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TeachMe: 2nd Grade
By 24x7digital LLC
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 7, 2012
Price $0.99
Download iTunes app link TeachMe: 2nd Grade

EXCLUSIVE: Uses TeachTech to read child's written math and spelling answers.

TeachMe: 2nd Grade is the fourth installment in the popular TeachMe series of educational apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. TeachMe: 2nd Grade teaches six age-appropriate subjects to second grade children: spelling, sight words, long addition, long subtraction, fast addition and fast subtraction. TeachMe: 2nd Grade's unique TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling.

TeachMe: 2nd Grade keeps children engaged with a unique reward system where children earn coins by playing learning games at the school. They can move around the rest of TeachTown to spend their coins on fun rewards. Children can make fun photos at the Photobooth, collect stretchable shapes at the Shape Store, visit their virtual aquarium at the Fish Store, and decorate different scenes at the Art Store. The simple and intuitive user interface is designed to be child friendly, which allows children to play without help from an adult. An animated teacher (Mimi Mouse) gives verbal instructions and feedback to encourage the child to learn and succeed! In addition, the learning screens are colorful, fun and rotate between six different subjects so children don't get bored.

TeachMe: 2nd Grade is the only iPhone app which reads your child's writing using TeachTech, 24x7digital's writing recognition engine. Children write their answers for math and spelling questions and TeachMe: 2nd Grade reads them using TeachTech. If your child needs help, TeachMe: 2nd grade will show them how to write the correct answer including the proper stroke order.

Each child has an achievements screen which motivates and encourages learning by showing progress and levels for each topic. Parents can use this screen to quickly see progress of their child. Parents can select which subjects they want, set different difficulty levels, and even choose specific questions. Parents can also review performance history for each subject to check how their child is doing.

• TeachTech writing recognition
• Achievement screen show progress and levels for each topic
• Explore TeachTown to spend coins on fun rewards
• Turn ordinary pictures into fun photos at the Photobooth
• Collectable stretchable shapes reward found at the Shape Store
• Virtual Aquarium reward (4 types of fish and 45+ items)
• 6 different sticker reward scenes: playground, beach, underwater reef, pirate cove, city, farm
• Over 150 different stickers for adding to scenes
• Save learning information for up to four children
• Upgradeable to 35 children with in-app purchase
• Select which subjects are displayed for each child
• Turn on/off specific questions within a subject
• Change the number of correct questions to earn a reward
• Change the number of questions in a row to mark a question learned
• Tracks performance for each subject item (last five)
• Export sticker rewards scenes to Photos, for emailing or using as wallpaper

• Sight Words: Dolch Second Grade
• Spelling: 100+ 2nd grade level words
• Fast Addition: practice single digit math facts in preparation for long addition
• Fast Subtraction: practice one's column math facts in preparation for long subtraction
• Long Addition: 2 and 3 digit addition including regrouping (carrying)
• Long Subtraction: 2 and 3 digit subtraction including regrouping (borrowing)

Email us at support@24x7digital for help & suggestions as we cannot respond to reviews.

Try the other apps in the TeachMe series: TeachMe: 1st Grade, TeachMe: Kindergarten and TeachMe: Toddler. Also try out Smiley Sight Words and TimesTables (Multiplication Tables and Drills).

Write My Name by Injini
By NCsoft
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 11, 2012
Price $1.99
Download iTunes app link Write My Name by Injini

***** Special introductory price for a limited time only.

Write My Name by Injini

Developed by experts and endorsed by parents and teachers, Write My Name by Injini is a fun way for children to practice writing letters, words, names and phrases. Write My Name supports children ages 4 through 6 to learn how to write their name, trace uppercase and lowercase letters, and write over 100 familiar sight/Dolch words. Write My Name meets some of the basic reading and writing Common Core State Standards for kindergarten such as the introduction and mastery of print and word recognition concepts.

How to Play

Embedded within a child’s beautiful wood desk space there are three activity areas that preschoolers and kindergarteners can explore as they practice and master writing their alphabet, name, and common sight words.

·ABC alphabet book focuses on learning and tracing the individual uppercase or lowercase letters.

