Author Archives: Todd Cherner

iCivics

Free! iCivics is a multi-faceted resource that includes games and materials dedicated to the teaching of civics. To access the games, users must click the “Play” button on the top of the screen. Next, they will need to choose one of three games. (For all the games, users can create a profile and log in or play as a guest.) ...

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PosterLabs – Stylish collage poster maker

PosterLabs allows users to create collages on their device. To begin, users must launch the app and tap the “New Poster” button. Next, users can select images for their collage from their camera roll, photo stream, or PosterLab. Users can select up to five images for their poster. Once the images are selected, users can scroll the different templates provided ...

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Quiz Creator – Take, Share and Publish Quizzes by QuizPedia

Quiz Creator allows users to create, share, and take quizzes. After registering with the app, users can tap the “Lined” button on the top right of the screen to access the app’s menu. To begin making a quiz, users must tap the “Create Quiz” option from the menu. Users are then asked to add an image that represents their quiz, ...

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A Solar System Journey

A Solar System Journey provides an introduction to the planets in the solar system. From the app’s main screen, users are shown a snapshot of the planets that comprise the solar system. By tapping a planet, the app zooms to it and provides users with basic information about it. Users can then tap the “left” or “right” arrows to change ...

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Chemical Elements Quiz : Learn Symbols

Chemical Elements Quiz supports users learning the periodic elements’ symbols and names via 10-question quizzes. From the app’s main screen, users are presented with three different quiz levels, and each quiz level prompts users to identify either an element or a fact about an element. After answering a question, the app immediately indicates if the answer users selected was or ...

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Chemistry Lab

Chemistry Lab allows users to mix chemicals in a virtual lab. After launching the app, users are presented chemicals organized by category (e.g., metals, non-metals, acids, salts, oxides, and bases), flasks, and a Bunsen burner. Users must tap the flask and chemicals they would like to mix. The app will then mix the chemicals, and users can heat the chemicals ...

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Teens Health

Free! Teens Health contains a variety of articles related directly to the development of adolescents. From the website’s homepage, users can search for articles by topic, such as: Body, Mind, Sexual Health, Food & Fitness, School & Jobs, Staying Safe, and more! To access the articles, users must click the topic that interests them from the left side menu. The ...

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Get the Math

Free! Get the Math is a website designed to demonstrate how algebra is used outside of the classroom. Using videos coupled with challenges, the website allows users to view a demonstration of how different professionals (e.g., musicians, restaurateurs, designers, athletes, and more) use math as part of their work. Included in each video segment is a “Take the Challenge” option. ...

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