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Google Makes TeleStory & Toontastic Free for Everyone

Great news about these creative tools!

Jonathan Wylie

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In surprising news today, Launchpad Toys announced that they had been acquired by Google. Ordinarily, this may not be of much interest to educators, but as of today, Toontastic and TeleStory are completely free for iOS devices and that includes all the in-app purchases that were previously a paid upgrade! Both apps are great storytelling apps for any classroom that uses iPads. Both apps are current favorites with educators, but their newly free features are about to earn them a whole lot of additional fans.

GOOGLE buys launchpad toysToontastic, if you have not previously tried it, is an amazing digital storytelling app for the iPad. Teachers everywhere love this app because it is simple to use and has a built-in story arc that actively encourage students to build a well-structured story. I have seen Toontastic used in Kindergarten all the way up to high school. Such is the versatility of this app…

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A Few Grammar Mistakes that can Make you Look Silly… and are my Pet Peeves

So today’s info graphic at DailyInfographic.com highlights 15 grammar mistakes that make you look silly (and annoy the heck out of me). See it below:

Another great visual resource for improving your grammar skills can be found at theoatmeal.com’s Grammar Section. See my favorite, 10 Words You Need to Stop Misspelling and How to Use a Semicolon.