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All about educational apps for mobile devices, from the developer and mom perspectives. I also share news about isygames apps.
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It's time more parents started paying for children's apps

It's time more parents started paying for children's apps | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
As the FTC sues Amazon for unauthorised in-app purchases, parents can support responsible developers of kids' apps. By Stuart Dredge
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Edtech Investments Cool to $327M in Q2 2014 (EdSurge News)

Edtech Investments Cool to $327M in Q2 2014 (EdSurge News) | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
It’s been the talk of the EdSurge office since March: After the 
blistering pace of VC investment in edtech over the first 3 months of 2014, how much would the industry rake in during Q2?
As June winds down, we’re getting our look at the answer. The edtech industry received just under $327
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Heart and Lungs Lab- An Excellent Demonstration of How the Body Works , App Review - Fun Educational Apps for Kids

Heart and Lungs Lab- An Excellent Demonstration of How the Body Works , App Review - Fun Educational Apps for Kids | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
The human body is a miraculous set of systems that work together to sustain life. Heart and Lungs Lab does an admirable job explaining the anatomy and physiology of these two body systems in a way that is understandable to children ages 9-13. It is the latest Top Pick for Fun Educational Apps because it takes advantage of tablet technology to illustrate a complex topic in a clear and concise way.

Via Nathalie van Ee
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Heart and Lungs Lab exceeds all expectations for content, design, animation, and graphics.

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Heart and Lungs Lab

Heart and Lungs Lab | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Heart and Lungs Lab, a new release Isygames is yet another fun educational app to join the likes of D. Bones and The amazing Digestive Journey.
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Isygames has a new release to join their roster of Human Body apps.

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Over 30 Best Apps for Kids Ages 5 to 12 to Help Prevent Summer Learning Loss - Fun Educational Apps for Kids

Over 30 Best Apps for Kids Ages 5 to 12 to Help Prevent Summer Learning Loss - Fun Educational Apps for Kids | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
The summer holidays are great fun but did you know that if your kids don’t engage in some type of educational activities they will experience learning losses. According to various studies, kids can loose up to 2.6 months of grade level equivalency. As parents, grand parents and careers you can help and support your children. Make sure your kids get plenty of outdoor fun, get a chance to read and engage in some educational activities.
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GlassLab Announces New Tools to Help Games Find Use in Classroom

GlassLab Announces New Tools to Help Games Find Use in Classroom | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Tucked in with a major announcement of a new game in partnership with NASA, GlassLab, the collaborative game development shop, unveiled a new set of tools that aims to help... more »
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How to Apply Gamification in Education

How to Apply Gamification in Education | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
  Gamification, and the gamification of education in particular, is a huge and complex area. We have written about gamification in the past (in the form of educational apps that gamify subject...
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Engines for Education - Welcome

Engines for Education - Welcome | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Socratic Arts designs and develops experiential training courses. Our clients include Fortune 100 companies, governments, and universities around the world.
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From Roger Schnak.

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How I Help All My Students to Be Good at Math

How I Help All My Students to Be Good at Math | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
A math teacher explains how she emphasizes effort over achievement.
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Do teachers judge or educate?

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Why do developers put in-app purchases in kids apps?

Why do developers put in-app purchases in kids apps? | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
A recent UK study discovered that unauthorized purchases of apps or in-app items, had added an extra £30m to British phone and tablet bills. This bre
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$12 million raised for educational app studio TabTale

$12 million raised for educational app studio TabTale | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Qualcomm and Magma lead series B round for Israeli start-up
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How $96,000 can buy you a top 10 ranking in the U.S. app store

How $96,000 can buy you a top 10 ranking in the U.S. app store | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Can you buy your way to the top of the app store? In a word, yes.
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STEM or STEAM? We're Missing the Point

STEM or STEAM? We're Missing the Point | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
What exactly is STEM education? It's much more than science, technology, engineering and math, which are usually taught as discrete subjects with math down one hallway in the school and science down another....
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About STEAM

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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
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A nice collection of apps for the classroom.

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[App Review]: Heart and Lungs Lab

[App Review]: Heart and Lungs Lab | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Here at SMATOOS, we love it when we come across an app that we know will function well in a classroom setting.
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Isygames has a new release to join their roster of Human Body apps.

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Breathe in and out for the Heart and Lungs Lab app

Breathe in and out for the Heart and Lungs Lab app | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Apple's App Store is increasingly well-stocked for educational children's apps about the human body. The latest to be released is Heart and Lungs Lab.
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It is part of is part of the isygames' series of anatomy apps for kids, following D. Bones and The Amazing Digestive Journey.

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Senators Intend to Amend Federal Student Privacy Law

Senators Intend to Amend Federal Student Privacy Law | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
To beef up protections for the personal information about students that schools may share with technology vendors, two prominent federal senators propose to amend a longstanding federal law on education privacy.
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Educational privacy law draft in the U.S.

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Five easy ways for kids to make games

Five easy ways for kids to make games | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Answer: div You can do a lot of a title= videogames and education ...
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What if your child wants to go further than being a player?

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Educating Modern Learners –

Educating Modern Learners – | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
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A new education site coming soon.

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Why it’s impossible to make money with a free app in the Education Market

Why it’s impossible to make money with a free app in the Education Market | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
This week, nearly 6 months after it was launched, our our first app designed for the classroom “Futaba” [Link] peaked at number 27 in the Education category
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A bit old but interesting anyway...

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What If Toys Are the New Textbooks?

What If Toys Are the New Textbooks? | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Aside from potentially making learning fun (heaven forbid), it turns out toys can teach us a lot that we should be learning, but our antiquated systems of education are failing miserably to provide.
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Toy Revolution.

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Google Challenges Apple’s Dominance In Schools With Google Play For Education, Now Shipping | TechCrunch

Google Challenges Apple’s Dominance In Schools With Google Play For Education, Now Shipping | TechCrunch | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Google is no longer the best-kept secret in education -- that is, if Google's presence in any market is ever "a secret." Over the last year or so, the search..
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isygames' app D. Bones featured in the STEM made Fun collection.

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We Are Teachers

We Are Teachers | Educational apps business & content | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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Mix Art and Science.

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