·Word cards introduce over 100+ common sight words where children trace words in uppercase or lowercase letters. Once the word is traced, the word card comes to life with vibrant colors and animations. Trace the word a second time and a star stamp is added to the student’s word journal. These rewards encourage children to keep progressing through all the words provided.

·My Name allows parents and teachers to create over 36 nametags, including the child’s name with a picture for children to practice writing words that are especially meaningful for them.

Students with Special Needs

In the same tradition as Injini and My First AAC, Project Injini was inspired to create Write My Name for children with special needs to help them practice emerging writing skills in a fun and playful way. Children with name writing as one of their IEP (individual education program) goals will especially benefit from the Write My Name learning application as it makes this task accessible and achievable to children with fine motor delays and sensory processing issues.

***Write My Name Highlights***

- Alphabet book to practice writing uppercase and lowercase letters

- Word cards to practice tracing over 100 common sight/Dolch words

- Create 36 individualized name tags or phrases with pictures

- Fingerpaint mode to write with blue paint and see the letters exactly as traced

- Calm background music that can be turned off or on in the options screen

- Designed for school and home use

- Superb artwork, music and real voice files

- Educational discounts for volume purchases

- Intuitive game design promotes independent play

Project Injini also offers My First AAC, an alternative and augmentative communication application, and Injini Child Development Game Suite designed specifically for young children with special needs. Learn more at www.injini.net

** Follow us @ProjectInjini on Twitter || Like us at www.facebook.com/ProjectInjini **

Project Injini is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.

Recommended Ages: 4-7

Categories: Early Learning, Reading, Sight Words, Vocabulary, Special Needs

Microsoft® Powerpoint® 2010 Guide- Mastering in 24h™
By Hoang Nam
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Jan 28, 2012
Price $4.99
Download iTunes app link Microsoft® Powerpoint® 2010 Guide- Mastering in 24h™

★★★★★ Best App For iPhone & iPad
★★★★★ MICROSOFT® Powerpoint® 2010

Math Fact Master - Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division - Fun flashcards and drills app
By TicTapTech, LLC
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Nov 16, 2011
Price $0.99
Download iTunes app link Math Fact Master - Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division - Fun flashcards and drills app

Featured in the App Store's "New and Noteworthy" section for Education!

Quotes from recent reviews:
★ "It's a very straightforward app, and the flash cards are better than several apps that I've seen before..."

★ "This is a great app! It's simple and easy to use. My 6 year now thinks he has a super brain..."

★ "...This is well worth the $0.99 which is cheaper than a single pack of flashcards..."




This app's core concept was to create a flexible solution that a grade school child can easily navigate and that is robust enough to grow with your child as they grow their math knowledge.

Overview –
★ FLASHCARD mode (practice) – Allows children to practice specific number sets and operators in the proven learning style of flash cards

★ CHALLENGE mode (exam) – Lets children test what they have learned

☆ Simple enough for your child to set and use
☆ Flexible - Choose ANY combination of operators and number sets

★ PROFILES - Add profiles to monitor your child's progression

★ PROGRESS REPORTS! - Flexible reporting allows you to filter on numerous items to see your child's progression


★ NUMBER SETS 0’s through 12’s

★ RESULTS menu – Results screen displays after completing a set:
☆ Summary by operator and number set shows the number of items answered right and wrong
☆ Detailed listing of any actual problems missed
☆ Timed results – Gauge your child's aptitude by reviewing the time to complete a number set. Encourage your child to “beat their time".

TalkTablet HD
By Gus Communications, Inc.
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 22, 2012
Price $59.99
Download iTunes app link TalkTablet HD

Introductory Price: $59.99US - TalkTablet HD (iPad) is a full-featured communication/speech solution for people who are unable to communicate clearly as a result of Autism, Aphasia, Down Syndrome, Stroke, Laryngectomy or other condition that adversely affects a persons ability to speak.

TalkTablet HD (iPad) uses a breakthrough interface design that simplifies button and page customizing, yet it provides a wealth of features and flexibility not seen in current symbol based speech apps. Every button and every page (folder) in TalkTablet has its own settings, allowing different colors, fonts, page layouts and more on any button or page (folder).

