Author Archives: Todd Cherner

SplashLearn: Math & Reading – Kids Learning Games

Paid SplashLearn is a digital math curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards that allows users to create classes of students and assign them a variety of assessments and learning opportunities. Users can access SplashLearn via the web, the App Store, or Google Play, and this review will be based on the “Teacher” user for the web version of ...

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Beamz – An Interactive Tool for Making Music

Freemium! Beamz is an interactive app designed for users to create music using a variety of features and settings. To begin, after downloading the app, users must give permission for the app to use their Bluetooth and give consent to its user agreement. At this point, the app’s dashboard will load, and it provides users with the tools for creating ...

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Google Meet – A Tool for Digital Collaboration

Freemium Google Meet provides users a video-conferencing tool that they can use to connect with other users. To access the tool, users must have a Google profile. To begin, users will need to go to the Google Meet website and then click the “Start a Meeting” button. Next, they will need to sign into their Google account. Once signed in, ...

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Math-E learn the times tables

Freemium! Math-E is a game-based app designed to develop users’ multiplication skills. To begin, users must choose either the “1 Player” or “1 vs. 1” game mode. The “1 Player” mode allows users to play the game by themselves while the “1 vs. 1” mode divides the device’s screen in halves and each user controls one of the halves. In ...

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Bubbly Primes – Factoring Game

$3.99! Bubbly Primes is an interactive factoring game. From the app’s home screen, users can tap the “Start” button to begin a new game. Set in an aquatic scene, bubbles with prime and factorable numbers begin to rise, and users must tap the factorable bubbles. When they do, two bubbles appear that contains numbers, and those numbers can be multiplied ...

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Make Way for Books: Storybooks & More for Young Readers!

Free! Make Way for Books provides users with access to digital books along with information about print books that specifically targets young readers in the infant, toddler, and preschool age groups. To begin, users must register with the app, enter information about their children, their location, and select the language settings, which include English, Spanish, and Bilingual options. Next, an ...

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PLT4M

Paid PLT4M is a multipurpose platform for tracking student users’ training progress as well as locating fitness-related resources for supporting high school students. To begin, teacher users must register with the website to access their dashboard, which allows them to access multiple options. Once registered, the “Dashboard” will load, and teacher users can view their newsfeed that includes information about ...

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Parlay Ideas: The Future of Class Discussions!

Paid! Parlay Ideas is a platform that allows teacher users to either create or select multimedia discussion prompts for their student users to engage. To begin, teacher users must launch and then register with the site. Once registered, teacher users will be presented with three options on the left side of the screen that include: New Roundtable, Browse Universe, and ...

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Look, I’m Making It Up! – An Improvisation-Based App for Young Readers

$2.99! Look, I’m Making It Up is an interactive story book app designed for early learners. After launching the app, users can click the “Read the Story” or “Play Games” button to access the app’s content. The “Read the Story” option narrates Camilo’s adventure to users. Each scene in the story includes vivid images and text appears in letter and ...

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