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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Weekly Creation Theme: Summer Reading

Summer Reading

This week, create a TinyTap game about “Summer Reading.” Students can prepare interactive book reports or compose e-book sequels, and their teachers can create quizzes about the assigned books (like this one about The Paper Bag Princess, for example) or even a survey to see which book their students liked best.   Pro tip for students: get a group of friends together to collaborate on the book report and record different voices for each character!   Pro tip for teachers: … Read More

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Weekly Prizes for Best TinyTap Apps – All August Long!

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With the 2014-2015 school year around the corner, teachers everywhere are searching for dynamic new ways to present their lessons and engage their students. While the material might not change dramatically from year to year (2 plus 2 still equals 4), students’ attention spans and standards surely do.   Fortunately, you don’t need to be a techie in order to digitize your lessons. And you don’t need a big budget in order to afford the program to do so. In fact, … Read More

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TinyTap is hiring a User Acquisition Manager!

    User Acquisition/ Content Partnerships   TinyTap is a DIY educational game creation app for kids. We are looking for an outgoing, creative person to lead our User Acquisition project.   We’re a small team of 8 very creative individuals on a big mission – to build the world’s largest educational marketplace for kids. We are looking for people who are creative, unique, passionate, smart, sharp, clever, funny, nice, happy, eccentric, positive, driven, and …well, you get the point! … Read More

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