How to Create Captivating Images for Your TinyTap Activities

Creating images

By Moses Sia   One concern when introducing screens in learning is that young learners will lose touch with real things and only deal with the virtual and digital. The two are not mutually exclusive. Instead, when paired well, digital tools enrich the learning experience.   Using TinyTap, instead of using digital illustrations, I have used sketches, collages and real objects.     I have attempted to create a sample of what it might look like in An ABC Meal, a … Read More

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Summer Break: Getting the Most Out of Your Time Off

By Ellen Weber   The school year is winding down for most of us, and we are desperately in need of some time to RR&R (rest, relax, and recharge). And yet, don’t we always feel guilty if we spend the entire summer relaxing? While the rest and relaxation are no problem, how do we recharge and get re-motivated for the new school year? After 40 years of teaching, I’ve hit upon a strategy that works for me – spend the summer doing something … Read More

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6 Ways to Create Puzzles in TinyTap

Creating puzzles with TinyTap

By Ellen Weber   So often we think of puzzles as just a game to play, or something to keep the kids busy for a little while, but did you know that puzzles play an important role in a child’s development? Some of the skills they learn through puzzles include fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual perception, spatial orientation/directionality, language skills (such as using descriptive vocabulary and following directions), problem-solving, understanding part-whole relationships, attention/concentration, and memory, as well as character … Read More

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16 ways to use TinyTap in 2016

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TinyTap’s 2016 New Year’s Resolution is to empower educators of all subjects & all languages.  

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