A new study finds that educational iPhone apps can increase a child's vocabulary acquisition by as much as 31 percent within two weeks, CNET reports. The study is part of a larger look at the relationship between technology and education, administered by PBS and funded by a grant from the Department of Education. To glimpse the potential of mobile apps as a new educational medium, the study first tested the vocabulary level of a group 90 Title I school children, ages 3 to 7. Then, the children each were given two weeks with an iPod Touch loaded with the Martha...

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