There are a handful of apps that help students brainstorm and collect their writing. You can find some of my favorites here. Creative Writing Prompts is another iOS app that can help students gather ideas and start writing. This app combines prompts with a space to write and even lets users set up reminders to write on a regular basis.
Creative Writing Prompts is a great choice for students who need extra support to stay focused. It’s also a useful option for English Language Arts classes that are looking to give students support as they gather ideas.
Visit the Apple App Store to learn more about this iOS app!
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Using iPads during your literacy block can help students engage with text and content on a new level. There is no one app that is going to teach them how to be amazing readers, but there are plenty of apps that can support the tasks that you create for students. One of my favorite activities for getting students thinking about their reading includes the use of the fantastic, free iPad app ChatterPix Kids.
ChatterPix Kids lets students take a picture, slice open the mouth, and record their voice talking through the image. In the reading classroom you can…
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On tablets students have the opportunity to create their own worlds. With the 3D Builder App for iPads and Android devices, students can play with an endless supply of blocks and tools. This app from Imagination Playground was designed to help students increase their play time and support child-directed play. Students can work freely and use their creativity as they explore the 3D Builder App.
The 3D Builder App supports purposeful play while encouraging students to be creative. Just like foam blocks students can stack, connect, and channel to make their own buildings within the app. In addition to problem solving, students can strengthen their motor skill development and work towards the accomplishment of finishing their creation. The folks at Imagination Playground also have foam blocks that mirror the ones in the 3D Builder App.
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