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Tales2Go

Tales2Go, by Stitcher Inc, takes an old concept and brings it into the 21st century with audio books. This app has an incredible collection of stories/books for all ages with scores of splendid narrators that bring stories from every genre to life! At first we were waiting for the visuals, the interactivity, the use of features…
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Fabulous Two Apps

We spent the day downloading FREE apps from the iTunes store. Quite painless, until after they were all downloaded! Then the real work began.  We did a careful study of 60+ apps, covering all different subject matters and age levels, looking for a handful worthy of a review. There are many; this is just a beginning...…
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Language Builder

Language Builder is the fourth in the Builder Series, from Kyle Tomson and the Mobile Education Store. Language B uilder offers a rich and fun environment for improving the ability to create grammatically correct sentences. FEATURES: Record feature allows students to record sentences in their own voice 3 levels of hints Simple and intuitive interface…
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Jungle Time, Jungle Coins & Jungle Fractions

Jungle Time, Jungle Coins & Jungle Fractions  - This is a trio of stellar apps, developed by Andrew Short, of Jungle Education, and former Microsoft program manager and software designer. Andrew's also dad to two 2 children, ages 7 & 9.  When we asked Andrew what got him started in the app world, he said,…
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BrainPOP Featured Movie

BrainPOP Featured Movie (geared to 3rd Grade and up) is awesome and it is FREE!  This app features an informative, amusing, animated movie everyday and is accompanied by an interactive quiz, that keeps your score. "Our curriculum-based topics span Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Engineering, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health." This month’s content is…
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Stack the States

Stack the States, by Dan Russell-Pinson, is a fabulous educational app! We first noticed this terrific app, back in early October 2010 while introducing students to the iPad. After watching children of all different ages and abilities, react with total focus and lots of laughter, we were convinced this app was a winner! This game…
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Math Drills

  We use Math Drills, by Instant Interactive, regularly with our students and really like this app. It reminds us of the no-nonsense computer games that were used back in the day. As a teacher, you want content. Math Drills lives up to its name and delivers just what it says, drills. Memorization is the…
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