February 14, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Cary, North Carolina - Jane Scarano, Creative Director for Staytoooned, announced today that their newest educational game, iTouchiLearn Numbers 1.0, is now available for the iPad. An iPhone version will be released in a few days. Numbers features four interactive animated games.
iTouchiLearn Numbers is intended for preschool and Kindergarten children. Playing the games helps kids master the core Kindergarten math competencies of number recognition, using sets of concrete objects to represent quantities, counting, and the concepts of larger than and smaller than.
Staytoooned partnered with an educational consultant to help create a series of apps that are not only entertaining but based on solid content and proven learning strategies. "We believe that iTouchiLearn Numbers is what an educational app should be," Scarano maintains. "This is not another stack of electronic flash cards. The animation and interactivity motivate and focus kids while they master research based and age appropriate educational competencies." Numbers is the first in a series of four math apps Staytoooned will be releasing over the next few months.
iTouchiLearn Numbers features:
* Colorful animation and interaction to motivate children and focus their attention
* Four different games use multiple learning modes to teach concepts
* Teaches the core Kindergarten math competencies of number recognition, using sets of concrete objects to represent quantities, counting, and the concepts of larger than and smaller than
* Patterned activity sequences provide structural framework for children with learning disabilities
* Verbal directions and modeling aid students with speech difficulties
* Perfect for Kindergarten preparation or skill development and reinforcement for Kindergarten students
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 58.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
iTouchiLearn Numbers 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. An iPhone version will be released soon. You also may purchase the game or find more information, including screenshots and a video, by visiting Staytoooned online.
Staytoooned is an independent applications developer based in Cary, North Carolina. The company was founded in 2009 with the intent of creating engaging educational apps for young children. Staytoooned first effort, iTouchiLearn Words was successful in maintaining a good App Store ranking and attracting a solid number of fans. In 2010, Creative Director Jane Scarano decided that the company needed to make a major commitment to developing the best available educational apps. Scarano wanted to combine an interactive animated game format with well researched and age appropriate educational content. To achieve this goal Staytoooned formed a partnership agreement with a professional educator. The first product of that partnership is iTouchiLearn Numbers. Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Staytoooned. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.