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.
Childrens iPad Apps Become Popular Teaching Aids
After a myriad of positive reviews in the blogosphere for the educational iPad app Elfishki and the Giant Cake, its creators, Elka Palka Production, LLC, launched a new interactive fairy tale story, Elfishki and the Unwelcome Guest.
CookieCoo DancingStar HD Will Get Kids Dancing and Singing
Dancing and singing are two of my daughter's favorite things to do and both of them happen naturally when playing CookieCoo DancingStar HD. Aimed at the younger crowd, the app encourages kids to sing along with their favorite characters and best of all, have fun.
Winner of First Ladys Apps for Healthy Kids, Smash Your Food Hits iPad
Today Bellevue, Washington-based Food N' Me announced the release of its award-winning, Smash Your Food educational game, now available for the iPad at $2.99 on the Apple App store. This fun and exciting mobile game encourages families to smash real foods - burgers, cola, French Fries and entire meals - to learn about nutrition, inspiring healthier food choices while providing parents with personalized emails filled with nutrition advice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.