Osmo-I do like this new product!...

Sep 19, 2014 by

Over the summer I was inundated with ads from a new educational product called Osmo. It’s basically a very unique app that works with your iPad and incorporates manipulative. After seeing the demo video I was hooked and I had to have one. Mine arrived this week. The special edition pack came with 2 sets of game manipulatives, Tanagram and Words. A third game called Newton was available for download (using the manipulatives of a paper and pencil or any solid object, including your hands). What puts a different spin on the Tanagram game is that the child has to shift their eye gaze from table to iPad to complete the tasks rather than lay an tanagram on top of a copy. It’s a fairly simple task but for young children or those with...

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A Fun Little App

Jan 18, 2014 by

I created this using an app call Cloudart.  My students had a lot of fun with it this week.  I used it to work on categories, word retrieval and articulation.  I purchased it for 99 cents through the iTunes store.  This app is quick enough to use in a half hour session, even if the kids did some of the typing.  It’s a fun little creative outlet for those of us who aren’t too creative.  You can type in words or download a web sit like I did here.  This is what appeared after I downloaded The School Speech Therapist into the app.  In therapy the kids loved it and Cloudart will be something  I keep on my iPad. This one will be staying on my iPad! Please like &...

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