iPad Apps

Murky Reef iPad Apps for Early Elementary ELA, Math & Science

For ELA, Math and Science comprehension activities, check out this series of Murky Reef iPad apps for first and second grade students.  With content aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Murky Reef engages students with high quality content as they explore an underwater world.  They’ll see jellyfish, an octopus, pufferfish and more as they […]

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Talking QR Codes? Try out this Audio QR Codes tip

QR codes are such a fantastic resource for students. This is especially true for those who need a little extra support.  Vocaroo is a free web tool that truly makes your QR codes start talking! It can help you create audio QR codes this school year. Audio QR Codes You can record your voice and it […]

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Teach Place Value with iGet Math: Base 10

Place value can be a challenging concept for early learners just starting to group ones into tens and tens into hundreds.  iGet Math: Base 10 gives students space to explore counting, addition and subtraction.  Kids can count and combine objects, alter equations and notice relationships between numbers.  This app is a great choice for kids […]

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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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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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