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 […]

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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 […]

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Draw Symmetrical Figures on iPads

There are great free math apps for fractions, math facts, graphs, math terms, and geometry. An app I love for drawing symmetry is Grid Drawing for Kids Lite.  Full of puzzles for students to solve, this fantastic free app is perfect for practicing symmetry! Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan using this app in the classroom! Here’s a bundle […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Revolutionary Resource

There are lots of resources for gathering information on the iPad.  For a different take on an encyclopedia try the Revolutionaries of the Past Century app.  This free app allows users to explore influential (and controversial) figures of the 20th century from Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Raul Castro.  Search by movement or keyword to access […]

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iTooch for iPad Learning

There are lots of great apps for literacy and math practice and iTooch by eduPad is a platform that gives students lots of choices! The free starter version has skill based questions for Language Arts, Math, and Science.  This free content is perfect for students ages 8-11 and the upgrade has even more. Your students will […]

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Oh No Fractions

There are lots of great math apps I love using in my classroom, but my favorites are usually the ones that focus on one skill.  The simply designed Oh No Fractions is an excellent free iPad app that focuses on one skill – comparing fractions using models.  Perfect for reinforcing basic skills and helping students […]

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Presidents vs. Aliens

Stack the States is one of my favorite iPad geography games and Presidents vs. Aliens is a fun app that teaches facts and trivia about the presidents of the United States. It’s interactive and informative and a great way to use transition times between subject areas, as a behavior management incentive, or to kick off […]

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Math Graphs Test Prep

I love using apps that foster collaboration in the math classroom. Make your preparation for state exams interactive and engaging with the free Graphs app. Students can answer questions based on bar graphs, line graphs and pie charts. It’s great test prep and a fantastic way to extend or review a unit on statistics and data. Here’s my Common Core aligned iPad lesson […]

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