Education - Latest Releases

Simplex Spelling Apps Significantly Improve Spelling Skills, Study Shows

Dec 16, 2015 - Pyxwise Software has had its educational methodology validated by an academic study, which showed an average improvement of 1.9 grades among children who regularly used its iPad apps. Simplex Spelling improves English spelling and reading skills by using a powerful combination of phonics lessons, spelling/word patterns, our unique "reverse phonics" approach and contextually relevant spelling rules. The 2014 study was carried out by Dr. Linda Chmiliar and Serena Seeger at Athabasca University.


Ho! Ho! Ho! Choo Choo Snow is now available in the App Store

Dec 10, 2015 - Manila based Choo Choo Apps today introduces Choo Choo Snow 1.0.0, an educational app developed exclusively for iOS devices. Choo Choo Snow is about inspiring creativity and encouraging discovery among kids. It starts with a familiar black & white scene of a Christmas Park and every child can make the scene come to life by colouring all the different elements and characters. Decorate the giant Christmas tree! Interact with familiar objects like snowmen, snowflakes, Santa and more!


All About Dinosaurs 1.2 - Where Dinosaurs Come Alive for Kids

Dec 09, 2015 - Y Factory announces All About Dinosaurs 1.2, an important update to their award-winning educational app for children, available for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire devices. This dinosaur sticker book app is a wonderful learning tool that offers detailed information and interactive tools for children who are fascinated by the subject of dinosaurs. Version 1.2 brings 3D Touch capabilities on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, improved graphics, and minor bug fixes.


iPhone app teaches music theory to DIY musicians

Dec 09, 2015 - Ten Kettles Inc. today announces Waay: Music theory that matters 2.0.0 for iOS. Waay provides an applied, practical approach to learning music theory for songwriting. Similar to how other apps teach new languages, Waay uses a series of lessons and quizzes to teach the basics of music theory in a simple, fun and intuitive manner. Featuring interactive exercises with three achievement levels, Waay offers bite-sized video lessons that emphasize practical music theory, examples and more.


Mindfulness, meditation and relaxation for kids: announcing Zen Studio

Nov 27, 2015 - Award-winning Paris based startup, Edoki Academy today introduces Zen Studio 1.0, their new educational app for iOS devices. Discover Zen studio, a unique soothing geometric finger painting app designed to help children from the age of 3 to relax and focus. It may be the simplest painting app ever published! What's more, a calm, soothing music algorithm accompanies every swipe of a finger making it a very zen experience and, it's free to download.


Starmap 2 Astronomy App for iOS, Apple Watch, and Apple TV Devices

Nov 17, 2015 - Indie developer, Frederic Descamps today announces Starmap 2 version 1.2, an important update to his astronomy app for iOS, Apple Watch, and Apple TV devices. Starmap offers sky watching tools that are perfect for stargazers of any level. The app offers the power of a professional sky atlas in a convenient app. Version 1.2 makes the app available on the Apple TV, allowing the app to be used as a teaching aid in classrooms, as well as a display attraction in television retailer showrooms.


Moo! Choo Choo Farm is now available in the App Store

Nov 12, 2015 - Manila based Choo Choo Apps today introduces Choo Choo Farm 1.0.0, an educational app developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Choo Choo Farm is all about inspiring creativity and encouraging discovery among children. It starts with a black and white scene that every child can make the scene come to life by colouring all the different elements and Choo Choo characters. Interact with familiar objects you can see in a farm like animals, crops, barns and more!


Vocabulary App Fills A Fundamental Gap

Nov 10, 2015 - Vancouver based Happy Frogs Apps today introduces School Words 1 for iOS, the first app in their School Words vocabulary learning series. These apps will introduce the key vocabulary skills needed for academic success in the early elementary grades. School Words 1 teaches the most important words needed to succeed in Grade 1. Fun activities step the user through the 4 key stages of learning from recognition through to using the word appropriately in context.


Bamba Surprise Words - Spelling and Surprises all in one kids app

Nov 10, 2015 - Mezmedia today announces Bamba Surprise Words 1.0.0, another exciting addition to the Bamba series of learning apps for kids. Bamba Surprise Words combines spelling, surprises and toy collecting into one fun app. Inspired by the Japanese Gashapon machine, kids insert a coin into one of three wacky gumball machines to collect a special Egg. The Egg 'hatches' a hidden toy and word. Kids then arrange letters to form the word and the toy is revealed. There are hundreds of words for kids to learn!