Category Archives: iPad Apps

Learn Vowels and New Vocabulary with Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen-min

Learn Vowels and New Vocabulary with Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen

I’m a huge fan of Tiggly – the company behind the toys that interact with the screen of a iPad. When they reached out to me to share Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen I was very excited about their partnership with such a powerhouse in early childhood education. Children can learn vowels and new vocabulary with Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen with a fun-filled cookie making experience. Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen includes more than 90… Read Article →

Telestory Lesson Ideas for Moviemaking and Digital Storytelling

Telestory Lesson Ideas for Moviemaking and Digital Storytelling

Digital tools can help students demonstrate their understanding and apply what they’ve learned in engaging, real world contexts. What I love about the Telestory app from Launchpad Toys is how students can quickly and easily become creators. Although there are other apps that let you create a book trailer or share a special moment (see my list of digital storytelling tools below!), one of my favorite ways to use Telestory… Read Article →

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My New Book is Now Available! Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality

I’m beyond excited to share with you my new book for Corwin Press, Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom! It’s a resource for educators looking to thoughtfully and purposefully integrate scannable technology into their learning environment. There are tales from my one-to-one classroom and stories contributed by amazing educators from around the world. Deeper Learning includes my ACES Framework for scannable technology integration, step-by-step… Read Article →

Reading on Digital Devices_ Use Annotation to Push Student Thinking

Reading on Digital Devices: Use Annotation to Push Student Thinking

Here’s my new post for Kami’s blog about! Click here to check out the original. The world of education has changed greatly with the introduction of tablet technology. Students can interact with content in a completely new way, and teachers are adapting to these changes. When students read on a digital device, the experience of reading is altered. Highlighters, sticky notes, and index cards are no longer the default study tools of readers today. When reading… Read Article →

15 Free Mobile Apps for Math Practice and Improvement

15 Free Mobile Apps for Math Practice

Finding the right math app to support struggling students can be a challenge. I’ve created this list of 15 free mobile apps for math practice to help guide teachers in the right direction as they search for tools to support their students. You might decide to bring these into stations or recommend to families for extra practice at home. Viewed thousands of times – this presentation includes some of the… Read Article →

Kids'n'Code iPad App Explore Basic Concepts of Programming 2

Kids’n’Code iPad App: Explore Basic Concepts of Programming

Interested in exploring basic concepts of programming with your students? Kids’n’Code is an app for iPads where students solve puzzles as they learn about coding. By identifying patterns and working their way through different problems, students will build a foundation for understanding how to code. This simple and straightforward app is designed specifically for elementary students and inspired by MIT’s Scratch programming language. Users move across the screen by providing a series of… Read Article →

Stack the States 2 Geography Game for iPads

Stack the States 2: Geography Game for iPads

If you’re looking for a new way to get students excited about geography, Stack the States 2 is worth checking out. This geography game for iPads and iPhones is an updated version of the earlier app you may already be familiar with. Stack the States 2 has interactive maps, 3D visuals and tons of questions with fun facts about the states. Students will interact with a map of the United… Read Article →

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Go Paperless with Tech Tools for Chromebooks and Tablets

If you missed my recent presentation “Go Paperless with Tech Tools for Chromebooks and Tablets” you can view it here! I shared some of favorite tools for teachers and students using Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Window tablets and Amazon tablets. These are perfect for one-to-one classrooms and schools using a mix devices. If you have a favorite or another to add to the list comment below! Go Paperless with… Read Article →

myBlee Math iPad App is FREE for ClassTechTips.com Readers! 1

myBlee Math iPad App is FREE for ClassTechTips.com Readers!

myBlee Math is an engaging, iPad app for elementary students that gives kids access to over a 1,000 lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards. It creates a personalized curriculum to help students address areas in math where they need extra practice. Parents and teachers can access information on student progress and kids can receive extra help from within the app. The folks at myBlee Math have a special offer… Read Article →

PicsArt Free Photo Editing, Collage & Drawing App

PicsArt Free Photo Editing, Collage & Drawing App

PicsArt is a free photo editing, collage and drawing app. In addition to being a creative hub where artists can collaborate and create together, it is a valuable tool for the classroom.  PicsArt is helping students and teachers enhance learning by making it simple, easy and fun to express their creativity. Whether it’s adding graphics to a slide presentation or creating beautiful collage art, students can demonstrate their understanding while creating for an… Read Article →