Art History Inspection

If you’re teaching children about digital citizenship, how to examine resources or even art history, check out the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Faking It.  This app presents photographs to students and ask them to determine if each has been photoshopped or if they are looking at the original image.  Full of great information and primary […]

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Weird But True App from National Geographic

Whether you’re looking to give students inspiration for a science project or simply hooking kids in the beginning of a lesson, add Weird But True to your routine!  This is another wonderful app from National Geographic (National Parks, Marine Missions). It’s a great way to start off class each day — try sharing a weird […]

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Aesop’s Fables Go Mobile: App for iPad & Android

The Library of Congress has a variety of apps including some great choices for virtual field trips.  Aesop’s Fables App is a straightforward app with a simple user interface.  With this app teachers and students can access a collection of Aesop’s fables on the go. Aesop for Children is an interactive ebook app that’s makes it easy and fun for […]

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Digestion Action Game: Play & Learn on iPads

Reaching children through games is one way to hook and excite students about a new topic.  Whether you dedicate a few minutes during an after school program or suggest this app to parents, Science Heroes 1: The Digestive System for Kids is a fantastic choice! Here are some more ideas for teaching healthy eating: Healthy Eating […]

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24 Super Cool Free Science Apps

There are tons of awesome iPad apps and these 24 totally free games, tools, and resources are perfect for the science classroom.  Explore this list to see which free science apps work with your students! 24 Free Science Apps iPad Lab Timer for Experiments (lab experiments) WWF Animal App (life science) Smithsonian Channel for Tablets (earth science, […]

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Splash Math on Android!

I’ve shared some of the reasons why Splash Math is a fantastic app for elementary school students practicing math skills – and now Splash Math Grade 1 is available on Android.  With the same great adaptive assessment, scratch pad, and interactive features, this app includes thirteen chapters, all containing questions that align to the Common Core […]

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Class Charts to Track Behavior

Class Charts is a behavior tracking technology tool that makes it easy for teachers to collect data in their classroom.  This tool can be used to create seating charts for a class that provides a visual overview of student needs.  Class Charts gives teachers the ability to track and share data on student behavior to […]

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Book Writer for Easy Publishing: iPad Tool for Students

  Students and teachers creating eBooks should check out Book Writer.  The ease and simplicity of the intuitive interface makes this app a truly powerful tool.  Children can use Book Writer to publish stories that can be shared with their families and added to an ePortfolio.  Teachers can create books that document school trips or […]

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iYoga for Anatomy iPad App for PE & Anatomy

If you’re teaching physical education or anatomy in your classroom iYoga is a neat resource to bring into discussions.  This app lets users explore how muscles contract and stretch during yoga poses and even includes practice sessions combining different poses. Have you tried this out?

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25 MORE Ways to Become a Tech-Savvy Teacher

It’s here! Check out my brand new collection of blog posts: 25 MORE Ways to Become a Tech-Savvy Teacher This interactive iBook is available to download for FREE from the iBookstore.

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