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Free App: Kids Stay Safe Online with Little Bird

Free App: Kids Stay Safe Online with Little Bird | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Kids are spending more and more time online, on computers, tablets, or video games....
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Free Book Apps from ABCmouse.com

Free Book Apps from ABCmouse.com | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
I reviewed several apps from ABCmouse.com, including the 3 Zoo Sets and Grand Canyon.  Now they have a Beginning Reader Series: Word Families.  Currently there are 6 titles in the series.  All the apps are free....
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Great and FREE - teaching kids phonics :

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Free App: Leo’s Pad Appisode 1

Free App: Leo’s Pad Appisode 1 | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Leo’s Pad Appisode 1 is an interactive animated appisode designed for preschoolers by a team including Stanford University education experts.  It is about the adventures of the 8-year-old boy Leonardo da Vinci and his friends....
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App Review and Giveaway: Animal SnApp Farm

App Review and Giveaway: Animal SnApp Farm | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Animal SnApp: Farm is another great book app from Nosy Crow.  Some other apps from them are: Rounds: Parker Penguin, Rounds: Franklin Frog, and Bizzy Bear Builds a House....
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Best Educational Apps for Kids – Upper Elementary and Middle School Science Apps

Best Educational Apps for Kids – Upper Elementary and Middle School Science Apps | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today’s “Best Educational Apps for Kids” list is Science apps for upper elementary and middle school kids (Age 10 to 15)....
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Top Science Apps for Upper Elementary and Middle School Kids

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Best Educational Apps for Kids – Preschool Natual and Animal Science

Best Educational Apps for Kids – Preschool Natual and Animal Science | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today’s Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Natual and Animal Science Apps for Pre-School Kids (age 3 to 6).  For kids age 6 to 10, please visit the Natual and Animal Science Apps for Early Elementary Kids....
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Top Pre-school Natual and Science Apps

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Best Educational Apps for Kids – Elementary Natual and Animal Science

Best Educational Apps for Kids – Elementary Natual and Animal Science | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today's Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Natual and Animal Science Apps for Kindergarden and Early Elementary School Kids (age 6 to 10)....
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Giveaway: iPhone Controlled Helicopter

Giveaway: iPhone Controlled Helicopter | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
It is amazing to realize that there are so many different things you can do with your mobile devices.  You can not only play games on the two-dimensional screen, you can actually use your mobile devices play games outside of the device screen....
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How to Teach Kids Physics with Angry Birds?

How to Teach Kids Physics with Angry Birds? | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Even if you don’t like games or never played Angry Birds, you probably have seen those red birds somewhere - toy store, candy store, ...  I have heard two completely different opinions about Angry Birds from parents....
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App Went FREE: The Opposites – Improve Vocabulary While Playing Games

App Went FREE: The Opposites – Improve Vocabulary While Playing Games | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
The Opposites is a game app helping kids learn opposite vocabulary.  Kids will have a good time acquiring new words not even thinking about learning, because it is a game....
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FREE App: Create Animated Stories with Educreations

FREE App: Create Animated Stories with Educreations | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Educreations is originally designed for teachers.  It turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard.  Users can create a tutorial video with pictures, adding notations on the pictures, recording voices, and, of course, writing on the board....
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FREE App: Creatures of Light

FREE App: Creatures of Light | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Creatures of Light is the companion app for the popular exhibition Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence.  The exhibition is at the American Museum of Natural History.  It’s running until January of 2013....
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Free App: Learn Spelling with Fun – VocabularySpellingCity

Free App: Learn Spelling with Fun – VocabularySpellingCity | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Now kids are back to school.  This means weekly spelling lists started.  I found a great app that can help the busy parents keep track of the lists, and ensure the kids are learning the words with fun: VocabularySpellingCity.  It is free....
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Puzzle for FREE with Puzzingo

Puzzle for FREE with Puzzingo | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Puzzingo is a fun puzzle game for toddlers and preschoolers.  There are so many puzzle apps out there, I pick this one out because it is a little different – it incorporates the language learning into the puzzle play....
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Unique puzzle game for kids - learn and play at the same time.

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App Review and Giveaway: Frog Dissection

App Review and Giveaway: Frog Dissection | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Did you dissect a frog when you were in school?  How did you like it?  Today I am going to introduce an app Frog Dissection.  It brings the whole dissection process onto iPAD....
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Dissect Frog on an iPAD - interesting concept.

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Create Stories as a Family with Toontastic Jr.

Create Stories as a Family with Toontastic Jr. | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
If you followed me for a while, you probably know Toontastic - the creative app that teaches kids about story telling by letting them make their own movies.  It teaches the concept of “story arch”, the 5 steps of storytelling.  It is a great app....
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Apps Helping Kids on Social Skills

Apps Helping Kids on Social Skills | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today we have a guest reviewer from South Africa.  Nikki Heyman is a speech & language therapist with over 22 years of experience.  She also has a qualification in remedial education (cum laude), with a special interest in Autism Spectrum...
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App Went FREE: Paddington Bear

App Went FREE: Paddington Bear | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Have you read a Paddington Bear book? Now the Paddington Bear is on iPhone and iPAD, and for limited time it is FREE.

The first Paddington Bear book was published in 1958....
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Not free anymore, but still a great book to have.

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Learn Penguin Life Cycle with Rounds Parker Penguin

Learn Penguin Life Cycle with Rounds Parker Penguin | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Before we get into today's app, I have a favor to ask: I am trying to reach 300 "+"s on Google+.  I heard this is the number a website needs to have a good search index in Google....
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FREE App: Where’s My Holiday from Disney

FREE App: Where’s My Holiday from Disney | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Disney launched Where's My Holiday? yesterday.  It is FREE.  It is a holiday themed new game based on Where's my water and Where's my perry....
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FREE App: Turtle Trek from SeaWorld

FREE App: Turtle Trek from SeaWorld | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Turtle Trek is the first mobile game created by SeaWorld!  It is designed for kids age 4 to 9.  Using fingers to guide the little turtle through the ocean - catch food and stars, meet friends, avoid predators, ......
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Fun Academic Game App: Are You Smarter Than Fifth Grader

Fun Academic Game App: Are You Smarter Than Fifth Grader | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Have you ever watched “Are you smarter than a fifth grader”?  Do you like it?  Now it has an app with the same name.

This is a fun academic family game.  Any one started school can play....
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Best Metronome App

Best Metronome App | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
If your kids study any type of music instrument, you probably have used metronome.  We had one, but it was broken.  Where shopping for a new one, I explored the App Store.
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Scribblenauts – Teaches Creative Thinking and Spelling in One Game

Scribblenauts – Teaches Creative Thinking and Spelling in One Game | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Scribblenauts Remix is a fun game that the whole family can enjoy.   I like it especially for the open-ended play.  There is no right-wrong answer.  You solve a puzzle in your own unique style.

The app has a variety of brain-teasing puzzles....
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How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard

How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
It's really simple--so simple that you're going to feel silly for not having already known this--and if you tweet this out to a colleague without…...
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