Tag Archives: app discovery

Genius Plaza App: Learn and Collaborate

 Learn and collaborate! More and more, we find teachers and students using their mobile devices for assistance.  To better serve the needs of students around the world, we have created apps to help connect teachers and students with fun, educational content.  This week, we are unveiling the Genius Plaza app, which offers free educational resources…
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How To Get Started Using eReader Apps

If you want to start reading more, then eBooks are often the best way to go. Whether it's for work or for pleasure, we'll show you how to get started using eReader Apps. They're easy to obtain, they're often cheaper than their paper counterparts, and you can fit literally thousands of titles onto one eReader…
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Top 10 most effective online tools for academic classes

[caption id="attachment_57191" align="alignleft" width="400"] Stock Photo by Sean Lockewww.digitalplanetdesign.com[/caption] Top 10 most effective online tools for academic classes by Kelly Marone  Professors can state that they are successful only when students have great results and they are really engaged in academic activities. Students have many other interests besides school. It takes a lot to grab their…
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New app enlists children in the fight against climate change

  “Environmental Hopes Rest In the Young: IOS App." 1tucan, the acclaimed developer of creative educational apps for young children, is pleased to announce the release of its second app Bert Saves the Earth. A new Research poll found that 49-percent of “steadfast conservatives” doubt global warming. Results like this lead Camila Echavarria, creative director at 1tucan.com, to…
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Robot School, a teach-kids-to-code app hits the App Store

Next is Great announces its new Robot School. Learn to Code app which is available for the iPhone and iPad. R-obbie the Robot crashed his spaceship and needs a lot of energy to get back to his planet. Drag and drop programming instructions to help him reach the fuel he needs to return home safely. Robot School. Learn to Code offers a child-friendly way to learn procedures, loops and conditional instructions, while making programming fun and accessible.
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Kids Can Explore Worlds of Enchantment With Adventure Playground For iOS

Independent developer Jan Essig today introduces Adventure Playground, his new educational game for iPad devices. Designed for boys and girls, Adventure Playground features a fun, fantasy world of knights, princesses, dragons, and unicorns where children can explore and play games set in medieval times. Focusing on matching and pattern recognition, each game helps the child develop these skills and becomes progressively more challenging the longer the child plays.
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To MOOC, or not to MOOC

MOOCs are hot, but is the sizzle about to fizzle? A short history of distance learning:  1890s: Correspondence Courses 1920: 4 million people took correspondence courses 1993: Jones International University becomes first online U. [in the world] 2006: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) coined in 2008 by Canadians Dave Cormier and Bryan Alexander 2012: The…
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