Study with eFaqt

eFaqt is a new study app that helps students “hack studying” by using their time more efficiently. With this app students can make mind maps, and flashcards, and share notes online with classmates. Check out their online app for free, and enter to WIN a free eFaqt Pro account for a year by signing up to […]

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7 Free Apps for Early Learners

The iTunes Store is full of great apps that are perfect for early elementary and preschool students, check these out! Learn With Homer to Teach Reading ABC House for Early Elementary Pocket Phonics for Literacy Instruction TinyTap Early Elementary Math Practice on iPads Speakaboos for Storytime iPad Coloring Books Check out this post with 13 Gotta-Have iPad […]

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Dragon Geometry iPad App for Teaching About Shapes

I love math games and am a big fan of Tangrams and anything geometry.  Dragon Geometry is a fantastic app for teaching children about shapes.  This engaging, colorful game is great for elementary school students! Teaching geometry? Try out one of these fun apps! Read this post in Spanish!

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App Update: Educreations

There are lots of reasons that Educreations is one of my favorite iPad apps and a new update has added a fantastic feature that I never knew I always wanted! Now users can swipe up and down on the screen to increase the white space available to them instead of having to add a new slide. […]

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Promote Student Engagement with a Virtual Whiteboard

One of the most memorable parts of my experience at the Apple Distinguished Educator Institute in Austin this past July was using virtual whiteboard apps to find people with similar interests.  We wrote out a topic of interest on our favorite whiteboard app and silently walked around a room to see whose screen looked like […]

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Pizza Fractions a Visual Math Game

If you’re looking for a simple app to teach parts and wholes, Pizza Fractions is for you!  With three different levels and straightforward instructions, you’ll find that this app is perfect for early elementary school students or children who need a little extra help naming fractions. Check out my Common Core aligned iPad lesson plan […]

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Common Core and iPads

If you missed my recent presentations at EdTechNJ or the University of Delaware’s iPads in Education Conference, check them out here: Download: Energize ELA Lessons with iPad Apps that Align to the Common Core Download: Teaching Common Core Math on iPads

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App Combo: iMovie and Doceri

Doceri is one of my favorite free screencasting apps and is perfect for upper elementary and middle school students.  They can show their work solving a math problem on the screen and explain their thinking by recording their voice.  Doceri allows user to save their creations to the iPad camera roll.  This means you can […]

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MathLands Logic Games

Math fluency apps are wonderful for reinforcing foundational skills. MathLands it’s full of problem solving and critical thinking games that are completely free.  This app is great for students at a variety of levels. Check out my Common Core aligned lesson plan for creating math superstars! Read this post in Spanish!

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Working Together: iPad Apps that Facilitate Student Collaboration

If you weren’t one of the 400+ attendees of my live webinar, you can still check out my presentation: Download the Presentation

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