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Create Your Own Books for Creativity

Create Your Own Books for Creativity | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today's review is by Iona Burchell, who is a wife and mum of two.  In her spare time she is a freelance writer, and has written for online and print media in a range of subjects varying from education to sport to travel.  You can find her blog at...
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Disney Peter Pan is on iPAD

Disney Peter Pan is on iPAD | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Disney's Peter Pan has been children’s favorite for more than 60 years.  Today children around the world can visit this ageless boy from Neverland on their iPhones, iPods or iPADs....
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Learn Everything about Lion with Ranger Rick Jr.

Learn Everything about Lion with Ranger Rick Jr. | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures: Lions is an app from National Wildlife Federation (NWF).  It is the first of the series of Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures.  In the app, kids follow Ricky Raccoon to visit Lars the Lion and experience a lion’s life....
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Comprehensive Middle School Curriculum Practice App – iTooch Middle School

Comprehensive Middle School Curriculum Practice App – iTooch Middle School | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
A while ago I reviewed iTooch Elementary School app by EduPad.  I was very excited to see such a comprehensive app matching school curriculum.  Today I am sharing iTooch Middle School....
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iPad Apps for Science - Feb 2013

iPad  Apps for Science  - Feb 2013 | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

Looking for some awesome apps for your Science classroom? Manitoba Education Science Consultant Gabe Kraljevic created this great resource containting reviews of 50 different apps.   db.tt/TwYsA5a1

 

Thanks Gabe for allowing me to share it here!

 


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Jeannette Jackson's curator insight, February 24, 2013 12:33 PM

This is an amazing collection: thank you for this!

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Embarassing - I had to scoop my own stuff because I don't have access to Dropbox! 

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Using the 128GB iPad as my main computer – Days 3,4,5 and conclusion | iSource

Using the 128GB iPad as my main computer – Days 3,4,5 and conclusion | iSource | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

Well, I made it to Friday - an entire week of using my new iPad as my sole computing device. I set out at the beginning of the week to see if it was feasible (RT @jnxyz: Using the 128GB iPad as your main computer – can it be done?


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How Computer Games Help Children Learn | MindShift

How Computer Games Help Children Learn | MindShift | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

As schools aim to prepare students for life outside of school, they need to realize that the world now values knowledge and skills that can be applied in creative ways. Epistemic games fit the learning requirements of today’s world because they allow students to role-play professions while learning skills that they apply in the game.


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FREE App: Be Creative – Scribble My Story

FREE App: Be Creative – Scribble My Story | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Scribble My Story is a FREE creativity app targeted at kids age 3 to 7.  It is a book and art creation platform where kids can imagine, create, and share what they make with their parents....
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Free App: Endless Alphabet

Free App: Endless Alphabet | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Endless Alphabet is a very cute app teaching kids letters and spelling.  The developer of this app also developed The Monster at the End of This Book.  It is a free app.

When kids open the app, they will see words with monster pictures....
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Free App: MyScript Calculator

Free App: MyScript Calculator | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
MyScript Calculator is a calculator app. What makes it different is that it performs all the mathematical operations from users’ handwriting. You don’t have to remember what keys to push first to do square root calculation.
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Rainforest from Britannica Kids

Rainforest from Britannica Kids | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Rainforest is an encyclopedia from Britannica Kids.  It is designed for kids age 8 to 12....
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App Review and Giveaway: PBS Kids Wild Kratts

App Review and Giveaway: PBS Kids Wild Kratts | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
We have been watching the PBS Kids Wild Kratts show almost daily for a long time.  Once I found out Wild Kratts has an app, I know I have to check it out....
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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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Leo’s Pad Appisode 2 – Rocket to the Stars

Leo’s Pad Appisode 2 – Rocket to the Stars | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
A while ago, I introduced the educational app for preschooler Leo’s Pad Appisode 1, and I liked it very much.  Now they have the 2nd Appisode out, I found it is as good as the first one, if not better....
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Free App: Science Activity Ideas for Sound

Free App: Science Activity Ideas for Sound | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Many times I wanted to do some science activities at home, but it is hard to find fun and engaging activities for kids.  Last night I found this FREE app Sound Uncovered.  I got a lot interesting ideas of science activities for kids....
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FREE App: Learn Symmetry from Snowflakes

FREE App: Learn Symmetry from Snowflakes | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Did you get snow this winter? Did the kids like playing with snow?  Today I want to share a snow related app: Snowflake Station.  Kids can design and cut paper snowflakes and learn symmetry while playing.  What is even better, the app is FREE....
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Emotional Intelligence for Kids – Positive Penguin

Emotional Intelligence for Kids – Positive Penguin | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today I am joined by Meg Price, who is the mother of Sara Price an 11 year old who created Positive Penguins, an iPhone and iPad app to help children understand their feelings – an important first step towards emotional intelligence....
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How to lock iPAD / iPhone screen so kids stay within the app?

How to lock iPAD / iPhone screen so kids stay within the app? | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Since I posted How to Child-proof iPAD, I received so many questions asking how to lock the iPAD screen, so kids stay within the app you want them to play....
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Good Video Games and Good Learning | Games for Change

Good Video Games and Good Learning | Games for Change | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
James Paul Gee looks at sixteen learning principles that good games, across a board spectrum of genres, incorporate.

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App Went Free: Da Vinci History

App Went Free: Da Vinci History | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Da Vinci History is a biography book app for kids.  Regualr price $3.99, it is FREE for limited time....
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Math Fact Practice App for Elementary Kids

Math Fact Practice App for Elementary Kids | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today I have a math app called Timed Test Arcade.  It is a math practice app for Grade K to 5.  I like it because it gives users lot flexibility in choosing what they want to practice on and at what level....
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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins – Dr.Seuss & A Giveaway

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins – Dr.Seuss & A Giveaway | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Oceanhouse Media released a new Dr.Seuss app – The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.  It is on promotion right now.

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins was first published in 1938. It is one of Dr.Seuss’ earlier books....
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Free App: PBS Kids Video

Free App: PBS Kids Video | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
I don’t know why I have not shared PBS Kids video app.  Maybe because we’ve been using it too much, I have assumed everyone should know about it.  But if you don’t know about the app, it is a free app from PBS Kids....
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FREE Apps: Multilingual Books

FREE Apps: Multilingual Books | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today I found two FREE multilingual apps.  They are sequels under Journey to the West.

“Journey to the West” is a classic Chinese novel written by Wu Cheng-en in the 16th century.  The main character Monkey King is a very well know name in China....
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FREE App: Aesop’s Fables for Early Readers

FREE App: Aesop’s Fables for Early Readers | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today I want to share another discovery of some free book apps from ABCmouse.com – The Aesop’s Fables Series.  I reviewed a book app The Aesop for Children from Library of Congress.  That one is for older kids, who can read by themselves....
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