Tag Archives: great kids apps

codeSpark Academy Newest Hour of Code Activity: Snoopy Snow Brawl!

codeSpark Academy is happy to announce its newest Hour of CodeTM activity: Snoopy Snow Brawl! Kid-coders around the world will be able to participate in this free coding activity for Code.org’s annual Hour of CodeTM event! Snoopy Snow Brawl allows kids to explore the world of coding with recognizable and lovable Peanuts characters on the award-winning learn-to-code platform developed by codeSpark.…
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Making Spelling Fun!

Making Spelling Fun! Educational apps in the classroom are becoming a building block of our curricula.  Teachers know they need to have apps that are skill-based, intriguing for our kids, and user-friendly for everyone.  As we know, having students using apps in the classroom is a great alternative to the more traditional ways of practicing…
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Genius Plaza App: Learn and Collaborate

 Learn and collaborate! More and more, we find teachers and students using their mobile devices for assistance.  To better serve the needs of students around the world, we have created apps to help connect teachers and students with fun, educational content.  This week, we are unveiling the Genius Plaza app, which offers free educational resources…
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6 Real Problems Teachers Have with Reading – Silicon Valley Cue

6 Real Problems Teachers Have with Reading - Silicon Valley Cue by Nicole Ruccolo & Beena Agarwal Last weekend we attended Silicon Valley CUE's 'Teach Through Technology' conference.  Over 400 attendees came to partake in various technology workshops and network with academic technology mavens.   In addition to workshops, taught by fellow educators, 19 technology exhibitors showcased…
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Meal Monsters – Kickstarter Campaign

We would like to introduce you to the Meal Monsters - Kickstarter Campaign and ask you to get involved in their Crusade! Please say Hello to Sal, Gor, and Pom. The Meal Monsters live far far away, on Planet Yum. They fly to Planet Earth on their Radish Rocket. The Meal Monsters - Kickstarter Campaign needs your HELP! Along with…
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In a perfect world, all educational apps….

In a perfect world, all educational apps ... Update of post from original post:  Dear App Developers 2012 “Technological change is not additive; it is ecological. I can explain this best by an analogy. What happens if we place a drop of red dye into a beaker of clear water? Do we have clear water…
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Marbotic ~ Interactive wooden toys for tablets

Interactive wooden toys for tablets Marbotic is a French innovative start-up born in 2012. As tech-lovers and education experts, they created the ultimate learning experience mixing traditional wooden toys and touchscreen technology! Cognitive studies have proven over and over again that kids learn best when they manipulate physical objects. Marbotic is based on the foundations of the Montessori method,…
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Learnathon the Digital Lemonade Stand!

Why do we buy homemade lemonade from children? Is it because it is the best lemonade we have ever tasted? Well occasionally it is, but more often than not we have an entirely different motive for our purchase. We are prepared to pay for that glass of lemonade as an act of recognition of the…
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