Sunday, February 1, 2015

Good Free Apps of the Day: Ten Completely FREE education apps from Blake eLearning!

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We're fans of Reading Eggs here at Smart Apps For Kids, but I didn't realize how many FREE apps developer Blake eLearning had available! Some are Lite versions, but three are completely free FULL versions, and others have signifcant content for a "lite" version. All of them are worth checking out. Some of these apps were paid for a while, but now they're back to FREE! Don't miss out!





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Mathseeds apps are a great way for young students to practice and master all the essential math skills. Written for the Common Core Standards, students can access a huge range of activities that make learning math fun, motivating and very rewarding!
Kindergarten includes:
Training – 36 question sets that cover: Number, Addition and Subtraction, Fractions, Grouping and Sharing, Patterns and Shapes, Measurement, Money and Data. Includes a scratch board for working out problems, along with the added feature of audio for all questions, including word problems.
Multiplayer – up to 4 players can play against each other in this game of speed and fun.
Timed – Increase your speed in essential addition, subtraction, word and mixed mathematic facts.
Badges – Earn more than 170 badges.
Games – Earn tokens to spend on fun games in the Circus area.
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Grade 1 includes:
Training – 81 question sets that cover the 9 big topics of Grade 1 Math. Includes a scratch board for working out problems, along with a Dictionary of terms and audio prompts for Word Problems.
Multiplayer – up to 4 players can play against each other in this game of speed and fun.
Timed – Increase your speed in essential addition, subtraction, word and mixed mathematic.
Badges – Earn more than 220 badges.
Games – Earn tokens to spend on fun games in the Circus area.

With the ability to make multiple accounts, each child’s individual progress is tracked and recorded.
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Grade 2 includes:
Training – 81 question sets that cover the 9 big topics of Grade 2 Math. Includes a scratch board for working out problems, along with a Dictionary of terms.
Multiplayer – up to 4 players can play against each other in this game of speed and fun.
Timed – Increase your speed in essential addition, subtraction, word and mixed mathematics.
Badges – Earn more than 220 badges.
Games – Earn tokens to spend on fun games in the Circus area.

With the ability to make multiple accounts, each child’s individual progress is tracked and recorded.
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Your child can watch, interact and play along with the Eggsperts and their friends in this interactive appisode. Featuring stunning 3D animated episodes along with interactive educational games, the Eggsperts series is a wonderful new way to inspire language play. Join the Eggsperts - Sam, Jazz and Tom - as they travel from their village of Eggleston on a fun filled adventure to one of 4 amazing lands on their quest to find clues, hatch eggs and meet new friends.
- Star Jumps full length 3D high end animated episode. - Three fun interactive educational games that build knowledge of letters and sounds. - Suitable for children aged 4 – 7 years. - Inspires language play with a focus on phonemic awareness.
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Reading Eggs Eggy Words 100 is a FREE application designed to help children recognise and learn sight words. Sight words are words that readers should know automatically “at sight”, such as he, the, was and where. This is a sample version of what is featured in Eggy Words 250. You will receive access to the first 100 of 250 sight words using a fun and motivating game to keep kids learning.
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Reading Eggs Spelling is a FREE app that teaches kids the fundamental skills of spelling whilst staying motivated and having fun. With this FREE version, your child has access to 10 games, samples from all of the 6 paid versions of the Reading Eggs Spelling app – Grades 1 to 6.

Based on the key teaching principle that the most effective learning takes place whilst having fun, Reading Eggs Spelling transports your child to a fascinating new setting with each game – captivating their attention with a vibrant, interactive sensory environment to keep them motivated and engaged whilst learning.

Reading Eggs Spelling will boost your child’s confidence with spelling, help expand their vocabulary, and develop their key literacy skills as they progress through an extensive collection of challenging words, activities, and contexts.
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Screen Shot 2014-12-27 at 11.16.50 PMWordFlyers: SkillBuilders 7 FreeiPad only
This FREE WordFlyers: SkillBuilders 7 app is an opportunity to experience the learning benefits of this exciting literacy app series from Blake eLearning. Suitable for years 7 - 10 homework, revision or assessment, these apps are an ideal replacement for skills books and photocopied materials.
Students practise and improve basic literacy skills through the theme of international travel. Learning about the world while improving their writing and reading with a range of exciting destinations to journey to, reward games, tokens and passport stamps.

• 270 free literacy activities - the interactive activities provide repeated opportunities to correct poor spelling and punctuation habits and learn new literacy skills that will improve student writing in all subject areas. Content areas include Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Punctuation and Metalanguage. With topics such as the 'ie/ei' rule; apostrophes to show possession or contractions; word, group, clause and sentence level grammar; using better descriptive language; and commonly misused words.
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Screen Shot 2014-12-27 at 11.18.12 PMWordFlyers: SkillBuilders 8 Free - iPad only
This FREE WordFlyers: SkillBuilders 8 app is an opportunity to experience the learning benefits of this exciting literacy app series from Blake eLearning. Suitable for years 7 -10 homework, revision or assessment, these apps are an ideal replacement for skills books and photocopied materials.
Students practise and improve basic literacy skills through the theme of international travel. Learning about the world while improving their writing and reading with a range of exciting destinations to journey to, reward games, tokens and passport stamps.
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Screen Shot 2014-12-27 at 11.20.42 PMWordFlyers: SkillBuilders 9 FreeiPad only
This FREE WordFlyers: SkillBuilders 9 app is an opportunity to experience the learning benefits of this exciting literacy app series from Blake eLearning. Suitable for years 7 - 10 homework, revision or assessment, these apps are an ideal replacement for skills books and photocopied materials.
Students practise and improve basic literacy skills through the theme of international travel. Learning about the world while improving their writing and reading with a range of exciting destinations to journey to, reward games, tokens and passport stamps.

• 270 free literacy activities - the interactive activities provide repeated opportunities to correct poor spelling and punctuation habits and learn new literacy skills that will improve student writing in all subject areas. Content areas include Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Punctuation and Metalanguage. With topics such as dropping the 'e' before adding word endings; using quotation marks; word, group, clause and sentence level grammar; using better descriptive language; and commonly misused words.
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Screen Shot 2014-12-27 at 11.31.01 PMWordFlyers: SkillBuilders 10 Free - iPad only
This FREE WordFlyers: SkillBuilders 10 app is an opportunity to experience the learning benefits of this exciting literacy app series from Blake eLearning. Suitable for years 7 - 10 homework, revision or assessment, these apps are an ideal replacement for skills books and photocopied materials.
Students practise and improve basic literacy skills through the theme of international travel. Learning about the world while improving their writing and reading with a range of exciting destinations to journey to, reward games, tokens and passport stamps.

• 270 free literacy activities - the interactive activities provide repeated opportunities to correct poor spelling and punctuation habits and learn new literacy skills that will improve student writing in all subject areas. Content areas include Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Punctuation and Metalanguage. With topics such as commas; the 'ie/ei' rule; word, group, clause and sentence level grammar; topic sentences; using adjectives to describe settings and characters; and commonly misused words.
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Heather H. was hoping for a turn-back-time app for Christmas, because this vacation is going too fast.

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