Pick a Path for Math Practice

With so many great iPad math games to choose from, Pick a Path is another from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Players must decide the best way to reach a target number using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of positive and negative numbers. There are many ways to get to the target and […]

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Early Elementary Math Practice on iPads

Todo K-2 Math Practice is the perfect app to support children learning to count numbers, add and subtract.  With different games and levels this colorful, free app is perfect for youngsters learning new skills or needing extra help.  It’s even Common Core aligned! Check out my lesson plans for teaching math with mobile devices!

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Futaba to Teach Vocabulary

Futaba is a fantastic app for elementary teachers looking to support their instruction with a vocabulary acquisition game.  Perfect for multiplayers, this app works great with English Language Learners.  The paid classroom version lets teachers customize games with their own pictures, text and voice. Here are some Common Core aligned iPad lesson plans for teaching […]

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TinyTap to Create Games

TinyTap is a a great new app for creating customizable games for your students.  Import pictures, add audio and students will follow directions to learn simple tasks and demonstrate understanding.  Check out their demos to get a feel for what you can create! Here are my Common Core aligned lesson plans for teaching with iPads!

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Just 2 Words an iPad Puzzle

Puzzles are a great way to push students’ critical thinking skills.  Just 2 Words is a fun free app where students solve for a two word phrase that matches a set of pictures.  With different degrees of challenges, this app is perfect for enrichment in the ELA classroom! Here are some of my favorite Common […]

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Learn With Homer to Teach Reading

There are lots of great iPad apps for teaching literacy skills and Learn With Homer is definitely worth checking out! With games for learning letter sounds and classic stories with cartoon characters this app is absolutely fantastic for children getting ready to start school.  Download the free features before deciding if you’ll upgrade! Check out […]

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Images in Your QR Codes!

You’ve probably heard by now all of the ways I love to use QR codes in my classroom (scavenger hunts, with a projection screen, in the garden, to name a few!) Visualead is fantastic site that let’s users combine QR codes with images.  You can upload any picture that you want and place your QR […]

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Mayan Math

Whether you’re looking for an enrichment activity for your math classroom or want to bring the Mayan Civilization to life for your students, Maya Numbers is a fantastic free app! Designed by a former archeologist and educator, MayaNumbers teaches students the history behind the number system used by this ancient civilization and they can practice […]

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Publish Stories on iPads

iPads are a great tool for content consumption but there are plenty of free iPad apps that help students create content too!  Our Story for iPad lets users write their own stories using images saved on their iPad camera roll.  Add text and record your voice for each page before sharing your final product as a PDF […]

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Math Champ Challenge

Math Champ Challenge is a great app for teachers looking to support students in grades four through seven.  With questions aligned to the Common Core State Standards, children build their skills through practice that is adaptive to student needs.  Math Champ Challenge has a free version to check out and a paid version with over 2,500 […]

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