Author Archives: Todd Cherner

Reading Eggs: A Comprehensive Literacy & Numeracy Program

Paid! Reading Eggs is a website (also available as an iOS app) that includes comprehensive reading and math programs for users aged 2-12, and it offers a free trial. To begin, parent/guardian users need to register with Reading Eggs and input information about their child user. Next, they have the option to view the content as an adult user or ...

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Web Whiteboard: The Easiest Digital Whiteboard Ever!

Free! Web Whiteboard is a free, online tool that functions as a digital whiteboard. After launching the website, users can choose if they wish to create an account or use the website without registering. (The advantages in creating an account are that users can create private and read-only boards. If users do not register, all their boards will be public ...

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ABC Dinos: Learn to Read – Preschool

Freemium! ABC Dinos: Learn to Read – Preschool is a story-based game that is designed to teach users how to write letters, learn the sounds they make, and letter matching activities. To begin, users must tap the “Play” button from the home screen after launching the app. Next, their character will load, and users can choose which letter they wish ...

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Makebadges: A Website for Digital Badges, Avatars, Banners, & More!

Free! Makebadges is a website for creating digital products including badges, avatars, banners, and site logos. With an easy-to-use interface, the process for creating the digital products is the same. To begin, users must launch the website and then choose if they wish to create a badge, avatar, banner, or logo by clicking the corresponding button at the top of ...

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The Land of Learnia

After launching the Land of Learnia app, users first have to register as a student or teacher. If registering as a student, they need to enter a username and password along with selecting a grade level. Next, the app gives users a tour of the Land of Learnia, which includes spelling and math activities. At the end of the tour, ...

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Learn to Code with Swift

Learn to Code with Swift provides users with lesson-based units for learning to code an iOS app. After downloading and launching the app, the dashboard will load, and users are supposed to complete each unit that is comprised of separate lessons – starting with “The Basics” unit and advancing all the way through “Your First iOS App” unit – in ...

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Lexile Framework for Reading: The Go-To Resource for Quantitative Text Complexity

Free! The Lexile Framework for Reading is an industry-standard in identifying the quantitative reading score for written texts, and it provides resources for parents, students, and teachers. To begin, users will need to register and then log into the website. It will then launch the home screen, and three resources for educators will load: Find Just the Right Books, Look ...

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The True Size Of… – A Website for Geography

Free! The True Size Of… website provides a tool for comparing the actual sizes of landmasses against one another. For example, due to the Mercator map, there is distortion about the size of certain landmasses compared to other landmasses (e.g., Greenland is not the same size as Africa). With The True Size Of… website, users can type the name of ...

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Participate: An Online Community for Educators

Participate is a website full of resources for users who are teaching a variety of subjects, and it provides avenues for teachers who wish to interact together and engage professional development learning opportunities. To begin, users must register with Participate for free. Next, they will be taken to their home page, where they can click the Communities, Collections, Learning Products, ...

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