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Virulent Is An Infectiously Engaging Simulation | Audio Review # 126

Overview Virulent is an iTunes app simulation of virus behavior that incorporates gamification elements to engage students from grades 4-12 in exploring the microscopic world. The player becomes the “mind” of the viral invader, seeking to combat the defenses of the host in order to not only survive, but to thrive. The graphics are crisp, […]

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Famous Painting App Frames European Art History With Broad Strokes| Audio Review #119

Overview Famous Paintings is an app for Androids (Google Play), but the Apple equivalent is for-cost, and not the same (iTunes App Store). I will review the Android app which allows users to examine 100 of Europe’s most famous … well, you guessed it … paintings, on Android-capable handheld devices. Concerns As a fun exercise […]

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Audio Review #112 | RefME Makes Citations As Easy As Taking A Picture

Overview RefME is the next generation research tool that makes building works cited and bibliographies for research impressively easy. So, what makes RefME special compared to EasyBib, Son of Citation, and any of half a dozen other citation automaters? First, RefME takes advantage of working on computers, iPhones, and Android devices. RefME stores your various […]

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Audio Review # 111 | ToDo Math Gives Kids Lots To Do In Math!

Overview Todo Math is a suite of multi-level math games.  It’s designed for early grades and is highly  engaging.  Students move through different levels of math practice in things like counting, writing numbers, tallies, and then even build into concepts of equations and number sentences. Concerns Great game at a wonderful price.  This is a […]

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Audio Review #98 | Tinkerbox is a Makerspace in App Form

Overview There’s been a lot of talk about makerspaces, but the problem with makerspaces is that they require space, and sometimes you just don’t have that.  Although an app will never replace an actual maker space, TinkerBox does a pretty good job.  To quote their website, “If you can imagine it, you can built it […]

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Audio Review # 88 | Plant Nanny App Motivates You To Drink Water!

Overview Plant Nanny is a new fun app that reminds me of the old Tamagotchi Digi Pets from the 90’s combined with a Chia Pet.  When you start the app you get to choose a plant that you are going to raise.  You “feed” your plant by watering it, but in order to water the […]

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Audio Review # 76 | Learner Mosaic Lets You Customize Your Preschooler’s iPad App Interactions

Overview If you are a parent or teacher to a preschooler, you might find Learner Mosaic a helpful app to providing insights into how your child or student interacts with various iOS Mobile apps.  The app gives you a detailed report on what parts of Kidadaptive apps your child or student has been involved in. […]

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Audio Review # 56 | My Script Calculator Lets You Write on Your Calculator

Overview One of the reviewers for My Script Calculator writes, “I don’t know why a calculator that recognizes handwriting is so much more fun than a calculator with buttons, but it is.”  And it’s true.  My Script Calculator allows you to write math problems on the screen of your ipad or phone and then it […]

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Audio Review # 46 | Green Screen App makes creating green screen videos easier than ever.

Overview Sometimes we get really stuck with having students do presentations in the same way over and over.  But using the green screen allows you to have students actually “step into” their presentation and present like they are really there.  This is a simple, but powerful app that can allow you to do that.  All […]

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