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10 Apps to Spark Your Students’ Creativity Provided by Zift In today’s digital world, children are exposed to incredible learning opportunities both in school and at home. Creative apps and tools can help ignite their passions and problem-solving skills by creating meaningful experiences. Use these 10 apps to help students to explore their creative side — and discover new interest-driven learning opportunities! CREATIVE APPS FOR TEENS Photo Editor by Aviary Introduce your students to digital image editing with a library of helpful tips and tutorials. Photo Editor’s free version includes stickers, frames, and twenty basic photo-editing tools. Free to download; includes in-app purchases. Google Arts & Culture Google’s collaboration with over 1,200 museums, galleries, and institutions allows students to explore exhibits from around the world — right from a mobile device. One note: Google uses facial recognition technology, and the app requires several privacy permissions. Free to download with no in-app purchase options. VivaVideo: Free Video Editor Featuring a camera with five different modes, this app allows users to record the screen, merge clips, create slideshows, incorporate music, and publish videos. We recommend VivaVideo for older students capable of customizing their privacy settings. Free to download; includes in-app purchases. Animoto Video Maker With Animoto, students can use personal photos and videos on their phones to create movies, slideshows, or short presentations — and share them instantly on social media. Free to download; includes in-app purchases. 22