iPad for learning

using iPad apps to create
February 2, 2014 No Comment

using iPad apps to create

The following guest post is written by the amazing and incredible Susan Stephenson, of The Book Chook. Susan is my Australian friend who has tons of fab ideas on children’s literacy, ...

how to use iPad notes for quick, fun interviews
April 4, 2013 2 comments

how to use iPad notes for quick, fun interviews

We’ve been biting our nails over here, waiting for a new baby to come and slowly moving back into school mode after Spring Break. As Maddy, Owen, and Cora are ...

fab kids' app: interactive books, music, & more (& iPad mini giveaway!)
February 22, 2013 184 comments

fab kids’ app: interactive books, music, & more (& iPad mini giveaway!)

I’ve looked at dozens and dozens and dozens of kids’ apps in recent months. Many? Kinda cool. A handful? Pretty rough around the edges. Some? Pretty darn fabulous and really, ...

LEGO love: even for families on the go
January 20, 2013 9 comments

LEGO love: even for families on the go

We’re huge LEGO® fans over here, lovers of the shapes, the colors, the sets, and the figures. For years now, LEGOs® have been a staple for birthdays, holidays, and special ...

iPad apps: best apps for teaching, learning and fun
December 24, 2012 19 comments

iPad apps: best apps for teaching, learning and fun

Here it is–the long-awaited post that I promised months ago: iPad apps for teaching, learning, and fun. But what better day to share it than on a day when many–many!–families ...

practice reading, speaking, and thinking: an app for connecting
December 11, 2012 8 comments

practice reading, speaking, and thinking: an app for connecting

I’ve spent most of my adult life on a quest for a magical something that will help bridge the distance between my home here in Maryland and my home in ...

what are YOUR favorite iPad apps for teaching and learning?
July 25, 2012 22 comments

what are YOUR favorite iPad apps for teaching and learning?

I am totally and completely thrilled to be the proud new owner of an iPad, thanks to Evo and eBay green! An iPad was certainly not in our budget, though ...