TalkTablet includes nearly 12,000 SymbolStix communication symbols, or use the iPad’s camera to take a picture or choose one from your iPad’s photo album.

TalkTablet HD is the only symbol based communication app to include Neospeech premium voices (male and female), providing natural sounding voices that sound like a human and not a robotic sounding voice. Or if you prefer, you can record words and phrases with the built recording function.

Note: ALL TalkTablet updates are FREE.

* Absolutely SIMPLE button and page setup and editing

* Multiple vocabularies - Create separate page sets for multiple users, with password protection.

* 12,000 high resolution SymbolStix communication symbols.

* Neospeech Premium HD voices, including English AND Latin American Spanish.

* User defined button properties. Each button has it's own colors, border, fonts etc.

* User defined page (folder) properties. Each page has it's own colors, backgrounds etc..

* Individualized page layouts from 1 to 200+ buttons/page....on any page.

* Made and supported in the US...with a toll free phone number to REAL people!!!

* upcoming features include free wireless page sharing....and, of course, all updates are FREE

TalkTablet HD is developed by Gus Communication Devices (USA) a company with over 20 years of experience creating world class speech apps at very competitive prices. TalkTablet HD includes free telephone, email and live Chat technical support. Yes! There are actual living people at the end of our phone number. If you want to talk to us, give us call, toll free, at 866-487-1006 (US only) or 360-715-8580 (Outside the US) from Monday - Friday, 10am-5pm PST.

TalkTablet HD can be purchased by educational institutions at a 50% discount under Apple’s Volume Licensing Program. Available on orders of 20+ copies (US only).

Buy American and support the US economy!

View video demonstrations and tutorials at TalkTablet.com

Note: TalkTablet HD requires an iPad and is not compatible with an iPod or iPhone. Future versions will add compatibility for those devices.

Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur? - All About Dinosaurs
By Oceanhouse Media
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 22, 2012
Price $3.99
Download iTunes app link Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur? - All About Dinosaurs

★ Special Introductory Price! ★
Put on your digging caps and join the Cat in the Hat on an expedition millions of years back in time to find dinosaur fossils. Then travel to the modern day Super Dino Museum, where you'll discover amazing facts and stunning visuals of some of your favorite dinosaurs!

As children explore this animated omBook they will learn interesting facts about the dinosaurs and details of their prehistoric lives. Search each page for hidden information cards from Thing One and Two, tap images to extend a ladder or measure the length of a brachiosaurus, and access an instant glossary by tapping on special bold words. Want to know even more? Simply tap the dinosaur name on any page to uncover information like this:

Ankylosaurus: This 30-foot-long dinosaur had an armor-covered body and a club tail it could swing from side to side. A well-placed blow with its tail could break the leg of a T. rex!

The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library is a nonfiction series that introduces youngsters to basic science concepts. The titles explore a range of subjects, including dinosaurs, pets, marine life and nature subjects such as trees and outer space. Written in rhyme, these stories feature the classic characters from The Cat in the Hat book — The Cat, Sally, Dick, Thing One and Two, and even the fish! Look for more Learning Library omBooks coming soon!

New features introduced in this omBook include animated objects and instant glossary words. To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched. By combining the original text and artwork with features that educate, entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.

This app only supports iOS 3.2 (and higher) and iPod 3G and iPhone3GS (and newer) devices.

Two ways to read this omBook (Oceanhouse Media digital book):
★ "Read to Me" — listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read. still allowing you to explore the interactiveness.
★ "Read it Myself" — read the book in its traditional form and explore the interactive qualities

Additional Features:
★ Picture / Word association — words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
★ Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped
★ Tap on glossary words throughout the story and learn their meaning
★ Interact with the animated objects on each page
★ Professional audio narration
★ Custom background audio for each scene
★ This 'Universal App' is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad
★ Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the original artwork


omBook™ - "Beyond the eBook"
Learn more about Oceanhouse Media digital books at www.ombook.com

