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Amazing apps for student essayists and young writers

Although there is a widespread push toward subjects based in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), 21st century jobs also require the ability to effectively communicate. These five applications help students generate writing topics, write essays (including bibliographies), and edit docum ... Full Article »

October 24, 2014 8:00am

Teacher aides: Best apps for running your classroom

Teachers need every tool at their disposal to maintain order in their classrooms. These five mobile apps cover student behavior, presentations, grading, assignments, and more. iDoceo (iOS $7.99) Looking for a gradebook, planner, attendance tracker, and a system for delivering messages to student ... Full Article »

October 16, 2014 11:00am

Keeping track of the best organization apps for mobile devices

Organizational skills are not developed overnight, and for some students can be very difficult to master. Thanks to advancements in mobile technology, there are applications that make tracking homework and efficiency much more pleasant than scrawling in a print-based student planner. These five apps ... Full Article »

October 2, 2014 4:35pm

Best educational apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are already in the hands of some fortunate students. Parents and teachers should familiarize themselves with the iOS 8 features that are most useful in a classroom or learning setting, including dynamic type, family sharing, iCloud Drive, and Notification Center widget ... Full Article »

September 26, 2014 10:00am

Five back-to-school apps for social studies

Whether your kid is studying civics, geography or history, there are a plenty of mobile applications that complement and help visualize traditional social studies coursework. Here are our favorite options, which are accessible to elementary, middle and high school-aged students. iCitizen (iOS Andr ... Full Article »

September 18, 2014 1:00pm

Experiment with these back-to-school science apps

Many developers work tirelessly to provide stunning scientific mobile applications that offer massive sets of information. With these five apps, students of all ages can better grasp astronomy, physics, computer science, chemistry, and human anatomy. Star Walk Kids - Astronomy for Children (iOS Uni ... Full Article »

September 12, 2014 8:00am

Reshan Richards “Explains Everything”: Advice to Educational App Creators

Explain Everything is a favorite screencasting app among appoLearning Experts, and other tech-savvy teachers across the globe. appoLearning contributor extraordinaire Julene Reed sat down with Explain Everything Co-creator Reshan Richards to discuss what inspired the application’s invention, and h ... Full Article »

July 23, 2014 8:00am

Learn more about appoLearning in new video interview with Robert Scoble

Ladies and gentlemen, we have an educational treat for you. We at appoLearning are working tirelessly to sift through thousands of educational apps to find the very best for core school subjects and many more. As our fans know we offer five picks, based on our educator-endorsed rubric, from appoLear ... Full Article »

December 6, 2013 11:50am

appoLearning debuts Community Picks in major app and website update

Teachers who are constantly asked about their favorite educational apps now have a new way to share their recommendations! And it is a lot easier than traditional methods of firing off emails or tapping into a clunky Wiki or internal network. appoLearning today debuts Community Picks, a major upd ... Full Article »

November 4, 2013 5:00pm

Why we created appoLearning

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. While there are countless educational apps that claim to t ... Full Article »

April 16, 2013 10:28am

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