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.
Title: MIT App Inventor
Summary: Fun programming site gets kids to build their own mobile apps
Pros: Students can get apps running on a phone or tablet within just a few minutes
Cons: The tools are powerful and could be overwhelming to younger students; more teacher-tailored support would be nice.
Bottom Line: A fantastic introduction to the world of mobile programming.
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