Education Apps

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.


Buy Solar Walk™ - Planets of the Solar System on the App Store

Star Walk and Solar Walk Astronomy Apps Get New Graphics for Retina Display

Vito Technology Inc. today is pleased to announce the release of new updates to their award-winning Star Walk and Solar Walk apps, which take full advantage of the Retina display and quad core graphics of the new iPad.

Buy DressApp on the App Store

DressApp Adds Educational Twist to Dress Up Games Drops the Price for a Limited Time

A free fashion-fun app, DressApp is a combination fashion show and pattern-recognition game. DressApp is like a modern-day paper-doll and game rolled into one. Four fashion-forward cities - Paris, New York, Milan and Tokyo - are represented by different supermodels, each with their own array of fashion items to model.

Buy iStopMotion Remote Camera on the App Store

iStopMotion for iPad 1.2 Optimized for the New iPad

Boinx Software, a multi-award winning software developer for Mac and iOS, is happy to announce its award-winning iStopMotion for iPad is ready for the new iPad. The update to the vastly popular stop motion and time lapse app includes support for the new 5-megapixel iSight camera, full 1080p HD video, and is optimized for the Retina display.

Buy Happi 123 HD - A Math Game for Kids by Happi Papi on the App Store

Two Thumbs up for Schools - And all other fingers too for that matter

Use your fingers to practice math. It's the natural way and you always have them with you, says Happi Papi makers of the popular Happi suite of learning apps.

Happi Papi today extends its successful line of learning games for smartphones and tablets with Happi 123 - a math game where kids age 4-8 can practice everything from counting and addition to pattern recognition while collecting badges and disguises for the game's puppet master Papi the Tiger.

Buy Distant Suns(max): Touch the sky, own the Universe on the App Store

NASA Night Sky Network Partners With Distant Suns Astronomy App

First Light Design today is pleased to announce the release of version 3.3.1 of its comprehensive, award-winning Distant Suns(TM) Astronomy App for iPad and iPhone(TM). Among its new features are local, United States listings of astronomical events and activities direct from the NASA Night Sky Network and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, up to 100% improvement in display performance, and improved imagery of its realistic displays of the night sky.

Buy Swapsies Jobs - Dress Up Games for Boys & Girls - Mix & Match Police, Firefighter, Doctor and Astronaut Outfits on the App Store

Swapsies Adds Two New Characters for Preschool Players

One year and five titles after their first app release, Spinlight Studio today is pleased to announce a major update of the game that started it all. Swapsies 2.0 — a plus app built for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch — features two new occupations and a whole lot of extra fun.

Buy Reverse Lobotomy Foreign Language School on the App Store

MassLight Updates Reverse Lobotomy Foreign Language School

MassLight today released Reverse Lobotomy Foreign Language School 2.0.0, a major update to its immersive iPhone and iPad foreign language school app, which introduces multi-part lessons divided into reading, listening and with this release, speaking with voice recognition.

Buy Over In The Meadow: Sing Your Numbers on the App Store

Over In The Meadow Helps Kids Learn Counting and Numbers Through Singing

Over In The Meadow: Sing Your Numbers features three unique games and an immersive sing-along that could pass for full-fledged apps in themselves.

The most impressive game is an under the sea game that asks questions and looks for the user to find the answer.

Buy Puzzles Train For Kids on the App Store

Puzzle Train Features Photo Games For Kids Ages 3-6

Puzzles Train For Kids, the newest release from Internet Design Zone, combines fun with learning. Kids can go on a merry train ride to play simple picture puzzles and practice their first words at the same time.

Buy Kids Crosswords on the App Store

Kids Crosswords Educational Puzzles Offers a Fun Way to Boost Pre-Reading Skills

Learning Touch, the creators of the best-selling FirstWords and Bob Books Reading Magic apps today is thrilled to announce the release of their latest educational app for toddlers and preschoolers: Kids Crosswords.

Super Word Search! for iPad Combines Education With Excitement

Selectsoft, a leading developer of family-friendly games, is pleased to announce the release of their new word puzzle game Super Word Search! for iPad, Android tablets, and the NOOK Color™ by Barnes & Noble.

Buy TapPoll on the App Store

With TapPoll, Teachers Can Use Live Quizzes to Assess Students

Rob Laltrello today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of TapPoll 1.0 for iOS devices. TapPoll is a multiple choice quiz and polling app that can be used by educators and students alike.

Buy Montessori Letter Sounds - Learn Phonics with Tam & Tao on the App Store

Montessori Letter Sounds HD for iPad is out

Based on sound games, Montessori Letter Sounds HD uses the iPad to teach letter sounds to children using the Montessori Method. It offers children four steps, ensuring a real progression and getting them ready to read. 

Buy Tiny Diggers on the App Store

In Tiny Diggers, Kids Use Trucks to Explore Colors, Shapes on the iPad

A unique and exciting edutainment app for kids hits the iPad and Mac. TouchTilt Games, a young company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada, releases an educational game called Tiny Diggers for kids who love construction trucks and getting their hands dirty.

Simplex Spelling Apps Improve Spelling Accuracy by 50% in NY Classroom

Pyxwise Software's critically acclaimed spelling apps, Simplex Spelling HD and Simplex Spelling Phonics 1, have been purchased by many educational institutions for use in the classroom and they are achieving some amazing results.