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Apple Back to School deal offers $100 gift card

Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is back and the company is offering college students and teachers a $100 Back to School card to spend at its online stores.

WWDC: Student ADA honorees win with class

The student winners of the Apple Design Awards hope to turn their school projects into early success.

App Guide: Top-rated iPad alphabet apps

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We rank our favorite apps for helping your kids learn their A-B-Cs.

iPad apps help kids master the alphabet

Learning the alphabet isn’t exactly as easy as A-B-C for some kids. But with an iPad and a solid app or two, your kids will soon be reciting the alphabet in no time. Lex Friedman looks at the best options in the App Store for learning letters.

NetSupport Assist now available for Mac, Linux

NetSupport Assist, a tool that allows teachers to effectively teach and monitor classes, is now available for Mac and Linux.

Safari Animals HD for iPad

This kid-centric app uses full-screen animal photos to help teach kids the alphabet. It's appealing for youngsters, but it comes up short when compared to other ABC apps due to some limited controls.

Geo Walk iOS app updates with new design, Earth facts

Geo Walk, a geography education app from Vito Technology, has been revamped with a new design and added features to help young users learn about the planet.

MathBoard for iPad

This app for drilling students on math is charming without losing track of its fundamental purpose.

iPad alphabet apps

We look at three iOS App Store offerings that take very different approaches to using the iPad to help kids master their ABCs.

MimioStudio 7 now available for Mac

Mimio announced Tuesday that the lastest version of its classroom teaching program, MimioStudio 7, is now available for Mac and Linux users.