Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
Katrina Schwartz is a journalist based in San Francisco. She's worked at KPCC public radio in LA and has reported, produced and blogged on health, climate change and local news for KQED in San Francisco.
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Lack of time and administrative support are just some of the obstacles to using games in the classroom.
Simple, elegant solutions work, no matter the discipline.
Teachers finding the most success are good at creatively connecting the game back to the curriculum, while allowing it to maintain the qualities of a good game.