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Hands-On App Engages Learners With STEAM, PBL

Hands-On App Engages Learners With STEAM, PBL

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

SAM Edu

Wireless blocks promote design, engineering, and programming skills

Pros: Students will love the hands-on creation and interactive features that bring their designs to life.
Cons: Students may be frustrated by the lack of in-app support, and costs for the various blocks and kits can add up quickly.
Bottom Line: With some perseverance, SAM is a great fit for PBL and STEAM, helping students learn programming skills through invention.

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By Common Sense Education