This is the second post in a series of weekly posts intended to provide my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning with a round-up of the latest and most recent releases in the world of educational iPad apps. These are apps other educational bloggers have already reviewed and they cover a wide range of topics from early literacy to science apps. Check out the titles I handpicked for you below and share with us if you know about other new releases. Enjoy
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Learn with Homer is designed by literacy experts for children ages 3–6. The program is based on the best scientific research on how children learn. Our award-winning program covers the key skills recommended by the National Reading Panel: phonemic awareness, phonological processing, phonics for reading and spelling, fluency, and comprehension.
2- Kids Fun
Kids Fun, more than 70 games and activities to play, create, observe, learn and have fun while discovering nature and its animals. Puzzles, matching, coloring, memory, hide-and-seek, dot-to-dot, spot the differences, stickers, mixed animals and a sound picture book… More than 70 activities and numerous surprises that will give your children hours and hours of fun, entertainment and discovery time!
Children are at the center of the story as they help the giraffe eat her dinner, the monkey climb to bed, and the elephant kiss goodnight. Simple vocabulary and intuitive interactivity will engage young children while building their comfort with nighttime preparations. A perfect bedtime or storytime accompaniment for young children.
4- Tapit Free
Go Interactive provides six different ways to take a snapshot of student understanding in the classroom. For example, the Draw feature allows students to draw their answer or annotate on a customizable template such as an axis or graph paper. In addition, teachers can upload their own custom graphics.
Wooords is a freeform word game with unique fridge magnet gameplay that removes all distractions, it’s just you and the letters. Touch, move and combine letters to discover as many words as possible. Create combos, earn points, increase your IQ. Each puzzle has one or more nine letter words that offers maximum points. Compete with your friends, compete with the world or just challenge yourself.