New York Times Virtual Reality App: Free VR Experience

It’s so exciting to add another powerful virtual reality app to the list of things you can do with Google Cardboard.  If you haven’t played around with Google Cardboard it is a low-cost tool to turn your smartphone into a virtual reality viewfinder.  The folks at the New York Times are embracing this tool as a way to […]

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Easy Music App to Learn Notes, Rhythm & Melody

Easy Music is an interactive mobile app for students to help them learn basic musical concepts.  This Easy Music app is a great introduction to concepts like recognizing notes and rhythm.  Designed for kids over five years old, this app lets kids experience rhythm and melody. With this app kids can play around with different instruments and listen […]

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Counting App CarTally to Compare & Sort

CarTally is a counting app that introduces students to comparing and sorting. With this app students can access four levels as they explore counting and categorizing.  Designed for kids ages 4-8, CarTally asks students to sort different colors and count tally marks on the screen. In the CarTally counting app students move through the country, to a […]

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Personalized Adaptive Learning Program ClassK12

Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) environments are popular in schools where students have access to a variety of devices or where students have a device from home they use at school.  ClassK12  is a personalized adaptive learning program for K-5 ELA and Math.  It works on iPads, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Android devices.  Students can login to their ClassK12 account using their Google, […]

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SAT App from Zinkerz: Adaptive, Comprehensive Study Tool

The team at Zinkerz has developed an SAT app designed to help students prepare for this college entry exam.  Availabe in the Apple App Store for iPads and iPhones, and the Google Play Store for Android devices, Prep For The SAT Test contains adaptive material that senses and personalizes to each student’s needs.  It offers detailed […]

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iPad Comic Creator: Updated Features from Comics Head

Last year I shared Comics Head, an engaging app for storytellers.  Students of all ages can create their own comics, storyboards, and presentations with the iPad app Comics Head.  With the new update to Comics Head (version 3.0) students and teachers have access to handful of new exciting features in this iPad comic book creator app. […]

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National Parks Guide & Maps: Apps from REI

The National Parks Guide and Maps apps from REI are terrific for students and teachers on the ground and in the classroom. Whether you’re taking students on a park visit or incorporating a virtual trip into a lesson, the REI apps for iOS and Android are worth checking out. These apps include trail maps and […]

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Online Games for Students: DigiPuzzle for Skill Practice & Play

DigiPuzzle is a resource for online games for students that covers a wide range of skills and interests.  This website includes educational games that cover math skills like fractions and multiplication and playful games related to topics like wintertime.  Finding online resources for students that keeps them interested and engaged can be a challenge, but DigiPuzzle […]

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Ecosystem App for iPads: iBiome-Wetland Exploration

iBiome-Wetland is an ecosystem app for iPads that is perfect for students exploring biodiversity. With this app kids will learn about the wetland habitat and the species that live there. This app includes challenges for students and lets them build marshes and swamps. In iBiome-Wetland, Professor Bio guides students as they interact with food webs and explore wetland habitats […]

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Grammar Lessons: Video & Writing Exercises from GrammarFlip

GrammarFlip is a self-paced, instructional program that offers an extensive set of engaging grammar lessons. GrammarFlip contains over 50 instructional videos, each followed by practice exercises and writing application activities.  Students learn at their own pace from instructional videos, receive instant feedback from interactive practice exercises, and apply their knowledge through writing activities. Teachers can register on […]

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