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Sharpen student spelling with these mobile apps

Registration for the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee ends on December 12. Regardless of participation, teachers and students should constantly look for ways to improve both their spelling lessons and abilities. These five mobile applications are must downloads for spelling bee participants, wheth ... Full Article »

December 5, 2014 8:00am

Program your own video games with these mobile apps

Gone are the days when playing video games were viewed as a juvenile distraction. There are tangible learning benefits to games. Further, those with the skills to build games can are highly coveted and can earn significant income with minimal experience. These five apps can tutor middle and high sch ... Full Article »

October 30, 2014 10:45am

Why there are no good apps for etiquette and education

Photo credit: Adam Fagen (Flickr) During a recent family get-together, my sister-in-law who teaches high school chemistry rightly called me out for being digitally distracted. It was a forward head tilt that gave me away. Most of us have been on both sides of the forward head tilt (let’s call ... Full Article »

October 28, 2014 10:20am

Best paid iPad games of all time

The power of Apple’s iPad tablet means that it boasts a roster of incredible premium games -- including titles that were originally conceived for and released on PCs and video game consoles. Here are the top 10 essential premium games to snag for your iPad. XCOM: Enemy Unknown ($19.99) Turn-base ... Full Article »

May 9, 2014 1:00pm

Best free iPad games of all time

You already dropped quite a bit of money to get your slick new iPad, so why not enjoy something free for a change? There are plenty of great iPad games that won’t cost you a dime (or at least, won’t cost you right away). We’ve picked the very best to give you a guide to how to fill your hard d ... Full Article »

April 23, 2014 8:00am

Best paid iPhone games of all time

From sword fights to racing an avalanche and deciding military strategies, there are some great premium games out there for the iPhone. We’ve picked 10 of our absolute favorites. This is a list of games you shouldn’t miss! Infinity Blade III ($6.99) The game franchise that’s been most synony ... Full Article »

April 14, 2014 10:15am

Best free iPhone games of all time

The iTunes App Store is filled with great titles for your iPhone that are absolutely free. Whether you want to play alone or against live opponents from around the world, you’ll find something to like among the best free games on this list. Words With Friends Free The popular word game Words Wit ... Full Article »

March 25, 2014 1:00pm

iPhone App Video Review: Bloodstroke

I don't mean to put anyone off of the game with the following statement, as it's quite enjoyable. But this is essentially Escort Quest: The Game. The entire plot and game design revolve around protecting a very important scientist name Dr. Koorse. You, however, play as Mai Lee, a veritable super hum ... Full Article »

February 5, 2014 8:30am

iPhone App Video Review: Rayman Fiesta Run

The first thing you’ll notice about Fiesta Run is that it’s structured to be less like a mobile game and emulate the console’s level progression. Instead of a rigid level to level system with new elements being introduced when the designer chooses, it’s much more open. As you collect lums in ... Full Article »

January 20, 2014 6:30am

These match-three games reimagine the role-playing genre

The match-three genre is a staple of casual gaming. Made super-popular by Popcap’s Bejeweled titles, there’s now a whole genre of imitators – games that have players moving colored objects around a grid in order to make groups of three or more. Making a group clears those objects, scores point ... Full Article »

January 13, 2014 6:00am

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