Posts tagged education

20 Really Cool and Useful Websites for Kids

Another great list from LifeHacker.  Useful websites for kids that are engaging for children and are both safe and some what educational. These 20 sites are different than the usual Nickelodeon or Disney fare.  Continue reading »

Join us for another hit episode of “Stupid App Tricks”

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GAMES InfoManager Man, it’s been a while — but with this week’s slew of really stupid apps, we couldn’t resist bringing back the Infomanager’s famous “Stupid Apps Tricks” — Follow along with all the other UGNN Infomanager readers as we puzzle over what the developers of these new iPad, iPhone and Android apps were thinking! Have fun
[_] Floaty Hamster – Zen and Art of playing stupid float down the river apps
[_] Are you dressed? Only your Virtual Closet App knows for sure
[_] Everybody needs the Biggest Carp App on their phone!
[_] First person shooter ‘Goblin Attack’ … yawn
[_] Destruction at the reach of your fingers
[_] Bowling in Paradise will be a huge hit . . .
. . . and more — with VIDEO!

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Get the School year going right with fun educational games for iPad and iPhone

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GAMES InfoManager Once again, we’ve entered the school year, and kids all over are trucking back to school! Home time and quality time with parents can enhance and extend the learning experience — with apps for your iOS device. Follow along with all the other UGNN Infomanager readers as we investigate just six of the hot new iPad, iPhone and Android apps! Have fun
UGNN GAMES Reading Comprehension Skills & Practice for Struggling Readers
UGNN GAMES Four Games That Teach Rhyming – Partners in Rhyme 1.4 for iOS
UGNN GAMES Children’s Music Shines In New Kids App: Preschool Musical
UGNN GAMES News-2-You iPad app now offers 4 reading levels
UGNN GAMES Bamba Airport allows kids to ‘run an airport’
UGNN GAMES Wonster Words Spelling with Phonics App
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Create TinyTap App – Win iPad mini

  With the 2014-2015 school year fast approaching, teachers everywhere are searching for dynamic new ways to present their lessons and engage their students. While the material might not change dramatically from year to year (2 plus 2 still equals 4), students’ attention spans and standards do. Continue reading »

Prep for iMovie on iOS

MADE IN AMERICA Mesa, Arizona – “Prep for iMovie on iOS” has just undergone a major content update. All video tutorials now teach the latest version of iMovie for iOS’s iPad and iPhone. All finger swipes were photographed in two camera angles, for painstaking accuracy. In addition, the videos use visual highlighting to indicate the next step finger-action the user must take. There is no comporable learning product on the market.   Continue reading »

The End of Photo365 Failure

Since its launch, the Learn Photo365 Photography assignment generator apps have been inspiring thousands of photographers around the world. Photographer, educator, and developer Noel Chenier is extremely excited to announce Version 2.0 of the apps feature an update that will put an end to the scourge of photographers everywhere-failure of their Photo 365 challenge.   Continue reading »

SUMMER : Kids of all ages love fun educational games for iPad and iPhone

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GAMES InfoManager Here we are at the onset of summer, and we’re discovering games that are fun for vacation, fun for the road and fun for the beach! Come along and share your iOS game discoveries –good or bad– with UGNN Infomanager readers! Have fun
UGNN GAMES Jellyflug Antibody Assault Free on Android and iOS
UGNN GAMES Trimage is an Addictive New Picture Game for iOS
UGNN GAMES Drunken Chicken – An Addictive Game for iOS
UGNN GAMES Impossible Rhythm Game is Free on iOS
UGNN GAMES Mimitos Meow! Meow!
UGNN GAMES Balloon Buffoon
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Apple Now Has Education Pricing for iPad

Apple has introduced education pricing for the iPad Air and the Retina iPad Mini.   Continue reading »

Counting Together released for iPhone and iPad

 Counting Together released for iPhone and iPad Counting Together, for the iPhone and iPad, is a groundbreaking “edu-tainment” app that helps children learn the critical skill of Subitzing – which means recognizing how many objects a person is looking at without actually counting them. The ability to subitize is fundamental, and underpins many aspects of a child’s early learning. See the video!

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NoteSeller 1.0

MADE IN AMERICA Cupertino, California – College students with a flair for taking great class notes who want to help their fellow classmates ethically and responsibly improve their grades – and make some extra cash for their good deeds – can now download the brilliant new no-cost iPad app NoteSeller.   Continue reading »

Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids

 Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids You TELL Me Stories has released Harry and Lulu 1.0, the fifth illustrated book app for iPad in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Designed to help parents learn and practice the most effective way to read to children, Harry and Lulu features WordWinks-questions, comments, and paraphrased vocabulary embedded in red within the text. While reading Harry and Lulu to their child, parents pause when they encounter red colored text, and read the question or comment in the more conversational tone of a parent rather than a narrator. Validated by educational researchers, the QC technique makes kids active participants in the reading process: enhancing listening, thinking, and talking skills.

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Easter fun for young and old

News About Dropbox Many of you have children, many have grand children — here’s a fun lineup of books from the Dover collection that can keep the little folks occupied for quite a while. Have fun, and Happy Easter …

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Math Stars 3.1 released for iPad – Popular Educational Game

 Math Stars 3.1 released for iPad - Popular Educational Game Have fun learning or improving your math skills. Play this game and become a Math Star! This highly addictive game is fun and helps players of all ages improve their math skills. The Math Stars for iPad app has recently been updated and is now available in the iTunes App Store. This app is one of the most popular and most downloaded apps developed by the Laura J. White Mobile Development team.

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Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids

 Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids You TELL Me Stories has released Harry and Lulu 1.0, the fifth illustrated book app for iPad in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Designed to help parents learn and practice the most effective way to read to children, Harry and Lulu features WordWinks-questions, comments, and paraphrased vocabulary embedded in red within the text. While reading Harry and Lulu to their child, parents pause when they encounter red colored text, and read the question or comment in the more conversational tone of a parent rather than a narrator. Validated by educational researchers, the QC technique makes kids active participants in the reading process: enhancing listening, thinking, and talking skills.

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Sight Reader – Complete Music Notation Tool upgraded to v 2.0

Sight Reader - Complete Music Notation Tool upgraded to v 2.0 byte3 LLC today is pleased to announce the release of Sight Reader version 2.0 for iPad. Sight Reader is a comprehensive learning tool, providing an immersive and interactive learning experience for music students.

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