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Apps to Help Students Get Organized post image

Do you kids forget homework? Are they late for turning in projects? Organization skills are very important study skills for kids to be successful in school, and they also carry over to kids’ adult life. It is helpful to have some effective organization tools while teaching kids organization skills. Today we share the best apps to help students get organized. myHomework: tracks students’ class, homework, projects; it also sends reminders. The schedule structure is very flexible, no matter what kind… Read More

12 Apps to Control Screen Time – Android and iOS post image

With so many talks about parental control on limiting kids' screen time, I realized, I as a parent, spend a lot time on smartphone and tablet. Screen time becomes an integral part of my life, such as getting directions to places; keeping connected with family and friends; taking photos whenever and wherever. Many times it is hard to get off the phone. Every time I told myself to just do ONE thing, but ended up several things. I meant just… Read More

myHomework Student Planner app

Is your child good at keeping track of homework? Some kids are good at it, some are not. How do you help the child who always forget homework? How do you help a kid to stay organized and keep track of all homework and school projects? The study tip I can offer today is to use a homework organization app. I will explain why the app is good, and why you should use it together with your child. myHomework is… Read More

The eWallet That Replaces All Your Cards with One Single Card post image

How many credit cards and loyalty cards do you have? How many of them do you carry with you every day? I don’t even attempt to count anymore. There are too many to carry with me everyday, yet when you really need it, and you don’t have it with you, you are not getting the discount you could have received. I had long wished that there is an eWallet that stores all my card information and whenever I need a… Read More

Handwriting Notes on iPad post image

Many studies have shown that taking notes by handwriting helps kids better understand the material, better at connecting the dots of what they know, and memorizing more of the content. However, we also know digitized notes are easier to keep and organize. It will be ideal if you can take handwriting notes on iPad or other tablets then easily digitize the notes. MyScript Smart Notes is just an app letting you do that. It is best to go through the… Read More

Use Dunkin Donuts App in Our Busy Life post image

I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Influence Central for Dunkin’ Brands. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation, but after using the Dunkin Donuts app and signing up the program I really like the program and the app. It really provides the convenience we need as a busy family.   Now the DD Perks program is celebrating one year anniversary and have good giveaways. If you are a member already, make sure to use… Read More

Things for iPad App

Things for iPad and Things (for iPhone iPod) are great productivity apps that help you manage the tasks, or things you have to do. They are chosen as apps of the week on App Store, and are free now, from the respective price of $20 and $10. I just downloaded the apps on both my iPhone and iPad and really like what I see so far. If you are looking for a task management app, don’t miss this opportunity. What… Read More

Prioritize Your Social Activities In One Place post image

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 to keep up with all the messages! That is why I am thrilled to find out about MessageHub. It is a free app that pulls… Read More

Free App: Collaborate among multiple devices post image

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 make collaborations among multiple devices easy. It is a free app called Baiboard. It is available on iPad and Mac computer, so you can not… Read More

Chirp App

How do you share pictures with family and friends? Do you email them? Today I have a Free app that letting you share picture between devices for free instantly. You can even share it with many people just by one click. Chirp is a free app. It transfers files by creating a unique sound profile. When the app sings aloud the chirp, any device that has the app running can hear the chirp and receive the file encoded by the… Read More

Explain Everything

We have been using Explain Everything as a digital storytelling tool for a while. I really like it for its flexible features that allowing us to use it for different projects. Explain Everything is designed to be a screencast, interactive whiteboard, and presentation tool for iPad and Android that allows users to record audio and video, annotate with drawings and shapes, and animate objects all at the same time. Projects can be played back and edited within the app or… Read More

Scanner Pro

Scanner Pro is a very handy scanner app that makes life easy. With this neat app, you don’t need that $100 scanner anymore. Scanner Pro turns your iPhone and iPad into a scanner.  The app is usually $6.99. It is free for limited time. Make sure download the app while it is free, although I think it totally worth it even with the full price of $6.99. The app is very easy to use. You can scan a document like… Read More

Starfall

Have you used Starfall? If you have a preschool to kindergarten kids, you should really check it out.  It is a great website with tons of free reading materials and printables for kids in preschool and kindergarten age. When my son was that age, he liked it a lot.  I have not been recommending it here, because it uses flash, and flash doesn’t function on iPAD and iPhone.  Now I find a solution to access a website with flash via a… Read More

Cozi Family organizer Free App

Being busy parents is not an easy job.  Today I am introducing an app that helps parents keep track the whole family's busy schedule.  In Mom's Library, you will find featured articles on recharging yourself. We all know how crazy it could be when managing family schedules – each kid has his/her own activities, parents have their work and social events, it gets worse if you have to coordinate schedules with relatives, grandparents, friends, … In addition to schedules, as parents, we… Read More

LogMeIn App

Do you like to take your laptop with you when you travel?  Now, if you have a smart phone, be it an iPhone or an Android phone, or if you have a tablet, such as an iPAD, you don’t have to take your laptop with you anymore.  Use LogMeIn, you can remotely access your home and work computers and work on the computer like you are sitting right in front of it.   It is FREE. The introduction from App Store… Read More