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Text-to-Speech App Now Features Children’s Voices

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2012/07/text_to_speech_app_used_by.html

For the first time, children who cannot speak or who have speech impairments and use the text-to-speech app Proloquo2Go will sound a little more like how they might, if they could talk.

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DMD Panorama – panoramic picture app

<http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dmd-panorama/id441183050?mt=8>

“The easiest-to-use panoramic picture app on the iPhone. Just launch, take a picture, steadily move the camera to the left or right to slide an on-screen Yin symbol into a Yang symbol — How clever! How Zen! — and the program will automatically stitch together a slick panoramic photo.” – The Wall-Street Journal. <http://www.dermandar.com/>

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Spacecraft 3D by Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Awesome new augmented reality app by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

<http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spacecraft-3d/id541089908?mt=8>

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Reading Rainbow

A new reading adventure app for kids ages 3 to 9!  Hosted by LeVar Burton, the App offers a trusted library of books customized to your child’s interests, plus exciting video field trips to meet fascinating people and places.

iTunes Link

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Minds of Modern Mathematics – App of the Week

iTunes Link

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/minds-of-modern-mathematics/id432359402?mt=8

If you have ever wondered how mathematicians and mathematics have shaped the world we live in, this is the app for you. The Minds of Modern Mathematics takes you on an interactive journey that spans nearly 1,000 years. It tells the story of mathematics and how it has impacted almost every aspect of human progress, from science to music, art, architecture, and culture.  Minds of Modern Mathematics is a digital recreation of a 50-foot-wide wall installation that was part of the groundbreaking 1961 Mathematica exhibition sponsored by IBM and designed by the legendary design team, Charles and Ray Eames.

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