Tag Archives: higher level apps

Mental Exercise with Pegs by White Pixels

Pegs by White Pixels is a new critical thinking game based on the mathematical underpinnings of the classic puzzle peg solitaire. It’s all about problem-solving. Experimentation. Where to start. What to avoid. Choosing appropriate subgoals. Kids have at it. Make some mistakes. Go back. Try again. It’s all good. Designed for LEARNING Pegs is designed to…
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Inch Worm by White Pixels

This review was first published in MENSA ČR: FOR GIFTED CHILDREN Inch Worm is an addictive collection of strategy puzzles for ages 6 to adult. Lead Inch home, past the cherries, acorns, leaves, snails, ladybugs, and dragonflies. It’s all about critical thinking. Problem-solving. Where to start. What to avoid. Experimentation. Going for it. Making some mistakes. Getting…
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Owl Eyes: Annotating Made Easy

Owl Eyes: Annotating Made Easy You’ve been there: guiding your students to annotate in the margins of books or on sticky notes (if the book has to last multiple years). Perhaps your situation’s been much more dire: like one teacher we know who stuffed hundreds of markable, see-through paper sheets between book pages. Think of…
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Apps to Foster More Creativity in the Classroom!

Apps to foster more creativity in the classroom. Do you remember the article in Newsweek a few years back, The Creativity Crisis? This unsettling article defined creativity and had this quote: ". . creativity scores had been steadily rising... .until 1990. Since then, creativity scores have consistently inched downward." We know that the jobs of the…
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Kno – Textbooks for the Future, K thru College

Teachers With Apps is in the process of field-testing the Kno app for a review. Kno is an education software company, taking advantage of technology in the digital age, getting textbooks in the hands of kids, from elementary school all the way through college. It's entering a market that doesn't really exist yet. Most public schools…
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