Educational - Latest Releases

New Mac word processor makes reading and writing accessible for everyone

Jan 27, 2015 - AssistiveWare today announces Wrise 1.0, its latest Mac OS X application which will be introduced at this week's ATIA conference in Orlando, Florida. Wrise is a Text to Speech-powered word processor that makes reading and writing accessible for everyone. Offering word highlighting, zoom and EasyReading mode, texts become more comprehensible and easier on the eyes. With Speak as you Type, Word Prediction and speech tags, writing effort is significantly reduced.

InfoLogic releases MathMagic Lite 8.91 for Mac - No Cost Equation Editor

Oct 10, 2014 - Vancouver based InfoLogic today releases MathMagic Lite 8.91, their complimentary equation editor for Macintosh in their suite of award-winning equation editors. On top of its easy and fast interface to type math expressions and symbols via palettes and keyboard, MathMagic Lite also reads various Math formats including MathML, LaTeX, Plain TeX, Wiki equations, ASCIIMath, MathJax, and MathType. MathMagic Lite for Mac can save expressions in PNG, SVG, JPG, Math-To-Speech and more.

ET Smart Practice Unveiled - New Ear Training Practice App for Mac

Sep 22, 2014 - Adium Software today unveiled ET Smart Practice, a Mac-based aural practice tool for music students and musicians of all ages. ET Smart Practice consists of 20 practice areas, covering a wide variety of rhythm, melody, and harmony skills. At the heart of ET Smart Practice is the Intelligent Practice Engine, which tracks users' progress, identifies strengths and weaknesses, and automatically personalizes each practice session to make it as effective as possible.

I know countries 1.3 for Mac OS X - An Apple Maps Game

Sep 10, 2014 - grapevine-cottage today announces "I know countries" 1.3 for Mac OS X. The app leverages full Apple maps support to provide a new and unique user experience while navigating: the map responds to a mouse click and highlights country boundaries and area, drops a pin at the capital location and shows a callout with flag, while speaking country name and capital name. It's great for exploring with its automated show mode, or competing in game mode against other players in Game Center.

CourseNotes 5.0 for Mac Introduces Audio Recording, iCloud Syncing

Aug 20, 2014 - Dear Panda LLC has announced a major update to CourseNotes 5.0 for Mac, the note-taking app popular in classrooms around the world with both students and educators alike. CourseNotes lets you take notes with rich text editing, lets you import PDFs, take photos and import other images and more. The latest version of CourseNotes introduces support for audio recording, support for iCloud Syncing with CourseNotes on Mac and other iOS devices, and a ton of other new features and improvements.

Partners in Rhyme Lite 1.4 for Mac OS - Four Games That Teach Rhyming

Aug 19, 2014 - Minneapolis based Preschool University today introduces Partners in Rhyme 1.4 for Mac OS X, their seventh educational app on the Mac OS X store that help 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. Four learning games offer different fun ways to practice and learn rhyming for young children.

Ear Teacher Launched - Integrated Music Theory and Ear Training Software

Jul 25, 2014 - Adium Software today released Ear Teacher, a music education product for Mac. Ear Teacher is the industry's first completely integrated, audiovisual course on music theory and aural skill development. The Ear Teacher curriculum consists of 9 progressively challenging grades of rhythm, melody, and harmony material. Hands-on exercises follow each topic, and frequent tests reinforce knowledge. Intelligent Practice automatically selects areas for students to practice on a regular basis.

Books for Kids - More than 100 interactive titles now available for Mac

Jun 04, 2014 - AppGeneration Software is pleased to announce that Books for Kids is now available on the Mac App Store. Available for free, Books for Kids features more than 100 fully interactive titles in both English and Spanish and most of them with read along. From the classics of children's literature to nowadays more practical educational stories, this app offers a wide variety of books that will make children associate learning with fun.

High School Students Launch Kickstarter to Change Music Education

Mar 26, 2014 - Two high school seniors are launching a business on Kickstarter next month. They will be the youngest Kickstarter users legally allowed to launch on the site. It is an inspiring story demonstrating passion and curiosity. The site will teach guitar in an entirely new way utilizing custom software built by co-founder Jack, who began developing apps at age 14 and built a tablet at age 12. His best friend and co-founder, Brian, is a self-taught master of guitar who created the modern curriculum.