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A Comic Creation Contest for Kids

Last month comic templates were added to the popular Book Creator iPad app. Book Creator is hosting a contest to showcase those new templates. The contest is open to students under the age of 13. To enter students have to create a comic story by using the templates in the Book Creator iPad app. The […]

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A Fun App for Introducing Kids to Health Foods

Space Chef is a fun iPad app from the Lawrence Hall of Science. The purpose of the app is to introduce students to healthy foods and recipes that they may not have ever tried or even heard about. Space Chef features a fast-paced game in which students have to quickly grab the ingredients for a recipe. […]

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Create Comics in the Latest Version of Book Creator for iPad

The popular Book Creator iPad app received a great update this week. The full version of Book Creator now includes tools for creating comics. The comic creation tools include a large selection of layouts, speech bubbles, drawing tools, stamps, and stickers. You can even include your own pictures in the comics that you create in […]

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PBS Students – Discover Educational Resources on Your iPad

Parts of this post originally appeared on my other blog, FreeTech4Teachers.com. PBS Students is a new iPad app designed to showcase some of the best educational content for students. Through the app students and teachers can search for educational videos, articles, and diagrams. Some of the the video content can be downloaded directly to an […]

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Storehouse Adds New Features for Creating Visual Stories

Storehouse is a free iPad and iPhone app that I’ve been recommending for over a year now. The app allows users to quickly create beautiful visual stories. This week Storehouse was updated. The updated version of the app provides features that many people have wanted. The updated version of the app now makes all of […]

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A Helpful New Feature Coming to the Google Drive iPad App

In a week full of Google Apps updates, here comes another one. According to the Google Apps update blog, over the next week the Google Drive iOS app will add the option to select multiple files for offline use. Enhanced file organization functions will be added to the app too. This might not seem like a […]

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Sharalike – Quickly Create Audio Slideshows on Your iPad

Sharalike is a free iPad app that makes it easy to create audio slideshow videos. To create an audio slideshow video with Sharalike simply open the app, select pictures from your camera roll, drag and drop them into any sequence you like, then choose some music to accompany your images. Sharalike handles all of the […]

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Classify It! – A Fun App for Learning to Classify Plants and Animals

Classify It! is a free iPad app designed to help elementary school and middle school students learn to classify plants and animals. In the app students are given a question and shown a selection of plants and animals. Respond to the question students have to correctly identify the plants and animals that answer the question. For […]

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Try Classkick for Distributing Assignments & Feedback Through Your iPad

Parts of this post originally appeared on my other blog, FreeTech4Teachers.com Classkick is a free service for creating, distributing, and assessing students’ work through iPads. Through Classkick you can create an online classroom through which you distribute assignments to students. Students join your class by entering your class code into the Classkick app on their […]

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Firo – An Excellent App for Creating Music Tracks

Firo is an app, currently free, for creating music on your iPad. I’ve tried a lot of music creation apps over the years, Firo is as good or better than all of them. Firo is intended to be a full-fledged music creation tool. It doesn’t contain tutorials or lessons on making music, that is up […]

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