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Photozeen: Improve your photo skills with photo quests!

Photozeen is designed to improve users’ photography skills. After creating a profile, users can choose to complete “quests” by topic. Sample topics include nature, light, self-portrait, still life, and more! To take a quest, users tap the “lined” button on the top left of the screen, choose the “Take quests” option, choose the quest that interests them, read the short ...

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Phonics Vowels—Short Vowels, Long Vowels, Two Vowels

Phonics Vowels teaches users vowel sounds and simple spelling using pictures, letter sounds, and prompting. When first launching the app, users can either register by entering their name and selecting an avatar or engage the content as a guest. From the home screen, users then tap the “Start” button and select the type of vowels they wish to engage, which ...

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Lily Rock Band

Lily Rock Band lets users be part of a digital band on their iPad. After launching the app, users have four options, which include the (1) Talk and Tickle, (2) Record and Sing, (3) Make Your Own Music, and (4) Make Them Go Crazy options. To access these options, users have to tap the corresponding button on the bottom of ...

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Awesome Eats™

Awesome Eats uses a sorting-game strategy to engage and motivate users to learn facts about vegetables, fruits, and healthy eating. To play the game, users are first given directions for which fruits and vegetables they will be sorting in the round. This simple set of directions helps users to identify different fruits and vegetables in the grocery store or on ...

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Jimdo

Jimdo allows users to quickly create websites and blogs right from their iPads. To create a website or blog, users first have to launch the app, tap the “create a new website” option, and then enter their domain name ([email protected]), email address, and password. Users then select the layout for their website or blog and add text, images, headings, and ...

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goREACT

goREACT is produced by Chicago’s Museum of Science-Industry, and it allows users to create chemical reactions. When launched, goREACT presents users with the Periodic Table, and users can tap an element and read about it or drag chemicals from the Periodic Table into the “Reaction Area” to see what happens when they are combined. goREACT reports the results of combining ...

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Easy Xylophone

Easy Xylophone gives users access to a digital version of the instrument. Once loaded, users are presented with a xylophone on their iPad. To play it, users only have to touch the xylophone, and they will hear the note they played. Each key on the xylophone is labeled with its note and is color-coded, which makes playing it along to ...

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Venn Diagram

Venn Diagram lets users create Venn diagrams on their iPad. When opening the app, users must first register by inputting their name and selecting an avatar. On the next screen, users begin creating their Venn diagram by titling their project and then tapping the “start” button. The app then brings them to their Venn diagram. Here, users can tap the ...

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7 Minute Workout

7 Minute Workout is a collection of high-intensity, 7-minute workouts. Users first choose a workout to complete, and the workouts include: (1) The 7-Minute Workout, (2) Alternative 7-Minute Workout, (3) 7-Minute Pilates Workout, and (4) Make Your Own 7-Minute Workout. Once users select their workout, they tap the “Start Workout” button on the bottom of the menu, and the app ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint is the popular Microsoft program in app form. With it, users are able to create slides; add images, texts, and tables to their slides; share their presentation via email; and save it in the app or by uploading it to a cloud (e.g., Dropbox and OneDrive). To create a presentation, users must tap the “new” button on the main ...

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