prMac Tag 'Education' prMac serves to enhance the visibility of press releases in the Mac world, offering Mac-centric news media distribution services as well as top-notch RSS feeds. © 2017 prMac en-us PrepUP: The New SAT and ACT Prep App available on the App Store Wed, 17 May 2017 04:30:00 CST Pinnacle Test Prep, LLC releases PrepUP 1.0.1, an update to their SAT and ACT Prep app for iOS devices. Version 1.0.1 offers a myriad of performance improvements, and fixes the Facebook registration bug. PrepUP aims to revolutionize the world of test prep by bringing students together to study in a fun and competitive format. In addition to practice tests and the question of the day, students can learn effectively through the in-depth answer explanations to the thousands of questions on the app. Shaderific now with new side by side display mode Fri, 12 May 2017 07:15:00 CST Gryphos GmbH today announces Shaderific 4.2, a major update of its OpenGL ES shader development application for iOS. Shaderific helps computer science students and experienced developers to get started with OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenGL ES 3.0 shader development. The app makes it possible to write, compile and test shader programs directly on any iOS device without ever touching a laptop or desktop computer. Version 4.2 introduces a new display mode showing render view and editor side by side. Memorytrix for iOS/Android - Memorize New Vocabulary at Lightning Speed Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:30:00 CST Memorytrix Innovations today announces Memorytrix 2.2, their vocabulary preparation app for iOS and Android devices. Memorytrix was developed specifically to help anyone learn and remember the English vocabulary. The app focuses on long term retention of information by employing memory tricks such as mnemonics, word associations and animations. Version 2.2 offers performance and content improvements, session adjustments, as well as minor bug fixes. Bel Math Apps introduces Perimeter and Area 1.0 for iPad Mon, 20 Mar 2017 03:45:00 CST Bel Math Apps introduces Perimeter and Area 1.0, an iPad application that provides quizzes for calculating the perimeter and area of plane figures, including triangles, rectangles, trapezoids and parallelograms. Perimeter & Area content is aligned with CCSS Mathematics Standards and Singapore Math Practice, and serves grades 3-7. The app helps to discover students' weak spots, and to quickly improve their skills and performance. The same iPad can be used for practice by multiple students. Practice Makes Perfect Updated for iPhone - Simple, Clean and Effective Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:15:00 CST UK based indie developer, Gary Milligan today announces Practice Makes Perfect 1.3, an iPhone app designed for music students who are learning an instrument, especially those working towards a graded exam. Practice Makes Perfect allows students to tailor their instrumental practice time by inputting the arpeggios, scales and musical pieces to create effective practice sessions. As well as musical pieces and exercises, musicians can add their own arpeggios and scales to the practice lists. Innovative new features in well-known communication app Proloquo2Go Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:00:00 CST AssistiveWare releases Proloquo2Go 5.0, a major update to its award-winning symbol-supported communication app for iOS devices. Designed to promote language development & grow communication skills, Proloquo2Go provides a voice to over 150,000 individuals who cannot speak. Its innovative features support users, parents, teachers & therapists to quickly personalize the vocabulary and settings. Version 5.0 supports the language development of AAC users and enhances the general usability of the app. Learning English language 1.0 released for iOS - Expand Your Vocabulary Mon, 13 Mar 2017 05:30:00 CST LastThink today introduces Learning English language 1.0, their new educational app for iOS. If you want to learn English or just improve it, then this educational app is just for you. Featuring more than 8000 words with images, phonetic transcriptions and pronunciations, Learning English language helps to expand your vocabulary and learn new words, regardless of your English proficiency level. The app contains diverse comprehensive categories which in turn have their own subcategories. Chopi brings an adventure for children to learn their first numbers Mon, 06 Mar 2017 03:00:00 CST Calgary based Wulum Ltd. today announces the upcoming release of "Chopi and the numerical adventures," their new educational game for iPhone and iPad. Chopi and the numerical adventures will be focused on presenting the first numbers in the context of a story for new learners ages between 2 and 5 years old. The main interaction in Chopi is based on accelerometer technology. Chopi and the numerical adventures will be release next March 11th. Wake up and