Unmissable AppsOver the years we have all found things that we find useful in our teaching. Some things are indispensable - you know this when the kiddos are eager, and beg for something on a daily basis: "Miss, Miss, can we have...?" So I'm going to pass on a few of my favourites to you - no, I'm not on a commission, I just thought you'd like some ideas. Some have a cost attached, others don't. All are really useful and can be used as time fillers, or as more comprehensive lessons etc. Here's the first.
Education CityNot strictly an App, but I absolutely love this web-based tool. It's available in the US as well as the UK, and it's well worth a look. It's colourful with lots of appealing graphics for children. On the down side, the sound is a bit distracting (lots of bumps and beeps), but you could always turn that off.
You'll need to register and use a login name and password to gain access. Here's the screen shot:
Once logged in, you get to choose your age range:
As an example, let's click on F1:
Now let's click on Year 2. Each area gives you a choice of subject: Literacy, Maths and Science. At an extra cost you can sign up for additional subject areas such as French, Spanish or German.
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