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  • Creating with iPads

    I came across this blogpost today and it is well worth sharing.  The power of encouraging and supporting our young children to CREATE rather than CONSUME on iPads is the 'story' I continue to share in both ECE and Primary settings.  I love it when I see this is action - this blogpost ...

    Tags: iPad, iPod, mobile technologies, apps, creativity

  • Interactive Books - Collins iPad Apps

    Thanks to the new entrant teacher at Whangarei Heads School for sharing these interactive storybooks with me.  Collins Big Cat have 8 FREE story apps that not only promote a love of reading, but are also incredibly interactive.  My favourite part of these apps is being able to encourage...

    Tags: iPad, iPod, mobile technologies, apps, literacy

  • Authentic Apps in the Early Years

    Beverly Kaye from Manaia Kindergarten in Whangarei explains how the use of authentic apps helped extend and deepen children's knowledge and experiences:-)   Authentic apps in the early years from EDtalks on Vimeo.

    Tags: iPad, iPod, mobile technologies, apps

  • Story Telling Apps in Education

    Check out Syliva Tolisano's blogpost sharing her favourite storytelling apps.  Follow the links and try out a new one.  Let us know your feedback.  With holiday time approaching for some it maybe the perfect opportunity to snap off some summer shots and trial some new storytelling ...

    Tags: iPad, iPod, mobile technologies, apps

  • Te Pataka a Milly me Molly

    Te Pataka a Milly me Molly is a collection of the Milly and Molly stories in Te Reo Maori.  Once the app is downloaded, users can select any number of the 30 books to download to their iDevice.  Not only do the books have delightful illustrations and narration in Maori, they can be...

    Tags: ipad, itouch, literacy, apps, te reo maori

  • ABC Spy Phonics

    ABC Spy is the perfect app to support children learning the ABC.  What I like most about this app is how it gives the opportunity to create your own ABC library of photos.  Each letter is introduced in the normal way - the letter and the sound of the letter but then... wait there's...

    Tags: ipad, creativity, digital photos

  • Little Story Maker

    Have just started exploring Little Story Maker on the iPad after seeing it suggested in the iPad group on the Virtual Learning Network.  Seems to be a perfect app for teachers to support childrenin creating their own stories - able to add photos, text and voice.  Once the story i...

    Tags: ipad, digital literacy, literacy