Category Archives: NEWS

Culturally diverse characters are the stars in Heart Street Market!

  Culturally diverse characters are the stars in Heart Street Market™, the new game app for Hearts for Hearts Girls®. “Today’s parents—and their children—are actively looking for culturally diverse content. But most app developers aren’t delivering, especially when it comes to content targeting young girls. Heart Street Market™ plans to change that,” affirms Jen Crisanti, President…
Read more

Thomas the Train to the RESCUE ~ Diversity, Gender Equality, & More!

Thomas the Train to the RESCUE ~ Diversity, Gender Equality, & More! Apparently, Mattel approached the United Nations about reinventing an old product, they focused on the UNs' Sustainable Development Goals — the 17 objectives in areas such as poverty, justice, and environmental degradation it aims to achieve by 2030. The toy company went with education,…
Read more

How Airtame introduces new pedagogical opportunities for teachers

How Airtame introduces new pedagogical opportunities for teachers By Luke Richardson With the exponential growth in technology, classrooms are changing into active-collaborative learning spaces. Is the age of print textbooks slowly coming to an end? Teaching in classrooms is undergoing a sea of change, and things will be very different in the future. Students want…
Read more

The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather

  [caption id="attachment_79594" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Jonathan Bowers on Unsplash[/caption] The Importance of Teaching Kindergarten Kids about the Weather Did you know that the USA ranked tenth in 2016 in a list of countries most affected by the extreme weather with subsequent damages amounting to approximately US$ 47.7 billion? This is something hard for kids to…
Read more

EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps

Every Thursday the Facebook group ‘Educational App Talk’ E.A.T. organizes a chat on different educational topics and features a variety of hosts. Participants are teachers, educators, parents, authors, and developers of educational applications. Chats are organized either as a presentation of innovative applications, done by the developer/company or as a broad discussion, where all participants share their…
Read more

NO, NO Nosy Crow, Don’t GO!

Certain staples are always on my iPad, especially examples of some of the greatest apps ever made. TWA was incredibly saddened by the NEWS that Nosy Crow, the premiere app book developer is ceasing to build any new book apps! No, No Nosy Crow, Don't GO! TeachersWithApps wrote back in 2011, The Three Little Pigs by Nosy Crow - is by…
Read more

Making Algebra Child’s Play

Making Algebra Child's Play In 1986, Dr. Henry Borenson revolutionized the teaching of algebra by developing a system that would enable children as young as 8 years of age to solve algebraic equations such as 4x + 3 = 3x + 10. After receiving a patent for Hands-On Equations, he started Borenson and Associates in…
Read more

Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology

[caption id="attachment_79198" align="aligncenter" width="400"] April 26, 2018, By Jodi Murphy[/caption] Say Hello to the Next Generation of Assistive Technology …Or rather, let the next generation of assistive technology say “hello” to you. From the beginning, our friends at Bluebee Pals have been committed to children with special needs. Their robotic, huggable, plushie toys have been front and…
Read more