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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Back to School with Google Earth

Back to School with Google Earth | Educational Apps and Beyond | Scoop.it
Amazing things about Google Earth - news, features, tips, technology, and applications...

 

If you've never seen the Google Earth Blog, this post is a good primer to the educational possibilities that this technology opens up to teachers.  It is not just for geography teachers; it can be a visualization tool for any subject that has real-world applications that take place somewhere. 


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Lindsey Robinson's comment, August 27, 2012 5:22 PM
Google Earth is an amazing way to teach children of all ages (and adults for that matter) about the geography of the Earth. It is such an abstract way of conveying geographic concepts. What an amazing teaching tool....and as an added bonus, it's FREE!!