10 Tech Tools: Vocabulary Apps & Websites

There are tons of vocabulary apps, websites and tools to help students learn new words.  With these resources you can certainly help students learn and practice new words. This happens through games and also traditional study routines.  Click on each post to read more about using these tools with students of all ages across the content […]

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Happy Numbers for K-2 Math

Teachers working with elementary school students will want to check out Happy Numbers to support Common Core Math instruction.  Happy Numbers has interactive activities directly aligned to the K – 2 standards.  Children will move objects across their screen as they learn to count,  bundle groups of tens, practice addition, and more.  The activities address […]

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Sphero Launches SPRK Program for Classrooms

Have you heard of a Sphero? This interactive robot brings game play to life with a smart toy that rolls, spins and races based on moves programmed by the user.  Sphero is both iOS and Android friendly thanks to the dozens of apps that help users send instructions to this smart toy.  If you haven’t seen […]

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YoouKids to Manage Videos for Students

YouTube is a terrific resource for teachers looking for content to share with students.  There are tons of videos that will reinforce key concepts and help kids get excited about what they are learning in the classroom.  Since there are plenty of videos on YouTube that are not kid-friendly, YoouKids has developed an iPad app […]

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Early Elementary Math Practice with Dexteria Dots

A fantastic app for early math education, Dexteria Dots is bright, colorful and teaches important basic math concepts.  With this elementary math practice iPad app your students will combine and separate numbers on their screen to practice addition and subtraction.  Dexteria Dots has four levels. When students start off they’ll have a target number they […]

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14 Apps for Telling Stories: Make, Create & Share

Storytelling is such an important skill and there are plenty of ways to turn your students into storytellers using a mobile device.  These apps are perfect for kids of all ages and can be tailored to a wide range of activities and tasks.  Search through this list to see which app is the best fit […]

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Use Comics Head for Storytelling on iPads

Storytelling is such an important literacy skill.  Students of all ages can create their own comics, storyboards, and presentations with the iPad app Comics Head.  This easy to use tool gives kids lots of ways to demonstrate their creativity through storytelling on iPads.  It’s fun, engaging and a great addition to the traditional narrative writing […]

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Math Facts App with Mad Math for Quick Fluency Practice

The App Store is full of fantastic apps for practicing math fluency (Math Vs. Zombies, Meerkat Math, Sushi Monster). Mad Math Lite is a free math facts app to add to your list of favorites. It can be used to help students build their math fact fluency. Math Facts App In addition to offering flashcards on […]

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EduGame Spotlight: SpellMania Word Game for Students

For a fun way to practice spelling and push students with word games check out SpellMania.  This free iPad app asks children to locate words on a grid.  Players swipe their finger across the screen as they locate different words. A super cool feature is the ability to tap on any word to access a […]

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Easily Annotate PDFs in Your Classroom This Year

For teachers and students looking to mark up a text on their iPad, Easy Annotate is worth checking out.  This iPad app lets users look at two PDF documents at once for side by side viewing, editing and linking.  Easy Annotate gives you the power to highlight, mark, underline, cross-out, draw, and add notes to […]

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