Learning apps have been steadily rising in popularity and availability as parents are getting more and more excited at the prospect of taking a more active role in shaping their child’s education. Even if their parent doesn’t have a background in teaching, selecting the right educational program can help a child to significantly expand their current knowledge. But how do you decide which ones are right for your child? Asking yourself these questions may help to guide your decision-making process.
Could you purchase a similar app at a lower price?
Some of the learning apps are free or inexpensive and some cost more than you’re willing to spend. One should take the time to investigate the availability of a similar learning app at a lower price and also make sure to take time to compare the reviews, content, and formatting to ensure that the cheaper version is indeed comparable.
Will this app help to bolster their creativity?
The propensity to promote consumerism over creativity is one of the most common issues with educational apps. Apps that favour the latter should be the first choice for both parents and teachers. Look for versions that don’t prompt children to pay money for extra coins, hidden levels, and bonus tries. Instead of receiving instant gratification, these apps should be actively encouraging your student to create and work hard on their ideas.
Make a well-informed before you download any learning apps for your child. While taking advantage of everything technology has to offer, do not forget to practice applying it wisely by asking questions and evaluating it beforehand.