Prioritizing, Reinvigoration and Inspiration

June 15, 2013


Time flies when you’re having fun . . . or should I just say time flies!  Over the last number of months, I’ve been on a major hiatus from the online world, just checking in now and then – more of a lurker than active participant.  This hiatus was a result of having a close […]

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It’s a New Year . . .

January 2, 2013


Here we are at the beginning of a new year . . . I’m really hoping to blog more often this year and share some of my most favorite tech tips for iPads and apps.  Perhaps this year will give me a few more hours in the day . . . there just never seems […]

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Custom Boards – Premium

September 25, 2012


Please note:  This app review also appears on App Name/Publisher: Custom Boards – Premium by Smarty Ears Description: This app allows the S-LP to create activities and communication boards on-the-go. The app includes over 100 templates and 11,000 Smarty Symbols available to create games/activities, communication boards and templates/overlays for other dedicated communication devices and […]

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Helpful Resources and Favorite Sites for iPad Information

August 24, 2012


Well, as we are getting ready to get back to the grind in the coming week and preparing for the beginning of yet another school year,  I thought it might be helpful to share some of my go-to sites and resources for information about the iPad, apps and the S-LP! So here it goes . […]

HiP Picks from TiPS (2 of 2)

August 8, 2012


Finally getting the time to put together the second installment of HiP Picks – now that we’re well into summer and the work front has slowed down considerably.  Hard to believe that we’ll be heading back in just a few more weeks.  Well, let’s get right to it . . . here are a few […]

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HiP Picks from TiPS! (1 of 2)

May 17, 2012


It seems that time just zips by . . . So . . . finally . . .the first of two posts with our HiP App Picks!!  In preparation for the Speech and Hearing Expo that we previously blogged about, we had both decided that it would be fun to highlight some of our favourite […]

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SHANS Speech and Hearing Expo

January 17, 2012


In early November, we had the great pleasure of being a part of the first ever Speech and Hearing Expo in Nova Scotia that was organized by SHANS, our provincial association!!! TiPS had an information booth (pictured right).  VERY EXCITING!!!  We also provided a short information session about the iPad and various apps that we have […]

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November 17, 2011


This app review also appears on  App Name/Publisher: PrepositionBuilder by Mobile Education Store             Description:  PrepositionBuilder is another fantastic app created by Mobile      Education Store.  The design of the app is intended to promote the understanding  and use of prepositions.  The app has 8 sets/groups of 3 prepositions and […]

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Toca Tea Party

September 6, 2011


This app review also appears on App Name/Publisher: Toca Tea Party/Toca Boca Description: Every student I’ve used this app with loves it!  This app turns your iPad into a virtual and interactive tea party.  Invite your friends, both real and stuffed to participate in this fun activity.  Students begin engaging with the app by […]

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New Beginnings . . . Fresh Starts

August 5, 2011


In a short few weeks, it will be the beginning of yet another school year.  We’ve been taking a much needed break during July and now in August and can’t help but start to think about and get prepared for the September rush! The summer has provided a time for relaxation, reflection and focus.  It’s […]

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