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Solve the Outbreak App

App name: Solve the Outbreak What is it? Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to get clues and analyze data to solve the outbreak and save lives! In this fun app, you get to be the Disease Detective. Best for: Middle and high school students Price: Free Requirements: iOS 6.0 or later; Android 4.0 and up Features: Do ... Read More »

Verizon Innovative App Challenge

  Check out what Verizon has posted about their upcoming opportunity:   The Verizon Innovative App Challenge is an exciting, creative, and collaborative competition that offers $20,000 grants for winning middle schools and high schools and Samsung Galaxy Tabs for students on the winning teams. Designed to ignite students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the Challenge shows ... Read More »

Send that E-mail Later with Boomerang

Boomerang is a chrome extension that allows you to schedule E-mails to be sent or returned at a later date.  Here’s how it works!   Just go to the Chrome Web Store and search for Boomerang.  Download the app, and start using it today. Read More »

Realtime Board: A Great New App for Collaboration and Creativity

 This online app combines the best features from multiple apps. It’s a collaborative, creative, organizational Realtime Board, based on the idea of a whiteboard, which allows groups to create presentations, infographics, papers and more. It’s a little more high-tech so older students will benefit the most from this one. One of the bonuses is that when a document is pinned to the board, you ... Read More »

Key Ring: A Productivity App for You

The advances in technology constantly amaze me.  This month, we are sharing an app with you that is not for your classroom but for your life.  I love a good productivity app that makes my life easier and more efficient.  Key Ring is one of those apps.  If you have not heard of Key Ring, watch the video below.  I ... Read More »

World’s Worst Pet – (A New App to Improve Vocabulary)

Name: World’s Worst Pet What is it? Help students build a vocabulary of essential words. World’s Worst Pet exposes students to over 1000 Tier Two words at 6 different levels through four engaging games. Aligned to the Common Core, this app provides student-friendly definitions, a playful narrative, a reward system and thought-provoking writing prompts. Best for: Grades 4-8 Price: FREE Rated: 4+ Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 ... Read More »

Summarize Web Content with TLDR

TLDR (Too Long Didn’t Read) Plugin is a free extension that creates a summary of any web article without leaving the original page. Overview: The TLDR Plugin (beta) extension provides a streamlined way to get a condensed synopsis view of news, blog posts, and other articles online for quick and easy reading. This plugin analyzes the content and creates summarized ... Read More »