The Hive


28 Dec
2016

Is This App Suitable for my Child?

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Dear Parents,

Here are some guidelines to help you evaluate the suitability of educational apps.

Apps need to be:-

 

  • written by teachers/educators
  • engaging
  • a fun way to learn
  • innovative
  • multi-sensory
  • structured
  • systematic
  • high-quality
  • directed at learning outcomes
  • suitable for home or school
  • reinforcement of school learning
  • portable
  • priced reasonably
  • easy to understand
  • not a waste of time
  • focused on tasks

Apps need to have:-

 

  • quality content
  • progress tracking
  • age-appropriate material
  • structure
  • an easy and simple system
  • parental guidelines
  • feedback systems for correction
  • no advertising components
  • interactive elements
  • success and achievement in-built