Category Archives: iPhone

PhotoMath App

Photomath app (iPhone / iPad; free) developed by Microblink, promotes the apps as the world’s first camera calculator. I have been well aware of using cameras to access text but math has always been a tough AT situation in my … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps 10-2014 App List

 OT’s with Apps List 10-2014 The list has been updated. It is long. I hope it is helpful. Apps for your teaching or your OT mTool Kit! Carol

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Third Party Keyboards

Originally posted on The Website of Luis Perez:
One of the most anticipated features in iOS 8 was the redesigned on-screen keyboard. Recently, I did a video on my YouTube channel on the new QuickType feature that now provides smart…

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Ed Emberley’s Shake & Make App – Gone Free

Back in the day when working one on one with students, I loved using Ed Emberley’s books, providing step by step instructions for how to draw all kinds of animals, objects and seasonal themes with students as a visual motor, … Continue reading

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Toca Robot Lab App Gone Free

After three or more years of curating apps, considering trialing an app, much less downloading has to have a definite function or created by trusted developers. Toca Boca apps are well developed and provide great features and fun.  Toca Robot … Continue reading

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Maze Activity App Suggestions – From the Voice(s) of Experience

Thanks to comments from a recent post entitled “Mazes Activities – Magnetic Maze Boards or an App?“, I received some good suggestions of apps with bilateral, maze activities embedded with academic tasks. HT (hat tip) to Dana C. and Michelle P. who suggested … Continue reading

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Brain Break Resources for the Classroom and in Therapy

Brain Breaks Research on the benefits of exercise on learning have long been established (Jensen, 2003; Medina, 2008). Brain breaks are just one form of those used in classrooms. Brain breaks have implications for students with special needs such as … Continue reading

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