Archive | January, 2013

Math vs. Zombies – A Math Game for iPads

Math vs. Zombies is a free iPad game with a spooky theme. The game is has three virtual worlds each containing ten levels of basic math problems. The object of the game is to correctly solve as many math problems as possible before the zombies catch you. The math of the game is basic addition, […]

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National Geographic World Atlas for iPad

The National Geographic Word Atlas for 2013 is currently available as a free iPad app. I recommend grabbing it while it’s free. The app features a globe that students can rotate, zoom-in, and zoom-out. When students zoom-in on a country they can open a panel of location details to discover some basic information about that […]

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PixnTell – An App for Creating Simple Picture Stories

Pixntell is an iPad app for quickly creating simple narrated photostories. To create a story using Pixntell all that you need to do is start a new project, select some images, place them in order, and then start talking about each of your pictures. You control the timing for each image. If you want to […]

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Kids First Words With Phonics – A Nice App for Learning to Read and Spell

Kids First Words With Phonics is a nice iPad app designed to help children learn to read and spell. The app shows students a picture, reads a word to them, then asks the child to drag and drop letter to spell the word they have just heard. The preference settings allow you to specify how […]

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Use StudyBlue’s iPad App to Create and Share Study Materials

StudyBlue is a service for creating and sharing flashcard sets. The free StudyBlue iPad app allows you to create flashcards¬†in three ways. You can enter text, take a picture, or speak into the app. The app can be used by students to review their flashcards in a quiz style or by just flipping through their […]

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Take a Virtual Tour Inside Bones With This iPad App

Powers of Minus Ten: Bone is a neat iPad app for biology students. The app takes students through ten levels of viewing the inside of human bones. Students can zoom through and explore each of the microscopic levels. The imagery starts at the level of viewing bones from the outside and ends with viewing the […]

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Use the MasteryConnect iPad App to Quickly Identify Common Core Standards

MasteryConnect has been a supporter of my Free Technology for Teachers blog and this week they became supporters of iPad Apps for School. One of the many things that MasteryConnect offers is a free iPad and iPhone app that helps you quickly identify the Common Core Standards for the grade levels and content areas that […]

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WWF Together – A Beautiful iPad App for Learning About Endangered Animals

The World Wildlife Fund’s free iPad app called WWF Together is one of the most beautifully designed apps that I’ve tried over the last year. WWF Together features eight interactive stories about endangered animals around the world. Each of the interactive stories includes beautiful images and videos, facts about the animals and their habitats, and […]

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inClass – A Great Multimedia Notebook for Your Students’ iPads

inClass is a fantastic free iPad app that students can use to take and keep track of the notes they record in all of their courses. inClass allows students to organize notebooks for each of their courses. Within each notebook students can include typed notes, audio notes, video notes, and pictures. The ability to store […]

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Vocabulary Catcher – A Series of Free Vocabulary Apps for iPad

Over the weekend I stumbled upon Vocabulary Catcher 3 for iPad. I quickly realized that Vocabulary Catcher 3 is part of a series of free vocabulary apps for children. The Vocabulary Catcher series contains six free apps. Each of the apps follows the same model. Students read and hear a word then have to “pop” […]

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