Education - Latest Releases
Messy Mia Helps Kids Appreciate Life Before Cell Phones and Tablets
Nov 19, 2014 - Dublin based Touch Tech Kids today introduces Messy Mia and the Tale of Ancient Tech 1.0, an original storybook app about retro technology that parents and kids will get a kick out of. Messy Mia tells the story of a young girl learning how her parents survived without modern technology such as laptops, tablets, broadband and mobile phones. Kids learn about the differences from when VHS and dial-up Internet were common, to today's high tech world.
Children with autism can use their own voices in communication aid app
Nov 17, 2014 - London based app developers Therapy Box released a major update to ChatAble allowing people to replace generic text to speech, with their own voices, or the voice of a peer. This latest release contains the innovative integration of ModelTalker. The app also includes new voices for added choice of quality voices and Skype integration to aid connectivity. ChatAble is available in a range of languages and is an essential aid for people with speech and language difficulties.
Arabic Language Scale - Free App for Measuring Child's Language Age
Nov 15, 2014 - Ahmed T-Nabarawy is pleased to announce the release of Arabic Language Scale 1.0 for iOS, a language test which is standardized on normal Arabic speaking children from upper and lower Egypt. This scale is used mainly to identify children who have a language disorder or delay. The app is composed of two sub-scales, Auditory Comprehension sub-scale and Expressive Communication sub-scale. It is the first and only medically approved scale used for measuring young children's language age.
Children's Technology Review Releases Solution to App Review Anarchy
Nov 14, 2014 - Children's Technology Review has just launched what it believes is the world's largest and most up-to-date online repository of reviews of education software and hardware. The Children's Technology Review Exchange contains 11,708 reviews including the latest K-12 products across 26 types of tablet and gaming platforms. The CTREX platform and rating system is subscriber-supported to reduce bias, allowing teachers & parents to find, evaluate, compare, and discuss educational software and hardware.
The Story Of Dracolino Helps Kids Believe In The Power Of Their Dreams
Nov 14, 2014 - Technology for Emotions today introduces The Story of Dracolino 1.0, its new interactive educational book for iPad. Dracolino is a little dragon who wants to sing instead of breathing fire and scaring people, like other dragons. Written by Begonia Ibarrola, the story teaches kids how to overcome embarrassment and believe in themselves and the power of their dreams. The Story of Dracolino includes games and activities that teach counting, musical composition, vocabulary, memory, and more.
Learn To Fluently Multiply And Divide Within 100 With Understanding Math
Nov 14, 2014 - Award-winning developer appp media today introduces Understanding Math - Times Tables 1.0, their new educational app for iOS devices. Made for ages 9-11, Understanding Math is the first in an educational app series based on J. Bruner's Learning Theory "Three Modes of Representation." Kids can learn and practice multiplication and division in 4 different one-player games or demonstrate their skills in the two-player Duel. Universal in language, Understanding Math supports Common Core Standards.
Improve your classroom workflow with Showbie and Book Creator for iPad
Nov 13, 2014 - Showbie is an app that makes the paperless classroom a reality, making it easy for teachers to assign, collect and review student work in tablet classrooms. Nothing says paperless classroom better than an ebook - and so Showbie have teamed up with the developers of the best-selling Book Creator app to create a more seamless workflow between the two apps. With Showbie v1.5.2 you can easily export the books you make in Book Creator to Showbie using the new share function in iOS 8.
The Splice.sr Show-and-Tell iPad app is a 2014 Tabby Awrads Winner
Nov 13, 2014 - Splice.sr from DocuBuzz is the winner of the 2014 Tabby Awards competition (iPad Education & Training category). Splice.sr is a digital show and tell app that enables users to compose and share their ideas quickly and precisely. Splice.sr lets the user splice together any content while recording a voice-over narrative. The recorded Splice can then be shared and replayed in any web browser on any device. Splice.sr can be used to teach, pitch or explain anything to anyone from anywhere.
The Lola's World App Launches Today
Nov 11, 2014 - BeiZ Ltd today introduces Lola's World 0.8.2, their new subscription-based educational app for iOS devices. Lola's World is a fun and engaging way to improve school readiness for children, ages three to five years old. Parents are able to easily monitor their child's improvement with a progress tracker. Learn math and geometry while adventuring from island to island! The app has been designed so that it develops with your child - there is no need to choose areas or decide what level to play.