Follow us: twitter.com/oceanhousemedia
Like us: facebook.com/oceanhousemedia

Gift this app! - Click the "Buy App" arrow on the iTunes® App Store


Official Random House licensed app: www.randomhouse.com

Microsoft Office 2010-Mastering in 24h for Beginer
By GiaLinhsoft
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 11, 2012
Price $19.99
Download iTunes app link Microsoft Office 2010-Mastering in 24h for Beginer

Microsoft Office 2010-Mastering in 24h for Beginer
Application includes video guide help you master in 24h

Universer Unit Converter Pro HD
By Easeware
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Nov 4, 2011
Price $0.99
Download iTunes app link Universer Unit Converter Pro HD

Universal Unit Converter Pro HD

The most powerful unit converter in the market.

Helps you make easy conversion between more than 897 various units of measure in more than 48 categories. Discover a universal assistant for all of your unit conversion needs.


√ 48 Categories
√ 897 Units of Measure
√ Full HD designs
√ Backspace key
√ Extremely Easy-to-Use

Save Your Time. Quickly & Easily!

Team Umizoomi Math: Zoom into Numbers HD
By Nickelodeon
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Nov 17, 2011
Price $2.99
Download iTunes app link Team Umizoomi Math:  Zoom into Numbers HD

Team Umizoomi, ready for action! Your child will use mighty math powers to explore Umi City, uncover hidden surprises, and play five Umirrific math games:

•Toy Store – A counting game
•Number Bubbles – A number identification game
•Race Around Umi City - A number comparison game
•Up! Up! And balloons! – An addition/subtraction game
•Rolling Toy Parade – A number line game

Each game teaches fundamental math concepts critical for preschoolers: identifying numbers; one-to-one number correspondence; rote counting; reading number symbols; associating symbols with quantity; and basic addition and subtraction. Games are leveled, and designed to increase in difficulty. Appropriate hints are provided to support your child as they practice and build their math skills.

Children will also earn badges and trophies through out the game. These badges and trophies are tracked in Team Umizoomi’s Headquarters and earning enough badges and trophies will grant kids a special key to Umi City!

With Milli, Geo, Bot, and your child’s mighty math powers, they can do anything! Welcome to the team, UmiFriend!

Team Umizoomi: Zoom into Numbers includes:
•5 leveled games focused on fundamental preschool math skills
•Curriculum developed and reviewed by preschool education expert
•A rich, exploratory environment filled with surprises and added layers of math discovery
•Game instructions delivered by the voices of Milli, Geo, and Bot
•Player profiles that allow more than one child to play and save their progress
•Kid-tested appropriate games

Foundations Memory Work Tutorials, Cycle 3
By Classical Conversations
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 15, 2012
Price $6.99
Download iTunes app link Foundations Memory Work Tutorials, Cycle 3

Strengthen the brain by memorizing quality content with art and song in a beautiful, interactive format in six subject areas.

Classical educators know the importance of memorizing the grammar⎯basic facts and vocabulary⎯of a subject. Now you can memorize the foundational knowledge of six subjects in a fun, interactive iPad application.

In Cycle 3, Classical Conversations® students memorize: 24 history sentences; 24 sites or features of U.S. geography including the states and capitals; 24 science questions and answers on anatomy, chemistry and origins; multiplication tables (1 through 15), squares, roots, and cubes, and basic math laws and conversions; Latin vocabulary and translation of John 1:1-6; and English grammar rules.

Cycle 3 American History is presented in an interactive application with songs and artwork designed to make memorizing enjoyable.

In addition, each history sentence links to a History Highlight and each science question links to a Science Snippet, which are helpful teaching tools for classical educators and will expand your memory work in depth and breadth.

No matter your age, you can build a firm foundation of knowledge by memorizing these building blocks of education.

Classical Conversations® students ages 4 through 12 have been using these tools in our online subscription service, Classical Conversations Connected. Our iPad application offers these additional features:

• Touch screen slides horizontally to reveal memory work by subject
• Touch screen slides up or down to study each subject by week
• Easily navigates back and forth and home

Classical Conversations® empowers homeschooling parents and establishes classical, Christian communities that equip children with a biblical worldview and the classical tools of learning in order to impact the world for God’s glory.

