Children in the Classroom
This is Herman. He’s a very bright, sweet little nine year-old boy. At home he’s curious, creative, helpful, insightful and an excellent big brother. He’s in second grade and does well in school, but his work doesn’t quite reflect who he is or what he’s really capable of. And yet it’s been hard to say why not.
I have enjoyed finding lesser-known holidays to celebrate on my blog, I hope you have enjoyed learning about them. Here is another one… Did you know today is National Parents as Teachers Day? In honor of all you parents and teachers I found this informative article (originally posted on Medium.com) that I would like to share.
The iPad is above and beyond the most sought after item for tech lovers, as it’s the go to place for all things internet, music, movies, and pictures. But more and more, parents are quickly realizing that the iPad can be utilized as a valuable teaching tool for their children, and its mobility means it can go anywhere a child does. Amidst some of the the silly, useless apps out there are some that can make the difference in your child’s learning and vocabulary development. Here are our top iPad app picks for Elementary school learning by grade, from www.Education.com:
- Rock ‘n Learn Phonics Easy Reader 1: Three phonics stories are featured in this comprehensive app, which is meant to teach your child to read from the ground up. Each one has strong visuals to support the text on the screen. The story can be read to your child, or your child can try to sound the words out himself, and get help by clicking on the word. ($4.99)