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Ten top primary apps

We asked Justin Smith from the Educational App Store to give us his top 10 apps for primary teachers.
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Tablets are already altering the face of mobile computing in schools and teachers are becoming more and more interested in finding out the best content they can use on their devices.

With tens of thousands of apps labelled educational or designed for teaching and learning it can prove challenging to find the very best. With this in mind, we have put together a list with 10 great apps that we recommend to help you to enhance your activities in the classroom.


Educreations Interactive Whiteboard. Price: Free (iOS)

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a maths formula, create an animated lesson, add commentary to your photos or diagram a sports play. It includes voice recording, realistic digital ink, photos and text, and simple sharing through email, Facebook or Twitter.

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