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.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "educational game."
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.
Use SuperBall Power-Ups for Even Higher Scores in Zepi:Classic HD
OstinGames has introduced Zepi:Classic HD 1.1, the very first app of the Zepi series for the iPad, with terrific SuperBall power-up now to help players score even more! High scores — as well as the new world record — are in your own hands as the SuperBall multiplies points earned based on how efficient you are during each session.
NxtApp Math Game Goes Universal With an HD Update
NxtApp, the popular math number-sequencing game originally released for iPhone and iPod touch, has been re-designed to run in HD on the iPad. The iPhone and iPod touch version of NxtApp was released seven months ago and topped the charts in the educational games category of App Stores worldwide in July.
Popular iPhone Math Game Comes to the iPad
The popular math number-sequencing game, NxtApp 4 Kids, originally released for iPhone and iPod touch is re-designed to run natively on the iPad. The iPhone and iPod touch version of NxtApp 4 kids was released two months ago, almost to the day, to much praise.
Don't Drink and Drive! Simulates Driving in a Drunken Stupor
Don’t Drink and Drive! is a new educational game for the iPhone, intended to discourage drinking and driving. Straightforward and well-intentioned as this sounds, it is not what you’re expecting.
Brain Exercise Keeps You Thinking Young
I just finished working out with Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima and I think I might have overdone it because my head hurts.
If you want to stay mentally sharp, you need to work your brain as though it were a muscle.
Who Has The Biggest Brain? Sizes Up Facebook Friends
You can insist that size doesn't matter, but Playfish's Who Has The Biggest Brain is only helping to perpetuate such stereotypes. For shame. Who Has The Biggest Brain is a competition, linked with social networking giant Facebook, that prompts the user to solve as many simple seeming puzzles as possible in the one minute is allotted in each of four categories: analytical ability, calculation, memory and visual processing. Each category has its own mini-games,12 in total, puzzles dealing with arrangements, order, repetition, spacial evaluation and similar concepts. A brain size is then derived from performance through those four categories and compared with that of Facebook friends who also play. Be forewarned, it can be humiliating!
Word Warp is Best Word Game for iPhone
Word Warp! I love this game and everything about it. This is probably the one iPhone app that I have used everyday since I have downloaded it. The object of the game is exactly like that of Text Twist if you are familiar with it.
The Number 14 Adds up to Good Times
I have been writing a bit about word games, that seems to be a popular thing for the iPhone at the moment, however Number 14 brings a number game to the iPhone. This number game is a very simple game that requires you to take the 4 numbers that are given and add, minus, multiply, or divide them in any sequence in order to end on the number 14.
Master Your iPhone Keyboard With iType
Whether you are a typo-prone fumbler like most of us or a shining iPhone prodigy like some precious few, iType has just what you need to respectively hone or prove your skills. New from iggyGames, the makers of Chess Puzzles, iType is two games in one free application: Word Speed and Word Attack.
GRE Vocabulary Scramble Will Increase Your IQ
It is common knowledge that educational games like GRE Word Scramble increase memory and IQ. But the only variable of worth is how fun the game actually is. Education is great but in order to enjoy learning, the teaching method is going to have to be friggin' exciting.
Brain Tuner Is a Simple Math Quiz
Brain Tuner has a very cute icon and a cute name, but is really nothing more than a timed math test. Suprisingly, a lot of people give it decent reviews on the app store. If the idea of solving 20 third grade arithmetic problems in the least amount of time possible interests you, try it out.