This editions free iPad app suggestions are as follows:
iPaper: RSS Reader for your iPad
Pros: Automatically, brings your news to you. SimpleK12Blog, ScienceFix, etc. Full version is a 99¢ upgrade.
Cons: Limits the user to 3 feeds on the free version.
Meteor Math: math operations game
Pros: Addicting for all ages, fact fluency, tracks high scores
Cons: Addicting for all ages, annoying ad on start up
Dirt Bike Proportions: Equivalent fraction game
Pros: Arcademic Skill Builder app, compete against up to three peers on iPads or computers, tracks accuracy and rate
Cons: Free for a limited time