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New US Survey Finds That More Than 1/3 of Middle School Students Use Mobile Devices for Homework

New US Survey Finds That More Than 1/3 of Middle School Students Use Mobile Devices for Homework | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

More than one in three middle school students are using mobile devices to complete homework, and more of those who use these devices for learning in the classroom express a strong interest in science, technology and math than those who do not, according to a new national survey.

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Code Drones and Robots with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds App

Code Drones and Robots with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds App | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Apple's Swift Playgrounds app has partnered with third party coding toys, so kids can now code their robots, drones and instruments to bring toys to life.
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12 Best VR Headsets for Kids and Teens

12 Best VR Headsets for Kids and Teens | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
There are some really cool VR headsets for kids and teens available now. Everyone can’t wait to jump into a virtual reality world and kids are no exception.
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20 Best Robot Toys for Kids You Don't Want To Miss (Updated 2017)

20 Best Robot Toys for Kids You Don't Want To Miss (Updated 2017) | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Robot toys for kids are fantastic play tools, learning tools and overall just great fun! Here are 20 popular & new robots you don't want to miss in 2017.
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10 Exciting Engineering Toys for Girls

10 Exciting Engineering Toys for Girls | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
On average, boys have more engineering driven toys than girls. That has been drastically changed with engineering toys for girls popping up all over.
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7 Exciting Kids Tech Crowdfunding Projects To Watch Out For

7 Exciting Kids Tech Crowdfunding Projects To Watch Out For | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
What kids are going to be crying out for in the future? Keeping track of new kids tech crowdfunding projects can help you get ahead of the crowd.
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7 Handy Websites to Download 3D Printer Files and Free STL Files

7 Handy Websites to Download 3D Printer Files and Free STL Files | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Free 3D printer files can transform your kids’ 3D printing projects. Take a look at the most popular 3D printing websites to download free STL files.
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Best Free Online Courses for Pre-College Teens

Best Free Online Courses for Pre-College Teens | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Free online courses, also known as MOOCs, are a great way for teens to learn about more advanced subjects outside of the traditional classroom.
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9 Best Science Toys For Kids - Explosive Fun

9 Best Science Toys For Kids - Explosive Fun | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Kids are a curious bunch and science toys are a fun and exciting way to learn about the world. Kids science kits are explosive educational fun for young minds.
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15 Best Online Presentation Tools for Students

15 Best Online Presentation Tools for Students | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

There are some fantastic online presentation tools for students that allow users to mix media and create engaging, fun and interactive slideshows. No one wants to sit through a boring PowerPoint presentation, let alone a class full of students with a low attention span.

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7 Best Electronic Kits for Kids

7 Best Electronic Kits for Kids | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
The best electronic kits for kids today nurture children’s intellectual and creative abilities. Kids electronics are very affordable and help develop skills such as problem solving, creativity and imagination. With the available kids electronic kits today being so advanced and intuitive, these are the perfect tech toys for kids as they provide many intellect-building lessons and challenges.
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8 Best Coding Games For Kids

8 Best Coding Games For Kids | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Teach your kids programming with these exciting coding games for kids. Have a look at these best 8 best learn to code games for kids and choose the one your kid will love the most.
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5 Ways Technology Inspires More Learning

5 Ways Technology Inspires More Learning | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Technology engages almost every student in your classroom, whether you’re using WordPress to write blog posts or playing games to learn a new science topic. This engagement is what makes tech tools effective for inspiring learning in your classroom. “I believe that kids learn better by doing, so having them actively engaged in games and creating visual presentations is a great motivator,” said Julie Sippola, a 5th grade science teacher.

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Top 10 Google Cardboard VR Headsets Under $30

Top 10 Google Cardboard VR Headsets Under $30 | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Google Cardboard is an attempt by Google to make virtual reality headsets popular by making them cheap, and there can be no cheaper material than cardboard. The schematics for all Google Cardboard devices are freely available on the official Google Cardboard website so that anyone willing to try it can easily assemble them by hand at home. The cardboard serves as a mount where the smartphone running Google Cardboard app is inserted and the whole setup is fastened to the head with a Velcro band. Here are ten best Google Cardboard devices cheaper than $30.

