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5 Top Sites To Download Free Kids Music That You’ll Love

If you’ve got kids, you’ve no doubt thought about how you might be able to increase the size of their music collection for free. I mean, who wants to listen to the same CD of nursery rhymes over and over again, right? So in order to keep your sanity while your kids listen to their favourite songs, the best trick is to have more of them – and the higher quality you can manage to find the better. Thankfully, the Internet is full of free music and fun things for kids. Remember: DownThemAll When checking out these sites and other sites of free music, don’t forget that there are tools like DownThemAll and Wget which make it really easy to download all of the MP3s in one hit. Jamendo Kids Music Check out the Jamendo Child/Kids/Children tags (and perhaps the Jamendo Enfants tag) to browse hundreds of free albums for kids. Free Kids Music The Free Kids Music site asks for user submissions of free music and writes a short spiel on each artist it promotes. Nancy Stewart Music Dream English Related:  Early Childhood iPad Apps

Intriguing Apps for Learning Using mobile technology like tablets, e-readers, and cell phones to extend education is a great way to get children learning on the go. There are so many apps to choose from that sometimes it makes the task of looking for good apps for children a bit daunting. Here are a few intriguing apps, educational, interactive, apps that will engage your children in active learning. Smash Your Food Smash Your Food is a nutrition education app. Toca House Toca House, created by Toca Boca, is an engaging app that teaches younger children about completing chores around the house. Circadia Circadia is a music, colors, and puzzle app wrapped up into one. Multiplication: Invasion of the Moon Monkeys Memorizing multiplication facts is a very important math skill to learn that impacts other more difficult math skills. Finding different types of apps that appeal to children that involve high-interest subjects and gaining knowledge is a great way to keep kids learning on the go. Picture By courosa

1000s FREE printable K-3 primary teaching resources - kindergarten, reception, primary school, printables - SparkleBox Australia 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers Everyone knows that to succeed in education you need all the help you can get, and what better way to find that help than through the electronic device of the decade, Apple's iPad. For those of you living in a cave, the iPad is a small tablet computer, 9.56 inches x 7.47 inches x 0.5 inches, which is poised to be the device that changes it all. And, while the reviews of the iPad have been mixed so far, there is no doubt that it has the potential to become one of the greatest assets to education that there has been since Gutenberg's invention of the printing press. With fame such as this, it is no surprise that everyday brings more and more apps that are being created to help students successfully achieve their educational goals, further setting the iPad on a path to take over a number of functions in the world of education, including the book, the video player, and who knows even the teachers. GoodReader for iPad Speak it! Introducing Speak it! WritePad for iPad Note Taker HD Idea Boards

Danielle's Place of Crafts and Activities - Christian Crafts and Learning Activities for Children and Kids of all Ages Sheet Music Downloads | Sheet Music Songbooks | Musicnotes.com I am a Steinway and Sons artist, have sold millions of recordings and had over 30 White House performances. Requests were made at a White House party for some Stevie Wonder tunes so I immediately pulled out my iPad, summoned Musicnotes.com and bought sheet music for "Overjoyed" and "Ribbon in the Sky". Your company has made me look great in so many performances. I sing some of the most current songs thanks to Musicnotes.com. As a piano bar performer I must try to play all requests. Early Childhood Education and the iPad I was fortunate enough last weekend to receive an invitation to the Sydney Catholic Schools Early Years Conference. I was interested because the conference was centred around creating a clear and coherent vision around Early Years pedagogy. I was also intrigued to see how the iPad fitted in with this vision. One of the sessions I attended was Technology in the Early Years - Apps and iPads by Kate Highfield a Lecturer in Early Childhood from Macquarie University Sydney. Kate suggested that we could plot apps on a educational continuum depending on where the different apps contribute to cognitive development. Instructive Apps:The first type of apps that were identified (Instructive) were those apps that were drill and practice. Manipulable Apps:The second category (Manipulable) are those apps that allow multiple responses to the app. Constructive Apps:The category that Kate was most excited about was the last. PuppetPals: FREE Create your own animated stories. StoryKit: FREE

childrenthinking.co.uk SoundNote - Take notes on your iPad MetroDad: The Rules: 25 Life lessons for my daughter My father has never given me any advice. The one time I remember him even trying was when I was 18 and on my way out of the house for the evening. As I recall, he briefly looked up from his newspaper and said, "You know about condoms, right?" End of conversation. Thank you, Obi Wan Kenobi. In all seriousness, it always deeply wounded me that we never had any of those father-son conversations where he would counsel me about life and give me lessons of an admonitory or hortative nature that might provide a road map for how to live my life. Needless to say, ever since my daughter was born, I've been bombarding her with advice on a near-daily basis. My list of lessons that I want to pass down to her is virtually endless and constantly changing but I thought I'd write some of those lessons down here. Some of these lessons are humorous. However, all of them are true... (2) Lennon, not McCartney. (3) Life is too short not to order the fries. (6) Don't worry about being popular. (9) Never cheat.

Childrens Music Portal : Best Artists, Best Prices, Best Resources Kindertown: An Educational App Store At its education event last month, Apple made the point of touting the amount of educational content it offers via its App Store: some 20,000 apps fall under the "education" category. But we really shouldn't confuse quantity and quality when it comes to educational content. Indeed, in some ways, the abundance of educational apps makes it even tougher to locate good ones -- even with Apple's promotion of featured apps and bestseller lists and with the App Store reviews. How do you know which apps have an educational (not just entertainment) value, which apps are developmentally appropriate, which apps teach particular content or focus on a certain subject (either in general, such as math or literacy apps, or more specifically, such as those that teach addition or phonetics)? That's where the startup Kindertown steps in, with an (educational) App Store within the (Apple) App Store.

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