Archive for the ‘Reading’ Category

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 Technology.com.  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tales2Go

Application: Tales2Go What it is: Tales 2 Go is a fantastic app that brings stories to life and sparks kids imaginations by introducing them to audio stories from leading narrators and storytellers.  Tales2Go makes anytime story time!  Students have on-demand and unlimited access to over 1,300 books and stories from leading authors and storytellers.  The […]

Iceberg Kids

Application: Iceberg Kids What it is: IceBerg Kids is an eReader designed especially for kids.  Iceberg Kids brings children’s books to the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.  The free eReader comes with excerpts from Princess Hyacinth; Mr. Funny; Fred and Ted Like to Fly; Merry Christmas, Curious George; The I Love You Book, The Polar […]

eduPad-create custom applications!

Application builder: eduPad- Your e-learning app on the App Store. No coding required! What it is: Ever had an idea for an app?  eduPad lets you create your very own e-learning app on the App Store without any coding!  Create your own great educational content using the provided text and Excel templates.  eduPad integrates and publishes […]

Bookster: Storytelling Application

Application: Bookster What it is: Bookster is a free read-along storytelling application that reads to students, records and plays their voices, and teaches vocabulary.  Bookster is what kids ebooks should be; complete with high-quality illustrations, narration for kids by kids, a record mode that records as they read out loud, and an easy to use […]

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