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World War You – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop history students’ understanding of why the U.S. became of world power, the country’s dealings in world affairs, and problems that were happening on U.S. soil between the first and second world wars. Instructional Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of the cause and effect factors leading the U.S. into World War II and events of ...

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Solve It! – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ algebra understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will demonstrate their algebra understanding by creating their own word problems and algebra posters. Step 1: Students will watch instructional videos on the necessary algebra concepts in the Khan Academy app. Step 2: Students will practice the algebra concepts of multiplication and division in the My Math Flash Cards ...

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Doodle Reading – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop ESL students’ reading proficiency. Instructional Objective: Students will be able to read a short article, identify the words they do not understand, and correctly use them in their own sentences. Step 1: Students will be given a search term to find a specific news article using the app Newsela. The app will give them an article ...

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RoundUp April 2016 – Websites

With this edition of the Roundup, we are announcing that App Ed Review has started reviewing websites! We expanded our focus to include websites because tablets of most all varieties can access the websites, and they can be used in so many different ways. To ensure our consistency across reviews, we employ the same methodology that includes an original description ...

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RoundUp March 2016 – Hands-On Science Apps

Hands-on experiences are second to none for learning, so this month’s Roundup is dedicated to hands-on science apps. Whether the app is designed to shrink students down to the size of a cell to tour its different parts, or designed to give students a safe and free method to experience earthquakes, dissections, or dangerous chemistry experiments, this Roundup is uniquely ...

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