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The Best Art Apps To Use In The Classroom - Guest post by Vera Reed

Posted by Wernad Adams on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
The Best Art Apps To Use In The Classroom
 
Education has long benefited from the advances in technology from educational videos to today’s personal tablets, education has always been at the forefront of incorporating new technology into the classroom. Educational apps are created every day for all different kinds of subjects. The art apps are especially helpful to induce creativity, strengthen critical thinking, and generate a more useful classroom experience. Here are a few of the most esse...

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BYOD apps for Afrikaans

Posted by Nina Adams on Monday, May 20, 2013, In : BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) 
Teachers in South Africa often comment that there are no apps available for specific languages, for example Afrikaans. However, one does not need to be limited by this, as there are many other apps that can be applied to do the job just as well.

In this BYOD example, Grade 5 students are using Puppetpals 2 and Toontastic to create Afrikaans cartoons. These great apps have been used by both the Preparatory and High School to teach languages, as students are able to visualise and hear their stor...
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Guest post by Reese Jones: Top Educational Apps to Develop Kid's Psychological Abilities

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
Based on a study, nearly half of the first-time mobile users in the United States are not even in school yet. In fact, 49 percent of children ages 0 to 4 are, in someway, exposed to an iPad and iPod. Some parents even use these devices as a means of distracting their kids, in order to keep them seated quietly in one place.
 
In this article, we will present the best educational and fun game apps for kids that will develop their psychological abilities and create a memorable digital play day.
 
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