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Homeschooling

Some of Our Favorite Educational Apps

Screen shot from my iPad. I have a folder for each subject. I got the iPad for school   Since my their (my kids) tastes change so often I am posting an update of our their favorite apps. Most of these apps are free. I sometimes will pay . more than, say, $ it is something I think they will love and Geography Apps Geo Walk HD - 3D World Fact Book - Vito Technology…
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iPhone Apps to have Just in Case of an Emergency

Disaster Alert (by Pacific Disaster) "PDC Active Hazards currently includes: - Global events (Observational Sources): Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcano. Major events (News Sources): Floods, Manmade, Marine, Storms, Wildfires. - Hawaii Only (Observational Sources): National Weather Service High Surf, High Wind, Flood." WISER "WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents." Red Cross Tornado, Hurricane, Earthquake, WildfireShelter Finder Ub Alert Disaster Alert…
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Homeschooling

Apps for Homeschooling Civics and Presidents

Our Favorite Apps for Presidents and Civics I wrote about our favorite apps for Geography last week. Today I want to share our favorite apps for homeschooling Civics and Presidents. These apps make learning fun and when my kids are having fun they retain more. US Presidents (Match'Em Up History and Geography) Presidents vs Aliens At first I was not ok with the title of this app. Then Boy Child, now 14, started playing it…
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Homeschooling

6 Apps for US Geography

We like to use apps in our homeschool. Especially if we are having to go to town, which is at least a 35 minute drive. This would be known as Carschooling. Here are a few of our favorites: Stack the States: By far our favorite app to date. Not really for high school age, but up to 7th grade this app still entertains. State Flag Quiz- test yourself on the state flags. State Swipe What…
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The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom

iPhone Apps for Web Safety

I wrote about Sexting in our children's generation. This is a follow up to that post with ideas for apps that I have (mostly) personally used on our phones. X3 Watch by XXXChurch $7 a month for Desktop, $ month for iPad, iPhone, or Android K9 Web Protector FREE App and Desktop download and No monthly fee. This one we currently use on my Mac and seems to be working well. No service interruptions or…
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Homeschooling

Sounds of Night app review

Sounds of Night app is geared towards kids ages 2-8. Yes, my youngest is 12. But I have friends who have little they have iPhones. Plus I love to review stuff! Here is a link to a QR code to purchase this very cute app. The Sounds of Night is a book app that helps put a child's mind at ease when the lights go out at bedtime. This book addresses one of the primary…
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