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Dinosaur Chess (Learn to Play!)

Dinosaur Chess (Learn to Play!)

Dinosaur Chess App is a great way for kids to learn to play chess.  It goes step by step, with lessons introducing the pieces and their roles (sound must be on).  In the Play... Read more >

Dinosaur Chess: Learn to Play! - Universis Technology

Chess

Chess

This is a nice chess app for kids and adults who already know the basics of chess and just want to play.  There is no teaching involved (to learn to play download Dinosaur... Read more >

Chess ⋆ - Optime Software LLC

Alien Buddies

Alien Buddies

Alien Buddies is a simple and cleanly designed app for early pre-schoolers.  They will work on color, shape, letter and number identification, and sequential counting, with cute (not scary) alien graphics.  One games that... Read more >

Alien Buddies - Artgig Studio

Learn Spanish – MindSnacks

Learn Spanish – MindSnacks

MindSnacks Spanish (like the other MindSnacks language learning apps – French, Italian, German, Chinese, Portuguese, English) is strangely addictive.  The learning activities are good and the combination of cleverness and repetition is super... Read more >

Learn Spanish - MindSnacks - MindSnacks

Math Evolve

Math Evolve

Math Evolve is a really nicely designed app that will definitely make your kids happy to practice math.  It does a great job of blending “gaming” with education.  So much so that this should... Read more >

Math Evolve - Zephyr Games

First Words: Deluxe

First Words: Deluxe

This is a simple, but well-designed app for youngsters interested in letters and early reading.  With a finger drag, your child will move letters to form the word shown in the picture.  There are... Read more >

FirstWords: Deluxe - Learning Touch

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Yes, Your iPhone Does Have Parental Controls

We recommend checking out the parental controls on your iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.  They are called restrictions, and here’s how to set them:

  • Settings
  • General
  • Restrictions
  • Enable Restrictions
  • Set a passcode

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Mind Leap makes Tech and Learning’s Top 100 List of 2011

We are happy to announce that Mind Leap has made Tech & Learning’s list of Top 100 Sites of 2011! For those of you new to Tech & Learning, it offers a wealth of resources… Read more >

Tech in Education Is More Than “Screen Time”

A recent report by Common Sense Media, shows a growing trend of increased screen time by children under the age of eight. This included a rising trend in the number of televisions in children’s… Read more >

Early Reading Apps Your PK-1st Grade Kids Will Love

Early reading, pre-reading, call it what you want. Either way, it is an exciting and often challenging time.  Luckily, apps work beautifully to provide simple learning tools to promote letter sense and writing and sight… Read more >

How Much is Too Much?

How do we take advantage of the amazing new technology that is coming at us rapid-fire, and ensure our children and students are are still inquiring about the tangible world, looking out the window, exploring… Read more >