Saturday, October 25, 2014

Good Free App of the Day: Sphere - 360 Photography

Take a field trip without leaving the classroom and without spending any money! Sphere -360 Photography is a free ticket to amazing places all over the world. Browse through collections of "spheres" from famous locations/landmarks or search a specific place. It's a great way to prepare students for new situations such as moving to a new school or taking an actual field trip. Help students enhance writing skills by describing a panoramic shot of a favorite place. Take a trip to The Milky Way, explore the Eiffel Tower, or share a sphere of your favorite local park. There are endless education possibilities within this app.

Featured Free and Discounted Apps: Save $47 with these 12 free and 8 discounted apps!

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It's a happy Sunday if you like free and discounted apps! There are 20 apps on today's list, with 12 completely free. Save a total of $47 on these apps, including Custom Boards- Premium, Simplex Spelling Phonics - Rhyming With CVC Words, Color Halloween - Coloring exercises for kids, Math Racer - The Game, Spy Sam Reading Book 2 - The Struggle for Jess and more. There's even a physics app for older students.

Quick post! Only 2 hours to save $15 on these five educational Halloween apps!

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I just saw these apps free, and unfortunately they won't be free for much longer. Those in the United States and Canada can get them for about 2 more hours-- until 10 pm CDT on 10/25. So download now, then share the post so your friends don't miss out! These apps are made by Agnitus, a trusted developer, and are COMPLETELY free for just a little while longer!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Be sensitive to special needs on Halloween

Last year I came across this Facebook post about trick or treating from a fellow Occupational Therapist. I reposted it and got a great response, not only from parents of kids with special needs but also those who hadn't thought about how a child with special needs may be processing this event. It's a good reminder that not every costumed child is the same under the costume.