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10 educational apps you haven’t used before, but should (via @appadvice)

10 educational apps you haven’t used before, but should (via @appadvice)

10 educational apps you haven’t used before, but should (via @appadvice)

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Lightbot : Programming Puzzles

Developer : SpriteBox LLC
Price: 2.99
Version: 1.6.7
Release Date: 2013-06-19T20:02:43Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Featured by Apple in over 100 countries *Best New Apps and Games* *Best for Learning to Code* *Best in Hot Educational Games* Get kids hooked on coding within minutes! Lightbot is a programming puzzle game- a game whose game mechanics require using programming logic to solve levels. Simply guiding a robot to light up tiles and solve levels using commands, Lightbot cultivates a real understanding of procedures, loops, and conditionals. Educators around the world are choosing to use Lightbot first when introducing their students to programming, coding and Computer Science. Lightbot features 50 levels and 20 challenge stars to collect and is a must-have for puzzle enthusiasts. This version of Lightbot can be played in English, French, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Norwegian, Slovenian, Romanian, Indonesian, German, Polish, Danish, Croatian, Dutch, Slovak, Czech, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Thai, Hindi, Swedish, Finnish and Hungarian! Just hit the associated flag icon on the main screen to select a language. Lightbot features multiple save slots and separate progress tracking for multiple players. Multiple players can advance at their own pace in their own save slot, and also compete on number of levels finished, number of stars collected and number of overall commands used to complete the game. There are NO in-app purchases in Lightbot.
Release Notes:
This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate. Fixed a few minor bugs, including a major crash bug on iPhone 4 in which the game wouldn't start on that device. As always, thank you for supporting Lightbot!

Hopscotch-Programming for kids

Price: 0.0
Version: 3.46.6
Release Date: 2013-04-16T12:22:35Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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“Hopscotch is the best way to express your imagination! Most other "learn to code" apps just make you complete boring levels with 4 "move" blocks, but in hopscotch you have the freedom to create anything, which is amazing.” — BuildASnowman, Hopscotcher “This taught me sooooo much about basics of coding. I have been able to make some cool games I hope to learn more as I advance this app was extremely helpful and easy to learn.” — BestBeginnersCoding, Hopcotcher “I had ZERO background or programming experience. I personally checked all 8 or 10 of these blogs about recommendations. And Hopscotch was the most intuitive and interactive. It’s not like you’re just playing video games. My daughter loves it!” — Mom, S. to daughter, 8 “I am a 4th grade teacher who LOVES your app. Our students have been introduced to coding through it and I am impressed with the creativity they have shown and the skills they are building while creating projects.” — Kelley, 4th grade teacher CREATE Whether games, art, stories or more, you can code whatever you want with kid-friendly programming. Publish your creations to Hopscotch’s fully moderated community, where kids can play and learn from your games. PLAY Explore and learn from millions of projects created by other kids. Open up any project to play, tweak, or remix it. With thousands of games published every week, you’ll never run out of ideas or inspiration! LEARN Our play-along video tutorials teach you to make Crossy Road, PokemonGo, and more. Listen, watch, and code as you go! As you become a better programmer, Hopscotch will challenge you to create increasingly advanced games and apps. These skills will help you in high school, college, and beyond. PRESS + AWARDS ** Parents Magazine: Best Apps for Families ** ** FastCompany: Innovation By Design Finalist ** ** Parent’s Choice Gold Medal: Software ** ** Children’s Technology Review: Best Educational Technology ** Featured in: ** The New York Times ** ** The Wall Street Journal ** ** WIRED ** ** Parents Magazine ** ** FastCompany ** ** Apple App Store Editors ** FOR PARENTS See how much your child will love learning to code with Hopscotch! Join 10 million families coding on Hopscotch. Upgrade to Hopscotch Pro for premium creation tools. Get a week-long free trial, and then subscribe for $9.99/month or $79.99/year. You can cancel anytime, hassle free. FOR EDUCATORS Hopscotch is used on 44% of school iPads in the US. Sign up as an educator when you download Hopscotch, and then start coding in your classroom with free lesson plans and student accounts. Increase student engagement with our library of self-guided video tutorials. Email us at classrooms@gethopscotch.com to get started. Learn more at https://gethopscotch.org/educators SAFETY + PRIVACY Hopscotch values kids’ safety and privacy. Hopscotch does not require or collect Personal Information from children, and is COPPA Certified by iKeep Safe. SUBSCRIPTIONS Subscribe to Hopscotch Pro for premium creation tools. You can choose between two auto-renewing subscription options: - $9.99 per month - $79.99 per year Get a 7-day free trial when you upgrade to Hopscotch Pro. Cancel at any time before the trial period ends, and you won’t be charged until after the trial period. Price may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. To cancel a subscription, disable auto-renewal in your iTunes settings (General > iTunes Settings > Subscriptions > Manage) and allow the current period to end. Refunds are not available for unused portions of a subscription per iTunes policy. Hopscotch Privacy Policy: https://gethopscotch.com/privacy-policy Hopscotch Terms of Use: https://gethopscotch.com/terms
Release Notes:
Check out our updated onboarding that will get you coding in Hopscotch as fast as possible! New users can now enter the app as guests so they can try out Hopscotch. Choose whether you want to start by creating your own projects, or playing games made by the Hopscotch community. Sign up for an account anytime from the Settings menu. If you create any project drafts, be sure to get a username so you don’t lose your work. Bug fixes in this version include: - Community feeds were not loading properly sometimes. Now, feeds should load without a hitch. Woohoo! - The “Follows You” label was added back on iPad for users who follow you. Yay! - When iPhone users deleted all their drafts, the top navigation in 'Me' would disappear. Now, it should stay put. - iOS 12 devices would crash when you added the Request Seeds block. Fixed! We love to hear from you! Send feedback to hello@gethopscotch.com.