get ready kids, there is a lot to do in Sweet Home Stories Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:00:00 CST Madrid-based PlayToddlers, today announces Sweet Home Stories 1.0 for iOS, a fun, safe and educational doll house game for children. Sweet Home Stories allow children aged 2 to 8 to join an adorable family of six characters in their day-to-day life at their house. Every room is an exploring adventure itself, filled with hundreds of interactive objects and dozens of activities to do, including hanging laundry, mopping floors, or making breakfast. It's the perfect place to play house. The award-winning digital playground Busy Shapes is back with a 3D twist Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 CST Paris based Edoki Academy today announces Busy Shapes 2, the next generation of their 1 million download, award-winning exploratory playground exclusively for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Busy Shapes 2 was specifically designed to sharpen a child's spatial skills, coordination, agility, and critical thinking through the use of objects, tools, three dimensional puzzles, and shape/color recognition. These skills will be developed throughout the 100+ 3D levels included in the game. Endangered Animals - Practise statistics - New educational iPad app Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:30:00 CST Gebo Kano ehf. today introduces Endangered Animals - Practise statistics 1.0, an educational app developed for iPad. Endangered Animals - Practise statistics is a game for kids to practice and study statistical concepts and charts. The theme is Endangered animals and real world examples are used to make the material even more educational and interesting. Combine statistics and nature study in a unique and fun way by creating your own charts and tables with the touch of a finger. KidsYam's Math Rangers released - Teach Basic Math to Kids Wed, 04 Jan 2017 05:00:00 CST Netdiver Co., Ltd. today introduces KidsYam's Math Rangers 1.0.1, their new childrens educational app for iOS & Android devices. Fun to learn and play, KidsYam's Math Rangers is an educational math quiz game that is sure to be challenging. Through 3 levels of 6 stages, Kids can train and learn basic math calculation skills, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Step by step, kids will learn the basic concept and calculation skills of math through defeating space pirates! Lipa Takes Center Stage at Bett Show 2017 Tue, 03 Jan 2017 05:30:00 CST For the second year running, Lipa exhibits their new curriculum and products at the famous Bett Show in London, one of the biggest educational events in the world. Lipa will be showing off their unique Curriculum Design, their latest app for parents and teachers called Lipa Adventure, their weekly preschool club Skills for Life, and their portfolio of 19 learning apps including 4 interactive books. This 4-day event runs from January 25th through the 28th. Shape Games and Activities for Kids released for iOS and Android Mon, 26 Dec 2016 06:15:00 CST ShEk Tech today introduces Shape Games and Activities for Kids 1.0, its new interactive educational app for iOS & Android devices. Available in three languages, Shape Games and Activities for Kids allows children ages 3 to 6 to practice counting, alphabets, colors, and objects in a fun and engaging way. The app consists of 7 interactive educational activities and 3 learning games. It combines learning activities, reinforcement, and games with the right balance of appreciation and encouragement. Shaderific now with support for Conway's Game of Life Tue, 20 Dec 2016 06:00:00 CST Gryphos GmbH releases Shaderific 4.1, a major update of its OpenGL ES shader development app for iOS. Shaderific is an educational app that helps computer science students & experienced developers to get started with OpenGL ES 2.0 & OpenGL ES 3.0 shader development. The app makes it possible to write, compile and test shader programs directly on any iOS device without ever touching a laptop or desktop computer. Version 4.1 adds full support for iOS 10, custom uniforms and Conway's Game of Life. Stellar Beginner Guitar Learning App From Justin Sandercoe and Musopia Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:15:00 CST Musopia and JustinGuitar are excited to introduce Justin Guitar Beginner Song Course by FourChords 1.0, the ultimate beginners' guitar learning app for iOS and Android devices. This app brings together the best parts of FourChords Guitar Karaoke by mobile app development studio Musopia and the state-of-the-art Learning Path from Justin Sandercoe, the massively popular YouTube guitar teacher described by The Independent newspaper as one of the most influential guitar teachers in history. CarQuiz Math Game going to Space - Parents and Teachers Needed Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:30:00 CST Smile More Studios, makers of the mental math app, CarQuiz Math Game, are