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Higher Order Thinking with iPads (Part #7 - Assessment)


"Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time." - Rabindranath Tagore

Assessing higher order thinking can be tricky because you and your student may see issues from different perspectives. The safest strategy is to assess the form of the expression rather than it's content.

Higher Order Thinking with iPads (Part #6 - Assigning Projects)



Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” - Will Durant

Assigning projects is a critical point in engaging students in higher order thinking projects with or without iPads. It just has to be done right.

Numbers (Take your spreadsheets out on the trail!)


"The hard part of feature design... what to leave out." - Dan Bricklin

Numbers is one of the most useful and powerful applications you'll use on your Mac, iPad, and iPhone. It is the spreadsheeting component of Apples's office productivity suite iWorks.

The best free christmas app ever

Bring the Christmas spirit to your iPhone with 'The Xmas App'. The app allows the user to play 3 quiz modes, which are designed to bring all your happy christmas memories rushing back, plus much much more like even email santa your christmas list and have Santa email you back.


Features the user will experience:

* A movie quiz, all based on the greatest christmas films ever made.

* A music quiz, all about Christmas greatest music hits.

* A toy quiz, all about the best selling Christmas toys of the last 50 years.

* Each quiz as its own scoreboard so you can challenge friends and family.

* All the quizzes have been design to bring back all your wonderful christmas memories.

Higher Order Thinking Skills (Part #5 The Workshop Plan)



"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein

I believe if you want students to use higher order thinking you give them freedom to think for themselves and to express themselves knowing their ideas are valued even when they are wrong. This is how we learn.

Like Where's Wally? Then check out 'Find That Flag ' for iPad and iPad mini

Find That Flag is a totally different from Guess That Flag. With a bigger screen to play on and a higher resolution we have been able to make massive improvements. Also FreeAppMagic are onboard to help improve the app and are also sponsoring the app.

Find That Flag is proudly sponsored by FreeAppMagaic.
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Find That Flag is a cross between Where's Wally and Guess That Flag.

Now you can learn every nations flag in the world and get great stats about that nation. Also you don't just have to guess the flag you have to find it amongst hundreds of other flags.

App features.

* Every recognised nation in world is in the app

OwlyApps launches beautifully designed iPad App for Kids - Picture ABC

OwlyApps launches beautifully designed iPad App for Kids - Picture ABC

Developed by OwlyApps, Picture ABC is a brand new word game app for the iPad with amazing pictures to help children learn new words by matching alphabet letters and spelling words. It includes over 100 pictures of animals, nature, fruits, etc. and as a season's special also a Christmas category.




Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.” - Plautus

Stuff happens!

Friday, December 14, 2012 will long be remembered for another needless tragedy involving innocent students, teachers, and administrators. We all mourn but our tears are in vain without action. 

StudyPad launches “Splash Money” app for iPad; learn counting coins and bills the fun way

StudyPad launches “Splash Money” app for iPad; learn counting coins and bills the fun way


Redwood city, California - December 13, 2012– StudyPad is back! After the roaring success of Splash Math series of apps with more than 3 million kids, StudyPad is launching “Splash Money” today to further its ambitious stab of empowering the elementary school kids to conquer the world of math. Splash Money is ideal for school kids between the age group 4 – 9 years.

As the latest addition to Splash Math Grade 1-5 series of apps, Splash Money offers eight interactive lessons and quizzes to teach kids everything about money:

★★★★★ pictus Xmas - kids christmas coloring book for all ages

★★★★★  pictus Xmas - kids christmas coloring book for all ages


Paint/Color beautiful Xmas draws: 

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