Check out all that Monica Burns has to offer on her wonderful site Class Tech Tips:
Her latest post: Alphabet Organizer for Word Play
The International Reading Association has a fantastic app for students called Alphabet Organizer. Available for both iOS and Android tablets, this app lets students work with different letters to create their very own alphabet book.
My favorite blog that she penned for Edutopia is: Travel the World From Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips The iPad can bring the world to your students' fingertips in ways never before possible. Many national parks and museums have apps designed for onsite visitors. These navigational tools are also great for classrooms who can't make the trip. In fact, a variety of free apps can be used as virtual field trips so that children can travel the world from your classroom! Read full review HERE:
Monica Burns is an EdTech & Curriculum Consultant, Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. In her role as a classroom teacher in general education and Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) settings, she used iPads one to one with her students while aligning her instruction to the Common Core State Standards. Monica has presented to teachers, administrators, and tech-enthusiasts at numerous local and national conferences in addition to Apple Education events. She is a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a regular contributor to Edutopia and appoLearning.