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151 Leading Sites for Elementary Educators

Today’s elementary school kids grew up in the digital age, and they love computer-based activities and learn from them easily. Learning and sharing online isn’t just for students, though. There are hundreds of fantastic sites online to help elementary educators do their jobs as well. From educational videos to interactive games and even e-book publishers,…
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TeachersWithApps – 50+ Favorite Elementary School Apps

Rounding up the best and favorite elementary school apps is not an easy task, the market is saturated and there are so many standouts that cover the gamut of grade levels. Obviously, one of the first considerations we focus on when writing a review is, of course, the learning potential of an app. Another important…
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“45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities”

“45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” “45 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” Guest Blog by Rosa Ray   Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids…
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What Close Reading Actually Means

by Grant Wiggins, Ed.D, Authentic Education What is close reading? As I said in my previous blog post, whatever it is it differs from a personal response to the text. Here is what the Common Core ELA Standards say: Students who meet the Standards readily undertake the close, attentive reading that is at the heart of understanding and…
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iTooch Elementary School

iTooch Elementary School, by eduPad, has hit another home run, and this time it's a grand slam! They have combined age groups and content to give this app an incredible shelf-life. The app is free to download and nine titles can be tried out before buying any in-app purchases, which are available for each topic. We…
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Reading Magic For iOS from Preschool University

Preschool University today releases a huge update for READING MAGIC for iOS. This app provides practice in reading 3-letter words. It is designed to enhance phonological awareness through learning games using sounds, pictures, and letters. The app has three games in one app. This app provides children the opportunity to blend letter sounds they hear to make words, segment words they hear into their component sounds and to read complete words.
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SENTENCE READING MAGIC 2.0 Free for iOS-How to Build and Read a Sentence

Preschool University today announces SENTENCE READING MAGIC 2.0 for iOS, an update to its free app that provides the missing link between reading words and reading books - reading sentences. The app has two modes: Sentence Building, where children move words into their correct positions in the sentence, and Sentence Reading, where kids read the words of the sentence aloud and then check their work by touching the hidden picture. The app features audible pronunciation of words and sentences.
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