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Are you on Facebook? How about Twitter? How many email accounts do you have? Personally I don’t use as much social network, at least I believed so. But when I started pulling all my accounts together, I realized that I am in fact have quite a few accounts on several different platforms. It is hard […]

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Recently I found a wonderful website that offers free digital picture books for kids: Unite for Literacy. It is a website, so you can access on your computer. It also works well on iPad and iPhone. All books have professional narrations, plus there are more than 20 languages to choose from. When you get on […]

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We have posted several lists of Learning Tools on iPad. Today we continue on the lists, adding Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn Computer Coding. Computer programming is becoming a more and more essential skill for today’s kids. Even if they are not planning to become a computer programmer, it is important for them […]

Post image for Free App: Learn About Weather with MarcoPolo Weather App

MarcoPolo Weather app is the 2nd app in the MarcoPolo Discovery series. The first one is MarcoPolo Ocean, and I liked the first one very much. I am delighted to find out that the 2nd app is even better. MarcoPolo Weather is free with 5 weather conditions come with the free download. Some content such as […]

Monster apps for kids

Last week we posted a round-up of 20 ways to create monsters as ways to help kids ease monster fears. Today we are sharing monster apps. We have monster apps for kids to read about monsters, create monsters, play with monsters, and learn with monsters. They are fun apps for kids of any ages. 25 Monster […]

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I recently discovered a great free documentary app that streams documentary films. It is called Docurama, and it is free. I like the wide subject selection and the high quality of the films. The app provides easy on-demand access to over 600 films, a number expected to increase to over 1,000 by the end of 2014. It […]

101 Animal Puzzles for Kids App

Many kids like to play jigsaw puzzles. Playing puzzles has many developmental benefits for kids. While playing puzzles, kids develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills; learn to understand surrounding environment, recognize shapes, improve memory and problem solving skills; Kids also learn to set goals, and be patient. There are many puzzle apps for kids on […]

Post image for Free App: Bring Starfall Website on iPad and iPhone

Starfall is a wonderful website with many great learning materials for kids in PreK to Grade2. However it uses flash, and flash doesn’t work on iPad and iPhone, so for very long time, people can’t access Starfall from their iPhone and iPad. Last year I shared how to access Starfall website on iPad via a […]

Post image for Free App: Math Learning Tool Helping Kids Think Through Math Problems

I always believe math is a tool for kids to learn how to think, besides doing number calculations. The skill of thinking includes asking the right questions and exploring possible solutions. That is why I like Singapore math. I especially like the model drawing process that helping kids learn how to think when they are […]

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Memorizing all the spellings is a hard work. We want to use as many tools as possible to help kids learn spelling so they can move from “learn to read” to “read to learn” stage as early as possible. Today we share our top picks of Learning Tools for Spelling that are available on iPad […]

Duolingo Free App

I always wanted to check out Duolingo. I have read about their free language learning programs and apps, but I have not got a chance to actually use it till recently. After I used it for a while, I really like it, not just because it is free, but also how good it is at […]

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I have not paid much attention to news apps except News-O-Matic. Because I felt many news include contents that are not child safe. Recently I heard from a homeschool mom that they use Yahoo News for kids in their homeschool. I was quite surprised and checked it out. I am really surprised by the quality […]

Fun Spanish Course App

A while ago I reviewed a French leaning app from StudyCat, It is a fun game-like app helping kids learn vocabulary in French. StudyCat also has a Spanish app with similar structure. If you are looking for a Spanish language app for young children that let kids play fun games to learn Spanish, this is […]

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Do you run into the occasion that you wish you and a friend or another family member or a coworker or a class mate can access the same file at the same time, like correct a mis-spelling on a document, draw a picture together, or co-sign a document? Today we have a Free app that […]

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We started putting together Best Learning Tools on iPad and other Tablet series. Today we have best math learning tools on iPad and other tablets. There are many math apps available, we have put together 45 math game apps for kids grouped by age and learning objectives. However, in this learning tool post, we only […]

myHomework Student Planner

Now many families have iPads or other tablets for kids to use at home. More and more schools are using iPads as study tools at school. Mobile devices are great learning tools if we use them appropriately. Through time, we have found many good learning tools that are available on iPad and other tablets for kids. […]