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Digital Reading Room: Museum piece

School may be winding down for the summer, but the learning continues year-round thanks to a trio of iPad apps that will immerse you in ancient history, wildlife, and modern design.

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Remains of the Day: A whole new world

Apple's decking the halls for WWDC, the Department of Justice and Apple square off in court, and Samsung strikes a solid blow against Cupertino.

Review: Your kids will love learning with Endless Alphabet for iOS

Endless Alphabet is fun, educational, and easy to use. It is probably the best children’s app I’ve ever had the chance to use; my four-year-old son, at least, certainly thinks so.

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Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

A new feature released Tuesday from children's app maker Kidaptive lets parents track the progress of what their children are learning inside the company's first story and game application.

Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

Adaptive learning apps are flooding the marketplace. Here's how one family is using such an app on the iPad.

Robot Zoo showcases homemade bots

Robots have long been able to help humans complete certain tasks and some homemade bots were on show at the recent Robot Zoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Robot Zoo showcases homemade bots, STEM innovation

Robots have long been able to help humans complete certain tasks and some homemade bots were on show at the recent Robot Zoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Thymio educational robots coax kids to robotics

Thymio robots from Switzerland feature a graphics programming language that can help children engage with robotics, and also offer them the chance to get their hands dirty with code.

Review: Boost your brain power with Fit Brains Trainer for iOS

Want to keep your mind sharp as you grow older? Fit Brains Trainer provides mental exercises and puzzlers designed to help you do just that.

Homemade robots shoot Frisbees in student competition

Hundreds of high school students gathered in Boston this weekend to pit their homemade robots against other schools bots in the FIRST Robotics Competition.

Digital Reading Room: The great outdoors

As winter turns to spring, two of the apps we profile this week can take you outdoors in their own way, while a third can help boost your word power for all those term papers coming due.

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Microsoft gives away three months of Office 365 to college students

To sign up for the subscription-based Office 365 University, you'll need an .edu e-mail address. The offer includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote, and can be installed on up to two PCs or Macs.

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Remains of the Day: Like? Or 'like' like?

They like Apple! They really like Apple! "They," in this case, being the education industry and Fortune. Just not that one British judge.

The iPad in education

Podcast host Chris Breen is joined by Scotland educator and technologist, Fraser Speirs to discuss Apple technology in the classroom.