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.
Discover Art with Master Pieces: The Curator's Game
Art aficionados who want to challenge their skills will enjoy Master Pieces: The Curator's Game.
It is part art quiz, part portable art gallery.A large collection of artists' biographies and paintings are there if you just want to dust up on art history.
Knowledge Trainer is Your Personal Quiz Show
Knowledge Trainer is like challenging yourself to a round of Jeopardy. The app quizzes you on various topics with the goal of improving your knowledge base.
Knowledge Trainer's subject matter covers a diverse group, such as history, film, science, sports, social science, arts and letters, and geography.
StarWalk for iPad is Astronomical
StarWalk for iPad immerses you in the Solar System.
It turns an iPad into a virtual window that reveals constellations and other celestial bodies in real-time. Pinch-to-zoom elegantly focuses in on stars, planets, shooting stars or deep space.
Animals 360 Teaches Kids Animal Names and Sounds
For young children with an interest in animals, or those just learning about wildlife, Animals 360 is a free app featuring animal pictures, sounds, and habitats. Designed to provide an interactive way for children to learn animal names and sounds, Animals 360 is a pretty kid-friendly app and includes a few fun extras you might not expect for free.
Need a Quote? Find it on iBestQuotes
If you’re a quote junky and are always looking for an appropriate quote for any occasion, then definitely check out iBestQuotes for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. A vast collection of quotes by writers, entertainers, public figures, leaders, and ancient philosophers, iBestQuotes is a varied collection of quotes with several features that make using the app both educational and fun.
Asia Society Museum: Yoshitomo Nara
If you are interested in art and culture, then check out the first app introduced by the Asia Society Museum. Already available under various headings in iTunes U, the Asia Society Museum, located in New York, promotes Asian and Asian American art.
Loop & Learn Provides Unique Approach to Knowledge Sharing
Editor's Note: Loop & Learn has been replaced with "Learn Anything."
Those with a quest for knowledge requiring a unique approach to studying may want to take a look at a unique application for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad called Loop & Learn.
Dots for Tots - On the Go Connect the Dots Fun
The other day I was having lunch with friends who also happened to be parents of small children. While waiting for what seemed like an extraodinarily long time, I found myself whipping out my iPhone in an attempt to entertain the four-year-old munchkin beside me.
Math Pro an Excellent Tutor
If you want an excellent math formula and calculator tool, download Math Pro. It is a very useful combination of math formulas and calculators that will help anyone tackling about fifth-grade level math and above.
Color Me Happy, It's an App for Little Kids!!!
For parents of preschoolers on the prowl for good apps that mix learning and technology, Color Me!!! by SID On is a featured app for kids that provides young children with a mobile electronic coloring book.
SpaceTime Super Calculator for Advanced Math Functions
SpaceTime. A graphing and scientific calculator built on an advanced mathematics engine. It's not the kind of thing you need every day, but it is the kind of specialized calculator that you expect to pay dearly for when you do need it.
Distant Suns 2 Puts Space in Your Pocket
Distant Suns 2: Unleash your inner astronaut -- Judging by the number of pocket planetariums and other astronomy apps in the App Store's inventory, stargazing is not just for fans of Star Wars or astronomy nerds like me.
MonsterABC Wraps up Entertainment and Education in One App
One of the newer edutainment apps to hit the marker is MonsterABC, an alphabet primer with a monstrously cute theme.
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.
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.