applying for a grant to take the game in to space! The company is conducting a study over the next few weeks to find more kids whose math scores improve after playing the game. They are looking for parents and teachers interested in helping them test the game as an effective way of improving math scores for kids ages 5 to 12. After taking the survey, players can enter to win cool prizes. Labyrinthos Academy: Online Tarot Classes for Witches & Wizards in Beta Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:00:00 CST Independent developer, Tina Gong today introduces the public beta launch of Labyrinthos Academy 1.3, an iOS app that allows users to learn the basic foundations of tarot with simple easy exercises, single-card practice readings, and randomized questions to demonstrate the ability of tarot to help self-reflection. All this happens while the user is immersed in a school for witchcraft and wizardry, and exploring its grounds, its teachers and more. Today in History App Adds Support for Apple Watch and Widgets Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:00:00 CST California based Downshift LLC announces Today In History 4.1.0, a major update to their popular educational app for iOS devices. Today In History offers the best way to get key facts about iconic global events and fun facts from across the centuries delivered right to your mobile device. Version 4.1.0 brings the best of history to your wrist and home screen. The new update reveals the Today In History Apple Watch app, a new widget for your home screen, and a few other goodies. Smoovie for iPad - Stop Motion Animation for Education Tue, 01 Nov 2016 05:45:00 CST Scottish based Open Planet Software today introduces Smoovie for iPad v1.6, the new education version of their popular stop motion animation app. With the ability to record your own audio straight into your project and a whole range of helpful classroom resources built right into the app. Plus... all the great features that make Smoovie the perfect tool for effortless stop motion animation in the classroom: instant playback, scenes and frames, onion skinning, adding music, sharing and more. New Custom Photo Flashcards iPad App Reinvents Traditional Education Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:30:00 CST iRecognize Solutions, LLC today announces the official launch of iRecognize 2.0.6, their app for creating custom photo flashcard quizzes for iPad devices. iRecognize allows users to create quizzes intended for learning and recollection by using their own photos, text, and voice to create one-of-a-kind educational material. Unlike traditional, and often mundane testing material, iRecognize has created a unique learning environment to improve and test skills of all levels. New Alfie Atkins game for kids out today on the App Store Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:40:00 CST Good-game-experience studio, Gro Play today introduces Beep, beep, Alfie Atkins 1.0 , their new kids play app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Developed for ages 3-9 years, Beep, beep, Alfie Atkins is a city builder game in which children develop a clean world and recycle different materials to build roads, houses, stores, schools, parks and much more. This is a game featuring many hours of fun for both young and old players. Times Table Master Marks a New Era in Student Education Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:00 CST Times Table Master, a new app aimed to teaching students important math skills, was released today. The app uses a special algorithm to create challenging problem sets for students that won't get them discouraged. The app's creators, a group of tutors, created it after spending years printing out problem sheets that they created themselves. Seeing a better way, this group of innovators created a new way to educate students using technology. Bel Math Apps releases Math Integers 3.2 - Update to popular iPad App Mon, 17 Oct 2016 04:15:00 CST California based Bel Math Apps announces Math Integers 3.2, a new update to their popular educational iPad app. Math Integers provides quizzes for arithmetic operations with positive and negative integers and Statistics (mean, median, mode, range). Math Integers content is aligned with CCSS Mathematics Standards and covers The Number System, Expressions and Equations, Statistics and Probability. Version 3.2 can now be used by multiple users and offers an improved UI. Superfan Remakes Duck Hunt Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:15:00 CST 1Tucan today announces Learning Letters - Alphabet Hunt 1.0.4, their popular educational app for iOS and Android devices. Set the stage for reading success with this cool interactive game. Kids will have so much fun learning their ABCs with the dog and flying letters. Ideal for kids 1-4, this game reinforces letter recognition, phonetics and language learning. Before you know it, your child will have built a strong