Tag Archives: kids educational apps

EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps

EdAppTalk/TeachersWithApps - Thursday Chat 9:00 p.m. EST Every Thursday the Facebook group ‘Educational App Talk’ EAT organizes a chat on differing 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…
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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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Using Owl Eyes as a Way to Track Student Progress

Last year, Owl Eyes brought you a simple—and mess-free—approach to annotating and collaborating on a classic, public domain texts with your students. If you’re not familiar with them, Owl Eyes is a digital library with an annotation platform. Teachers can painlessly create virtual classrooms, invite students, and assign reading and annotate homework from the free…
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Mental Exercise with Pegs by White Pixels

Pegs by White Pixels is a new critical thinking game based on the mathematical underpinnings of the classic puzzle peg solitaire. It’s all about problem-solving. Experimentation. Where to start. What to avoid. Choosing appropriate subgoals. Kids have at it. Make some mistakes. Go back. Try again. It’s all good. Designed for LEARNING Pegs is designed to…
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Inch Worm by White Pixels

This review was first published in MENSA ČR: FOR GIFTED CHILDREN Inch Worm is an addictive collection of strategy puzzles for ages 6 to adult. Lead Inch home, past the cherries, acorns, leaves, snails, ladybugs, and dragonflies. It’s all about critical thinking. Problem-solving. Where to start. What to avoid. Experimentation. Going for it. Making some mistakes. Getting…
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Is Disney breaking COPPA regulations?

A recent Tweet caught my eye and upon following up I discovered that one of our most revered names in children's media has been once again allegedly breaking the law. A recent report claims that a class-action suit was filed on behalf of a San Francisco parent against The Walt Disney Co., who is secretly gathering…
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5 Fun Ways to Reinforce Learning During the Summer Months

5 Fun Ways to Reinforce Learning During the Summer Months Summer time means lazy days and fun in the sun. While your kids may be looking forward to time away from school, it’s important to keep their young minds engaged and stimulated during the summer months to prevent learning loss and set them up for…
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