Instant answers plus explanations outweigh cheating concerns
Pros: Links to explanations and resources can really aid student understanding and provide valuable learning opportunities when teachers aren't accessible.
Cons: There's no guarantee kids are going to use this app to learn; some will just want quick answers.
Bottom Line: Used wisely, this reference tool has the capacity to amplify learning and aid students on their own time and terms.
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.