Brickflow is a new, free web-app that is now in the beta phase. The app allows you to create hashtag-based multimedia presentations in a matter of seconds and lets you integrate content from Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr as well. It has some awesome educational potential, so let's dig in and take a look!
The relatively new iOS and Android app InstaPlace has been making a lot of appearances in the Daily Round Up, so I wanted to do it justice and write a full review. It's a pretty basic app, but I think that's a good thing. It's easy to use and has some fun educational possibilities. So...let's check it out!
Metta (Formerly Soometa) is an online app that lets teachers create digital lessons using images, videos, and audio from their computers or from the web. Teachers also have the option of including poll questions to test students' knowledge. This is a great tool for creating flipped lessons and to help students learn outside of the classroom. So... Let's check it out!
MobyMax is an outstanding online resources that offers a free math, language, and reading curriculum for K-8 teachers. All lessons are aligned with the Common Core Standards and teachers can implement the service with very little work on their end. They also have a Pro version available for a very reasonable $59. So, let's dig a little deeper and see what this program is all about!
This weekend I had the opportunity to test out a new app that teaches the "complete first grade science curriculum" - PlayScience I. With the app, students are taught the basics of first grade science through a narrator, animations, images, and short readings. After learning the content, students engage in a variety of activities and questions to test their knowledge.
The app costs $4.99 and covers 6 major topics:
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