July 22, 2013 in iAnnouncements (E)
[prMac.com] Southampton, New York - Teachers With Apps is pleased to announce their Teachers With Apps Certified Developer program. To kick off this initiative, they are honoring 15 App Developers who have consistently brought education apps to the mobile platform that are exemplary in the following areas: content, presentation, and execution, as well as overall user experience.
Mobile devices have been making in-roads into the learning space since their debut. The mobile tablet, especially, will continue to progress to the head of the class. To salute this ongoing trend, Anne Rachel states, "We aim to acknowledge outstanding Developers in the educational app industry by awarding our Certified Developer badge of distinction to those who have produced 4 or more apps that meet our criteria." Jayne Clare adds, "These app developers have proven themselves over and over again. They never cease to deliver top notch, teacher worthy apps."
Congratulations to the following TWA Certified Developers:
Binary Labs - The Dexteria Family of Developmental Skill Building Apps are favorites among teachers, parents, and occupational therapists.
Cognitive Kid - Cognitive Kid creates engaging, immersive, interactive, thematic educational applications for touch screen devices.
eduPad - eduPad develops the best educational apps for tablets and smartphones from Elementary School to Junior High School in Math, Science and Language Arts.
eSkills Learning - e Skills Learning(TM) was founded to develop and publish instructional materials using the latest in mobile technology that will challenge and motivate students. The staff at e Skills Learning(TM) have an experienced understanding of carefully developing materials that align with the new Common Core Standards, meet state testing standards, correlate with core curriculum and achieve successful learner outcomes.
Grasshopper Apps - Grasshopper Apps believes that educational apps need to be insanely fun, highly educational and affordable for all. Period.
iDev Books - Esa Helttula is a father and computer scientist from Finland. He founded iDevBooks in 2009 and today he offers two dozen math apps for iOS. All iDevBooks math apps are easy to use and have intuitive interfaces. The apps are used by schools, parents, and students worldwide.
Key Stage Fun - KeyStageFun's educational apps feature the Squeebles, a cast of fun, friendly, little monsters who help children practice their maths and spelling skills in a colourful and exciting way. With plenty of rewards, lots of reporting and stats for parents and a 100% ad-free environment, the Squeebles make learning fun!
Mindsnacks - MindSnacks has become a leading developer of rich, engaging, and effective mobile educational games. With over seven million app downloads worldwide, the growing MindSnacks library includes nine top-ranked language acquisition and test-preparation apps for students and lifelong learners on the go.
Mobile Education Store - MES's award winning apps allow parents, teachers and speech pathologists to help students overcome language and social difficulties in a fun and engaging way. "By engaging the visual, audio and tactile sense, our products help children learn faster and retain what they learn with more ease. Engaging children is our top priority because only when a child is engaged do they really learn."
Motion Math - Motion Math creates fun learning games that lets kids play with numbers! "Our mission: help kids find delight in intellectual challenge."
Nosy Crow - Nosy Crow is a small, independent company that began publishing child-focused, parent-friendly children's books and apps in January 2011. Nosy Crow makes innovative, multimedia, highly interactive apps for tablets, smart phones and other touchscreen devices. These apps are not existing books squashed onto screens, but instead are specially created to take advantage of the devices to tell stories and provide information to children in new and engaging ways.
Pyxwise - Pyxwise Software Inc. is an independent developer of award winning educational software.
Smarty Ears - Founded by a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist, Smarty Ears was the first company to create apps geared towards speech therapy for mobile devices. Smarty Ears brought to the world a whole new concept of how children practice their skills. They believe technology can help parents and SLPs improve the communication skills of children with speech and language difficulties.
Spinlight Studio - Educational Apps with Serious Game. "We believe that smiling is the first step in learning, and that's why we make educational games loaded with fun. From early reading to elementary math, we combine serious learning with all-out fun to make kids' apps that give little learners a big head start on life."
Wanderful Interactive Storybooks - Wanderful seeks to inspire young and emerging readers to build a lasting love of language, reading and learning through highly interactive multilingual storybook apps with integrated lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
For additional information about the Certification Program visit Teachers With Apps online. Teachers With Apps offers a treasure trove of education app recommendations, as well as the latest trends and insights on education and technology.
Located in Southampton, New York, Teachers With Apps, a subsidiary of i-Itch Inc, was co-founded in 2010 by two lifelong educators, Jayne Clare and Anne Rachel. Teachers With Apps is a teacher vetted educational app discovery and review site, who's mission is to help teachers, therapist, parents and students wade through the vast number of education apps available in the market today. Teachers With Apps is dedicated to the idea that quality mobile education apps are the tools of the future but they need to be used responsibly. Copyright 2009-2013 i-Itch Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.