Visit us online to learn more:
ClassicalConversations.com ClassicalConversationsBooks.com

Fun & Functional
By Smarty Ears
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 10, 2012
Price $9.99
Download iTunes app link Fun & Functional

Fun & Functional is an application developed by author and Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Rosie Simms to improve language comprehension and expression in individuals of all age groups. The ability to identify and describe the function or use of real-world objects is a key language and life skill. Fun & Functional provides SLPs, parents and others with a tool to develop categorization and descriptive skills by interacting with pictures and audio.

Fun & Functional is based on research around vocabulary and word meaning development in students. Improving vocabulary, describing ability and associations between words assists students in language comprehension and reading skills (Bromley, 2007). In particular, students have more difficulty acquiring verb-based vocabulary (Loeb, Pye, Redmond & Richardson, 1996), a skill that is targeted by Fun & Functional. The application allows for a focus on identifying and describing words within essential categories such as vehicles and household items, consistent with research indicating that categorization improves word storage and retrieval (Miller & Eilam, 2008). The application is designed to provide visual supports shown to be helpful for students with autism spectrum disorder and also targets suggested goals for this population such as expansion of word knowledge and action words (ASHA, 2006). Fun & Functional is also applicable to the instructional goals of children with language learning disorders, whose difficulties with vocabulary acquisition and descriptive language put them at risk for difficulties with reading and writing (Chanly, 1994; Gray, 2003, 2006; Stahl & Fairbanks, 1986).

Fun & Functional can be used to:
-Help children identify items that have a particular use or function.
-Develop understanding and auditory comprehension of Wh-Questions and verb forms.
-Target categories of items such as clothing, school items, and occupations.
-Elicit and score students’ verbal descriptions of items.
-Measure treatment effectiveness and skill growth over time through reported data.

Fun & Functional has the following Features:
-Receptive Activity in which students identify items that perform a certain use or function (presented visually and with audio).
-Ability to customize Receptive Activity according to number of choices presented (2, 3, or 4) to modify level of difficulty. Receptive Activity can also be customized according to level of similarity within “incorrect” items.
-Choice of application responses when child selects incorrect item (move to next question, incorrect item disappears from screen, or “Try Again!” message)
-Selection of specific or all categories to target.
-Expressive Activity in which students verbally describe the function of items (e.g. “What do you do with a broom?), so that SLPs, parents or others can score their response as “Missed it!” “Almost” or “Got it!” within the application.
-Quick Play and Receptive-Expressive combination activities.
-Report presented at conclusion of activity; can be emailed to parent or for record-keeping.

Categories Learning Center
By Smarty Ears
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 21, 2012
Price $9.99
Download iTunes app link Categories Learning Center

Categories Learning Center is a multi-level, multi-player application designed by Speech-Language Pathologists to improve language comprehension for individuals of all age groups. Categories Learning Center is based on research surrounding language development and language processing in children; however, categorization skills may prove useful for individuals of all ages with word finding, memory, and reading comprehension difficulties.
The ability to identify and categorize an object by associating common features is critical for building the semantic networks needed for reading comprehension (Partyka & Kresheck, 1983). Poor categorization skills can influence word finding, comprehension, and language processing. Children with language disorders often have difficulty explaining a relationship between items, forming word associations, and building the semantic networks needed for speaking and writing (Semel, Wiig, & Secord, 2003).
As an individual’s language grows, he or she typically uses categorization skills to aid memory storage and retrieval. If categorization skills are faulty, the individual may demonstrate poor expressive language, limited vocabulary, poor word retrieval, and memory difficulties (Richard & Hanner, 2005; Partyka & Kresheck, 1983).
Categories Learning Center can be used to:
•Help individuals sort items that belong to a certain category
•Increase receptive and expressive vocabulary through picture stimuli
•Measure treatment effectiveness and progress monitoring through reported data
•Help individuals name items belonging to various categories
•Increase reading comprehension through semantic knowledge gains
Categories Learning Center has the following features:
•Multi-player options – up to 4 players
•Multi-level Receptive (non-verbal) activity:
oLevel 1 - sorting dissimilar objects
oLevel 2 - sorting similar objects
oWhere does it go - placing an object in the correct category (of 3)
•Multi-level Expressive Activity
oCategory Naming - providing the correct category name for a group of objects without prompts
oCategory Selection - identifying which category name (of 4) a group of objects belongs
oInformally provide opportunities for naming additional items within a category
•Ability to customize receptive activities between 2 or 3 category choices
•Progress Monitoring for treatment effectiveness – a report is presented at the end of each session which may be emailed, printed, or stored for later use

