Disney’s Words of Wonder app for iPad and Android

Disney’s Words of Wonder app is free for both iPad and Android. The game requires the player to find words in order to solve more than 150 puzzles. You can play by yourself or connect (via Facebook) and play with friends. For educational purposes, connecting with friends isn’t an option as Facebook is not permitted. However, the app even allows you to download and play in English, French, Italian, German […]

4 pics 1 word app for iPad and Android

4 pics 1 word is a free app for both iPad and Android. The app simply displays 4 pictures and your task is to think of one word which applies to all four images. However, you are only given certain letters to choose from. If you like the game you can upgrade for $1.99 which will remove the adds.

AbiTalk Apps for Android

I have previously blogged AbiTalk apps for iPad but I have noticed that there are more AbiTalk apps being made for Android users. My favourite AbiTalk app which is available on Google Play is AbiTalk Sentence Builder ($1.92). There are also a few AbiTalk reading comprehension apps. Unfortunately non of these are free to try before you buy. On the App Store, you can download the reading comprehension apps and […]

Free Language Apps for iPad and Android

ITALIAN: The Molto Bene app provides over 40 interactive lessons. It is available for Android and for iPad. Furthermore, this app works offline too, since all the data and audio are contained in the app. You can also download the Italian English Dictionary app for both Android and iPad. Another free app is Learn Italian Free which is available for iPad only. CHINESE: The Monkey Write app is available for […]

iPad/Android Training: One Session FULL

We are running four half day training sessions during Term 3 school holidays. Our first session called ‘Getting the most out of your iPad as a Professional Learning Tool’ is FULL. However, there are places available for Low cost or Free iPad apps for R-Y2 Teachers , Low cost or Free iPad apps for Y3-Y6 Teachers and Apps for Android (Reception-Year 6). For more information CLICK HERE or to register […]

FREE AR Colouring App for iPad and Android

AR stands for Augmented Reality, it “is a live, direct or indirect, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or supplemented) by computer-generated  sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_reality). Today I discovered another new AR app called colAR Mix. It is available for free in the App Store and on Google Play. So what does it do? Check this out: Source: Megan […]

Looking for iPad or Android Tablet Training for Teachers?

We are running four half day sessions at Campbelltown Library (South Australia) during Term 3 school holidays. If you are interested in any of the following session titles: 1. Getting the most out of your iPad as a Professional Learning Tool 2. Low cost or Free iPad apps for R-Y2 Teachers 3. Low cost or Free iPad apps for Y3-Y6 Teachers 4. Apps for Android (Reception-Year 6) Visit our Events/T&D/PD […]

iPad and Android PD (T3 School Holidays)

We are running four half day sessions during the Term 3 school holidays at the Campbelltown Library, SA: 1. Getting the most out of your iPad as a Professional Learning Tool (Sept 30, 9:45- 12:30). 2. Low cost or Free iPad apps for R-Y2 Teachers (Sept 30, 12:45-3:40) 3. Low cost or Free iPad apps for Y3-Y6 Teachers (Oct 11, 9:45- 12:30) 4. Apps for Android (Reception-Year 6) (Oct 11, […]

YouTube & Education: iPads, Android and Online

YouTube is a fantastic resource for education. Why should you use it? Well, “YouTube is the largest online video sharing platform in the world and the second most popular search engine in the US after Google. Google acquired YouTube in 2006. Over 72 hours of video content are uploaded onto YouTube every MINUTE” ( https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_-YG6FfpbwNCLiTooQpJvJ976dcn0XtwpWPRl0avrPY/edit). I am a strong believer that many schools need to reassess their internet access and […]