Recent Posts by Jayne Clare

My Town : Haunted House

My Town : Haunted House Just in time for Halloween, another app from the creators of digital dollhouse-like games, My Town should be on your radar! RECOMMENDED AGE GROUP While this game has a “haunted house” theme, there is nothing to scare younger children. Still, we recommend this game for children 6 years of age and above.…
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25 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology

Ambitious combinations of technology and curriculum can be difficult for teachers to implement. An epic challenge to overcome in bringing proven technology-based innovations to larger numbers of schools, classrooms, and students is before us. It is a labor of love for most of us teachers, as we are overworked and under-appreciated and many of us spend…
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Digital Kids Summit 17

Digital Kids Summit 17 The excitement begins as my flight to Austin lands and I make my way to a special event hosted by ABCya.com! Stacey Sherman has done a bang-up job and gotten a great crowd together for this event. It has been in San Francisco for about 9 years and the new location…
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How might teachers use education technology to teach holistically?

How might teachers use education technology to teach holistically? There is no denying we have come a long way when it comes to emphasizing the fundamental importance of social and emotional learning. We now consider social emotional learning (SEL) a necessary skill set that students need in order to synthesize complex information and make connections…
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8 of the BEST Educational App Review Sites UPDATED

Some might wonder why Teachers With Apps would publish a post with live links to what may be considered our competitors, actually this list came out of a post called What Apple is Featuring in the Kids Section. That blog was an expose on the big brands that were presently being featured in the app store. The intention…
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Krayon Kiosk ~ Create a Fun Learning Environment!

The Krayon Kiosk is an interactive education and gaming station for children age 2-8 years old. Brightly colored and resembling a jumbo crayon, it includes four iPad mounts, designed to inspire collaborative learning. The Krayon Kiosk also offers the option to receive a free curated list of educational apps that they stand behind. This company believes…
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How Technology Gives Teachers The Power Of Parent Notification

How Technology Gives Teachers The Power Of Parent Notifications Right From Their Smartphone For a long time, teachers have had trouble communicating with parents. Too often, busy parents would miss calls or messages, or even misplace important paper mail and fail to arrive for PTA meetings, give approval for field trips, or schedule times to…
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