Archive for the ‘iPad’ Category

Bloom’s Taxonomy of apps

Open publication – Free publishing – More apps How to integrate Bloom’s Taxonomy of apps into the classroom: Bloom’s Taxonomy is by no means the best or only way to categorize websites, apps or other educational tools.  However, I often find that for my purposes, it is a really nice way to organize tools so […]

Conduit Mobile: Create your own apps

What it is: Want to see something really super cool?  You can create your very own app for multiple mobile platforms in, I don’t know, 7 minutes flat! Seriously.  Conduit Mobile makes it incredibly easy to create your own app out of a blog, class website, wiki, etc. and publish it to share with others.  […]

Appvent Calendar: A new free app waiting for you every day!

What it is: It is Advent season again.  This means that BlackSmith Games has launched their app-a-day Appvent calendar.  Each day a new app is released and is downloadable all day for FREE!  Very cool.  Not every app released is appropriate or useful for the classroom, but they are always fun!  Even if you can’t […]

Travel the World with the Flat Stanley App!

Flat Stanley What it is: Everyone is going iDevice crazy!  Want proof? Flat Stanley has traveled around the world and now finds himself in the app store!  Flat Stanley is a project that schools around the world have participated in, generally it consists of sending a flat, paper Stanley through snail mail with the goal […]

Quixey: App Search Engine

What it is:   Have you ever attempted an app search?  It is a miserable experience, unless you already know what you are looking for, you are out of luck!  Quixey changes all of that by powering app searches across multiple platforms (Android, Bada, BlackBerry, Chrome extensions, Chrome web apps, Facebook, Firefox add-ons, IE add-ons, iPad, iPhone, Mac, […]

Demibooks Composer

 Demibooks Composer What it is: This may very well be the single greatest iPad creation tool yet.  Demibooks Composer is the first iPad based authoring software.  Do you know what that means???  It means that you hold in your hands the ability to create interactive books!  Weeeee!  Students and teachers can use this powerful authoring […]

Virtual Rat Dissection App

Application: Rat Dissection What it is: The Virtual Rat Dissection app from Punflay is a fantastic alternative to the actual dissection in the classroom.  The app is perfect for students who are learning about organs and the organ system in life science.  The app is brilliant in the way it offers students all of the […]

Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa

Application: Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa What it is: Now this, my friends, is what I’m talking about!  Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa is everything an educational kids app should be.  The app is truly spectacular with animations, quests, puzzles, games, excellent graphics, fantastic storyline and plenty of ways for kids to engage […]

Virtual Frog Dissection: Punflay

Application: Frog Dissection What it is: The Virtual Frog Dissection app from Punflay is a fantastic alternative to the real deal in the classroom.  The app is perfect for students who are learning about organs and the organ system in life science.  The app is brilliant in the way it offers students all of the […]

Britannica Kids Ancient Egypt: Student Review

Application: Britannica Kids What it is: The Britannica Kids Ancient Egypt app let’s students explore hieroglyphics, mummification, the Pyramids, Tutankhamen, Cleopatra, the Ancient Egyptian world, dynasties of Egypt, the River Nile, gods and the afterlife, every day life, and 14 Egyptian Gods, and other Egyptian topics as they play a variety of games.  Games include […]

Subscribe to RSS Feed Follow me on Twitter!