HowStuffWorks is an awesome app from the folks at HowStuffWorks.com. Just like the website, the HowStuffWorks app for iOS and Android gives users easy access to articles, videos, podcasts, quizzes and more. Students and teachers can view videos or listen to podcasts straight from their mobile device. There are also articles that provide information to readers on a variety of topics.
The HowStuffWorks app is a great choice for teachers looking to access high-interest informational text. In addition to reading material, students can listen to audio presentations as they look for inspiration or conduct research for a school project. It is a great resource for connecting students to real-world applications for learning.
Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about their apps in the Apple and Google Play Store!
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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at classtechtips.com for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.