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App Review and Giveaway: SAT Vocabulary

App Review and Giveaway: SAT Vocabulary | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
After I reviewed Word A Day Visuals and Audios, I found out the developer VocabAhead has some other vocabulary apps.  One of them is SAT Vocabulary Visuals and Audios.  It has over 1000 SAT most common words....
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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 for kids teaching online safety:

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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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How to set up App Store Account without a Credit Card?

How to set up App Store Account without a Credit Card? | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
In my post How to manage in-app purchase I suggested not link your App Store account with your credit card.  Instead, link it with a gift card....
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Effective in controling iTune/App Store spending :

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10 iPhone Apps that Boost Brain Function

10 iPhone Apps that Boost Brain Function | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

Check out this list of 10 great brain-training apps from Becomeananny.org that are supposed to increase brain function, actually making you smarter! 


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14 Excellent PDF Annotating Apps for iPad

14 Excellent PDF Annotating  Apps for iPad | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
One of the things I love the most about iPad is its portability. You can take it to bed, crawl in and read your PDFs ( hopefully not school readings or assignments because that is no fun ! ). I said...

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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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Expand Vocabulary with Word A Day Visuals and Audios

Expand Vocabulary with Word A Day Visuals and Audios | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Vocabulary is a big part of language mastery.  How to make the vocabulary building process fun could be a challenge sometime.  I found a new series of apps I think you will like – Word A Day Visuals and Audios....
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A great tool helping kids expand their vocabulary in a fun way -

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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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$20 iPad App Setup For K-2nd Class Plus Many FREE App Suggestions

$20 iPad App Setup For K-2nd Class Plus Many FREE App Suggestions | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Tweet I recently posted my suggestion for a $10 iPad setup (look HERE) This is a follow-up post with my recommendations for a $20 setup. Here is the $20 setup I would use for my Kindergarten class ...

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The best apps for education on the move: Infographic

The best apps for education on the move:  Infographic | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
I got sent this infographic yesterday which outlinse some of the better apps available on the iPhone and iPad for mobile education. Many of these have been covered before here at Edgalaxy, but it is great to see them in this visual format.

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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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A Comprensive App Matching School Curriculum

A Comprensive App Matching School Curriculum | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
When I reviewed the SplashMath App, I was really in love with the app. Because it provides a compressive math exercise for kids at elementary school, with all the contents aligned with school curriculum....
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Comprehensisve academic app for elementary school kids:

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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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13 Free Addition iPad Apps for Kids

13 Free Addition iPad Apps for Kids | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

Is it possible a kid to acquire basic addition and subtraction skills via an iPad App? Yes it is! At the following list you will find Free Addition iPad Apps for kids.


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Kindergarten and First Grade will love this!

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FREE App: A Great App About Endangered Animals

FREE App: A Great App About Endangered Animals | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
WWF (World Wildlife Fund) launched a new app recently, called WWA Together.  The app introduces the amazing animals, such as tiger, elephant, panda, with stunning photographs....
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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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A Parent’s Review of Cozmo’s Day Off

A Parent’s Review of Cozmo’s Day Off | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Today I have another guest post.  Naomi Esterly is a stay-at-home mom to two rambunctious, yet adorable, little boys and a newborn baby girl. In her spare time she balances writing freelance and volunteering in her local community center....
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a fun book with a lot interactive activities

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FREE App: The Aesop for Children

FREE App: The Aesop for Children | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
The Aesop for Children is an interactive book app from Library of Congress.  It is adapted from the book “The Aesop for Children: with Pictures by Milo Winter,” published by Rand, McNally & Co in 1919....
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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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5 Foreign Language Learning Apps That Rock

5 Foreign Language Learning Apps That Rock | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Noodle Education helps you find the perfect educational opportunity, from K-12 to graduate school. From the founders of the Princeton Review. Start searching today!

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