Appsense: Apps That Go Free
Appsense: Kindergarten Readiness
Helping Students Find Their Voice: Start Blogging
AppSense: Leveling Literacy
AppSense: Inspiring Young Writers
Looking for an app to help kick-start your children to become better writers? Kids will write about things they are curious about or are interested in. Write About This is a noteworthy app you might consider exploring.
AppSense: Book Creation Apps
AppSense: Create, Demonstrate, and Communicate
Creativity is a critical but often underserved component in education. When are you the happiest? (When you are creating.)
Pinterest for Teachers
Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo sharing, video clipping, content curration tool that allows users to create and manage theme-based collections such as events, interests, classroom activities, lesson plans, technology and more.
AppSense: Math Apps You Can Count On
Here are some math apps and web-based tools that you can count on to support learning. These digital learning apps and tools are great for classroom use, but also wonderful for homeschooling, mobile learning, and classroom practice.
AppSense: The Importance of Questioning and a Useful Teacher App
Questioning skills are essential to good teaching. Teachers often use questions to ensure that students are attentive and engaged learners. Knowing how to ask the right questions and provide thoughtful answers is the foundation of all learning.
AppSense: Teachers, Have You Heard About Edmodo?
Edmodo is a free service educational website that provides teachers and students a secure social platform to connect, collaborate, and share content and information and stay connected. This incredibly flexible and powerful tool harnesses the idea of a social network (designed like Facebook) but refines it in such a way that it becomes ideal for educators.
AppSense: Early Learning
It seems today that almost any two-year-old knows how to work a smart phone or tablet computer. When anyone wants something programmed or changed, we just look around for the nearest ten-year-old. So let's take learning to their tech-savvy level!
Handwriting is and will remain an important literacy skill. Even though technology is an undeniable boon to children with writing problems, technological advances do not eliminate the need for explicit teaching of handwriting.
AppSense:For those with Dyslexia and LD
Students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities are finding that the iPad is a wonderful resource and tool to help level the playing field. Below is a growing list of apps that students have found to be most helpful.
AppSense: Summer Fun
Summer is here, kids are out of school and finally enjoying some unstructured time. They will find many things to fill the hours (besides sleeping in) and one of them is to spend time on their smart phones and tablets.