FBI Child ID

Price: 0.0
Version: 4.0
Release Date: 2011-08-01T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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Every year, thousands of children go missing. The FBI’s Child ID App can help. This free app provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your children so that it’s all at hand if you need it. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers like height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. Using a special tab on the app, you can also quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities with just a few clicks. The app includes tips on keeping children safe, as well as specific guidance on what to do in the first 48 crucial hours after a child goes missing. Links to additional resources for families and victims are also provided. Please be assured that no information on your child will be collected or stored by the FBI unless you provide it during an emergency. Warning: If you downloaded an earlier version of the FBI Child ID app (all versions released prior to 2015), any photos and/or information you previously entered will be lost when installing this update. Child ID Highlights: New Features: - Include a default e-mail address for your local police department. - Auto-populate addresses and phone numbers across profiles. - Add photos for identifying characteristics (birthmarks, scars, etc.). - Set and send your phone’s location as your child’s last known location. - iPhone/iPad/iPod compatible Organize Your Child’s Information - Create as many child profiles as you need. - Use your phone camera and photo library to take and upload photos of each child. - Add and update key identifying information. Know What To Do - Get safety tips on keeping your child out of harm’s way. - Learn what to do in first few critical hours after a child goes missing. - Visit additional links with resources for families and victims. Get Information to Authorities in an Emergency - Quickly call 911 or the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. - E-mail your child’s pictures and information to authorities. - Show identifying information to security or law enforcement officers on the spot.
Release Notes:
- Added compatibility for Dark Mode

Sex Offenders Search

Developer : LogSat Software LLC
Price: 3.99
Version: 1.4.2
Release Date: 2009-07-30T01:57:51Z
Content Advisory Rating: 4+
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*Featured on the Today Show, NBC October 29th: "The Sex Offender Search iPhone application is key" *Featured on the Daily BUZZ TV Show, March 18th: "This is the app you need to know about to protect your children" Other TV reviews for SOS: ABC - WFTV Orlando Sep 24, 2009 NBC - WVLA Baton Rouge Oct 2, 2009 FOX - KTVI St. Louis Feb 2, 2010 FOX - WITI Milwaukee Mar 3, 2010 ABC - KITV Honolulu Mar 2, 2010 ABC - WGGB Springfield Mar 4, 2010 ------------------- SOS (Sex Offenders Search) helps you locating registered sex offenders and sexual predators in your neighborhood, around your children's schools, friends, parks and campgrounds. Our world can be a dangerous place. Knowledge and awareness are our first line of defense. Are you moving to a new area? Are you buying/renting a new house? Will you be living close to any of those dangerous individuals? Are your children visiting a relative or a friend? Will they be safe? Just activate your iPhone GPS and locate registered sex offenders in the area around you. You can also search offenders by name, by address, zip code or even near your contacts in the address book. Offenders will be displayed on an interactive map on your iPhone. You will be able to navigate around and click on any of the locations to see the picture, name, address, and offenses of any individual you select. Currently SOS only contains registered sex offenders located in the United States. Our database is updated once a day with new information as it becomes available. SOS requires the iPhone OS 3.0 to run. Protect your family!
Release Notes:
This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate. Optimized for iPhone X
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