bloomsapps Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. 5 Fun Free iPad Math Game Apps These free apps offer fun ways for elementary/primary grade students to practice their math fundamentals. We checked out a bunch of free math games for the iPad that can help younger students reinforce their math basics, focusing only on those rated 4 stars or better. There are quite a few of these.

Preposition Builder Preposition Builder, by Mobile Education Store, is another feather in Kyle Tomson’s hat! This dedicated dad has been developing solid speech & language apps for quite some time and Preposition Builder moved him into the mainstream. This app is a wonderful learning tool for all kids at some point in their development. We found this app especially helpful with ESL students, of all ages. During play, the student is presented with an image and must drag a preposition to complete a sentence about the image. If the student chooses the wrong answer, the image and sentence change to show the student the proper use of the preposition they chose and how it changes the image.

Brain Game: Math Square #97 Good luck unraveling today's Monday Math Square at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). Place the digits 1 through 9 in their correct spots so that the mathematical equations work both across and down. What’s Cooking in your iClassroom? While educators know that math is all around us, sometimes students have a difficult time grasping its impact on our every day activities. Though the apps listed below may not inherently scream proportions, rate, sequences, and percentages, they very easily lend themselves to providing creative and engaging connections to real world problem-solving activities. Some of the apps can be used as hooks and others to provide data for further problem-solving or to spark discussion.

- Best iPad App Developers 0 Comments December 19, 2011 By: Vicki Windman Dec 18 Written by: 12/18/2011 5:09 PM ShareThis As the search for the best education apps continues, certain developers are working diligently to expand from a single app to an entire line of apps. Paper Port App – Dragon Dictation App on Steroids! Are you impressed with the Dragon Dictation App? Well, you will love Nuances new PaperPort app that has Dragon Dictation tools in it! PaperPort App - This is Nuances new free digital note taking for your iPad (only iPad) that captures hand written notes, typed text, images, web content and audio.

Educreations: DIY Whiteboard Video Tutorials on the iPad The new app from Educreations is available in the Apple App Store today (iTunes link). The app is designed to make it easy to create, narrate, and record whiteboard video tutorials on the iPad and to share them with others. A Web version of the startup's whiteboard app has been available for some time now, but it's the native app for an iPad that makes this sort of tool make sense -- it's so much easier to write on a whiteboard with the finger than it is with a mouse, if nothing else. Educreations is hardly the only app like this available for the iPad (I covered the very similar app ShowMe over on MindShift this summer, for example).

Count 10 Read 10: Random Number Game Learning math isn’t just about being taught math. It’s about fun, discovery and experimentation. In the Count 10, Read 10! program, parents get to spend 10 minutes a night playing math with their children. Like many games you’ll find here, this is a version of Calvinball (from Bill Watterson’s Calving & Hobbes cartoon). You and your children make up the rules as you go along or as you see fit. Math Games - 10 Great iPhone/iPad Apps Itching to use your iTunes gift cards on some iPhone/iPad apps? How about some fun math games to keep the kiddos entertained while they learn math at the same time? Here are ten of my favorite math games!

30 Useful iPad Apps for Business & Presentation Apple sold more than 1 million copies of iPads in the first 3 months. This gadget is definitely more than just a larger version of iPhone or iPod touch. With 4x the screen of an iPhone, the iPad’s display is ideal for reading and for presentations. In today’s post, we’d like to highlight some really useful iPad applications that might replace the things you do daily with your laptop or netbook.

40 Amazingly Educational iPad Apps for Kids Adults are obsessed with the new iPad, but have you ever thought about sharing your new toy with your kids? Just like online education games provide kids with fun outlets for learning, iPad apps help your kids review basic skills, improve critical thinking and decision-making skills, and even learn to read. Hand over your iPad this summer, and take a look at these 40 amazingly educational and fun iPad apps for kids. Language and Vocabulary Here you’ll find apps for learning the alphabet, using the dictionary, reviewing grammar rules, and more. History

The iPad as RTI Intervention Toolkit While waiting for the iPad to arrive in my reading intervention classroom, I’ve had a lot of time to think and plan how I will use the device. Ground Rules I don’t want hundreds of apps. I’m looking for a few favorites. Rush Hour Traffic Jam Game My sister-in-law showed me the Rush Hour Traffic Jam Game by Think Fun this weekend. She “assigned” one of the harder cards in the deck to me (sometimes it sucks to be known as the math mom) and assured me that I could do it. The Set-up You set up the 6×6 game board with the plastic vehicles just like the game card shows. Here’s where the math starts. The skills children develop doing this support graphing on the Cartesian coordinate plane later on.

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