Category Archives: Teacher Tools

How to enable “Guided Access” on your iOS device

Guest Post by Rachel Madel Stuck in a technology tug-of-war with your students? I felt the same way. I realized the enormous power of utilizing technology for educational purposes, but I struggled when children became so fixated on a screen that it turned from education tool to education roadblock. That was before I realized the…
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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…
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The NEW Bluebee Pal App

The NEW Bluebee Pals dedicated app is making inroads with multiple age groups with its suite of adorable minigames along with the inclusion of a vast teacher/parent resource section! You may remember recently reading about the new feature of a moving robotic head being added to these friendly, plush animals that are Bluetooth enabled and work with your phone or…
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How to make an educational app ~ A guide to educational app creation

How to make an educational app ~ A guide to educational app creation Being the main source of information, the Internet has now reached that stage of its development, when only scrupulous, accurate approach to channels of this information can save the humanity from informational collapse. Almost anything people do, they now can do online. Smartphones…
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Phonics Museum

  Phonics Museum by Veritas Press is a multimedia adventure through an awesome art museum, a scavenger hunt of sorts for exploring the fundamentals of beginning reading. This app opens with William about to enter an art museum and he is far from thrilled. Suddenly, Percival, a young knight appears and he whisks William away into a magical learning land. We soon meet  Miss Biddle, the…
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Claro ScanPen Reader ~ Text-to-Speech App

    Claro ScanPen Reader is a state of the art text-to-speech tool that reads printed text out loud. Just point your camera at some printed text, take a photo and select the text you want to hear read back to you! In other words, it uses iOS system voices to read the text to you. Amazing what…
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Build Molecules in My Molecularium – a Free New Game App

Build Molecules in My Molecularium – a Free New Game App The Molecularium Project’s molecule building game makes learning science fun! Molecularium is available for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play. Troy, NY (10/17/17) Everybody will be blown away by My Molecularium, a fun, new molecule building game, and they’ll have fun learning real science…
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ThinkWrite Headsets Pass the Classroom Test

I teach in an iPad Lab that services over 700 students in grades K-5 per week.  There are many pros about my job, but one major con is headphones, that was the biggest downside until  Think Write Headsets were adopted. Headphones are a critical tool for success in my daily life.  Through the years, I have tried…
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