Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 24

Warren Buckleitner Video Review of TB Universe

Click here to see Warren Buckleitner of Children’s Technology Review and the New York Times just gave Tick Bait’s Universe a nice video review. Check it out!  

Feb 22

Tick Bait’s Universe LITE Free Edition Released

Today – February 23, 2011 –  a free version of Tick Bait’s Universe LITE was released.  This version contains a third of the content of the full version.    With the LITE version, kids can zoom up to see neighborhoods, cities, Earth’s atmosphere, and the Earth.  They can also zoom down into the microscopic world to …

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Feb 13

Kindergarten and 1st Grader Using TB’s Universe?

The recommend age for TB’s Universe is 3rd through 8th grade.  To use the app by themselves, kids need to be able to read to take in the content. However, I believe that there is potential for preschoolers and 1st graders to get a lot out of Tick Bait’s Universe.  For these younger learners, I …

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Feb 11

TB’s Universe Video Response

I am not sure imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.  These days  I think it might be the video response.  Here is a video of a 5th grader using TB Universe on his way to school. Video My favorite is the  “Oh my God”  at the 59 seconds mark.  It is just a raw …

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Feb 08

Shelburne School 5th Grade Presentation

On January 15, I presented a few pages of Tick Bait’s universe to Mrs. Baldwin’s 5th grade class at Shelburne Community School in Shelburne, Vermont in the United States. The presentation went great.  The kids were a very engaged and inquisitive bunch.  As Mrs. Baldwin said afterwards, “Your app was a big hit today…You kept …

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