Mario Armstrong’s Apps to keep kids learning over the summer

Posted: 06:51 AM ET

– about 150,000 videos are watched everyday by students to help them with a variety of subjects
– covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history.
– every single problem can be broken down, step-by-step, with one click. If you need more help, you can always watch a related video.
– get badges as rewards, some students spend hour after hour watching physics videos to earn Khan Academy badges.

2. Brainpop:
– creates animated, curriculum-based content
– include movies, quizzes, experiments, timelines, activity pages for hundreds of topics
– content is aligned to academic standards

3. PBS’s Word World – awesome word game for young kids
– targeted to 3-7-year-olds
– based off the highly successful PBS show Word World
– kids try to spell words and then squeeze them to reveal the shape of the word

A good site to find apps and resources is:

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