App Reviews

csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple, pared-down text editor lets kids focus on writing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 5+
LEARNING
Customizable, picture-based weather app great for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 10+
LEARNING
Useful app reads PDFs aloud but has some shortcomings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Free reminder tool is limited, buggy; has in-app upgrade.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 7+
LEARNING
Productivity app lets families set own tasks and rewards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 8+
LEARNING
Accurate tool makes speaking and reading accessible.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 12+
LEARNING
Useful email recording tool has a few hitches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 16+
LEARNING
Reminder tool not a safe bet for storing passwords.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 16+
LEARNING
Clunky productivity app not good for sensitive info.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Freemium tool allows easy creation and sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 4+
LEARNING
Good hand, finger exercises for kids needing extra practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
age 3+
LEARNING
Free art app a one-trick pony, but fun and engaging.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
age 3+
LEARNING
Colorful strokes and fun sound effects, but not much more.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Kids dress up messages -- and maybe skirt social media bans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Powerful calculation app may be overkill for some students.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 8+
LEARNING
Bright, creative drawing app clouded by ads and "bucks."
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 13+
Storytelling app's glitches, privacy issues ruin neat idea.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 18+
Easy way to dig up loads of personal info on almost anyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 10+
Not extraordinary, but an easy, useful tool for students.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 17+
Turn your photos into realistic, scary horror characters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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