Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the Managing Editor of appoLearning.com and Appolicious. A longtime media and technology commentator, Spirrison has contributed regularly to TechCrunch, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Huffington Post and Yahoo.com. He lives in Chicago with his wife and young son.

Help Your Child Bloom With These Health and Fitness Apps

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Early childhood and elementary school learning involves more than reading, writing and arithmetic. Young minds develop within young bodies, so it is never too early to foster an appreciation of physical wellness. These apps best teach nutrition, fitness and the human body to young children....

Five Apps Aimed to Encourage Creativity in Toddlers

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Toddlers are literally growing up alongside touchscreen devices. They embrace the technology so quickly because they are not beholden to older ways of consuming and interacting with information. There is a new generation of applications that embrace this phenomenon to...

The Best Back to School Apps for High School Students

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While there are hundreds of worthy subject-based educational apps for high school students, the best ones teach adolescent learners how to use technology to be more productive so they can focus on topics that most inspire them. These five make...