TouchChat HD - AAC with WordPower
By Silver Kite
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Oct 19, 2011
Price $299.99
Download iTunes app link TouchChat HD - AAC with WordPower

TouchChat HD for iPad is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TouchChat is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a person's ability to use natural speech.

Please note that TouchChat HD contains NO MATURE OR SUGGESTIVE CONTENT. Current App Store policy requires that applications at a certain price point have a 17+ rating. This is intended to restrict the purchase of these applications by children. However, TouchChat contains NO ADULT CONTENT and is intended to be used by people of all ages including children.

This version of TouchChat HD is bundled with the WordPower series of AAC vocabularies designed by Nancy Inman. WordPower24 is a word-based vocabulary that allows for easy and intuitive communication. WordPower24 with Phrases incorporates phrases for easier language generation.

TouchChat fits into the category of assistive technology known as Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and includes features that were previously only available in much more expensive dedicated devices. Words, phrases and messages are spoken with a built-in voice synthesizer or by playing recorded message. Five US English and 2 British English synthesized voices are available, allowing the user to choose a voice that fits their own personality. TouchChat also has a unique feature whereby one can simply tilt the device to make the message expand to fill the screen in large letters. This feature allows a person to communicate silently or in a noisy environment. TouchChat gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and speak messages. Page sets are linked pages, each of which is divided into a number of buttons. The buttons are programmed to have specific actions. For example, buttons may be programmed to speak a message, navigate to a different page, change the volume or clear the display. Four page sets are included with the TouchChat: VocabPC, MultiChat-15, Primary and Spelling. Each page set targets individuals with different communication needs. Additional page sets including Essence are available as in-app purchases.

Text generated with TouchChat pages can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or via text message and email. It's simple too, just generate a message, push on the text and choose a service. Touch send and the message is automatically posted.

Text from other applications can be copied to TouchChat so that it can be spoken out loud. Also, text generated in TouchChat can be copied to other applications.

The pages, grid layout, buttons, messages, and symbols are fully customizable. Buttons can be easily rearranged by simply dragging them to the desired new location. Buttons can be copied and pasted into a different location. The styling of a button (colors, borders, fonts) can be copied and pasted into another button.

Provided page sets can be modified to create new custom page sets. Select from over 30 button actions when creating new buttons. Over 10,000 Symbolstix symbols are included for customizing buttons. Use any image or take a photo with the built-in camera. Gestures can also be used to navigate to new pages, speak messages, etc.

Button activation timing can be adjusted to meet the needs and capabilities of the user. Adjustments include button dwell time and button release time. Also buttons can be configured to activate on release.

Users can program buttons to play audio files such as music from the media library or video files from the Photo Roll.

Great measures have been taken to protect custom files. Vocabulary files can be imported and exported to a computer using the iTunes file sharing feature. TouchChat also enables users to subscribe to iShare and store custom files for safe keeping, or choose to share customized pages with an online community.

Note: iPhone and iPod users should purchase TouchChat-AAC for iPhone and iPod.

Bugs and Buttons
By Little Bit Studio, LLC.
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Nov 17, 2011
Price $2.99
Download iTunes app link Bugs and Buttons

Screen Play App of the Week, Parenting.com • Featured in Education, iTunes App Store
Make fun more educational! Bugs and Buttons is a uniquely styled collection of games and activities that are entertaining and educational.

The app goes beyond simply great graphics and beautiful music by engaging children through intriguing game play that progressively adapts to their skill level. Designed to be self paced, each activity offers simple visual instructions. Offering two play modes, children can choose to be automatically guided or explore and play.

