Tag Archives: teachers with apps

Few words about the EAT (Educational App Talk) Chat

The Facebook group E.A.T. (Educational App Talk) has the special event: EduAppTalk chat every Thursday. The chat features a variety of hosts. A sampling of hosts & participants would include teachers, educators, therapists, parents, developers of educational applications, as well as book authors and more. The co-founder & the leader of this popular education review and resource site is Jayne…
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3 Reasons Not to Feel Techno Guilt

3 Reasons Not to Feel Techno Guilt Once upon a time, there were no digital devices... Now the whole world is saturated with questions and concerns about how we are educating our children in this new day and age. The question of  ‘What’s best?’ What should we allow and not allow our children to do with digital…
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25 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology

Ambitious combinations of technology and curriculum can be difficult for teachers to implement. An epic challenge to overcome in bringing proven technology-based innovations to larger numbers of schools, classrooms, and students is before us. It is a labor of love for most of us teachers, as we are overworked and under-appreciated and many of us spend…
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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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Special Needs Apps Checklist: 25 Key Features

In September 2014, education apps were the second-most popular category, with a share of 10.36 percent of all apps being learning apps. Now in 2017, they rank number three - still incredibly popular and now over 80,000 apps in iOS alone. How do educators decide which apps will meet the needs of their students? Preparing a rubric or…
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Which of these review sites have you used?

  Wow, just when you are in a slump wondering why you work relentlessly (for little to no wages), promoting the best in digital technology, a tweet catches your eye! And all those years of perseverance pay off! TWA is a labor of love and is basically manned by myself and a handful of dedicated teachers who selflessly…
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NEW Opportunity: TWA Corporate Sponsorship

Teachers With Apps is introducing a new Corporate Sponsorship Program. We care about all children and believe that all kids should have the same opportunities as their peers regardless of their socioeconomic situation. Teachers With Apps considers emerging education technology a principal game-changer and we have been a part of that critical mission since 2009. We have…
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How to Find the Magic in an Educational App

Jayne originally wrote this for Getting Smart as a guest blogger How to Find the Magic in an Educational App/Updated 2016 The concept of how to find the magic in an educational app came up recently during our weekly EducationalAppTalk forum. The question arose, “Why should educational apps be field-tested?” Teachers With Apps field test…
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