March 29, 2011 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Sacramento, California - When it comes to educational mobile apps, Knowledge Quest, Inc. and iHomeEducator, Inc. have discovered that they make a great team! Knowledge Quest, Inc., a leading provider of online educational resources and printed curricula for the homeschooling market, has teamed up with iHomeEducator, Inc., award-winning mobile app publisher, to produce a new series of educational apps to teach and reinforce history and geography knowledge.
iHomeEducator, Inc., is the publisher of the iLiveMath and iLiveGrammar series that have won multiple awards and are finding great popularity with parents of elementary and middle school aged students. In an effort to round out their mobile app offerings, iHomeEducator has partnered with Knowledge Quest to offer apps that address the topics of history and geography, subjects that have been largely overlooked in the educational app market.
Their first joint app - Wonders of Old: Ancient Timeline - is now available in Apple's App Store and is targeted for students 5th grade and up.
"The Wonders of Old: Ancient Timeline is a very special primary and secondary level resource and tapestry of ancient events weaved across a beautiful canvas of time which helps children and adults see history in a whole new way," Andy Lee, co-founder of iHomeEducator(R), Inc.
"As an educator and a publisher of educational materials, I am very excited about the future of education and the use of new technology to further educational goals. I believe the face of education as we know it will change drastically within the next five years as textbooks become nearly extinct and educational apps and interactive ebooks take their place. Wonders of Old: Ancient Timeline mobile app for the iphone and ipad is just the beginning of what we have in store." - Terri Johnson, Vice President of Knowledge Quest, Inc.
Wonders of Old: Ancient Timeline is a beautiful timeline reference app which will give you a unique perspective on the events of world history, including:
* And so much more
A timeline will give you and/or your student a unique perspective of time. By seeing the events of history recorded in linear progression, you will make connections between those events in history that you might not otherwise make.
Wonders of Old Ancient Timeline 4.1 has just been updated with over 40 new historical timeline events. Wonders of Old is a four-part app series, dividing the events of world history into four historical time periods: ancient, medieval, new world and modern. Wonders of Old: Ancient Timeline is the first app in this series.
About Knowledge Quest, Inc:
Knowledge Quest, Inc. is dedicated to helping homeschooling families succeed. For 10 years, Knowledge Quest has published a large selection of history and geography curricula for the homeschooling marketplace. In the last few years, Knowledge Quest has expanded by offering online assistance to homeschooling parents teaching the elementary and middle grades, as well as high school level material. As new and experienced homeschooling parents are using more technology than ever, Knowledge Quest is seeking to provide an online location where parents can find, rate and review the best mobile apps available for educational use.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 3.9 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Wonders of Old Ancient Timeline 4.1 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
iHomeEducator(R), Inc. is a family run designer, developer, and publisher of iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone Apps for education. Their applications provide a means of personalized learning and collaboration between students from kindergarten through high school. iHomeEducator(R), Inc. was founded in 2009 by a credentialed California State Board of Education mother and computer programming father actively home educating three children. They strive to help children build confidence in math, grammar, spelling concepts combined with engaging social studies, geography, science, history, and literature themes. Their goal is to provide cross-curricular supplemental apps for educators. iHomeEducator(R), Inc. is a member of Moms with Apps. Moms with Apps is a group of individual, independent, family-friendly developers. Copyright (C) 2009-2011 iHomeEducator Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.