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.
iPad App Evaluates Phonological Awareness in Children to Detect Problems Early
In recent years, clinicians and educators are beginning to recognize that fostering phonological awareness skills in children helps them to learn more effectively once they become aware of the sounds within their language.
Classroom iPads Become Digital Flash-Based Textbooks with Rover Web Browser
iSwifter Learn, Inc., the creators of Rover for Education, the iPad app that streams Flash-based online learning classroom content from leading content providers such as Discovery Education, Funbrain and Mathletics, today announced new features and milestones for its free iPad app.
Play-Doll Invites Kids to Create Characters and Customized Scenes for Imaginative Stories
SK Planet recently released Play-Doll For Kids, a family-friendly app that enables children to pick and create characters for their own personalized stories that can be shared with family and friends through Facebook, Twitter and e-mail.
Bugs and Buttons is Crawling With Kid-Friendly Fun
To be successful, an app that claims to be educational for kids has to first be engaging enough for kids to play. Bugs and Buttons by Little Bit Studio is a kid-friendly, gender-neutral app featured in the App Store as a “best of” in the educational category at year’s end and frankly, it’s probably a well deserved accolade.
Search Playlists and Play YouTube Videos With iTubeList
GO2STAT today is pleased to announce iTubeList 2.3.2 - YouTube Playlist Finder free for iOS, an update to their entertaining app that allows users to continuously play YouTube videos on their iDevice, as well as keyword search YouTube video playlists.
Game Beats Parents and Teachers at Handwriting Instruction
Boreaal Publishers thinks it's high time for a new approach to handwriting instruction. The need for one is high; in the United States and other Western countries, handwriting quality is deteriorating.
PaigeeDraw Teaches Manga Drawing With Holiday Style in 4th iPhone App
This Christmas marks PaigeeDraw's one year anniversary and punctuates many months of very hard work. PaigeeDraw is a small start-up company founded by 17 year old, Paige Rohrick. Paigee is a manga/anime artist who has created four iPhone/iPad apps this year teaching budding artists how to draw.
Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 - Award Winning Sequel to the Best Spelling App
Pyxwise Software is pleased to announce that Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 made its debut on the App Store just days ago. It has already won an educational award, and it has been featured by Apple as “New & Noteworthy” in multiple countries.
Pocket Lexi Offer New Innovations in Educational eBooks for Kids
Pocket SLP, the developers of the popular PocketSLP brand of speech therapy apps, has released a new free eBook Reader App called Pocket Lexi. The app is part of a fully-developed eBook publishing platform.
There's No Place Like Space is the First of The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library Book Series on the App Store
Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Random House Children's Books and Oceanhouse Media, Inc. today announced plans to bring Random House's bestselling Beginner Book franchise The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library to Apple's App Store.
Hanzi Warrior Invites iPhone Gamers to Save the Earth While Learning Chinese
Building on Chinese lore, Hanzi Warrior creates a unique world with challenging educational gameplay.
Difint, LLC has announced the release of its latest app, Hanzi Warrior. Hanzi Warrior is a language adventure game for learning Bopomofo (Zhùyīn fúhào), Pinyin, Traditional and Simplified Mandarin words and characters.
Doodlecast for Kids Presents Fun Creative Activities on the iPad
zinc Roe announced today its new 'Doodlecast For Kids' App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. The app records real-time video as kids draw, capturing the story behind their pictures.
If You Could Hear the Universe What Songs Would It Play?
DavidsonDean LLC, the Nashville, TN-based developer of science and art focused educational products, has created an iPhone application that literally brings music down from the stars.
Want to See The 2005 YU55 Asteroid in 3D? There's Only One App for That — Spacemap
Starmap, the world's first planetarium mobile application for the iPhone, announced today on their website that Spacemap is the only astronomy mobile application currently available that can display the orbit of the nearby passing asteroid 2005YU55 in 3D animation.
Watch Videos at Your Own Pace with Anytube
In today's world, there is an abundance of free video clips and free downloads that contain high quality information and educational content. Apple provides access to some amazing course content in the form of iTunes U and video podcasts.