Monthly Archive: January 2011

A new Android tablet aimed at education 0

A new Android tablet aimed at education

Here is another new tablet coming out this year that has some potential for home education.  The tablet website claims to have an “innovative platform”.  Not sure what is innovative about this Android tablet when other tablets will soon be coming out this year.  Maybe it will be priced for educators.    “Connect mySpark’s tablet is Wi-Fi enabled and can integrate with partner school’s Learning Management Systems to allow seamless two-way communication between...

Bob Book App review 0

Bob Book App review

For those of you familiar with the Bob books you will be familiar with this App.  The App is not a books but it is a game.   The game has 12  pages from the Bob books.  You have to spell some of the words on the page.  There are four levels of dificulty for each page.  Cost: $1.99 Age: 4 to 6 years old Subjects: Phonics, letters, & words TweetTweet

Free kids book App 0

Free kids book App

Just came across this Toy Story App that is currently free at the Apple App store.

NoteSlate – monochrome paper alike tablet device 0

NoteSlate – monochrome paper alike tablet device

Now here is a possible look at the future of tablet computing for home education.  The device is cheap! $99  The OS will be open source so there are possible future applications within the education world.  No internet and wifi is a no charge option.  Not a lot of information but it could possibly be used as an input device for another tablet.  Basically it looks like the old slat...

Organize iOS home education Apps 2

Organize iOS home education Apps

If you are using the latest iOS you can easily organize your apps for education.  For Christmas two of my children got old iPhones (3G with iOS 4) from their too kind Uncle. Now I am trying to  use iPhones for my kids education.  To do this I decided to organize all the education apps based on the following categories: Pre-school Tracing (letters & numbers) Reading Writing Math Science Drawing    ...