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 Wheels on the Bus on the App Store

Wheels on the Bus Tickles, While Your Toddler Does!

A charming interactive book, Wheels on the Bus encourages you and your little one to poke or slide things on the screen to see what happens!

Buy Brain Thaw on the App Store

Brain Thaw: Got A Cool Head for Math?

Brain Thaw - I feel comfortable saying that there's nothing in the world that can't be improved at least a little bit by adding penguins. They're cute! They waddle! They... eat numbers? In Brain Thaw, they do.

Buy inFact USA on the App Store

inFact USA is a Mental Workout of Geographical Facts

inFact USA is a quiz game that tests your knowledge of all things America. From state capitals, flags, flowers, and birds to the location of landforms and universities, famous people, and state nicknames..

Buy MyWisdom on the App Store

MyWisdom Quotes Wisdom of the Ages

"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug."
“The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket.”
"How is it that little children are so intelligent and men are so stupid?

Buy TED on the App Store

TED Talks, Illuminates and Inspires

TED - If you're looking to be inspired and informed by a community of CEOs, scientists, designers, intellectuals and several other people with big ideas, download the free app TED. It's an app that will plug your brain into audio discussions and videos from the esteemed annual TED conference.

Buy ABC Animals on the App Store

ABC Animals is a Solid Teaching Tool for Preschoolers

As a huge proponent of anything that makes learning fun for kids, checking out ABC Animals by Critical Matter, Inc. was a personal pleasure. An educational app aimed at teaching letter recognition and sound to preschoolers through flashcard simulation, ABC Animals is friendly and intuitive and includes a couple of features that makes it very worthwhile.

Buy Archibald's Adventures on the App Store

Archibald's Adventures: Excellent Platformer-style Action

As a child of the eighties (I was born in '81), I spent countless hours of my childhood playing the Super Mario Brothers games. I know them, I love them, and I won't lie, sometimes I miss them.

Buy Star Walk™ - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide on the App Store

Star Walk Gets Astronomical Make Over

The popular star map application for iPhone by Vito Technology has received some pretty big updates in terms of user interface and information. The newest version (1.2) of Star Walk still has the same stargazing abilities as the original, along with the time lapse tool, same ease of navigation and stellar graphics, but now includes some enhancements that improve its overall function.

Buy Mars Explorer on the App Store

Mars Explorer: Planetary Rover not yet Ready for Launch

Mars Explorer - A human journey to Mars still may be many years into the future. But a new app wants to put you in the control while cruising around the Red Planet on your iPhone/iPod Touch.
The game is Mars Explorer, and while it has a good concept is still lacking in the execution of some details.

Buy Cute Origami on the App Store

Cute Origami App is Easy and Cute

Cute Origami from orientmaple.com is an iPhone app containing instructional origami videos. Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Intricate pieces of art are made with one square piece of paper, using only geometric folds and requiring no glue or scissors.

Buy I See Ewe - A Preschooler Word Game on the App Store

I See Ewe Wraps Classic Matching Game in Fun Animal Theme for Preschoolers

I See Ewe, a kid's app by Claireware, continues in the matching game tradition and expands its appealwith a second game: Learn Words.

4 Brain Training Apps to Strain Your Noggin

4 Brain Training Apps to Strain Your Noggin

Is it really possible to be too smart for your own good? Don't really smart people know how to do cool things such as develop iPhone applications? Me, I wouldn't know how to land a man on the moon if my life depended on it.

Buy WordList Pro on the App Store

WordList Pro Boosts Vocab for GRE and SAT Exam Takers

Tintash says its WordList Pro is aimed at students who are preparing for the GRE or SAT. Why stop there? Anyone who wants to give his or her vocabulary a boost could benefit from using WordList Pro.

Buy Star Walk™ - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide on the App Store

Stargazers Will Love to Go on a Star Walk

Ever stared up into the sky on a clear night and wondered what exactly you were looking at? With the Star Walk app on your iPhone you can now find out immediately and use this stargazing guide to learn more about the stars and constellations.

Brain Benders Offers Cerebral Teasers

If you enjoy logic puzzles, brain teasers, and trick questions, Brain Benders might be right up your alley. Brain Benders offers daily brain stimulating puzzles, some of which might have you scratching your head for a little while before figuring out the answer, while others are less difficult and at times not brainy enough.