Totally Techy Teaching Tips

ddmApp creators Duck Duck Moose have joined forces with Khan Academy making all their apps free to use!

Duck Duck Moose have created 22 apps to “encourage imagination, creativity, and learning in children”. These apps are mainly targeted at the early years and primary stages and are broadly categorised as curriculum, nursery rhymes, creative expression and play.

Best Picks

Draw & Tell

This is a great app offering different backgrounds and drawing tools with the added bonus of a voiceover recording feature. Like Explain Everything for primary pupils!

Chatterpix Kids

A creative and easy to use app which allows you to bring any picture to life for up to 30 seconds. Great for pupils to summarise learning, share ideas or explain concepts in a fun and engaging way.

Superhero Comic Maker/Princess Fairy Tale Maker

Nice and simple storytelling animation apps for young children with lots of pre-made templates to help scaffold the storytelling process.

Literacy & Maths

The literacy and maths apps on offer are well worth a look for reinforcing learning with Moose Math and Pet Bingo helping practise some early level SEAL concepts in different ways.