Educational - Latest Releases

Infovox iVox adds first genuine children's voices to Mac OS X

Nov 05, 2012 - Today AssistiveWare and Acapela Group announced the release of Infovox iVox 3.1, which brings the first four genuine, natural-sounding children's voices to Mac OS X. In addition, the update adds three new male voices. These voices work with any Mac application. Besides adding new voices, Infovox iVox 3.1 also fixes an issue with characters with diacritical marks. Words that contain accents will now be pronounced correctly in any foreign language.

SCOtutor for Mountain Lion Tutorial now on Mac App Store

Sep 28, 2012 - ScreenCastsOnline released SCOtutor for Mountain Lion, a new video tutorial app. OSX Mountain Lion is the latest OS from Apple and SCOtutor for Mountain Lion takes you through the basics in a simple, easy to follow, logical structure. Whether new to the Mac or an experienced Mac users, Don McAllister shows how to get the most out of Apple's new Operating System by following this new study guide, packed with over 2 hours of HD video tutorials, organised into 30 easily digestible lessons.

SOUND BEGINNINGS 1.0 for Mac OS-Six Learning Games Teach Phonics

Sep 25, 2012 - Preschool University today introduces SOUND BEGINNINGS 1.0 for Mac OS X, the 4th in their series of educational apps that help young children learn to read. Utilizing proven Montessori principles, SOUND BEGINNINGS helps build strong phonics skills and helps develop foundational reading skills. Six learning games offer practice using the sounds and not the names of the letters, and lowercase instead of uppercase letters at the beginning, middle, and end of words.

Ultralingua's New Online Dictionary Serves Students Better

Aug 09, 2012 - Following extensive research into language students' needs, Ultralingua releases a new online dictionary, verb tool, and grammar reference for Spanish, French, German, Italian, and more. With 15 years of experience making premier dictionary software, Ultralingua is launching a completely redesigned online reference service this week. Accessible for free, it includes all of the reference materials language students need, no matter which educational program they follow.

Award-Winning App Math Evolve Launches On OSX And All Major Platforms

Aug 02, 2012 - After finding critical and popular success on the iTunes App Store, InterAction Education is bringing it's unique learning app Math Evolve to a wider audience around the world. In addition to iOS, Parents and teachers can now download this award-winning educational app for Mac OSX, Windows, and all Android phones and tablets. Math Evolve is an innovative learning tool for children ages 6-14 that combines math practice with video game elements to make math more fun and engaging for students.

Algebra Touch 1.0 for OSX - See Why People Enjoy Doing Math

Jul 03, 2012 - Regular Berry Software, a Seattle based developer, announces Algebra Touch 1.0 for OSX. Algebra Touch is an educational app for OSX and iOS for learning and practicing algebra. Algebra Touch features 21 interactive lesson topics and the ability to create your own problems. The app incorporates an equation editor with iCloud sync so that users may create their own sets of problems and access those problems across all of their devices automatically.

Magic Town Launches: Virtual World Based on Picture Book Characters

May 16, 2012 - Interactive learning company Mindshapes is pleased to announce the launch of Magic Town, the first virtual world based on picture book characters. With content licensed from top publishers, Magic Town provides young children with a single destination for high quality, animated and interactive stories. At launch, Magic Town has 70 popular picture book titles, including more than 20 free stories. There will be 10-15 new titles added each month.

Best Children's Time Telling App Now Available on Mac, by GiggleUp

May 10, 2012 - Melbourne-based GiggleUp Pty Ltd today announces Interactive Telling Time for Mac OS X. Featured by Apple as 'App of the Week' in multiple countries, this carefully thought out educational app features five game modes and one tutorial mode designed for young learners. It is great for independent learning, with customizable difficulty levels to accompany the child's progress; but can also be a useful tool for parents to guide younger children in learning about the time in a fun and easy way.

SCOtutor for Mac Tutorial App now free for Mac, iPad and iPhone

Apr 30, 2012 - The top rated video tutorial app - SCOtutor for Mac - is now available as a free download from the Mac and iTunes App Stores. Designed with both new and experienced Mac users in mind, SCOtutor for Mac contains nearly three hours of video content. The tutorial assumes no prior knowledge of the Mac, and guides you from first principles to acheive a comfortable working knowledge of how to use a Mac. SCOtutor for Mac is now the #1 Free Education App in the UK & US on the Mac App Store.