anne frank diary interactive app for ipad

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank’s diary is undoubtedly a great read and an excellent topic for students, as she shone a light onto the suffering during World War 2. The developers at Penguin Books have taken the diary and adapted it for the iPad, adding videos, audio clips and more.

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Lavolta adjustable floor stand raises tablet to a standing height

One of the reasons tablet stands are so popular is that they free up your hands without having to hold it. For most tasks, having a cover or case that tilts the screen at an angle is perfectly acceptable, but for playing musical instruments or giving a presentation you might need the device at a better height. There’s also the added health benefits on working on the iPad whilst standing instead of sitting.

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A comprehensive list documenting the history of the British Monarchy

The British Monarchy is a reference app that tells you everything you need to know about the history of the kings and queens of Great Britain, from around 800AD to present day. Each listed monarch links to their respective Wikipedia article — which for historical figures, tends to be a reliable source of information.

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Build a computer and code your own software with Kano

Kids use computers everyday but how many would know how to build one? The Kano kit is a DIY computer that consists of a Raspberry Pi, speaker, and keyboard, that you assemble together and connect to a television or monitor. It’s suitable for all ages and even the instruction manual is a wonderfully illustrated story. Once all your parts and cables are connected, it’s time to explore the Kano operating system.

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Google brings virtual expeditions and augmented reality to the classroom

It’s becoming clear that virtual reality is the next big thing in technology. It offers an immersive experience unlike anything else, and provides access to places that were previously just a dream. The process of virtual reality involves a screen at close proximity that displays a computer-generated simulation of an environment that can be interacted with. This technology has allowed Google to create Expeditions that whisks students off to various locations around the world — such as Mars, the Great Barrier Reef and the Great Wall of China.

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Mystery Word Town has you catching criminals with your spelling skills

In Mystery Word Town, the Huevos Rancheros Gang have stolen gold and are hiding out in various locations across the town. To find them you must explore every possible location, collecting letters as you go. Each door that you come across presents a spelling barrier that will only be unlocked if you spell the word correctly — and you can only do that if you’ve found the required letters.

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Prepare and manage classroom iPads with Apple Configurator

One of the main benefits of Apple products is that they work exceptionally well together. Macs, iPads and more can sync together and keep files up to date with the latest versions. This works great if they’re your personal devices but how do you manage school iPads and make sure that they are all working together?

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