Tagged: App Store

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App shout out- 5 Dice

Justin Holladay wrote to me recently explaining he was just about to release his first app. It’s now gone live in the Apple Appstore and can be downloaded for free onto any iOS device. The app is a game based on using the scores when you roll five virtual dice to create BIDMAS calculations that equal a certain target number....

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Geogebra for iPad…

I looked into the feasibility of using iPads in the maths classroom last year and concluded that the time wasn’t quite right. The ‘planets were moving into alignment’, with the direction of technological development leading towards the iPad being a brilliant learning tool in the maths classroom, but they weren’t there yet. The lack of Flash compatibility was a big...

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Khan Academy releases iPad App

The Khan Academy has just released a free app for the iPad. For people unfamiliar with the Khan Academy, it is a website featuring over 2500 free educational videos about a variety of topics including maths, science, art and much more. Salman Khan, the site’s author delivered a superb TED talk last year explaining his vision. Many people who are...

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Quick Graph on iPod Touch/ iPhone and iPad

I found out that all the pupils in one of my year 11 class own a iPod Touch. This has got me thinking about how I can use these wonderful devices to improve the learning of my pupils. When surfing the web one night I stumbled across a graph plotting app called Quick Graph. First impressions are very good and...