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A New Way to Discover the Best iPad Apps for Education

My son was born about a month before the debut of the iPad, and has quite literally grown up alongside touchscreen devices. As a parent and longtime app reviewer, I can tell you with conviction that most educational apps for the iPad stink.<p>That's why Appolicious created appoLearning.<p>While there are …

50 best apps for kids from 2013 that parents can trust

Oh SpongeBob. The memory of seeing my sons' favourite square-panted cartoon character putting his name to a mobile game selling Jellyfish Jelly in-app purchases for up to £69.99 still makes me sad.<p>Nickelodeon is far from the only big brand pushing the upper limits of IAP in its children's apps …

50 best Android apps for kids from 2013

From Disney to Toca Boca, maths to Despicable Me, The Dandy to Minecraft videos: this year's pick of the best children's apps on Google Play<p>Traditionally, most children's apps developers have focused on Apple's iPad and iPhone, as that's where they believed most app-buying parents would be found. …

The Best Educational Apps for the iPad

The iPad is increasingly being used for education, whether by parents hoping to jumpstart their kid's education with apps aimed at pre-Ks or schools …

5 Great Math Apps for Grade School Kids

2. Bugsy's Math Quest (iPad)<p>Bugsy's Math Quest is all about reinforcing the basic 12 x 12 multiplication table everyone has to learn. Each level has …

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<b>4. Easel.ly</b> is a fairly easy way to create an infographic, a visual depiction of information. The tool offers set themes that can be dragged onto a …

3 keys to a flipped classroom

If you are planning to use the ‘flipped classroom’,<p>then you might want to think about a few key ideas.<p><b>Background:</b><p>On Connected Principals Jonathan …

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7 Must-Know Apps for Common Core Skills

Mobile Learning | July 2013 Digital Edition<p><i>This article appears in THE Journal's July 2013 digital edition, focused entirely on preparing for the</i> …

Free iPad Apps for Classroom Management