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Freggers Play: learn to code in 3d By Spin AG

Freggers Play: learn to code in 3d by Spin AG is an app cleverly designed to teach coding by inspiring creativity and spatial imagination with storytelling, building, and the ability for children to make their own rules to run their own world, all in 3D! This visionary app leaves much of the gameplay to the child's own…
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5 Must Have – FREE Back to School Apps

[caption id="attachment_74545" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Image: Anton Repponen[/caption] Every year TWA likes to highlight some of the great apps for the Back to School season, this year they happen to all be FREE and yes - they are all FABULOUS. We know, we've used these apps over and over!  Todo Math - Complete Curriculum Free, available…
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FREE Apps to Learn Languages

Learning a language is a complex, time-intensive task that requires dedication, tenacity, and hard work. There are several strategies that can help you learn a new language more effectively. These three elements are the building blocks of language practice: The more you listen and read (input), the more you speak and write (output), the more you…
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Back to School Apps – Tried & True w/some NEW

 In preparation for the new school year, TWA has picked some favorites in all different stages/ages categories. Enjoy this list with your own children or if you are a teacher try these out with your new batch of students this year. There's literally something for everyone!     Toddlers  Comomola Fireflies - Goodnight Stories to…
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3 Math Practice Apps

App: Calcugators by Little 10 Robot Type: Addition practice app Age: 6 to 8 years     Examples of alligators are often used in math class to teach the concepts of greater than and less than. This app takes that concept further and uses alligators to make kids excited about practicing addition! Practicing can get…
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iBiome-Ocean Review

iBiome-Ocean by Springbay Studio Ltd is a refreshing app for kids to learn more about the science of biodiversity and enables children to explore the natural balance of ocean habitats. This app engages students and is geared for ages 7 - 12 giving a thorough overview of the how and what the oceans are all…
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Mobo Hide and Seek

Mobo Hide and Seek by Mobo Kids is an adorable first app for any toddler. The gameplay is simple and relaxed with delightful surprises as new animals emerge throughout the house. While traversing the different rooms and going up and down the stairs, kids are exposed to all sorts of happy ventures - the printer…
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3 LMS Alternatives to Google Classroom

Choosing a learning management system (LMS) for your schools is never an easy task. With over hundreds to choose from it can be both intimidating and confusing when trying to find the right one for your particular needs. Let’s break this down. In an educational setting, an LMS refers to a software-based platform that optimizes…
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