foundation in reading readiness and have a blast doing so! Communication app now gives voice to French children who cannot speak Wed, 05 Oct 2016 11:15:00 CST Leading innovator for assistive technology, AssistiveWare today releases Proloquo2Go 4.4, a major update to its symbol-supported communication app for iOS devices. This award-winning app already gives a voice to over 150,000 English and Spanish children, teens and adults who have difficulty speaking. Version 4.4 adds full support for French, including a research-based vocabulary developed in collaboration with French Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) experts. Intellipath Games releases DetecThink for iOS - Fun Detective Games Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:45:00 CST Intellipath Games introduces DetecThink 1.0, its new interactive mobile game for iOS devices. In DetecThink, players become fully immersed in a captivating world of detective case work by solving a series of the interactive assignments that include freeing a princess, unlocking a secret suitcase and solving the mystery of a missing crown. The only way to advance through the game is by completing addition and subtraction problems with the difficulty level adjustable to fit the child's skills. Early English Platform Lingokids to Reach 30,000 Kids in Japan Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:30:00 CST The Edtech startup Monkimun is launching a campaign to over 30k families in Japan to promote Lingokids, its cornerstone ELL platform for kids, thanks to a new initiative with Shonan Seminar, Japan's premier tutoring school network. Lingokids is an early English immersion course for kids 6 years old and under based on natural learning through play and affective computing. Japan-based SZIV has the mission to fund and create systems that will change the way the world learns. Today's Librarians Have a Powerful Friend: Children's Technology Review Fri, 09 Sep 2016 09:30:00 CST Today's children and youth librarians are increasingly being referred to as "Media Mentors." Living up to this label is now easier thanks to the CTREX database, with a new suite of features released today by Children's Technology Review, the professional, independent source of reviews of the latest digital children's products. It is now possible to Find, Share, and Export the reviews, and a new site license feature lets you manage multiple patron terminals. Play.My.Way for iOS and Android - Free for a Limited Period of Time Fri, 02 Sep 2016 06:10:00 CST Scope for IT Services today announced that Play.My.Way 1.5.0, the parent approved app making the most of kids' smart device addiction, is now completely free for a limited period of time. Play.My.Way is an award winning app that lets your kids use their phones only when they answer a challenging question every few minutes (parent-specified time interval) in Math, Science, or Language Arts. Play.My.Way helps to transform any app into an educational app! It is grade, chapter and unit specific. LanGo for iOS - New App for Learning Japanese with Smart Flashcards Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:15:00 CST Simply Learn Solutions today introduces Learn Japanese with LanGo 1.0.0, the company's new travel phrasebook developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. LanGo features over 1000 phrases recorded by native speakers. Users can effectively memorize all the Japanese phrases using smart flashcards that are based on the spaced repetition technology. The flashcards are fully customizable and make sure that vocabulary is constantly kept in memory using a minimal daily time investment. Mondly launches first voice Chatbot for learning new languages Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 CST ATi Studios has today released a new version of their flagship mobile app "Learn languages Free - Mondly." Mondly helps anyone practice speaking and writing while learning a new language by focusing on full sentence communication rather than isolated words. This helps users communicate faster. The new version features a language-learning Conversational Chatbot to help users practice speaking and writing while learning a new language, the first of its kind. Cas Calc 3D released for iOS and tvOS - Powerful Scientific Calculator Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:00:00 CST Pilcrow AG announces Cas Calc 3D 2.0.2, an update to their powerful scientific calculator for iOS and tvOS. Cas Calc 3D was designed specifically for scientists, mathematicians, students and generally people who need precise and reliable calculations in a timely manner. It features 3D graphing capabilities and comes with more than 1,400 ready to use functions. Version 2.0.2 introduces an all new kernel based on 64bit architecture, LATEX Parser and script interface, GNU Plot library and more. Happy Daycare Stories - The first 3D Playhouse in the App Store Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:30:00 