Posts Tagged ‘ipod’

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 […]

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.  […]


Application: Math BINGO What it is: The popular educational website has released an app version of their popular Math BINGO game.  This game lets students practice their math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) in a fun way for faster fact recall.  Each skill has multiple skill levels so students are continually challenged in […]

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 […]

Apple Does it Right

Cross Post from Dreams of Education From Flickr: I just finished reading and commenting on “Why I’d Rather Have a ‘Limited’ iPod/iPad in My Classroom Than a Netbook” over at Mr. Keenan’s blog, Mobile Devices in Education.  The past few posts on Dreams of Education have been about making school a place where students […]

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