Category Archives: ELA (English Language Arts)

Lipa Land ~ Preschool Fundamentals

  Lipa Land ~ Preschool Fundamentals   Lipa Land, the latest app from Lipa Learning, is a robust and comprehensive collection featuring fundamental preschool skills that are engaging, educational, and of course FUN! This app is based on the Lipa Curriculum encompassing the "whole child approach", which contains the components for a healthy, safe, engaged,…
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Why Your School Needs Really Good Stuff’s Digital Learning Collection

Why Your School Needs Really Good Stuff's Digital Learning Collection - Now more than ever we need to be committed to not just screentime and content, we need to be involved in what the activities on the screen entail. Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection can assist teachers in getting actively involved in what their…
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“Smart” Screentime for Kids

  "Smart" Screentime for Kids This blog post was inspired by the concept of what I would like to refer to as "SMART" screentime. Meaning, spending our time wisely while on our devices - all of us, children and adults alike. Why? Well, we are the product of what we consume. Valuable time is being…
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TouchPress All Access Pass – Language Sampler

Touchpress has always been synonymous with producing apps that are sheer perfection. The beauty of Molecules and Barefoot World Atlas has made them classroom standards as well as treasured reference material to explore at will for all ages. They have recently forayed into a subscription service for games that are intended for tweens and teens.…
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Grandma’s Great Gourd by Literary Safari

Grandma’s Great Gourd by Literary Safari is an enchanting story based on the Kirkus Reviews Award winning picture book. It's about courage and the ability to stay calm when the world spins out of control around you. A story in the great format of encountering tricksters, this folktale from Bengal, teaches about "reading" one's environment…
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Smashing Grammar by Fairlady Media

Fairlady Media has applied their incredible know-how in integrating fun into their learning games for an older audience with Smashing Grammar. Teachers and parents everywhere will be pinching themselves on discovering this little learning gem. Built to inform and reinforce grammar concepts and promote fluency in reading this action packed game is da Bomb –…
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HangArt

  Beginning with the opening screen and spying that Mondrian inspired logo, you just know you’re going to be in for some fun with Literary Safari’s HangArt. It has some of the features that we love from classic games like Scrabble, Pictionary, and Mad Libs and combines them in one app cohesively. There are a…
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Why Improving Writing Skills Is Vital

Why Improving Writing Skills Is Vital For Students At All Levels, And How Technology Can Help   It’s no secret to teachers and parents that the age of technology has not translated into improved writing skills for most students. On the contrary -- the negative effects of excess screen time and shorter attention spans due to…
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