I read two reviews of the app, one on Free Technology for Teachers, written by guest author Mr. Kelly Rexine, who has also been tweeting me (@mrrexine) about the success of implementing the app with 3rd graders.
There are many games, brain teasers, and activities that we can employ with our children to help them develop the necessary sound skills that can be detrimental to their overall academic achievement once they join school. In this regard. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has compiled a list of some awesome apps that seamlessly clicks in with the objective mentioned above.
These apps are for iPad users. They can help you improve your kids critical thinking and consilidate his memory powers. Try them out and share with us what you think about them.
"Flowboard is a free iPad App that allows users to create presentations and digital stories on the iPad with a simple user interface design. Each screen uses simple touch gestures to create the presentation and then presentations can contain buttons, videos, and galleries to make a presentation interactive. Once a presentation is completed a Flowboard is shared by providing a URL that works on any browser or within the app. Once shared, the Presentation can be viewed online or offline. "
Appolicious, the app search and discovery portal which helps users find new mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android, is today launching a new service today aimed at parents, teachers and others in search of the best educational apps for...
Teachers are and always will be the content experts in the classroom regardless of the technology or tools integrated. Adding the iPad only enhances the learning opportunities for teachers and students alike.
Kids should be outside in the sun playing with their friends, yeah I know... But what if they don’t want to, and instead are choosing to play games on the iPhone or iPad? Is that such a bad thing? And you as a parent, can you really control that after letting them play with these devices? Isn’t it actually nice to have options? Something we couldn't have had at their age..
I was looking for an app that could create venn diagrams easily and clearly. My hope was that they could be created and saved as jpg images. Teaching Graphs allows for that, and for many other types of graphs.
Kathy Benson's insight:
I like the idea of students being able to easily create a graph or organizer on their iPad. (Costs $2.99)