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Jellybean Tunes App Report 114: Journey to the Stars

Authors: Tech In Special Ed

Pre-K Letters and Numbers Pro for Teachers. Excellent for learning Upper and Lowercase letters. your child learns how to trace each letter by following numbers. It then has the phonic of that letter and a picture and word starting with each letter. Download from iTunes...

Annotate like a Pro

Authors: School Psych Tech

imageAnnotate like a Pro with iAnnotate PDF.  This is another of my favorite apps that is currently on-sale (only until February 4th so quickly read on!). I receive documents in all shapes, sizes, and forms. Intervention plans, data graphs, new forms, etc., and they  all usually require my thoughts and/or...

Behavior Motivation Tools

Authors: School Psych Tech

There are times when something makes you think, “you’re meant to write a blog post today” and today is one of those days.  I received an alert via AppShopper that an app I use and one I’ve been wanting to write about dropped in price. So here I am, writing a post so that maybe you can...

Two Factor Authentication

Authors: School Psych Tech

The discussions around the use of cloud computing continues, as it should, but “the cloud” continues continue grow in popularity and acceptance for a variety of reasons.  I’ve discussed in some previous posts the precautions I take with the cloud computing services I utilize on a regular basis but,...

iTunes Gift Cards

Authors: School Psych Tech

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As a techy geek, an iTunes gift card is a no brainer for me as a gift from my family members and Santa is always good to me and tosses one in my stocking as well. If you received an iTunes card and are contemplating what to spend it on you could definitely spend it on Angry Birds, Mindcraft or new music but you could also...

Game changing books

Authors: School Psych Tech

Are you wondering to yourself after reading the title how this post about game changing books relates to technology?  Bear with me, I promise I’ll get there. (If you want to just skip to the tech part of this post, scroll to the bottom)

So as I’ve gotten older and wiser *wink wink*, I’ve started...

Paperless Date Tracking

Authors: School Psych Tech

During an impromptu #schoolpsych twitter chat about paperless tools  (you can find my “archive” of the chat on Storify) we were talking about how I use excel to track due dates for IEP and Re-eval dates.  Even though I trust all of my colleagues 100% to be on top of their caseloads and know when...

BehaviorLENS

Authors: School Psych Tech

imageBehaviorLENS is an iOS app for school psychologists, social workers, behavior specialists, teacher consultants, etc., really anyone who observes behavior.  I took the leap and purchased BehaviorLENS ($29.99) to see if any of the cons I noted with SchoolPsychTools were addressed in this app.  The quick response...