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Need a clean little social studies app for state and president identification? Here's a good one, available in the Apple and Google Play stores for free.

Check out or full blog post here: http://www.balefirelabs.com/apps/?p=35736

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We're starting a new feature on our blog today...developer profiles. Twice each month we will profile a developer who is making great educational apps for kids.

Today we kick it off with Michael Connell, one of the creators of NativeNumbers. See what makes him tick!

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Today we're talking about one of our review criteria on our blog...Relevant Screen & Sound use. Check it out!

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April 15, 2015 By Karen Mahon Today we're addressing another of our review criteria, Relevant Screen & Sound Use. As usual, here's a reminder of our definition of the criterion: Relevant Screen...
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Here's Part 2 of our Top Puzzler Game list this month....have some fun with these this weekend!

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Today we're sharing a video demo of one of our most recent highly-rated apps for little ones, Learn Jungle Animal Names. Check it out and see what you think.

For our full blog post about this app, click here: http://www.balefirelabs.com/apps/?p=35619
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Here are our best 15 ELA apps of April. Hope you find something that's useful to you...and helps your kids!

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Here's today's blog post...a really good phonics app for your phonics learners, little or big. Sky Fish Phonics is a strong app that we highly recommend.

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Here are our top new Math EdApp Reviews for the month of April!

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Our President, Karen Mahon, has a guest blog post on EdTech Digest today. Go take a look to see our top 10 recommended geography apps for kids.

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Hi Biye- we suggest you check out the Mindsnacks French app. It's great for learning the basics of French language and vocabulary. Good luck!
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Today we're blogging about another of our review criteria...clearly-stated learning objectives. Learn more about the approach behind what we do!

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April 8, 2015 By Karen Mahon It's that time again for us to talk about one of our review criteria and why it's important to what we do here at Balefire Labs. Today we'll be discussing student learn...
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We had a ton of great puzzler game edapps this month. Here is part 1 of our 2 part series on those apps...

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Balefire Labs is a new kind of educational app review service. We review PreK-12 mobile educational apps according to quality...with rigorous instructional design and usability design criteria that are research-based. Not only is our review process objective, but we also are unbiased...we do not accept payment for reviews or for being included on our site.

Please check out our website...to find apps that give you peace of mind that you are using the best instructional apps for your students and kids!