METUCHEN — Kindergarten students at Moss School in Metuchen are getting to use high-tech tools for learning this year.
“There’s a new center activity in Kindergarten at Moss School,” Principal Rick Cohen said. “The students now have the opportunity to use iPads during center time. The iPads were generously donated by the PTO. They are being used to enhance the students’ technology skills, literacy development, and independent learning skills. Along with all the academic benefits, the students are thrilled to use them.”
The Moss students are making use of a variety of free apps, including:
- Eggy 100: Eggs Eggy Words 100: is a free app designed to help children recognize and learn sight words.
- Booksy: Level Reading System: is a powerful platform that unleashes the potential of the ipad as a tool for young children to learn to read.
- Match animals: kids memory animal matching game: a free animal matching. It features cartoon animals illustration and 10 different games.
- Memory Cards Lite: Matching Game: It helps improve their brain information recognition and recollection skills. 1 or more can play this game.
- Preschool and Kindergarten Learning Games: by Kevin Bradford: educational games for preschool and kindergarten age kids. Included games: shapes, colors, letters, spelling, counting, memory, addition, and subtraction
- ABC Song: Kids Game Club; all in one activity center and full interactive sing along. 8 spelling activities and games
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally appisode: Disney; This appisode brings viewing and learning together in one interactive and cohesive experience. Touch, shake, swipe, drag, and talk your way through an entire episode.
- If you’re happy and you know it: Kids Game Center: all in one educational activity center. Included full interactive songs and 9 educational games
- School First Grade: Webber Core Curriculum Vocab Cards Apps: This apps introduces and teaches students 100 core curriculum words in four subject areas including LA, Science, Social studies, and Math. Games include secret decoder, multiple choice, matching and drag and match
- ABC: ABC Phonics Animal Free Lite-Talking and Spelling: kids trace the letters both upper and lower case, matching game, flash cards
- 1st Grade Math: Splash Math Worksheet App for Numbers: fun way to practice math skills
- Paint Sparkles Draw: Kids Games Club: kids can be creative.