A really hot topic in education right now is the need for critical thinking. The Common Core State Standards, love them or hate them, require students in most of the US to make inferences, predict, and analyze at a very young age. That means that my students with language impairments are increasingly disadvantaged in the classroom, and I spend a lot of time targeting language-based critical thinking in my speech-language therapy. Of course, that means I also spend a lot of time looking for good resources! Here are a few of my favorite apps to target these areas.