iPhone app of the week – Stack the States

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If you’re an American or study American history than knowing the fifty states and some basic facts about the states. Let me introduce you to Stack the States. It’s an educational game that is actually kind of fun. You have to stack the states to reach a certain height. When you do you are awarded a state. Oh yeah, in order to stack a state you must answer a question about that state in order to stack it. There are also flash cards and an interactive map that will give you fast facts about the states as well. It’s 99 cents (not free like I usually try to find) but I think it’s well worth the investment. A great way for students to brush up on nifty-fifty states of America. You can find it here.

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Podcast Episode #35 – May 24, 2012

What a great episode this week. Tony, Omar and myself are joined by Preston and Cara Marlowe. It is our longest and best one yet. Lots of laugher and intelligent conversation about some of the most interesting ed tech topics. We also discuss some helpful websites for you and of course the iPhone app of the week. As always please subscribe to us on iTunes.

1) Tony’s post – “Too many VLE, PLNs, and Online Learning Spaces

2) Easy image editor? Try www.picmonkey.com – It’s the new picnik

3) Patrick’s article “pen.io: A unique writing platform

4) An article by Ann Michaelsen of MindShift “For Exams, is using the Internet Considered Cheating?

5) iPhone app of the week – Stack the States

6) Liz Dwyer from good.is “Juilliard Brings Online Music Education to the Masses

7) Gaming in class (Trade Nations or Thereau)

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