Category Archives: Social Studies

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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American Revolution by KIDS DISCOVER

American Revolution by KIDS DISCOVER is another feather in the cap for this esteemed company! This app, as with all the other Kids Discover apps, includes audio, photographs, diagrams, activities, simulated scenes, maps, resources and links to other websites. It also covers all the bases from Washington's Crossing to Equality and how the Revolution eventually led…
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Ancient Greece by KIDS DISCOVER

Ancient Greece by KIDS DISCOVER is a wonderful app that really helps meet the needs of common core standards required for 6th grade.  It has so much great information, I hardly know where to start! There is a scroll function with illustrated pictures; by pushing the top of the app, a drop down list shows…
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Roman Empire by KIDS DISCOVER

Roman Empire by KIDS DISCOVER is chock full of all kinds of kid-friendly information for teaching and learning about this remarkable time period. The app includes audio, photographs, diagrams, activities, simulated scenes, maps, resources, and links to other websites. It also covers all the bases from architecture and rulers to an interactive quiz. The succinct…
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Apps to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. & Diversity

Martin Luther King Jr. QuickQuotes, by Tan Teck Hean, has a vast collection of quotes by Martin Luther King Jr., the American clergyman, activist and prominent leader in the African-American civil rights movement. His main legacy was to secure progress on civil rights in the United States and he is frequently referenced as a human rights icon…
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Civil War by KIDS DISCOVER

Civil War by KIDS DISCOVER is a wonderful, thorough way to convey this life altering time period to students. The topic is covered with a gamut of different mediums that are geared to and perfectly written for middle school students to understand and be able to relate to. Civil War by KIDS DISCOVER is jam…
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iTooch Middle School

iTooch Middle School, by eduPad is not only a state of the art and completely comprehensive educational app, it is exciting, effective and enormously fun!  iTooch Middle School has more than 10,000 exercises in ELA (reading, writing vocabulary, grammar) and Math (properties and operations, graphs, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability, and data analysis) and Health - Grade…
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FIVE Apps to STOP Summer Slide

Unfortunately, studies show the equivalent of two months of learning loss between June and September. This summer, get a little crazy - change it up and try some of these apps from our list of FIVE Apps to STOP Summer Slide. Oh, did we mention they are FUN? Yes, all of these apps are gathered for…
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