March 10, 2014
If you haven't seen them yet, here is a round-up of some good educational iPad apps that have been recently released. During my online meandering I come across hundreds of apps and I bookmark the ones I deem important to share here with you. the purpose behind these lists is to keep teachers and educators abreast of the latest releases in the world of educational iPad apps. Have a look and share with your colleagues.
1- Creative Kids
The app gives children over six a step by step method for creating their own animations and moving images using colour pencils, paper, and a tablet computer. Fine motor skills, creativity, and imagination are stimulated in a playful and fun way.
2- Draw Your Stories
It helps with visualizing the information which is a very important piece for comprehension skills It can be used for a variety of children including special educations students who have language learning deficits, reading comprehension deficits, and specific learning disability due to language weaknesses. Promotes language through motor skills modality It helps with active participation skills Promotes internal motivation to keep listening and interacting in the task.
3- Thinking Time Pro
A groundbreaking cognitive training game designed with Harvard and UC Berkeley neuroscientists. Thinking Time trains memory, attention, reasoning and key cognitive skills through scientific games.
4- Tell about This
Tell About This is an easy platform to inspire and capture children's thoughts and stories! They will love to explore and respond to any of the 100 interesting photo prompts using their voice. Craft custom prompts and add profiles to personalize the experience! Simple save/share options.
5- Elements 4D
Part educational story and part game, the Elements 4D app offers a new, fun way to experience augmented reality and learn about real-life chemistry. Paired with either paper or wood blocks that are inscribed with the symbols of 36 elements from the periodic table, this app will instantly transform a simple, inanimate object into dynamic, dimensional, 4D representations of each element.
6- Literacy Leveler
Literacy Leveler™ makes it easy to level children’s books in your collection and find books of an appropriate reading level.
7- Anatomy 4D
4D Anatomy allows viewers to understand and interact with complex information with unprecedented ease, speed, and depth. Visually stunning and completely interactive, augmented reality is the perfect vehicle for 21st century education.
8- Home KG
Home KG is an amazing free learning app for preschoolers to teach your children how to write alphabets, numbers and recognize shapes. This Kids app is a free teaching tool for toddlers and young children. It includes all English alphabets, digits from 0 to 9 and 10 different shapes. This preschool learning app works as a training guide where children can explore their creativity while learning at the same time.
9- Powers of Minus Ten
In this version of POMT, zoom into human bones, see how broken bones heal, and investigate some of the cool and weird cells found in the middle of our most sturdy organs.
10- Who Has What
taps! Never again forget who has your Books, DVDs, Games or anything else. Just look it up in »Who has What? 2«! It's incredibly easy and it just takes a few seconds to keep track of your Items with »Who has What?«!