ISIS Launches The Spelling Teacher, A New App For Kids
A new app that aims to teach kids how to read and spell might be considered a positive. But there's only one problem: the app is produced by the Islamic State.
The ISIS app, called "Spelling Teacher," teaches kids about weapons and military terms. Instead of G for giraffe, they're leaning G for grenade. The app is an ISIS propaganda tool that's part of an effort to groom young fighters. ISIS is known for using children as part of its propaganda efforts, especially in videos that show young boys marching around in military gear.
The "Spelling Teacher" app is designed to be cheery and helpful — words not usually associated with the terrorist group.