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.
Worlds of Words with WordDigest English Dictionary Thesaurus and Spell Checker
You may not use words like penurious or avaricious on a daily basis but you might read them casually in a story like this. If context clues aren’t enough WordDigest English Dictionary, Thesaurus and Spell Checker could be the fastest way to find the definition.
WeirdFacts: You Had Me At "Frogs don't drink water"
Like that kid from Jerry Maguire, the precocious application WeirdFacts, by Jens Beuckenhauer, volunteers odd facts for the iPhone user's amusement. A Random Fact button at the bottom generates hundreds of weird facts on a notepad on the screen.
Learn Byki Spanish Using Time-Tested Flash Card Method
Transparent Language's Byki Spanish is based on the flash card teaching method and it works well for this purpose.
Mental Maths Gives Your Brain a Solid Workout
Forget about buying those $1.99 flash cards from Wal-Mart if you or your child are in need of some mutliplication facts work. Mental Maths by Trilliarden has a fun and exciting system for exercising your brain and improving mental math ability.
Spanish Tutor Helps You Learn and Practice On the Go
FREE Spanish Tutor is a Lite version of the 24/7 Tutor's Spanish 1 app.The company attempts to make learning Spanish easy with a series of six modules..
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!
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.
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..
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?
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.
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.
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.
Star Walk Gets Astronomical Make Over
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.
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.