How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes

Update: RecordMP3.org is no longer working – try these steps with Vocaroo instead! Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words.  I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, […]

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Explore the Galaxy: Interactive iPad Magazine

  Galaxies by Kids Discover is a fantastic free app with high quality pictures and great information. It includes nonfiction text features, activities and a quiz.  There is a section on the Milky Way, a spotlight on Stephen Hawking, and more. If you’re studying the solar system or just looking for interesting informational text to […]

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PixiClip – An Online Interactive Whiteboard

PixiClip is a great choice for teachers and students looking for a way to capture their doodles.  This online interactive whiteboard works in any web browser.  On an iPad you can capture your writing as you draw pictures, type in a message, or show your work solving a math problem.  On a web browser on […]

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Scan Answer Sheets From Your iPhone or iPad with ZipGrade

ZipGrade is a fantastic product for teachers who are tired of grading multiple choice tests by hand or waiting their turn to feed each student’s answer sheet through a Scantron machine.  This app gives you an answer sheet template (20, 50, or 100 questions) that you can print out and distribute to students with their next […]

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Synopsis Flash Cards in a Flash! An iPad Study Tool

Synopsis is the new iPad app for students allows you to read any PDF document and create notes by highlighting text.  You can then modify these notes and add your own. This free app helps users summarize any text effortlessly so you won’t ever need to go back to the PDF document.  Each individual note […]

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Free Graphing Calculator for iPads

There are lots of ways to quickly solve math problems on your iPad (MyScript MathPad and MyScript Calculator) and here’s a great free option for middle and high school students.  With this app kids can graph equations, convert units and access a reference guide. Free Graphing Calculator will definitely come in handy inside and outside […]

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Practice Fractions with VersaMate App for iPads

If you’re teaching fractions to your students VersaMate is a fantastic companion app.  It covers equivalent fractions, as well as comparing, ordering, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions.  This bright and colorful game asks children to interact with fractions while using critical thinking skills.  There are two sample activities to try for free more to download […]

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6 Free Apps to Teach Coding Skills

Teaching coding skills is something lots of teachers are really excited about. If you’re just starting to teach code in your classrooms or looking for more free code teaching resources, I’ve shared some of my favorite apps for teaching coding skills to students. I wanted to pull together my top 6 coding apps for teachers into one place […]

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Summer Events, Courses and More!

Summer is almost here and there is a lot of great news to share! Take a minute to learn about some exciting events and special offers from Class Tech Tips: As promised, This Spring I launched my Udemy course: Using QR Codes in the Classroom: Differentiate and Energize Your Lessons! which you can join for 50% OFF […]

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Teachley App for Early Elementary Math on Your Tablet

Perfect for K-2 students, Teachley: Addimal Adventure is an engaging math app that addresses a variety of Common Core State Standards.  This addition app provides models for students to use to solve each problem, and presents a handful of strategies for students to choose from. The high quality content combined with cartoon characters makes this […]

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