Tag Archives: iPad apps

Assistive Technology: New Trend Emerging in Classroom Presentation Systems

Visit Brian Friedlander’s Assistive Tek Blogspot for more information on New Trend Emerging in Classroom Presentation Systems: http://assistivetek.blogspot.com/2013/03/new-trend-emerging-in-classroom.html Brian Friedlander shares information on a new presentation system called the Belkin Tablet Stage and the Belkin Stage app and of course … Continue reading

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Counting Dots – Ellie’s Games

Ellie’s Game apps are described as “frustration free apps” providing cause effect and simple touch interactive games on the iPad/iPod Touch or Android mobile devices. With simple and clear graphic designs, Ellie Games provides emergent learners with touch activities to … Continue reading

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Type Fun Lite -Another iPad Keyboarding app

Thank you to Bonnie Shams, OTR for her comment about Type Fun app, a keyboarding game app for the iPad and iPhone. Available in a lite and full version (.99) with more words provided in the full version. Practice levels for beginning … Continue reading

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Keyboarding Practice on Your iPad or Android – Apps and Other Equipment

Considering the need to practice keyboarding on your iPad or Android Tablet? Following an earlier comment asking about the possibilities of iPad keyboarding practice apps and considering the needs of a student who will be producing word processing  on his iPad during his school … Continue reading

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Digital Storytime Deals for June 21 – Free apps!

Digital Storytime is one of the app review websites I peruse for free or reduced educational apps. They have some free apps today only (I am never quite sure how long free apps are available!) that you may want to include in … Continue reading

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OT iTool Kit Tip and Trick #2 – Taking and Using Screen Shots on Your iDevice

This Tip and Trick #2 – Taking and using screen shots on your iDevice was prompted by a question from Fiona about how to take a screen shot. This is a tip and trick that is so useful I thought … Continue reading

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Apps for Middle and High School Students

My position as an OT and an AT coordinator requires me to work with teachers and students from 4K to high school. Although most of the iDevices we currently have are dedicated to younger special needs students or students in multi-categorical classrooms, … Continue reading

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Free Visual Motor App

Have you stumbled upon iDoodleCard? I literally stumbled upon this app and found it to be a good, visual motor app that is Free!  iDoodle variety of visual motor activities for preschool and early elementary aged students. This is a good pediatric OT … Continue reading

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Emotions Apps

Are you working with students who need help with identifying emotions in themselves, others or awareness of their emotions? Working with students with Autism, the need for emotional awareness in themselves and of others is important. Often a struggle with students … Continue reading

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Alligator Apps

Alligator Apps produces educational apps for preschool and primary aged students. One of their new apps is Mini Adventures – Animals providing beautiful real life pictures of animals with options of videos of the animals within the app. Animals are arranged also by A-Z for … Continue reading

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