Five More Best Math Apps for Kindergarten and Preschool

5 More Best Math Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten

For whatever reason, when I’m searching for apps to use with my preschoolers,  it’s the math apps that catch my eye. There seem to be more good math apps out there than there are for other subjects.  I first wrote about my favorite math apps last year.  Over the past few months,  I’ve stumbled across […]

Five Best Reading Apps for Pre-K and Kindergarten

Five Best Reading Apps

Here’s the latest installment in the Five Best Apps Series: 5 Best Reading Apps. You can find our most popular post in this series here  and the rest of our reviews in this series on our Reviews and Five Best Apps Page. The images and app titles will take you to the iTunes store. Reading […]

Introducing iPads to Pre-Kindergarten Students

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I can’t believe that it took us until December to introduce our iPads to our class, and now it’s taken me until January to write about it! When we found out we would be receiving enough iPads to support a learning center we were so excited and eager to start. I never imagined it would […]

21 Best Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten iPads

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We expanded our 5 Best Apps Series!  Five wasn’t enough when we started using Apple Configurator. Keep reading to find out what we think are the 21 Best Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten. When we decided to use Apple Configurator to manage our iPads,  one of the biggest ramifications  was the fact that we would […]

Teach a Preschooler to Code for “Hour of Code” Week? You Bet!

Hour of Code: How one group of preschoolers were introduced to coding for computer science education week.

Truthfully, preschoolers don’t do anything for a whole hour, except maybe play. It’s just not developmentally appropriate to ask them to do anything for that long.  Still, we did take some time this week to introduce the children to coding in honor of Computer Science Education Week’s Hour of Code event. And, they loved it! […]

Make an iMovie Video on your iPad for Back to School

Create a Fun Back to School video with iMovie using your iPad!

I kept hearing about what a great tool iMovie can be in the classroom.  I finally decided to put it to the test by making an iMovie video. As we began our 5th day of school this week,  I used my iPad to shoot a short video clip of each child sharing their favorite thing […]

iPad Covers for Pre-K and Kindergarten Classrooms

How do you protect your classroom iPads.

How do you protect your classroom iPads? Which cover do you use for Pre-K and Kindergarten? We’ve tried a couple of options. We added four iPads to our classroom collection this year and that meant four new iPad covers too.  Last year, we had two teacher iPads that the students used.  Those iPads had the […]