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Tuesday, June 16 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
What Makes An Excellent Educational App?

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With hundreds of thousands of apps in Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and the Chrome Web Store, it can be a challenge to wade through the junk to find the gems. Tony Vincent has been working with mobile apps for over a decade and has lots to share about what goes into a fantastic app for learning. We will analyze why some of the most popular educational apps are so loved and why others fall short. We'll also explore alternatives to searching app stores to find the best apps, discover the top educational app review websites, and see examples of the best app developers have to offer teachers and students. Be prepared to share an app you think is excellent!

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Tony Vincent

Consultant, Learning in Hand
Tony Vincent started teaching fifth grade in Omaha, Nebraska seventeen years ago when it wasn’t so easy to publish online. Knowing that students were motivated to see their work on the Web, Tony first had students write their book reviews on Amazon.com. Later his students spent each school year adding to their classroom site, Planet 5th. They published writing, photos, journals, art, videos, and more. Planet 5th became so popular that it... Read More →

Tuesday June 16, 2015 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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