Adobe Sketch on iPads: Dynamic Art & Design Tool

I recently shared Sketchbook Express, a fantastic free app for drawing on iPads.  If you are looking for another high quality creation tool you’ll want to check out Adobe Sketch.  It’s a dynamic tool that provides lots of neat features for students.  Students can easily share and save their work and even connect to a pen […]

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Use Remind to Reach Parents and Students

Remind is a fantastic platform for helping teachers and schools reach students and families.  Formerly known as Remind101, this web and app based tool lets users send text messages to a large group without having to worry about collecting phone numbers or giving out their own.  Teachers can schedule messages to remind families when assignments are due […]

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App Update: Easy Annotate

Earlier this year I shared a fantastic app for working with PDF documents, Easy Annotate.  This powerful tool is perfect for teachers and students who want to mark up a text, add notes, and edit their work.  More than just a PDF viewer, Easy Annotate lets users interact with a document and make it their […]

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Vocabulary Quiz App: Quizzitive from Merriam-Webster

Boosting vocabulary is important at any age.  Quizzitive from Merriam-Webster is a straightforward vocabulary quiz app that will introduce students to new words.  Kids can play four different games as they learn new words and show off what they know. This vocabulary quiz app keeps track of what words children have answered correctly and gives students […]

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11 Absolutely Awesome Websites for Teachers

There are tons of fantastic websites for teachers and here’s a list of 11 that I absolutely love.  You’ll find lesson plans, videos, interactive resources and more on these sites.  Click on each link to learn more about each one! There are lots of websites for teachers out there and it can be difficult to […]

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Healthy Recipes for Kids & Soccer Fun on iPads

Eat for Goals from the World Heart Federation is a fun app that is full of great information.  In addition to giving kids the chance to flick a soccer ball to score a goal, it has tons of extra features including healthy recipes for kids. Kids can read about famous soccer players from around the […]

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Math Game to Support Common Core

There are lots of apps that are gearing their content to address the Common Core State Standards.  Math Planet is a fantastic app that contains lots of games that will help students master Common Core math skills.  Designed for students in second through eighth grade, it allows users to try out a handful of games […]

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Chicken Coop Fraction Games Apps for iPads

A silly and fun app for upper elementary students, Chicken Coop Fractions is full of high quality content.  Kids can interact with fractions by playing a variety of games designed to grab their attention and get them thinking about fractions.  This app comes with free access to an estimating fractions games and gives you the option […]

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Educational Game: Brainbean Problem Solving App

I’ve shared some of my favorite educational games and here’s a great problem solving app for iPads worth checking out.  Brainbean is a colorful, kid-friendly game that will boost your students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills. This problem solving app is perfect for an enrichment station in a one-iPad classroom or when you give students time […]

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7 World Cup iPad Activities

Giving students access to high-interest topics is a great way to engage them across the content areas.  If your school is in session during this year’s World Cup or you want to revisit an exciting summer event when your students arrive in September, check out the official 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil app for the […]

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