Tag Archives: kids educational apps

NSF-Funded Digital Library for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

NSF-Funded Digital Library for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers ReadAskChat ~ Now Available on App Stores The research-based ReadAskChat method uniquely fosters child-adult interactions about stories, poems, and math and science features at three developmental levels—baby, toddler, and preschooler. Open-ended conversation starters and prompts for singing, chanting, and imaginative play promote word acquisition and other prereading…
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Educational App Criteria Checklist

Educational App Criteria Checklist Apps that have a wide range of productivity and versatility are the only apps that should be present on a mobile device used by students.  In a perfect world, all educational apps should have the following criteria: Multifaceted- scaffolding and differentiation should be provided within the app and incorporate several levels of learning…
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SoccerMan an interactive soccer storybook

The creators of 'SoccerMan' have released a world first app for kids that blends an interactive soccer storybook with fun and educational games! With a host of exciting, user-friendly features, the SoccerMan app promises to be a whole lot of fun for little ones. Targeted at kids aged 2 to 5, the app has been…
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Mental Exercise with Pegs by White Pixels

Pegs by White Pixels is a new and recently updated 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…
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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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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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