–appropriate site content and activities that effectively teach essential concepts and skills to young children. In addition, she is involved in the development of site content that supports English language learning.
Dr. Palacios is a nationwide professional development presenter and has served on committees for the National Science Foundation, the Education Development Center in Boston, and Scholastic, Inc.; and she has written various articles on teacher professional development, early childhood education and dual language programs. She has also presented internationally in Russia, China, Egypt, and South Africa. She frequently blogs on early childhood education issues for Huffington Post Parents as Senior Curriculum Advisor for ABCmouse.com.
Ms. Baecker has more than two decades of experience with several leading children’s educational publishers, including Scholastic, Inc. Throughout her career, Ms. Baecker has managed, edited, rewritten, and provided production services for numerous individual children’s books and series as well as parent’s and teacher’s guides, including the My First Steps to Reading series, Dr. Seuss and His Friends parent guides, Disney’s Wonderful World of Reading books, and the Clifford book series. Ms. Baecker’s expertise in children’s publishing helps ensure that our online books represent the best practices of editorial conventions for young readers.
Mr. O’Donnell brings years of experience in the field of children’s entertainment, including educational entertainment, to his role as a senior creative consultant to ABCmouse.com. Mr. O’Donnell was a leading creator of the award–winning PBS television series, Liberty’s Kids, voiced by well–known personalities, such as Warren Buffet, Walter Cronkite, Billy Crystal, Michael Douglas, Maria Shriver, Annette Bening, and Liam Neeson. He has also creatively contributed to such classic children’s shows as Madeline, Dennis the Menace, Strawberry Shortcake, and Where in the World Is Carmen San Diego.
Overseeing the coordination of our curriculum advisors and consultants is Dave Hendry, two–time winner of the George Foster Peabody Award for educational documentary production and winner of The Educational Press Association’s highest award for curriculum design. Mr. Hendry has served as Principal Investigator in two national U.S. Department of Education Professional Development projects and has directed/coordinated curriculum development activities for four National Science Foundation projects.