LabQuest Stream Flexible Data Collection for Experiments

LabQuest Stream is a wireless and USB sensor interface which helps students with scientific data collection for experiments on a mobile device, Chromebook, or computer. No matter what type of device students are using, LabQuest Stream provides educators the freedom and flexibility to collect data using a wide variety of computing platforms. It is compatible with more than […]

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4 Word Study Apps: Letters & Vowel Sounds

If you’re looking for a new set of apps to support young learners, check out this collection of word study apps. You might decide to use this as an extension or intervention activity. These selections could also be added to a list for families looking to support young learners at home. Do you have a […]

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Learn to Type with Typesy Typing Tutor

Typesy Typing Tutor is a software program that combines exercises and video to help students of all ages learn to type. Users can practice typing skills from anydevice, making this a great option for students in a BYOD (bring-your-own-device) learning environment. The activities are adaptive, meaning Typsey notices your progress and adjusts accordingly. It helps […]

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Learn About Emotions with Open-Ended Peppy Pals Reggy’s Playdate

Last year I shared Peppy Pals, an app that helps children develop emotional intelligence.  The folks behind Peppy Pals have just released a fourth app on iOS –  Peppy Pals Reggy’s Play Date to help children learn about emotions. This an open-ended game features Reggy the dog and focuses more on different emotions and empathy. It is designed for children ages 4-8 and contains no language, […]

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Money Pieces App for Teaching Values and Relationships

In the past few years I’ve shared some of my favorite apps from The Math Learning Center. Their new Money Pieces helps students visualize and understand money values and relationships. Versions of the app are available for web browsers as well as downloads for Apple, Windows, and Chrome devices. Money Pieces provides students two versions […]

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Cloudschool Free Learning Management System for Teachers

 Cloudschool.org is a learning management system (LMS) that provides a simple, free way for teachers to plan and deliver lessons online. Teachers can publish lessons, homework, and assignments for students to access on any device – without students needing a log-in. Teachers can use Cloudshool’s simple tools to create dynamic, multimedia-rich courses. Each lesson can be linked […]

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17 Apps for Science Experiments: Instructions, Inspiration & Publishing Tools

I recently hosted a webinar for the folks at SimpleK12 highlighting apps teachers can incorporate into science experiments. On this list you’ll find apps that offer inspiration, include step-by-step instructions and provide a way for students to publish lab reports. Do you have a favorite? Add it to the comments section below! Science Experiments on […]

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Flocabulary Educational Hip-Hop Videos and FREE Trial

Flocabulary is a terrific resource for teachers looking for engaging, educational videos to share with students. These hip-hop music videos present students with information on a variety of topics. A great choice for hooking students at the beginning of a lesson to grab their attention and prompt a discussion. Teachers can use these videos for […]

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Learn Basic Principles of Sound with Sound Uncovered

Students can learn the basic principles of sound with the Sound Uncovered app from Exploratorium.  This very interesting app is full of information to help students of all ages better understand sound.  Although this is a concept that might feel hard to explain, Sound Uncovered makes the topic more accessible for students. Using the high quality […]

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Junior Coder App to Support 21st Century Skills

The Junior Coder app supports 21st century skill development by providing students exposure and practice with computer programming skills.  The app teaches basic analytical skills, logical thinking and problem solving.  Kids will start to think about problems and solutions and how to break up big task into smaller units.  Each programming concept is introduced in a new […]

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