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Livening Up the Classroom

This fall, Tci 5th gradelook for the arrival of TCI’s Bring Science Alive series of science lessons. Purchased by subscription, the service is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and will cover Kindergarten through 5th grade curriculum. The class gets interactive lessons, assessments and a full digital textbook that’s delivered over the Internet to a browser window so just about any computer can be used.


From Pad to Programmer

Tynker-Android-Child-Coding-closeup2With Tynker, kids of all ages can use their tablets to create vivid and creative programs, from games and interactive stories to puzzles and even some educational titles. There are free versions for Android and the iPad, but the $4.99 Premium versions add game building features. There are tutorials available for $50.



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