Educational Game: Brainbean Problem Solving App

I’ve shared some of my favorite educational games and here’s a great problem solving app for iPads worth checking out.  Brainbean is a colorful, kid-friendly game that will boost your students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills. This problem solving app is perfect for an enrichment station in a one-iPad classroom or when you give students time…

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Sketchbook Express for iPad Drawing

Sketchbook Express is a powerful iPad creation tool with free content for users.  The Sketchbook Express app for iPad is a terrific choice for student creators no matter what subject you’re teaching.  With lots of standard drawing features like the ability to choose different lines and colors it has tons of options for students taking notes or making simple drawings.…

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LearnZillion for Common Core Math and ELA Videos & Lessons

I’ve shared some of my favorite online resources this month (TED-Ed, Newsela, Met Museum, Readworks) and LearnZillion is another that is perfect for Math and English Language Arts teachers.  Whether you’re looking to teach to the Common Core State Standards or simply want quality material to share with your students, LearnZillion has plenty to choose from. You…

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Walking with Dinosaurs: Interactive Informational Text

Many television shows and museum exhibitions have companion apps that bring content to your fingertips.  Walking With Dinosaurs: Inside Their World from BBC Earth is a fantastic app with tons of high quality content.  Students can read articles about how fossils are formed or learn about dinosaur extinction before checking out encyclopedia style entries. Each…

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