Windman, Vicki
January 2013
Tech & Learning;Jan2013, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p38
Product Review
The article offers brief information on several smartphone applications that are relevant to the Common Core State Standards education initiative in the U.S. including the Second Grade Reading Comprehension, the Inspiration Maps and the Doodlecast for Kids and the Poetry from the Poetry Foundation.


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