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Carstens Studios, Part 1 – Symmetry Shuffle

  TWA highlights the work of Daren Carstens of Carstens Studio Inc. This award winning developer’s motto is “Math is Fun” and his apps are a certainty of both entertainment and the challenge to stretch one’s mind and reasoning abilities. Through his apps, Carsten’s love of teaching shines through, and he strives to challenge children…
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Carstens Studio Inc. – Part 2, Attributes

  Attributes is the newest app from Carsten Studios Inc. It’s packed with all the things that we love – amazing graphics, loads of fun levels that up its replay value, and the opportunity to “DO MATH” for the pure pleasure it brings. Attributes brings math full circle by teaching about how the world is…
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Carstens Studios, Part 3 – Math Doodles

  Part 3 from Carstens Studio Inc., focuses on the 2012 award winning the release of Math Doodles. Math Doodles is a comprehensive math playground. It was recommended as a top app in TWA’s blog “5 Apps to STOP Summer Slide” here. Included games are Sums Stacker, Connect Sums, the Unknown Square, Splat goes round…
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Explore Children’s Literacy in the Digital Age!

Announcing the Fourth Highlights Foundation Retreat The Fourth Dust or Magic Highlights Foundation will be a 3-day retreat where we review the dust and the magic of the latest children’s digital products, with an emphasis on language, literacy, and digital storytelling. It will be hosted by Gail Lovely, Warren Buckleitner, and Daren Carstens. Presentations or…
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Sums Stacker

Sums Stacker, by Daren Carstens of Carstens Studios Inc, is an amazing app. It incorporates critical thinking, problem solving, and strategic planning skills, all while you’re “playing” with math concepts with great gaming style! Carstens says this about math, "It wasn't until after my school years, that I became a lover of math. I managed…
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Take Two – APP Fest 2016

Time flies, it really does! It seems that I was just here last year attending this App Fest and going to the Dust or Magic AppCamp. Last year was very impressive with Warren Bucklietner of CTR  at the helm along with Daren Carstens and the Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds are just breathtakingly gorgeous. I am sure…
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10 Exemplar Educational Apps

Dust or Magic, exactly what does that mean? In my field we are talking about the exemplary apps that tickle your funny bone, move you into a WOW space emotionally or the ones that don’t make it for various reasons and leave you deflated. In addition to 10 exemplar educational apps, we have listed six developers…
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TeachersWithApps – 19 Favorite Middle School Apps

I teach fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade Resource Room in a small public school. We are well endowed and all students grades 6 – 8 have their own iPads. I wanted to share some of the apps we use regularly in school. Please keep in mind, this is not a complete list, just what seems…
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