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Dan Russell Pinson

Dan studied Computer Science at Clemson University and combines his interests in programming, graphics, music and sound to create games that are both very educational and wonderfully engaging.
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Tower Math for iPhone and iPad makes practicing math fun

Charlotte based game developer, Dan Russell-Pinson today introduces Tower Math 1.0 for iOS. Tower Math makes practicing math fun by combining the excitement of tower defense games with arithmetic. The numbers have been turned into monsters and it's up to the player to save them. To break the spell, children must build magic towers by solving math problems. The app comes with 20 unique environments and allows for up to 5 player profiles so each member of the family can track their own progress.
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Monster Physics

Monster Physics will keep you and your kids asking to play more. This app from Dan Russell-Pinson is exciting and challenging. Meet colorful monsters by creating different machines with levers, connectors, and joints. Help the monster reach his target. How can it be done?  Use a variety of shapes, joints, wheels, ropes and chains. There…
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Stack the Countries

Stack the Countries is the second SPECTACULAR geography app by Dan Russell-Pinson. The combination of its educational merit, quality, and gaming feel, make it a standout.  The update of Stack the Countries contains the choice of three languages - English, Spanish and French. This gives the app wide audience appeal and offers practice for someone…
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Presidents’ Week Post – Apps Featuring Presidents of the USA

Presidents' Day or as many schools refer to it, Presidents' Week, is here and Teachers With Apps would like to share some Presidential apps that can inform your kids about our wonderful nation's leaders. Presidents’ Day is an American only holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885, in recognition of President…
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The Dust or Magic App Fest and App Camp

The Dust or Magic App Fest kickoff began with developers eager to do some field-testing and kids all eager to do serious playing. The demos began with Endless Alphabet's  new release Endless Spanish, which was just well received by the crowd. In tandem, kids continued to play and developers continued to do quick presentations. The anticipation of Fairlady Media's Grandma’s Preschool and…
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Stack the States

Stack the States, by Dan Russell-Pinson, is a fabulous educational app! We first noticed this terrific app, back in early October 2010 while introducing students to the iPad. After watching children of all different ages and abilities, react with total focus and lots of laughter, we were convinced this app was a winner! This game…
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FIVE Apps to STOP Summer Slide

Unfortunately, studies show the equivalent of two months of learning loss between June and September. This summer, get a little crazy - change it up and try some of these apps from our list of FIVE Apps to STOP Summer Slide. Oh, did we mention they are FUN? Yes, all of these apps are gathered for…
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