Archive for the ‘less than $2.99’ Category

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 […]

Stick Pick app

Application: Stick Pick What it is: Stick Pick is a great app for the teacher iOS device.  Teachers can randomly (or intentionally) choose a student’s name from a virtual can of Popsicle sticks.  Student sticks are tied to a mode and level of difficulty for each learner.  Each time a student’s stick is drawn, you […]

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 […]

Grammaropolis Word Sort

Application: Grammaropolis Word Sort What it is: Grammaropolis Word Sort uses the characters from one of my favorite grammar websites, Grammaropolis, and makes learning the basic parts of speech fun.  Students “grab” a word as it flies across the screen and drag it to the correct part of speech container.  Grammaropolis personifies each part of […]

Math Girl Addition House

Application: Math Girl Addition House What it is: Another great math app for girls! Math Girl Addition House is a great alternative to flash cards for math practice, this math practice app will have girls enjoying math and working on addition fact recall in no time.  Girls can build their own customized playhouse by adding […]

Math Girl Number Garden

Application: Math Girl Number Garden What it is: Math Girl Number Garden is a much talked about app.  It has been nominated for an iEAR award and won a Creative Child Magazine 2010 Award of Excellence.  Play for a few minute with this app and you soon learn what all of the buzz is about.  […]

Solar Walk- 3D Solar System Model

Application: Solar Walk What it is: Solar Walk is an incredible 3D astronomy application packed full of beautiful graphics and animations of the solar system.  The graphics are very realistic, even allowing students to see clouds and the relief of mountains, lakes, and oceans of the Earth.  This 3D solar system lets students zoom in, […]

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