NEW Dates: Holiday Training Days

Looking for ICT training during Term 1 school holidays? To book a session or for further information email me at jvillis@inter-tech.com.au . Small sessions guaranteed, therefore limited spaces. Option 1: iPad apps for K-Y2 Date: Friday 26th April Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Cost: $75 Descriptor: Explore a range of free or low cost iPad apps for integration throughout a range of curriculum subjects. I will connect my iPad wirelessly to […]

Learnist: Share what you know

Learnist is very similar to JogTheWeb and just as easy to use. It is the Pinterest of learning and it free.  The interactive platform allows users collect teaching materials and educational content that are grouped into “boards”.  It also enables users to pick  images anywhere on the web and automatically shoots them to your Learnist board. Below is a video demonstration. I would like to suggest that teachers may explore […]

Math Slide 100 iPad app

Math Slide 100 focuses on understanding tens and ones using  numbers up to 100.  Players learn by sliding tiles into the center to match an answer, equation or image. The player who slides their tiles first wins.What is really like about this game is that you can have up to 4 players at a time. The player to drag the correct answer into the centre first is the winner. You […]

Grammar Wonderland iPad app

Grammar Wonderland (Primary) and Grammar Wonderland (Elementary) allow students to fly, swim, feed, and toss their way to grammar mastery. Students sign in by entering their name and chose a badge. They can then explore worlds or practice their skills. At the moment you can download the apps for free . You have access to parts of each world and two practice skills. A full version of Grammar Wonderland (Elementary) […]

3rd Grade Reading Comprehension iPad app

    3rd Grade Reading Comprehension ($1.99): This app has 100 short stories . The stories are categorised under 7 reading groups.       Here is an example of one story from group 1: “My name is Jerry and I am a frog catcher! I started catching frogs when I was 7 years old. One day I was in the park and I saw something jumping in the grass. […]

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension iPad app

This reading comprehension app has twenty fictional stories about children’s daily life. You get 4  stories for free called Kelly’s Teddy Bear, Baking Cookies, Going Camping and Mike’s New Glasses. If you want the other 16 stories you need to buy the full version for $1.99. When I upgrade on my iPad though, it actually cost $2.99.   Each story has about 150 words. Each story introduces new vocabulary and […]

Jamendo: Free music

Jamendo offers free streaming and download of music published under Creative Commons licenses. On Jamendo, artists grant use of their music for private uses free of cost. You can for a particular track or refine your search via genre, instruments or mood. This is a great resource for music teachers and students who are looking to include music in presentations.

Mental Math Cards and AB Math Expert for iPad

Mental Math Cards is a free app which is designed to assist students’ rapid recall of number facts. Students can select addition, subtraction, multiplication and then select a practice or timed challenge mode. AB Math Expert Lite is free. The principle of the game is simple, click on the balls in the ascending order but time is limited and there are many tricks. It is a calculation game, but also […]