Archive for the ‘Elementary (primary pre k-2)’ Category

Monster Math

******Monster Math version 2 is about to be launched!******* What it is: Monster Math is an app that helps build kids mental math skills through a fun game. When students begin their journey in Monster Math, they are introduced to monster Maxx who is working to save his friend Dextra. What makes Monster Math different […]

Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio

What it is: Seesaw is the first truly student centered/driven digital portfolio tool that I’ve seen. What makes Seesaw such an awesome option as a digital portfolio is the way that it empowers kids to build and keep a digital portfolio totally independently with features like QR code login for young students. Students can log […]

Snap! Digital Reading Program for iPad

What it is: Snap! Digital Reading Program is a set of interactive leveled books that can be printed, viewed on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, interactive whiteboards or classroom computer.  All of the books in the program have been developed to help teachers meet requirements in the Common Core Standards in vocabulary and comprehension through the use of […]

Fluency Finder

Cross posted on my other site, iLearn  Just like iLearn Technology, you can search any app by Bloom’s Taxonomy level.  All of the websites I share on iLearn Technology are completely FREE, the apps I review tend to be a mix of free and paid apps.  At the bottom of each post, I share […]

How it Works: Machines

What it is:  How it Works:Machines is another spectacular app from Geek Kids.  The app includes 9 vehicles and machines that students can assemble including: a car, washing machine, hair dryer, lawn mower, vacuum cleaner, rocket, steam engine, wind mill and pump.  Not only do students get to see the inner workings of everyday machines […]

Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs

Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs What it is: Cognitive Kid, the creators of the Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa, have just launched their latest app: Ansel & Clair Cretaceous Dinosaurs.  Just like the Adventures in Africa app, students are dropped in the middle of a story where robot Clair and alien photographer Ansel travel […]

Tapose: Collaborative Content Creation with Multitasking Built in!

Tapose What it is: Tapose is a fantastic (currently the BEST I’ve seen) journaling app for the iPad.  Tapose goes above and beyond the other journal apps that I’ve seen with a few key features: It offers customization- When a student creates a new journal, they can choose a custom cover for the journal and […]

Ubooly- iPhone/iPad plush toy

What it is: Ubooly is a new stuffed toy that comes to life with the help of an iPhone or iPad.  This is one smart toy! Every month, interactive content is downloaded over wifi to keep Ubooly fresh and engaging.  Content includes games, stories and adventures.  The goal: “to get kids excited to learn through […]

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 […]

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