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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: Podcasts
Summary: Search, access, and organize podcasts from iTunes free library

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Pros: Organizes available podcasts by category and allows users to access individual podcasts or subscribe to podcast series.
Cons: Doesn't offer a way to keep kids from accessing inappropriate podcasts; downloading and storing episodes can use a lot of memory.
Bottom Line: This valuable tool helps teachers and students find educational podcasts that can supplement or replace the use of traditional textbooks.

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