Peter Maxwell is an educational psychologist and qualified teacher. He works alongside parents, teachers and other professionals to support children who are experiencing a variety of learning difficulties. Peter believes that tablet computers offer a new and exciting way to enhance children’s learning. He has set up a Facebook page called Educational App Advice to help parents and teachers find appropriate educational apps.
Apple have produced a series of ebooks to help teachers integrate apps into their daily classroom practice. The Apps in the Classroom series is inspired by Apple Distinguished Educators, and each book contains a collection of activities that allow students to utilize a particular app to demonstrate their learning.
With Black Friday and the Christmas shopping season a recent memory, now is perhaps a good time to look at ways to teach children the value of money. Here are five apps that can help in this process.