Four years ago, my daughter would come home from school and tell me all about the games and applications she used at school that day. Apps that taught her numbers and letters, then later math and how to read. As my two younger kids started going to school, I looked forward to those same conversations and seeing the spark in their eyes as they learned.
At the beginning of each school year, I would request a list of apps from the teacher, and would install each app on our family iPad so the learning process could continue at home.
Then, slowly, their school began to phase out iPads. Replacing the tablets with Chromebooks and Google Classroom, making the iOS apps and games no longer relevant.
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