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Mindmaps and Brainstorming using Popplet

Do you encourage brainstorming and mind mapping in your class?  Do you want a really easy way for students to organize their thoughts and ideas?  If so, Popplet is the perfect free app for you and your students!  

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Adding an Emoji Keyboard to your iPad

Have you ever received a text message on your phone that uses little images to express emotions?  Those images are called Emoji, or Emoticons.  Recently, I was asked if we are able to use these on our iPads.  The answer is yes!  All you have to … Continue reading

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Apps Gone Free

Apps Gone Free is a fantastic website that provides a daily list of apps that… well… have gone free. Check this video out to learn more.

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FaceTalker for iPad

FaceTalker is a free app for the iPad that allows you to take any image and make it talk. All you have to do is import a picture, define the speaking area, then record your narration. This app is great … Continue reading

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Reading News with the Pulse App

Pulse is a free app for the iPad that allows you to subscribe to multiple news feeds. When a new article is released, it is automatically pulled into the Pulse app. This way, you can get a personalized collection of … Continue reading

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How Stuff Works App

How Stuff Works is a fantastic website for learning about the world around you. Now, they have an excellent app to access their high quality content. Using it, you have access to many wonderful articles, videos, shows, quizzes, and facts/quotes.

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Creating Comics Using the Story Me App

Story Me is a great free iPad app that enables you to easily convert your images into a comic strip. This is great for having students work on creative writing, digital storytelling, or creating storyboards for a larger video project.

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Adding a Cozy Fireplace to your Devices

To help kick off the 12 Days of Techmas, we wanted to share with you 3 ways you can use your devices to have a cozy fireplace in places you normally cannot. And you probably thought the YuleLog only existed … Continue reading

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