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4 apps for astronomy, grading, videos, and more

This round-up ensures you won’t miss any of our weekly highlighted apps

app-juneEach week, we feature a new App of the Week on our website and in our newsletters. These apps are for students or educators and offer a range of uses.

But one thing is certain: educators and students are using apps now more than ever.

Here’s a round-up of the apps we’ve featured over the past month. Check back each Monday for a new App of the Week. And don’t worry–if you miss one, you can find a summary of recent apps at the end of each month.

1. Don’t let grading control your life

Name: Gradeable
What is it? What would you inspire, if you weren’t bogged down in grading and paperwork? Gradeable lets teachers grade better and faster, pinpoint gaps in student learning, and improve achievement.
Best for: Educators
Price: Free app; see for web-based service pricing

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2. Delve deeper into astronomy with a game and an eBook

Name: Kiwaka game and Kiwaka eBook
What is it? The Kiwaka game and Kiwaka Story eBook display over 120 revolutionary space images from the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other leading scientific organizations to delve deeper into astronomy.
Best for: Ages 6-11
Price: $2.99 per app

3. Explore your heart and lungs

Name: Heart and Lungs Lab
What is it? Do you know why your body needs oxygen? Do you know why your heart beats faster when you exercise? Heart and Lungs Lab answers these questions and unravels other mysteries of your body in a fun, interactive way. It is a new entry in the isygames series of apps about the human body, which also includes D. Bones and The Amazing Digestive Journey.
Best for: Children ages 9-11
Price: $2.99

4. A new way to do video

Name: CrowdFlik
What is it? CrowdFlik is the mobile video APP that allows you to share, view and edit mobile video footage captured by the crowd. CrowdFlik automatically synchronizes and organizes multiple video streams and gives you the power to easily create multi-angle, shareable video compilations of your favorite moments at your favorite events.
Best for: Educators and students
Price: Free


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