Jan Webb, TES ICT subject lead, casts an expert eye over the apps available for pupils and teachers
Handheld devices are becoming part and parcel of our everyday lives, whatever platform or operating system they are based on and whether they take the form of phones, tablets or iPods.
We see restless toddlers sat in supermarket trolleys given iPhones to play with in order to keep the peace, and it seems there is an app for everything, even for making The X Factor a more interactive experience. But what about their role in education? Are app-based learning methods sustainable, or will the wheels fall off the bandwagon in a couple of years' time?
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