Tag Archives: teachers with apps

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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Holistic Teaching: 20 Reasons Why Educators Should Consider a Student’s Emotional Well-Being

[caption id="attachment_74479" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Image by Aaron Burden[/caption] Guest Post by Julie DeNeen Educators and policy makers are starting to realize that the current educational system doesn’t necessarily guarantee a well-balanced and healthy adult, even if grades show that a student has learned the concepts. Psychologists especially insist that education models take into account the whole person.…
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25 BEST apps for teaching students how to present, create and code

What are the best apps for teachers? According to TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community here are 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers. 25 BEST apps for teaching students how to present, create and code! TED-Ed More than 250,000 teachers use TED education tools to spark student curiosity and explore presentation literacy skills. “TED-Ed is an outstanding…
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ABC Gurus Update

Why are the folks at Colto so fabulous? They listen to their customers and are constantly striving to make things better for kids around the globe. When their newest app, ABC Gurus, came out, we at TWA requested a HOME button to make it easier to navigate within the app. Colto responded in record time,…
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