Lifelong learners and students of all ages will revel in the number of apps that assist with the learning process. For a list of our top choices, explore AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Education Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for current news and reviews of iOS Education applications.
Sign4Me is a 3D Signed English Translator for iPhone and Touch
I would like to preface this review of Sign4Me for iPhone and iPod touch by saying that I am not an expert in Signed English or American Sign Language (ASL), but am aware there are differences.1
Pocket Universe is Astronomy Made Easy
Summer is a great time for stargazing and of course your iPhone can aid in that endeavor. Pocket Universe - Your Astronomy Guide by Craic Design is an astronomy guide for iPhone and iPod Touch that has a few good features that utilize the unique capabilities of these devices.
iBird Explorer Western: A Beautiful View From Above
At some point in your life you hear the sweet or annoying sounds of a bird yet to be identified.
Improve Your SAT® Score and Build Your Vocabulary with SAT® Vocab Challenge
SAT® Vocab Challenge - I am now and will remain a proponent of “edutainment” until I am no longer capable of independent thought.
Touch Karma (Parenting) is for moms and dads who like to keep a record of who has been naughty and who has been nice.
My Schedule Helps Students Keep Up in Class
My Schedule is one in a very long list of time-management apps in the App Store. The truth is, there are so many capable apps in this category that it's nearly impossible for me to recommend one over the other. My Schedule doesn't stand out in any way, but it doesn't have many rough edges, either.
Today in History Explorer Cabral Discovered Brazil and It's a Holiday
On Apr. 22, 1500, explorer Pedro Alvares Cabral first laid eyes on Brazil. I just learned this last week from Today in History, from developer Down-Shift. There’s no mystery about Today in History iPhone app.
iStudent Pro Might be the App For Your Dreams
iStudent Pro - I have this recurring nightmare that I’m a student and I’m very late for classes, or worse, I’m running up and down long hallways trying to find the right room. It’s apparently a common dream.
Soar Through Space with a Pocket Planetarium
Planetarium is an iPhone app that puts the solar system in your pocket. Developed by Core Coders, Planetarium features planets displayed in beautiful 3D along with features that allow you to fly across the solar system or watch the rotational orbit of the planets.
Math Attack is Fun, but Doesn't Quite Add Up
Math Attack - I have a bit of experience when it comes to incorporating technology and learning, but I will refrain from giving you my resume and simply say that I appreciate games that attempt to make learning fun.
Stanford on iTunes U Debuts Free Online Course on iPhone Programming
If you're interested in learning how to code for the iPhone and the iPod touch, here's your big chance — and it's free to boot. Stanford School of Engineering has just launched today a 10-week online course that's open to the public.
Worlds of Words with WordDigest English Dictionary Thesaurus and Spell Checker
You may not use words like penurious or avaricious on a daily basis but you might read them casually in a story like this. If context clues aren’t enough WordDigest English Dictionary, Thesaurus and Spell Checker could be the fastest way to find the definition.
WeirdFacts: You Had Me At "Frogs don't drink water"
Like that kid from Jerry Maguire, the precocious application WeirdFacts, by Jens Beuckenhauer, volunteers odd facts for the iPhone user's amusement. A Random Fact button at the bottom generates hundreds of weird facts on a notepad on the screen.
Learn Byki Spanish Using Time-Tested Flash Card Method
Transparent Language's Byki Spanish is based on the flash card teaching method and it works well for this purpose.
Mental Maths Gives Your Brain a Solid Workout
Forget about buying those $1.99 flash cards from Wal-Mart if you or your child are in need of some mutliplication facts work. Mental Maths by Trilliarden has a fun and exciting system for exercising your brain and improving mental math ability.