CST Madrid based PlayToddlers today introduces Happy Daycare Stories 1.0, an amazing new educational game for kids developed for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Perfect for children aged 2 to 8, Happy Daycare Stories puts kids in charge of a colorful daycare center to create their own stories. They will nurse 5 charming characters in 7 different rooms. Hundreds of objects and thousands of possible interactions make this game the perfect place to play house. Educatia 1.0 - The First Step towards a New Digital Education Platform Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:45:00 CST Bluewave Solutions today introduces Educatia 1.0, the company's new education app for iPad devices. With Educatia, students will be more engaged to work on the same platform which they use for fun every day. Educatia offers a new way for teachers to communicate with their students away from the classroom. The app gives students a way to work directly from their iPad; their internet portal to the information of the world, their word processing tool where they write their assignments and more. Powerful Children's App Review Database (CTREX) Gets Upgrade Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:30:00 CST Children's Technology Review has released CTREX 3.0, the third of four planned versions of Children's Technology Review Exchange. Children's Technology Review is the most up-to-date online repository of reviews of education software and hardware. Besides better speed, there are themed hubs for teachers, parents & librarians plus a publisher directory, as set of rubrics for rating products and the ability to export review lists. CTREX is an attempt to bring measurement science to media curation. Art Authority Acquires 1000Museums Digital Portfolio Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:00:00 CST Art Authority LLC today announced that it has acquired the digital portfolio of 1000Museums, Inc., one of the first companies to offer high-end print-on-demand services to art museums and consumers. The 1000Museums portfolio and brand supplement Art Authority's in-depth industry experience and top-selling app line, resulting is an unparalleled offering which will strengthen the critical connection between art museums and art lovers, bridging both the physical and electronic worlds. Bel Math Apps releases Math Integers for iPad - Popular Educational App Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:00:00 CST Bel Math Apps announces Math Integers 3.1, a new update to their popular educational iPad app. Math Integers provides quizzes for arithmetic operations with positive and negative integers and Statistics (mean, median, mode, range). Math Integers content is aligned with CCSS Mathematics Standards and covers The Number System, Expressions and Equations, Statistics and Probability. Version 3.1 offers an improved user interface and the evaluation of practice, including the score and elapsed time. Innovative new app for kids from 6: Busy Water - Think Outside the Tank Tue, 19 Jul 2016 06:00:00 CST Edoki Academy today introduces Busy Water 1.1 for iOS, an innovative and fun critical thinking puzzle game based on water physics and gravity. Dive into Busy Water's incredibly realistic aqua world where children from ages 6+ are handed the mission to get Archie the fish back to his tank by solving problems. Players can also design their personalized levels and share them easily; the app generates a code that can be sent to friends. Creativity, logic, reasoning, pre-coding all in one app! Handwriting Heroes to the Rescue Tue, 12 Jul 2016 05:30:00 CST AppyTherapy today introduces Handwriting Heroes 1.0, an educational iOS app for teaching letter formation through animation, music and interactive stories. Each letter has a clever tale that describes the stroke sequence and explains why the letters are formed the way they are. The playful characters and their humorous antics help children recall the steps for forming the letters. It is part of a multisensory program designed for pre-school thru elementary-aged school children of all abilities. PersonalityMatch App Provides The Secret To Successful Relationships Tue, 05 Jul 2016 03:30:00 CST Online Commerce Group BV announces PersonalityMatch 1.0.7, an update to their sophisticated personality test developed for iOS and Android devices. Published by Online Commerce Group BV, PersonalityMatch can be used to determine personality type and calculate a compatibility score between any two people. Version 1.0.7 offers increased personalization, improved Facebook sharing, improved connectivity, various small usability tweaks and various bug fixes. Kids Improve Their Spelling Skills With The World's Favorite Word Game Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:30:00 CST California based ACE Edutainment Apps today announces Spelling Bug Hangman 2.2, an update to their popular Apple and Android educational app. Spelling