ToolZeit – Bedtime Math Updated

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The folks over at Bedtime Math let us know that they have released an android version of Bedtime Math. We reviewed Bedtime Math for iOS here. The android app appears to have all of the same goodness that the web site and iOS app does. From their media release: Bedtime Math announces today the launch of its first app for Android, which is now available for free download in the Google Play … [Read more...]

Educators and Developers: A New Model for Collaboration

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Editor's Note: This guest post was written by Diane Darrow, Apple Distinguished Educator and blogger at Apponomy. You can follow her on Twitter @dianedarrow.    Innovative educators have been finding ways to personalize the one-size-fits-all mentality of published materials for decades. As we break open the dreaded boxed curriculum materials at the start of every school year, our … [Read more...]

ToolZeit – Flipboard Update – Magazine Editor Allows Teachers to Create Content Specific Magazines

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We posted about Flipboard before here  ToolZeit - Flipboard and gave a list of web sites that we have in our Flipboard here 32 Feeds for Classroom Flipboard   Flipboard contacted us to let us know of a great update. Normally Flipboard content is driven by an RSS feed with a never ending supply of new content. Each time you open it up you get the latest posts from whatever sites you put into it. … [Read more...]

ToolZeit – Update – 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game

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We reviewed 5 Dice: Order of Operations Game a few months ago http://edreach.us/podcast/toolzeit-5-dice-order-of-operations-game/ . The developer contacted us to let us know that this edu app for the math classroom has received a pretty sweet update. Students can now play collaboratively or head to head using bluetooth. Some schools will find the use of bluetooth a great choice since their … [Read more...]

ToolZeit – Bitsboard Updated

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We reviewed Bitsboard in the past http://youtu.be/oVAaSDuzbDk . They released a major update recently and this app just keeps getting better and better. Features to look for in the update to version 5.0 include: Tracking user progress New Pop Quiz mode If you haven't downloaded Bitsboard yet for your classroom, download it … [Read more...]

ToolZeit – 32 Feeds for Classroom Flipboard

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We recently reviewed Flipboard as a classroom tool http://edreach.us/podcast/toolzeit-flipboard/ . We’ve received requests for what sites we put on Flipboard for the students. Here are 32 feeds we have in our Flipboard. You can create a Flipboard account and add sites that are relevant to your program. Top to bottom and left to right 1. Our school Flickr feed (you can add your own) … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #55 – The Paperless Principal

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 Hosts: Meg Wilson Kelly Dumont Guest: Jethro Jones A discussion with Jethro about his new book, The Paperless Principal. No iPad Mini invitations this week. :( New iPods released App of the Week - A selection of apps to help you go paperless. Check out our Show Notes Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #54 – The iWorkflow

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 Hosts: Meg Wilson Kelly Dumont Meg and Kelly discuss a few different work flow scenarios for iOS devices in schools. Apple Maps Apology iPad Mini in a couple of Weeks App of the Week - Evernote Check out our Show Notes Leave us some feedback!  Contact us with any questions or comments- macreach@edreach.us … [Read more...]