iPhone Apps

Creative Writing Prompts App for iOS: Ideas, Notebook and More

There are a handful of apps that help students brainstorm and collect their writing.    The Creative Writing Prompts app 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. Writing Prompts […]

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Try the Swifty App for iPad Coding Practice

I’ve shared some of my favorite apps to teach coding skills. Ff you’re looking to add to your own list definitely take a look at Swifty.  This iPad Coding app includes quick tutorials. These tutorials introduce users to the Swift programing language.  From the basics to more complex tasks, this app can help students build […]

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Tocomail Online Communication Tool for Kids

Tocomail provides fun and safe online communication tool for kids. Kids can use Tocomail to send messages to family members and friends, and it is great as classroom communication service. Since I first wrote about Tocomail, there are a lot of new options to share. This includes single click audio and video messaging, texting, and updated […]

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FluentU to Help Students Learn a New Language

Do your students want to learn a new language? If you are a language teacher you’ll want to check out FluentU. FluentU helps you teach a language with music videos, movie trailers, news, and inspiring talks. It’s a fast and effective way to incorporate authentic content and cultural immersion into your language learning lessons. As a web based […]

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Increase Student Participation with Two Terrific Name Selector Apps

There are so many classroom management tools that I love.  Name Selector Apps can definitely come in handy! Two of my favorites iLEAP Pick A Student and Random Name Selector. They make sure that you call on every student in your class.   Name Selector Apps Instead of the traditional coffee can full of popsicle sticks with students’ names […]

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NoteLedge Ultimate App to Take Notes on iPad

NoteLedge Ultimate is the brand new version of the NoteLedge series of apps. Compared with the free version I shared last year, the new NoteLedge Ultimate features a sleek, clean look, and calendar integration with local and Google Calendar.  It has a full-screen web clipper, brush tools, new file managers and more.  NoteLedge Ultimate is a universal app […]

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Memory Cab for Customizable Study Sets

Memory Cab is an interactive app that lets users of all ages easily create customizable study sets of items.  They can practice with a matching game and recall those items with a spelling or multiple choice test.  With Memory Cab users have the ability to create content that connects to their own curriculum.  A wide variety […]

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News-O-Matic Site License for Schools

Do you need a News-O-Matic Site License for this school year? This year I’ve highlighted some of the reasons that I love News-O-Matic. It is as a source of quality informational text for students.  This app is available on multiple platforms. This includes iPads, Android tablets, and the Kindle Fire. Teachers can access News-O-Matic‘s content on […]

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Memorado for Brain Games & Logic Puzzles

Logic puzzles and brain games are a great tool for supporting critical thinking skills.  They ask students to think on their feet and pay attention to details. Users must make decisions based on logic and reasoning.  Memorado is an iOS app with lots of games for users to choose from. Brain Games & Logic Puzzles […]

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Endless Wordplay: Spelling and Phonics App

Endless Wordplay is an app with a focus on spelling and phonics.  From the creators of Endless Numbers, Endless Alphabet and Endless Reader, this app features whimsical animations and familiar cartoon characters.  Children will work through different activities to learn letter sounds and new words.  The directions are easy to follow and would be a […]

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