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Code Karts Coding App for Preschoolers

Code Karts Coding App for Preschoolers | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
The Code Karts coding app for preschoolers is an exciting app from Edoki Academy. Kids learn how to sequence and work on building problem solving skills.
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10 Best Coding Books for Kids

10 Best Coding Books for Kids | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Coding books for kids are a fun way to spark an interest in web design, game making and programming. Here is a list of 10 cool books for young learners.
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Role of Smartphone Applications in Education New York

Role of Smartphone Applications in Education New York | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

It is an accepted fact that children learn quickly through games and good sporting activities. Nowadays App Store and Play Store on smartphones are the way to go for. There are thousands of applications out there to help teachers and students both. Keyideas Infotech an ace mobile app development company develop many educational mobile apps to help students and teachers. Request a Quote to develop or maintain your educational app.

 
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11 Best Robotics for Kids: Inventor Kits that Unleash Imagination

11 Best Robotics for Kids: Inventor Kits that Unleash Imagination | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
The best robotics for kids let them invent, build and play with their robot creations. Robot construction kits encourage STEM skills and learning.
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12 Best Math Board Games For Kids - Add Up The Fun!

12 Best Math Board Games For Kids - Add Up The Fun! | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Math board games are fun and effective to help kids learn while having a good time. Games are handy tools for teachers to use in the classroom.
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6 Apps for Virtual Reality Field Trips Including Google Expeditions

6 Apps for Virtual Reality Field Trips Including Google Expeditions | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Virtual reality field trips, like Google Expeditions, have transformed how we see the world. Liven up your class or playtime with VR virtual field trips!
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10 Best 3D Pens for Kids (Updated for 2017)

10 Best 3D Pens for Kids (Updated for 2017) | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
3D pens for kids foster creativity and are a lot of fun, as objects that are drawn on paper have the ability to come alive into real life. Updated for 2017.
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10 Best 3D Printing Design Software Tools For Kids

10 Best 3D Printing Design Software Tools For Kids | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

3D printing for kids is a fun way to learn 3D modelling software and enter the complex world of 3D printing design. The popularity of 3D printing and the opportunities for learning in school and home, has given rise to more user friendly 3D design software.

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10 Best Make Your Own Robot Kits for Kids

10 Best Make Your Own Robot Kits for Kids | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Being able to make your own robot gives students and kids a great sense of achievement, there are a number of impressive kids robotics kits on the market available today.
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8 Great Learn To Code Toy Robots For Kids

8 Great Learn To Code Toy Robots For Kids | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Learn to code robots are a fun way to teach kids programming. Fun toy coding robots can transform the tedious learning process into an exciting game.
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Frog Game 1 - Sounds for Reading Game - Giveaway

Frog Game 1 - Sounds for Reading Game - Giveaway | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Frog Game 1 is a reading game that will help your child develop the natural pronunciation and grammar of a native English speaker through games and puzzles.
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The Top 10 Virtual Reality Headsets of 2015

The Top 10 Virtual Reality Headsets of 2015 | Educational Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Though virtual reality headsets were available in the 90s, they were a niche product that caused a lot of headache – literally. Low refresh rates and terrible image quality inevitably caused the user to experience migraine-like symptoms after just 10 minutes of use. Simply put, the technology just wasn’t there. But now, it is. When the big tech companies decided to join the Virtual Reality fray, it renewed the confidence of both the investors and the consumers, which gave second wind to the entire VR industry. Most of these VR headsets aren’t commercially available yet, but they are still making the tech experts who’ve tried them quiver with excitement. The best part is, they are all scheduled to appear roughly at the same time, sometime late in 2015.

 
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