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The 200 Best Special Education Apps

The 200 Best Special Education Apps
Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-02-02 If you’re a special education teacher or are simply looking for an innovative way to reach a student… this is for you. Many apps out there are useful in the classroom but they’re not always easy to find in the clogged-up app store. Ever tried searching for ‘education’ in the iTunes store? You won’t get a simple list of the top resources. Heck, that’s why places like ClassroomWindow have started up to help teachers sort the great stuff from the garbage. Regardless, a Scribd document by Eric Sailers details hundreds of helpful apps that are perfect for special education teachers and more. Comments are closed.

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