American History Clips from the Ken Burns iPad Apps

Ken Burns (no relation) is a fantastic storyteller who makes powerful documentaries about the American experience.  The Ken Burns iPad app lets users access bite-sized clips from his films.  These are perfect for using in the classroom to bring life to Social Studies content. I highly recommend watching all parts of his documentary on the National […]

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Interactive Science Glossary for iPads: Two Awesome Apps for Students

Interactive Science Glossary: Earth Science and Interactive Science Glossary: Life Science are two fantastic resources for the science classroom.  These completely free interactive science glossaries are a great tool for teachers and students. With videos, diagrams and flashcards, you’ll find that these apps are great study tools.  The tutorials can also be shared with students straight from your […]

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Model Math Word Problems: Show Your Work on iPads

Math Word Problems – Addition is a wonderful app for kindergarten and first grade students.  This app provides multiple ways for children to model their computation and supports them in finding the answer. There is audio support and lots of ways for students to find a solution. The first level of this app is free […]

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19 Tips, Tricks and Apps for Classroom Management

Classroom management apps can be a great time saver and help you better organize your classroom, teaching work, and be a better teacher. If anyone tells you that an iPad is just for playing Angry Birds, this list of teacher tools and classroom management apps is sure to change their mind. Check out these tips, […]

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Track Conferences with Stream Reading on iOS

If you’re looking for a way to track conferences with your mobile device, check out Stream Reading.  Designed for both iPhone and iPad users this app  lets teachers easily manage reading reports and organize student data.  You can record audio of a student reading using your device’s microphone and  document what happened when you met […]

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Math Bingo iPad App for Math Facts

If you’re looking for a new way to have students practice math facts, you’ll want to try out Math Monsters Bingo.  It’s a terrific game for practicing operational fluency,  and another great app from the folks at TaptoLearn (Math Vs. Zombies, Measure Length – Tiny Chicken). With this app, players will answer addition, subtraction, multiplication or […]

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Animal Math Games: Counting & Number Sense iPad Math App

Animal Math Games for Kids is a super fun iPad math app for early learners that will help them work on counting, number sense and patterns.  This app is bright, colorful and aligned to kindergarten Common Core Standards. This colorful iPad math app is a great choice for students needing extra practice after school or to incorporate […]

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Dynamic Online Learning for Pre-K

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is a fantastic online kindergarten preparatory program.  It includes play-based interactive lessons that are perfect for early learners.  Their website introduces children to key concepts in math, social studies, science, art, music and reading through hundreds of activities.  The high quality graphics and kid-friendly music make Miss Humblebee’s Academy a great choice […]

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11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads

The iPad has a great assessment tools for accessing and creating content with lots of fantastic apps to choose from. Teachers can also use this device to collect and organize student work.  Here are a few ways you can turn your iPad into an assessment tool: 11 Free Assessment Tools for iPads Assessment Spotlight: The […]

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ChatterPix Kids Makes Pictures Come to Life

I’ve shared some of my favorite apps for taking photographs to the next level using iPads and here’s another awesome one to add to the list! ChatterPix Kids lets your students put their voice to any image.  Whether it’s a historical figure, a character from their favorite book, or a photo of a friend, students can […]

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