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Name: LumiBook

What is it? LumiBook is a dynamic eReading platform that stays current with automatic author updates, community participation, and rich text.

Best for: Middle school and up. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

Price: Free

Features:

Because LumiBook remains part of an online cloud, it surpasses the static information of any other eReading experience by always providing the latest information without the need to buy updated editions, as well as hosting peers that form a highly-focused learning community.

Link: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lumibook/id787534889?mt=8

 NASA200

Name: NASA App

What is it? Explore with NASA and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content with the NASA App for iOS.

Best for: All grade levels. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. Requires Android 2.1 and up.

Price: Free

Features:

  • Current NASA mission information
  • Over 12,000 images (and growing everyday)
  • Latest news & feature stories
  • On demand NASA Videos from around the agency
  • Live streaming of the NASA TV
  • Third Rock internet streaming radio
  • Launch information & countdown clocks
  • Sighting opportunities (visible passes for the ISS)
  • ISS and Earth orbiting satellite trackers
    Much more

Links: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nasa-app/id334325516?mt=8

[Android] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nasa

 olly200

Name: Olly Safe Browser with Parental Controls

What is it? An iPhone browser for families and schools. You decide on the level of blocking. Perfect for families and schools looking for a safe browser that’s fast, reliable and feature-rich, with no in-app advertising. MetaCert, the app’s company, has been featured in BBC Newsnight, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Daily Mail, ZDNet, CNET, Forbes, Huffington Post, Irish Independent, and Times of India.

Best for: Most students. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Price: Free

Features:

  • Removes pornography from search results
  • Blocks 700+ million pages of pornography
  • Thousands of new pages added daily
  • Porn filtered from image and video search
  • Fully customizable block list
  • Monitor internet usage of your family
  • Protect your own history with a password

Link: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/app/id794307955

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