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Beth Holland

Little Bird Tales - Easy Digital Stories For Kids for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on t... - 0 views

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    This app goes with the FREE service provided by littlebirdtales.com. Students can create stories with their own artwork and audio recordings either from an app or on the web. The completed tales can be downloaded as either a PDF or mp4 with audio.
Beth Holland

Science Werkz - 1 views

  • ScienceWerkz is a revolutionary interactive, digital book product line for use with the iPad.
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    For the moment, ScienceWerkz is free - after that $.99. These iBooks provide interactive content for the study of middle school science.
Beth Holland

Ruckus Reader - 1 views

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    This is an interesting take on eBooks for pre-school children. Though not free, the app includes audio books, games, and the ability to send a custom report on the students' progress.
Beth Holland

Audiobooks:children's favorite fairy tales 2 - 2 views

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    This free app provides 15 illustrated fairytales for younger children that includes audio.
Beth Holland

Read2Go - 0 views

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    This is an incredible app for students with special needs. It connects to the Bookshare.org database and does require a membership ID. However, students and organizations who qualify have access to a tremendous resource.  "From within Read2Go, you can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare using your Bookshare membership, as well as read DAISY books from other sources. The app gives you full control over visual choices for font size and color, background and highlighting color, and text-to-speech preferences. Read2Go features word-by-word highlighting for multi-modal reading."
Beth Holland

iPads (or other devices) and Literature Circles - co-starring Edmodo. - 0 views

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    This is a great article about using iPads to create literature circles.
Beth Holland

bookabi - 0 views

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    This app is free until April, though know that some content becomes an in-app purchase. Bookabi allows students to create their own storybooks with 2D and 3D characters. They can upload their own photos and pictures plus save and share their final projects.
Beth Holland

Reading: The Core Skill:Reading Remixed - 0 views

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    This is a great article about the evolution of reading. Given the influx of iPads and eReaders into classrooms, the concept of "books" is certainly changing.
Beth Holland

I Education Apps Review - iBooks - 0 views

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    This is a great review of a standard app - iBooks. It also includes a link to a great podcast about alternate ways to integrate iBooks into the classroom
Beth Holland

Learning Without Boundaries - 0 views

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    The Virginia Department of Education helped to create this list of apps for students. You can download them from the Apple App Store. Some of them include digital texts from Pearson publishers.
Beth Holland

Creating Custom Digital Content for iPad: Educators Have Options - 0 views

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    This article from I Education Apps Review lists out a series of apps to use for creating custom digital content. Not all are free, but the list presents some interesting options.
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