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The Education of Everything

Image credit: Peshkova (iStock/Getty Images) From early childhood through higher education and beyond, there is little debate that the iPad - still less than five years old - is transforming how we learn. Yet the flipped classrooms, personalized learning programs and real-time student assessment ... Full Article »

October 16, 2014 11:20am

A Starter’s Guide to Flipped Parenting

By now, you may have heard all about how iPads and other devices are creating ‘flipped classrooms’. This is when lessons and lectures, formerly taught in person, are video recorded and assigned as homework, freeing up classroom time for group projects and personalized instruction. Technology is ... Full Article »

October 6, 2014 4:25pm

Listen up: Educational podcasts are here to stay

Photo credit: Peet Sneekes (Flickr) Before there were iPhones, iPads and the App Store, Apple was already serving up educational and instructional content on mobile devices to anyone who would listen. Podcasts, which debuted 10 years ago this week, are more intellectually vibrant and commerciall ... Full Article »

October 1, 2014 3:45pm

Five back-to-school apps for social studies

Whether your kid is studying civics, geography or history, there are a plenty of mobile applications that complement and help visualize traditional social studies coursework. Here are our favorite options, which are accessible to elementary, middle and high school-aged students. iCitizen (iOS Andr ... Full Article »

September 18, 2014 1:00pm

Guest Post: One Educator's approach to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

In times of stricter policies related to children’s online interactions, how a Pre-K teacher is creating new app services through Juddly, which was designed to protect children’s privacy while empowering them to share with family online. Based in the model of parent/teacher conferences, upcomin ... Full Article »

January 22, 2013 11:00am

Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Dana Morgan of The Melody Book

Dana Morgan is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Melody Book, a company that develops musical and educational applications, including A Jazzy Day and Jazzy ABC, for iOS. Their wonderful apps have been showcased in Apple’s “New and Noteworthy” section, plus they have received a Children’s Technol ... Full Article »

January 19, 2013 12:00pm

Appealing Apps for Educators: Flipping iPad from Consumption to Creation Station

Creativity in the classroom is more abundant than ever as teachers and students are using iPads in amazing ways. Whether it is the process that engages your students or the finished product that is evidence of their creativity, the purposeful utilization of iPads can "Flip" your iPads from consumpti ... Full Article »

January 9, 2013 4:00pm

Top 35 Must-Have Educational iPhone and iPad Apps Used by Real Teachers in the Classroom

For the 2012-2013 school year, teachers with access to mobile technology are teaching kids with these great education apps for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Educators use apps to let their students do everything from practicing their math equations, to determining a leaf’s parent tree, to join ... Full Article »

December 11, 2012 4:00pm

Go back to school with heady VocabU app

It's stunning how many words you don't think about using on a daily basis. With so much of communication distilled down into simple emails and texts, it can be easy to forget what fun language can be. VocabU attempts to rekindle that fun with a bit of a challenge. Combining a classic word scramble, ... Full Article »

November 1, 2010 7:47am

Moxie 2 iPhone game packs power into its word-based play

Fans of word-based games should look into Moxie 2, the sequel to the popular app Moxie for iPhone and iPod Touch. To play Moxie 2, players place letters along a three-rowed grid. Points are scored by creating words, either by adding letters or changing letters of existing words. If you place a lett ... Full Article »

October 27, 2010 12:15pm

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