Jumbled Sentences

A fantastic free app for practicing sentence structure is Jumbled Sentences 3. This leveled app provides opportunities for students to practice verb agreement and attend to punctuation. Perfect for elementary school students, and to reinforce skills for struggling middle schoolers. Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan for using this app in the classroom!…

SlideShare Presentations

SlideShare is a great resource for PowerPoint presentations. This website allows you to view presentations created by teachers (and all sorts of people) that may be useful for your classroom. It’s also a fantastic place to share your presentations with others. Check out my SlideShare presentations: Working Together: iPad Apps that Facilitate Student Collaboration Free…

iPad Grammar: Phrasal Verb Machine

Perfect for upper elementary and middle schoolers, The Phrasal Verb Machine is a fantastic free app for grammar practice.  Students can create their own phrases and watch each one animated (with an accompanying definition and example too!).  After playing around with the machine students can test their knowledge with exercises that pair pictures and examples. Check out my…

MindSnacks: Kids Vocab

I’m always looking for ways to improve my students’ domain specific vocabulary. Kids’ Vocab by MindSnacks is a new app that is engaging and rigorous. It provides a pronunciation guide, practice games, and lots of colorful graphics.  Kids’ Vocab includes free levels and the option to upgrade – check it out! Check out my Common…

Mibblio for Music Making

If you’re looking for a music making app you have to try Mibblio. Great for all ages, Mibblio allows users to layer the sound of different instruments over a children’s song and add their own. This colorful, user-friendly app will have your students making music, identifying different instruments, and creating their own beat. The first…