Tag Archives: reading apps

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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NEW Reading APP: Hale’s Tale

Berrytale Studios has released a new learn-to-read app, Hale’s Tale. It's developed in partnership with Finnish game designers and US professional educators. Hale’s Tale is a fun, innovative approach to learning how to read. Children embark on an exciting adventure where they play mini games that strengthen their early reading skills. At Berrytale Studios, we believe that children…
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KudosReading ~ An innovative platform!

KudosReading, an innovative platform to encourage reading at/above grade level Foster a love of reading inside and outside your classroom using a new online platform. Kudosreading is a fun, social, personalized learning platform that encourages reading and learning while showing efficacy against curriculum based standards for grades 4 & up. It’s a new way for…
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Bluebee Pals Speak at ASHA Conference

Attending the 2016 ASHA Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA., last week was Laura Jienke of the super popular Bluebee Pals. This revolutionary Bluetooth enabled plush learning tool has incredible benefits for children and not only interacts but sings, reads and even answers phone calls. They can stream any song, story app (in any language), educational software and…
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Does your child have poor reading skills?

Does your child have poor reading skills? Children with poor reading skills will have problems in all content areas. “Andy Helps You Read” will improve your child’s chances of success by improving their reading skills. “Andy” is a complete reading program, not just one or two lessons, but 20 lessons. Each lesson presents new material…
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Apps that actually help kids learn

  Apps that actually help kids learn Last week, I moderated a panel discussion at Sesame Street Workshop (yes, there were Muppets everywhere!)—an event that was part of the launch of a wonderful new book called Tap, Click, Read. Written by Michael Levine of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center (Cooney is the person who created Sesame…
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Axel Scheffler’s Flip Flap Safari

The Axel Scheffler’s Flip Flap Safari, by Nosy Crow, is an adjective adventure filled with fun text and superb vibrant graphics. What do you get when you cross a zebra with an antelope? Why, a zebelope, of course! What about a buffalo with a flamingo? Well, that would be a buffingo, naturally! This app features…
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