• 18 games and activities*
• 45+ minutes of fun, quirky, and beautiful music
• 40+ achievement stamps to earn or find
• Adaptive play provides challenge with less frustration
• Advanced multi-touch interactions
• Visual instructions that display and hide automatically

• Fling bees at a target flower.
• Fly a butterfly through butterfly valley (tilt to steer).
• Play tic-tac-toe with a dragonfly.
• Sort and pack buttons fresh off the factory conveyer belt.
• Race roaches across the finish grate/line.
• Remove and sort bugs infesting the button production.
• Catch bugs frantically scurrying about.
• Pick apples while dodging bees.
• Catch buttons falling off Uncle Bob's button truck.
• Help bugs find their way through mazes.
• Finish sequences on the letter train.**
• Interactively count bugs.
• Catch colorful fireflies in a jar.***
• and more…

• Counting
• Fine motor skills (i.e. pinching)
• Path finding
• Patterns
• Sorting
• Tracking
• and more...

* 17 games and activities for languages other than English and French.
** Letter train is only available for English and French languages.
*** No bugs were harmed during the development of this app.

Reading Raven For iPad
By Early Ascent, LLC
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 4, 2012
Price $3.99
Download iTunes app link Reading Raven For iPad

Help your child learn to read with their own personal reading adventure guide!

"Both my 4 year old and 6 year are enthralled with Reading Raven. I can definitely see the progress even after just a few lessons. Sound effects are hilarious, characters are engaging and the reward system is well designed to keep my children coming back. Highly recommend!" - Boris Aleksandrovsky, Flipboard employee, father of 4 year old and 6 year old Reading Raven beta testers

Reading Raven is a learn-to-read educational game that provides step-by-step reading lessons designed to help young children build a solid foundation for reading.

With the Reading Raven companion guiding them along, children will encounter fly eating frogs, caterpillars that turn into butterflies, circus acrobats, ball balancing seals, underwater sea creatures, snow monsters, flying penguins, space robots, rhyming rockets, and much more!

Reading Raven is based on a proven phonics-based approach that guides children along the path of learning to read and helps them become independent readers and capable spellers. With Reading Raven each lesson is carefully designed to be self-paced so that children gradually progress by building a foundation for learning through a variety of reading sub-skills.

Reading Raven includes the following progression of activities:

Ages 3 and Up
• Letter matching
• Letter tracing
• Letter recognition
• Word matching

Ages 4 and Up
• Vocabulary
• Word beginnings
• Word building (spelling)
• Word spotting

Ages 5 and Up
• Reading aloud using voice recording
• Word tracing
• Word groups (rhyming and beginning sounds)

Reading Raven includes five extensive lessons, with hundreds of individual activities in total. The activities can be customized to each child’s age or reading level. Parents and teachers will find the multi-sensory and interactive learning games to be a great complement to traditional classroom and home-based reading instruction.

Build children’s reading confidence with Reading Raven and watch their learning take flight.

Happy Reading Adventures!


Learn more about the product ☞ http://www.readingraven.com/
Learn about our team ☞ http://www.readingraven.com/about-us/

If you have requests, comments, or suggestions, please email us at feedback@earlyascent.com or visit http://www.readingraven.com/community/. For support issues, please email us at support@readingraven.com or visit us on the web at http://www.readingraven.com/support/.

We’d love to hear from you!

Math Evolve
By Zephyr Games
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Dec 9, 2011
Price $0.99
Download iTunes app link Math Evolve

Math Evolve is the premier educational game for practicing multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. This innovative app provides a fun and engaging way for kids to improve their math fluency, number sense, and mental math skills. For ages 6 and up.

Math Evolve: A Math Game For The Next Generation.

“At last a game that the kids ask for! True play based learning!”
“(My 7 year-old daughter) LOVES it and I can tell it feels more like a game to her and less like practicing math. I have noticed that Math Evolve challenges her to increase her decision-making speed more than some “regular” math apps.”
“Awesome app. Easy to learn. Fun to play. I love the variety of difficulty levels to challenge players!”
“Definitely the best math app so far!”

★ The most fun and engaging math game on the App Store.
★ Improves multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction skills.
★ Exciting gameplay, beautiful artwork and a rich soundtrack.
★ Gain valuable performance statistics to help students improve.
★ Hours of content that can be customized for children of all ages.

