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‘Apps for Learning’


Two of the questions that the 21st Century Fluency Project has been addressing through their publications and website are, “What must educators respond to when considering “the profound developments” taking place in the world?” and “What does teaching in the 21st century look like?” The recently published Apps For Learning: 40 Best iPad, iPod Touch, […]

Review: ‘Puff, the Magic Dragon’


If you’ve never seen or heard one of Peter, Paul, and Mary’s performances of “Puff the Magic Dragon,” take a look and listen here. A book version of the song written by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton was published by in 2007, and with the release of this app, a pop-up edition hit the stands. […]

Top 10 Apps of 2011

Apps are everywhere, and we think they have the potential to play an important role in children’s lives. That’s why we launched our blog “Touch and Go” last June. Since then, we’ve reviewed more than 80 titles. So when Rick Margolis, School Library Journal‘s Executive editor, asked me to create a top 10 list for […]

112th Congress Mobile Guide


The GPO releases its first app & it’s free: ‘Mobile Member Guide for the 112th Congress’