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GMAT Prep

GMAT Prep | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
GMAT Prep helps students prepare for the tests in three ways: lessons, study questions, and mimic timed tests. It is a great app to have if you are preparing for the test.  It works on iPhone, iPod, and iPAD.  Originally priced at $7....
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - 5 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - 5 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Teachers really want to the ability to display their iPad or their students' iPads on a projector ...

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How to Remotely Control Your Computer on iPAD/iPhone?

How to Remotely Control Your Computer on iPAD/iPhone? | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Do you like to take your laptop with you when you travel?  Now, if you have a smart phone, be it an iPhone or an Android phone, or if you have a tablet, such as an iPAD, you don’t have to take your laptop with you anymore....
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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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How to Help Your Child Be a Better Reader?

How to Help Your Child Be a Better Reader? | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
I have been following Melissa Taylor's ImaginationSoup for a long time.  She has tons of creative ideas in getting kids to read....
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App Review and Giveaway: The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks

App Review and Giveaway: The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Time flies. It is only one week away from Thanksgiving. A good app for the kids is the book app The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks written by Jan and Mike Berenstain, developed by Oceanhouse Media....
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Learn Spanish with Little Blue Jackal

Learn Spanish with Little Blue Jackal | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Little Blue Jackal is a bilingual app.  In addition to an interesting story, it also teaches kids Spanish.

The story starts with the little jackal trying to run away from a village after being caught of stealing food....
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iPad Apps for Math Intervention

iPad Apps for Math Intervention | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

"Over the past few months I’ve been experimenting with guided math strategies in my classroom. One station in my classroom has been dubbed as the technology table. This table has been primarily used to differentiate instruction to improve students’ understanding of mathematical concepts. I’ve been using the tech table for the past few months with great success. There are five iPad apps that are used at this table. Unlike many math apps that offer only demo versions, I’ve found the below apps to be useful in the classroom."


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Be a Master Painter with PlayArt

Be a Master Painter with PlayArt | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
PlayART is a very creative art app....
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Learning Counting with Music Instruments

Learning Counting with Music Instruments | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Jazzy 123 is a fun app teaching kids numbers with music instruments.  From the developer of Jazzy Day and Jazzy ABC, Jazzy 123 has the same quality of a good educational app.

Kids can learn counting 1 to 10 with music instruments....
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App with Indoor Learning Activity Ideas

App with Indoor Learning Activity Ideas | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
With the weather getting cold, I started searching for indoor fun activities for kids.  I found this interesting app called KidScience.  It is an app showing you how to do some science experiments using materials you can find at home....
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FREE App: Toontastic – Creatively Teaching Story Telling

FREE App: Toontastic – Creatively Teaching Story Telling | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Toontastic is an app teaching kids story telling by letting them make their own animated movies....
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App Went Free: Thomas and Friends – Hero of the Railway

App Went Free: Thomas and Friends – Hero of the Railway | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
I wanted to review Thomas and Friends Apps for a long time.  There are several of them available on App Store, and are well made book apps for toddlers or even elementary school kids....
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App Went Free: Feed Garfield

App Went Free: Feed Garfield | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Feed Garfield is a cute physics-based game app for kids and adults.  Kids have to find ways to deliver food into the lazy cat's bowl directly, and collect the 3 lasagna on the way....
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Free App: Mini-game Collection for the Whole Family

Free App: Mini-game Collection for the Whole Family | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Albert is a collection of 20 mini games.  The first 10 games are free....
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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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FREE App: Smash Your Food to Learn Eating Healthy

FREE App: Smash Your Food to Learn Eating Healthy | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
How do you talk about food nutrition and healthy food with your child?  How easy is it to take the tasty fries or the sweet donut away from their plates?  Do you know how much sugar in a donut?
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App Review and Giveaway: Meet the Insects – Forest Edition

App Review and Giveaway: Meet the Insects – Forest Edition | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Meet the Insects: Forest Edition is a multimedia encyclopedia of forest insects.  What I am most impressed are the images and videos.  They are so real that you feel the insects can jump out of the screen....
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Learn History with Britannica Kids Ancient Rome

Learn History with Britannica Kids Ancient Rome | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome is such a great app for upper elementary and middle school kids.  It has rich content yet all at the appropriate age level, no matter it is the length of each article or the vocabulary choices....
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24 Game Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun

24 Game Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

The words “final exam” and “fun” rarely find themselves in close proximity, but with the advent of new game-based learning sites, that may be changing. There are numerous ways that you can now combine studying for your exams or just practicing skills for a course with having fun playing games and hanging out online. Really! Here are just a few of the great sites that are embracing game-based learning. Give them a try — they might just make you actually want to stay in to study for a change.


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App Went FREE: Country Mouse and City Mouse

App Went FREE: Country Mouse and City Mouse | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Country Mouse and City Mouse is another book app by McGraw Hill.  It is FREE for limited time.   It is a very cute book with just about right interactions on each page.  It is designed for kids age 3 to 8.
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How to Hide/Unhide an App Icon on iPAD and iPhone?

How to Hide/Unhide an App Icon on iPAD and iPhone? | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
If you are planner, you probably have already started holiday gift shopping.  It hit me when I posted Toca Hair Salon Christmas - I could start looking for deals on apps my son likes, and put them on a iPod we don't use anymore....
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Treasure Kai – Choose Your Own Path Book App

Treasure Kai – Choose Your Own Path Book App | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Treasure Kai is a series of book apps designed for kids 5 to 10 years old.  Currently there are two apps in the series.  Kai is a boy who likes treasure hunt.  In each book app, he goes to a different adventure....
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Educational Apps Checklists Every Teacher Should Have

Educational Apps Checklists Every Teacher Should Have | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it

The ' checklist mentality ' is something very common among teachers and educators. We use checklists alot in our work and I personally find them very effective in getting things organized. I use them...


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FREE App: Teaching Kids about US Elections

FREE App: Teaching Kids about US Elections | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
The other day I took my son and his friend to their soccer practice.  During the ride, I overheard the two 4th graders talking about who they will vote for if they can vote....
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