Noggin for Educational Videos on iPads

If you’re familiar with the educational channel Noggin you have a good idea of the different kinds of content they provide for young viewers.  The television channel includes programs like Allegra’s Window and Oswald. This app includes a long list of content including music for children.  Users can try out a free trial before deciding […]

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Wonder Bunny Math Skills App: PreK-3 Series

Wonder Bunny is a learning game series that covers content from preschool to third grade.  In the Wonder Bunny math skills app kids become teachers who help superheroes grow and learn new skills. The motivation comes from getting fun super powers and riding wacky vehicles like a flying carpet. While helping their game characters learn, […]

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Running Record Calculator App for iPad and Android

Collecting data on student progress is an important part of making decisions about intervention and how to best support the children in our classrooms. Running Record Calculator is an app for iOS devices that helps teachers who are administering this type of assessment.  It records students as they read a passage and gives you a […]

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Creating Augmented Reality Triggers with Canva

Canva is a favorite app and web tool for creating classroom posters.  It is an easy to use graphic design tool that turns users into creators of amazing content.  At LitWorld this past year we’ve used Canva to make posters for interactive library spaces.  The posters alone are visually pleasing but not exactly interactive. To make […]

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Marble Math on Android, iOS and Amazon Tablets

The amazing Marble Math family of apps are now available for Android tablets and phones.  The Marble Math apps blend arcade-style gaming with problem solving, strategy, and math drills for a truly engaging and educational experience. Kids can choose to roll or drag their marble through a series of fun math mazes in pursuit of a high score. Marble […]

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OctoPlus iPad Math Game: Skill Practice Activity

OctoPlus is a new iPad math game geared towards young children and students working towards grade level proficiency.  It reinforces key addition skills with interactive games.  In the Parent Zone adults can monitor their child’s progress to keep track of what they’ve accomplished.  There is even a reward system (also known as the OctoStore) where students can […]

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Kahoot for Interactive Learning Activities

Kahoot is a fantastic free tool that can be a game changer in BYOD or one-to-one classrooms.  This interactive platform lets teachers create quizzes that students answer on their device.  There are no individual logins required, all students need to do is enter the pin number of your Kahoot room, add a nickname, and start […]

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RefMe for Citation App: Help for Students

RefMe is a great iPad citation app for helping students understand how to give appropriate credit when writing.  Creating work cited pages or bibliographies is an important skill that students need to develop as they move through the K-12 space into higher education. RefMe is a great tool to introduce to students the different citation styles […]

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Science Today: iPad Magazine

Science Today is a terrific free app for iPads that brings quality informational text to the fingertips of your students.  Kids can read about a variety of high interest topics.  They’ll interact with a wide range of content while building their skills as nonfiction readers. This app could be used to enhance a science lesson, […]

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9 Mobile Apps for Poetry Month

Here’s a preview of my new post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! With Poetry Month right around the corner, optimize the mobile tablets that are already in the hands of your students by giving them the chance to interact with poetry. Whether they become content consumers by reading their […]

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