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Monday, July 28, 2014

Door 24

Door 24 is one of my favorite free iPad apps for Math.  This is a super fun game that has students trying to fix a robot's circuits while solving the mystery behind Door 24.  This game focuses on Math for grades 4th-8th aligned to Common Core Standards and has students working on computational fluency, number sense, and algebraic thinking.

I highly recommend checking out Door 24 by clicking here!!!

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Elevated Math

Elevated Math is an excellent free iOS app for finding animated Math lessons on a wide variety of topics.  These lessons are aligned to Common Core Standard and focus on grades 4th-8th.  Also, a user can purchase other apps or lessons that allow students/teachers to print out worksheets, notes, tests, and more.  Best of all there, is a built in whiteboard that allows users to work out problems while watching the videos.

I highly recommend checking out Elevated Math by clicking here!!!

For more information on Elevated Math check out EDshelf.
For my Pinterest board on Educational iOS Apps click here.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Tangram Chess

Tangram Chess is one of the coolest iOS apps for Math to come around in a long time.  This game uses translations, rotations, and reflections, to move shapes across a chess board.  As w/ all Math File Folder games, it can be played on multiple devices via bluetooth, generate and email detailed reports to teachers/parents, and are multi-player.  This is an ideal app for Game Based Learning, centers, and much much more.

I highly recommend checking out Tangram Chess by clicking here!!!

For more Math File Folder Games click here.

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Level it Books

Level it Books is the popular educational app (Android/iOS) for scanning a book's ISBN and getting a Reading Lexile/Level.  It's being used by educators, parents, and librarians around the world to keep a virtual library of books, manage students Reading Levels, and more.  Also, a teacher can use it not only to create class rosters and book libraries, but a "book of the day" as well.

I highly recommend checking out Level it Books by clicking here!!!

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Sight Words Space

Sight Words Space is a (free today) iPad app designed for KDG/1st graders learning how to read and working on Science vocabulary words.  The app is an interactive workbook that has students tracing words, listening to words, and playing fun interactive activities to help reinforce reading and word recognition.  Also, students will be learning about Space, counting stars, and more.

I highly recommend checking out Sight Words Space by clicking here!!!

For more info on Sight Words Space check out EDshelf.
For my Pinterest board on Educational Apps click here.


Friday, July 25, 2014

DimensionU

DimensionU is one of my favorite companies for Game Based Learning.  These games take place in an interactive 3D virtual world where students strengthen their Math & Literacy skills.  The games are designed for kids grades 3rd-9th and are aligned to Common Core Standards.

Here are a list of DimensionU games...

Watch the videos below to see all 4 AMAZING
DimensionU Games in action:
Meltdown is the DimensionU game that
offers students a second chance
when answering difficult questions, and
rewards creative strategies to achieve victory.
Swarm is DimensionU's team-based
game that most strongly reinforces
cooperation and collaboration between
students to achieve a common goal.
Towerstorm is the DimensionU game
 that is best for working through the most
 curriculum in the shortest amount of time.
Velocity is DimensionU's high-speed
obstacle course that ensures players
answer questions correctly in order to
continue progressing through the race.
Click to view the MATHEMATICS or LITERACY content included in
DimensionU Games.


I highly recommend checking out DimensionU by clicking here!!!

For my Pinterest board on Game Based Learning click here.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Otus

Otus the wonderful mobile learning environment available for students and teachers for the iPad, is now available to be used via the web on any browser based device (i.e. Chromebooks).  This is the perfect learning tool for the 1:1 environment and gives teachers an all-in-one place to manage, assign, and assess their students.  As w/ any Learning Management System educators can take attendance, grade work, poll, and much much more.  Best of all, Otus integrates w/ Google Drive and has lots of video tutorials on how to implement Otus into the classroom.

I highly recommend checking out Otus by clicking here!!!

Below is a brief demo...


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