Tag Archives: SMART apps

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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Owl Eyes: Annotating Made Easy

Owl Eyes: Annotating Made Easy You’ve been there: guiding your students to annotate in the margins of books or on sticky notes (if the book has to last multiple years). Perhaps your situation’s been much more dire: like one teacher we know who stuffed hundreds of markable, see-through paper sheets between book pages. Think of…
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6 Platforms to Create Augmented Reality by Two Guys and Some iPads

I first met this dynamic duo at ISTE 13 last June, just had to share their latest blog post and get more teachers up and running using augmented reality in the classroom! If you are new to this venue check out this guest blog:  Augmented Reality in Education or head directly over to the Two Guys…
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The Internet Access Gap in Education

The Internet Access Gap in Education - More than a third of the poorest children do not have internet access at home, and a similar number do not have a computer, official figures suggest.  As many schools are racing to adopt the latest technologies—tablets, e-readers, cell phones—in their classrooms, low income students and poorly funded school…
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iPad Education: What is your Child’s Digital Nutrition Score?

Ever wonder what your kids are really doing behind that iPad screen? What is your child’s Digital Nutrition Score? Or should I ask, what is your child’s DNS score, do you know? Is the iPad educational or just a big distraction? That all depends on you! Monitor your child’s time and content. Spend time sharing…
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