Education - Latest Releases
AssistiveWare and N2Y now offer 4 reading levels in News-2-You iPad app
Aug 26, 2014 - AssistiveWare and N2Y today announces News-2-You 2.0, an update to their popular symbol-supported newspaper for iPad. News-2-You connects students to the world with symbol-supported news and includes articles, puzzles, jokes and recipes. The app is designed for teaching and expanding literacy skills, from basic awareness of symbols and print, to reading fluently with comprehension. To support children of all ages and skill levels, the major update now includes four reading levels each week.
Main Idea App Makes Learning Fun for Lost Readers
Aug 26, 2014 - Happy Frogs Apps today introduces Main Idea 1, their new educational app for iOS and Android devices. Main Idea 1 was developed specifically to help children master reading comprehension. The app helps "lost readers," kids who breezed through the early reading skills of phonics and sight-words, but don't actually understand what they are reading. Main Idea 1 is the first in the Main Idea series and builds proficiency in understanding what a sentence is about and the main idea it is conveying.
Partners in Rhyme 1.4 for iOS - Four Games That Teach Rhyming
Aug 26, 2014 - Minneapolis based Preschool University today introduces Partners in Rhyme 1.4 for iOS, their 24th educational app that helps young children learn the important skill of rhyming. Utilizing proven Montessori principles, Partners in Rhyme helps build strong phonemic awareness skills and helps develop foundational reading skills. Offering different levels of difficulty, four learning games offer different fun ways to practice and learn rhyming for young children.
The Zones of Regulation - Update Featuring Interactive Picture Studio
Aug 25, 2014 - Zones Picture Studio - Team up and learn emotional awareness by taking pictures with your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Scenarios are presented to students providing them the opportunity to reflect on how the scenario would make their body feel. Thinking about the cues from their body and brain, students use the app to capture what the feeling looks like on them, gaining insights on the physiological cues that accompany emotions.
World Factbook Visual Edition 1.0 Presents CIA Resource in Visual Way
Aug 22, 2014 - iDevBooks today introduces World Factbook Visual Edition 1.0, their new educational app for iPad. World Factbook Visual Edition provides information on the people, society, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities in a visual way. Based on public domain material from the CIA World Factbook, World Factbook Visual Edition provides maps, graphs and statistics that can help users increase their global understanding.
Slice Fractions Wins Several Awards and Gets New Levels
Aug 21, 2014 - Montreal based Ululab Inc. today announces Slice Fractions 1.02.00, an update to its award-winning educational title developed for iOS devices. Designed for kids who are new to fractions, Slice Fractions features challenging puzzles, colorful artwork and memorable characters that will introduce fractions to the player in a motivating and intriguing world. Version 1.02.00 adds an underground world filled with curious singing mushrooms and new challenging fraction puzzles.
New iOS Children's Reading App Powered by Nuance Voice Recognition
Aug 21, 2014 - California based app developer, Sprite Kids today introduces Speaktacular Sight Words Edu 1.0, a revolutionary app available exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Using intelligent voice recognition powered by Nuance, Speaktacular Sight Words allows kindergarten through third grade children to use their own voices to recognize and properly pronounce words from three unique word lists critical to reading development.
New Star Walk 2 for iOS Features Stunning Design: 3D Deep Sky Objects
Aug 21, 2014 - Vito Technology today introduces Star Walk 2, the next generation of the company's best-selling stargazing guide. Redesigned from the inside out, the new Star Walk 2 is a much faster and smoother app, that combined with a cleaner and simpler interface delivers an effortless journey through thousands of stars, comets, & constellations. All-new exclusive handcrafted artwork for constellations, inspired by minimalist low-poly art & stunning new sound effects create an unforgettable stargazing tool.
Baby Shapes: New App For Babies Not Just Another Digital Baby-Sitter
Aug 21, 2014 - Interactive Coconut today introduces Baby Shapes 1.0, their new app for iOS & Android. Baby Shapes has been developed with the assistance of early childhood specialists to provide quality visual stimulation for infants. Intended to be used with a parent or professional closely supervising the infant, this app is not just another digital baby-sitter. The app has been designed closely with industry experts to best stimulate the infant in this crucial period of intellectual & physical development.