The Best Apps for Teaching and Learning recognition honors apps of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.
With the sudden and curious departure of her last intern, Museum Curator Isabella Wagner needs your help solving a mystery dating back to the Civil War. Could there be ghosts trapped in the basement of the National Museum of American History?
Glogster is not just a online "poster-maker," but these creations are meant to be multimedia, interactive products. Students are able to utilize various forms of visual or written expression to encapsulate a particular idea, concept or area of study.
The app offers information on tons of species, and kids can learn how far they live from their favorite animals, play with on-screen origami animals, or try out "tiger vision". Available on Apple and Android.
Lonely Planet Kids Amazing World Atlas, 'let's play' Amazing World Atlas is created by Lonely Planet to explore and learn about world geography. It includes flag and capital information in interactive games, quizzes, and exploration tools.
Math teachers, this is for you! Want to teach number lines and estimation with games about hungry fish and pizza? Motion Math is offering a free iPad trial of seven of its games, covering topics from addition to negative numbers to pie charts.