Bug Hangman offers over 100 built in word lists for children ages 5 to 10. Version 2.2 offers the most wanted user-requested features, including easier navigation to help kids be more independent when building their literacy skills. The app sports two new couches and many more animations to facilitate a fun experience while learning. Text-based AAC app Proloquo4Text improved with user feedback Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:00:00 CST AssistiveWare today announces Proloquo4Text 3.0 for iOS, an important update to its text-based augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app. Proloquo4Text gives a voice to literate children and adults who have difficulty speaking or have lost their voice completely. Version 3.0 brings many enhancements and new features to improve the user's experience, and adds ten new voices for English, German, Swedish, French and Norwegian that are available as a free download from within the app. Magic Store Math - New educational iPad Math Game for Kids Thu, 09 Jun 2016 04:30:00 CST Gebo Kano ehf. today introduces Magic Store Math 1.01, an update to their children's educational title developed for iPad. Magic Store Math is a math game for kids that have started to add numbers higher than 100. The player is trained in addition and subtraction through a fun and colorful store simulator. The game is designed by a primary school teacher and takes into account 3rd grade math curriculum. Version 1.01 adds an app preview with minor bug fixes. Arabic Dictionary 16.0 Released with Phrase Card and Modified Games Thu, 09 Jun 2016 04:30:00 CST iThinkdiff today announces Arabic Dictionary 16.0, an update to their popular bilingual dictionary app for iOS devices. Featuring a large database, Pronunciation, Online Translator, Phrase Book, Flash cards and games help both students and travelers to translate nearly anything from Arabic into English and vice versa. Version 16.0 introduces Phrase card, Phrase of the day, updated games to learn Arabic or English in better ways than ever. Wulum Creative released Circuland for iOS - New Educational Title Wed, 08 Jun 2016 05:00:00 CST Calgary based Wulum Creative Technology Ltd today introduces Circuland 1.0, their new educational game story developed for iOS devices. A perfect match for kids up to 8 years, Circuland offers ten captivating scenes where little children learn words, shapes, numbers, colours and concepts that can be shared and enjoyed by all the family. This unique game features narration by a friendly voice that guides children through a fun bright coloured learning story, and so much more. Wulum Creative announces Circuland for iOS - New Educational Title Fri, 03 Jun 2016 06:30:00 CST Wulum Creative Technology Ltd. today announces the up and coming release of Circuland, their new educational game title for iOS devices. Circuland will feature ten captivating scenes where little children learn words, shapes, numbers, colours and concepts that can be shared and enjoyed by all the family. This unique game features narration by a friendly voice that guides children through a fun bright coloured learning story, and so much more. Circuland will be released June 5th on the App Store. Kilubu Magic Potions 2: Innovative Kids Game Apple TV and iOS Released Thu, 02 Jun 2016 04:00:00 CST Kiupe introduces Kilubu Magic Potions 2 for AppleTV and iOS. Kilubu Magic Potions 2 was specially designed by experts to create a great experience for the whole family on AppleTV and iOS. In a playful and quality environment, kids discover 8 missions, each one with a different character who needs help. Then, the child prepares magic potions and helps funny characters with all sorts of silly ingredients. The game enhances critical thinking and his funny environment will get lots of laugh. KidloLand App For Kids Crosses 4 Million Downloads Fri, 27 May 2016 06:00:00 CST Internet Design Zone today announced that their KidloLand Nursery Rhymes For Kids app has officially crossed the 4 Million downloads milestone. One of the best apps for kids with over 95 interactive nursery rhymes and educational songs, KidloLand offers more than 165 original educational songs to introduce kids to fruits, animals, vegetables, birds, water animals, ABC alphabet and much more. In over two years, KidloLand app has evolved into a complete toddler and preschool package. Bla Bla Box allows Children to Write, Read, Spell and Learn any Word Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 CST Marbotic has released Bla Bla Box 1.0, their sixth iOS app. Bla Bla Box is an awesome sandbox to write words in a colorful way and start reading. Inspired by the Montessori method and developed with schoolteachers, little kids discover the sounds of letters and can write their first words and their name. Older ones learn to write and read any word in the world. This app is designed for children from 3 to 7 years old and is already available in 5 languages.