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Edcamp Philly Smackdown Sites

The list of sites shared from the Google Doc shared at Edcamp Philly from 2013. This is a collaborative list of items that teachers enjoy using with their classrooms. This is commonly shared at the end of edcamps as something new to try, or something that has been successfully used with stuednts already.

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Curriculet - Smart Reading. Deeper Learning.

MyScript Calculator - Handwriting calculator

Description ** Featured by Apple as "Essentials" **** CES 2013 - Mobile App Showdown Winner ** With MyScript© Calculator, perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting.

Cybrary Man's Educational Websites

A list that begins with an even BIGGER list.

Quick Key Mobile

Formative assessment in a flash with your iDevice.

School Info

School Info by SchoolInfoApp enables parents, students, teachers and administrators to quickly access the resources, tools, news and information to stay connected and informed!

Tellagami Edu

Animate your life! Download today! Tellagami is a mobile app that lets you create and share a quick animated Gami video. Tellagami Edu is a paid version of the Tellagami app loaded with features that allows classrooms to use the app without in-app purchases.




Urban Ministries of Durham serves over 6000 people every year who struggle with poverty and homelessness. Spent is an interactive game created by McKinney that challenges you to manage your money, raise a child and make it through the month getting paid minimum wage after a stretch of unemployment.

ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web

Get definitions with just a click. Identify SAT/ACT vocabulary words on any page. Our free bookmarklet makes it easy to improve your vocabulary while you surf the web!

MyScript Calculator - Android Apps on Google Play

With MyScript© Calculator, perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting. Specially designed for Android devices. Easy, simple and intuitive, just write the mathematical expression on the screen then let MyScript technology perform its magic converting symbols and numbers to digital text and delivering the result in real time.

Hopscotch School Edition-- Programming for kids! Make games, stories, animations and more!

Premium School Edition of Hopscotch with all characters unlocked! Tap "related" above to find our FREE version for individuals!

2013 Parents' Choice Gold Award winner*
2014 Children's Technology Review: Best Educational Technology
Featured by Apple in Education and Kids

Hopscotch is programming designed for everyone. Kids can use simple, intuitive building blocks to create games, animations and apps.

Program your characters to move, draw, and collide with each other, and use shaking, tilting, or even shouting at the iPad to control them.

Daisy the Dinosaur

Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy to dance across the screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects, sequencing, loops and events by solving this app's challenges. After playing Daisy, kids can choose to download a kit to program their own computer game.

Zac Browser | Zone for Autistic Children

The first Internet Browser developed specifically for children with autism and other special needs.


Become an inventor with Algodoo - Start designing and testing your ideas in seconds. Algodoo is endless fun for any age to create, play & learn physics! In a simulated “real” world you can build, play and make your inventions come alive.

GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world!

GeoGuessr is a geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.

lino - Sticky and Photo Sharing for you

Lino is an online stickies service that offers stickies and canvases. You can post, see and peel off stickies on canvases freely. Stickies posted from this iPhone/iPad App can be accessed with PC browsers. - Take a note right away wherever you are.

Popcorn Maker

Video beyond the box. Popcorn Maker makes it easy to enhance, remix and share web video.

The easiest way to take notes from videos. Everything synchronized!

Paper Slide Videos - Guidelines

Students need to spend time PLANNING their paper slide video. The following storyboards (created by Kris Styes) will be helpful for students to put their ideas down in sequential order.

Home - Choose 2 Matter

Mallory Fundora, a 7th grader at Rossview Middle School in Clarksville, Tennessee decided at age 11 that in lieu of Christmas presents, she wanted to "help Africa". From this simple wish, Mallory became the founder of Project Yesu a not for profit organization that provides food, medicine and education for children in Uganda.