Tagged: iOS

Lego mindstorm EV3 for Android and iOS 0

Lego mindstorm EV3 for Android and iOS

Lego is finally coming out with a tablet and Smartphone compatible Lego Mindstorm set. The Lego Mindstorm EV3 was announced at the 2013 CES show. It is not quite clear how the new EV3 Mindstorm will work with Tablets and Smartphones but a new processor is the key. According to Lego: “the EV3 Intelligent Brick now un‐tethers robots from the computer by providing users expanded on‐brick programming and tighter integration...

Why the iPad is Good for Homeschooling 0

Why the iPad is Good for Homeschooling

  I remember one of the first computers I used at school was the Apple IIc. I think the school even purchased it using points from box tops.  While you probably can’t get an iPad with box tops,  Apples website does say that Homeschool teachers qualify for education pricing.  The discounts not much considering anybody can get a refurbished iPad for $429 right now.  To some the cost still seems high for...

Story Kit app review 2

Story Kit app review

Cost: Free Story Kit is an App that lets your kids (adults too) write stories.  The stories can use text, pictures or recorded sound.  My kids love to record their own stories.  The stories can also be uploaded to www.childrenslibrary.org from the app.  You can’t beat the price! Editing the book pages: Link to apple web page for Story kit app. Tweet

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 http://itunes.apple.com/app/bob-books-1-reading-magic/id403753501?mt=8 TweetTweet

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    ...