APPS FOR YOUNG LEARNERS DEVELOPING SKILLS
Young learners develop automaticity
Apps make practice fun!
FlashToPass for math facts
Spelling City for spelling & vocabulary
BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. for
educational video, quizes, activities, and
Students should understand a need to curate their important websites for
Students can set up a tab.
For each subject.
Students can chronicle their
THE NEED FOR RESEARCH
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a
question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources
and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple
avenues of exploration.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print
and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and
accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of
others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to
support analysis reflection, and research.
BEST APPS FOR BIG KIDS ON NEW LEARNING PATHS
By college, students need to write,
create, and stay organized
Pages, Keynote, Numbers (iWork)
iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand (iLife)
Graphite app curation service (FREE!): http://graphite.org
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APPitic app list for education: http://www.appitic.com
Apple Education apps: http://www.apple.com/education/apps/
Top 10 list of apps for Android and iOS:
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