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.
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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.