There are many great educational apps out there for kids to help direct their screen time towards learning versus game playing. Here are just a few apps I have come across for the iPad. Many of these will also be available for Android tablets. ( I have not tested any of these apps yet but these come recommended from a teacher here at the school).
▪ Francais Lite – iTooch BAses du francais – Various grammar concepts presented in French.
▪ Projet Voltaire – Students must try to find the errors in the sentences. These sentences are best suited for students with a strong grasp of French grammar rules.
▪ 100 Questions – 100 Orthographe – Various grammar concepts presented in French with explanation of an errors made.
A great app used to create e-books using photos, voice clips, video clips, and much more.
A great way to combine pictures together in a collage. This is also a great way to create an interesting page to include in e-books.
This is the National Film Board of Canada app. There are a lot of great films and shorts for kids made by Canadians.
4 Pics 1 Word:
Four pictures are displayed and you must find the common word which matches all of the pictures.
Various tutorials about concepts including Science, Math, and Humanities.
▪ Maths Lite – iTooch Bases de Maths – Various Math concepts presented in French.
▪ TanZen Lite – Use tangram shapes to create a new shape.
▪ Super 7HD – Work on your mental math skills of addition adding numbers to the desired total.
▪ Hands-On 1 – Solving algebraic equations by balancing the formula.
Sudoku – This teaches the use of logic to fill in the grid.