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eSchool News has shared “top apps” for education with their readers over the last 3 years. In this week’s iTeacherSuite Teacher Tips posts we highlight some of the apps from their lists for 2011 today’s post), 2012 (Tuesday post) and 2013 (Thursday post). Each app includes links to the respective eSchool News post page and the iTunes link (and Android link for 2013 list when applicable).

WRiE selected from the eSchool News lists apps related to K-12 content that both students and teachers may find useful. Again, in addition to the reference link to the eSchool News post readers will also find a link to each app description in the iTunes and/or Windows stores. Check out the apps and let us know what works for your classroom and your students or additional apps you would include in the “top 10.”

2011: 10 of the best apps for education (Zwang, 1.7.2011)

Word Lens (Free; language packs separate in app purchases 2013) iTunes link

Molecules (Free) iTunes link

Today in History (Free) iTunes link for iPad Edition

Math Ref Free (Free) iTunes link

PI83 Graphing Calculator (99 cents) Could not find this app in 2013 iPad apps in iTunes; alternative calculator app is Calculator+ (Free) iTunes link

Visit us on Tuesday and Thursday of this week for select apps from eSchool News’s 2012 and 2013 lists. Let us know if (and how) these resources help you and your students engage better with content.





Zwang, Jenna. (1.7.2011). 10 of the best apps for education. Available from eSchool News online here.

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