Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Puffin Browser

Works with:  iPad, iPhone, iPod
Price:  $2.99
Curriculum areas:  Special Education, Across the curriculum
Strengths:  Content/Resources, Communication
Grades:  Kindergarten, Primary (Gr. 1 - 3), Junior (Gr. 4 - 6), Intermediate (Gr. 7-10), Senior (Gr. 11 - 12), Teachers/Administrators
Description:  One of the issues that arose with iOS devices is that they do not display popular web sites that use Adobe Flash technology (such as Tumblebooks, ShowWorld, and many more).  The Puffin browser provides a work-around for these sites including providing a virtual trackpad and access to the keyboard.  The work-around involves  You can learn more about the app on their website at
Initial usefulness rating: 4

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