Achieving success in all levels of math starts with having a solid foundation in multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. Reaching a level of fluency in these skills often requires hours of repetitive practice. Traditionally, students have relied upon flashcards and repetitive drills that quickly become boring. We have created Math Evolve to give students, parents, and teachers a much more enjoyable alternative.

Do you want your child to have fun while practicing math? Invest in your child’s education, and experience the best math app available for kids.


★ Beautiful graphics, challenging enemies, and a rich soundtrack make this the most complete and engaging math game ever made.
★ A unique equation-building system combines math practice with classic gameplay, creating a true synergy between learning and play.
★ Flexible settings that allow you to choose your operations and set the difficulty of the math and the game independently.
★ 12 unique levels across 3 different environments: Microscopic, Ocean, and Space.
★ 18 enemies and 6 challenging bosses that will test a player’s skills.

★ Highly customizable math practice with no distractions.
★ The ability to choose the operations, factors, and number ranges a child is practicing.

★ Saves performance statistics for teachers, parents, and tutors that show areas for improvement.
★ Displays reports on multiplication and division showing exactly which facts a student needs to practice.

★ Math Evolve is a universal app that will run on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch with only one purchase.

See the preview video and get more information at http://mathevolve.com

Zephyr Games is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: 4-7. 8-10
Categories: Games, Math, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division

Operation Math™
By Spinlight Studio
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Dec 13, 2011
Price $3.99
Download iTunes app link Operation Math™

Named New and Noteworthy in Education by Apple.

Dr. Odd is on a global quest to eliminate the world’s even numbers. And it’s your job to stop him, by seeking out his secret bases, destroying his menacing mainframes and making the world a safer place for math. Complete each mission by solving the equations that lock the doors along your escape route in 60 seconds or less and earn all the uniforms and watches of a seasoned Base10 spy.

Designed for children ages 5 to 12, Operation Math teaches basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division through interactive game play that turns boring tables into a global adventure. The faster they work the further they’ll go in a game designed to take your novice mathematician from the pyramids of Egypt to a seat at the head of the class.

"We already anticipate Operation Math becoming a mainstay in the world of great math apps!" - www.teacherswithapps.com

• 105 Missions based on three different skill levels.
• All binomial addition/subtraction equations for numbers 1-20
• All binomial multiplication/division equations for numbers 1-12
• Ability to select missions based on skill level and operatives (+, -, +/-, x, ÷, x/÷ and +/-/x/÷)
• Training that tracks consecutive answers and preps players for active missions
• 30 un-lockable watches and uniforms that encourage game play
• Quick reference addition and multiplication tables
• 15 exotic geographic locations
• Animated mission-tracking map
• Professional narration and soundtrack

See it in action:

By 270toWin
Device iPad
Category Education
Updated Dec 1, 2011
Price $4.99
Download iTunes app link 270toWin

Put the power of the 2012 presidential election in your hands with our interactive electoral vote app. It takes 270 electoral votes to win the White House. Make your predictions by starting with one of our many library maps. With one touch you are on your way to deciding which states will go to the Republican party, which ones will go to the Democratic party and which ones are leaning, likely or undecided.

Spend hours pouring through our Election History. Has California ever voted Republican? Have states ever not participated in the presidential election? Exactly who won the election in 1789? Find the answers to these questions and much more in an interactive, fun experience in our history section.

Creating your own map is as easy as selecting a map from the Library section and clicking “Edit Map.” You now have a saved version of the map you chose and can begin making your own predictions. The map is automatically saved whenever you change data and it will be in your “My Maps” section for you to view and change whenever you like. Make as many predictions and maps as you like, you are only limited by the memory on your iPad.

No Wi-Fi, no problem. The 270towin app does not require a Wi-Fi connection to operate. The only time you’ll need Wi-Fi is to receive updates. So download the app and get started prognosticating the outcome of the 2012 Presidential Election.

PreSchool Letter Bubbles
By Schogini Systems
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Feb 9, 2012
Price $0.99
Download iTunes app link PreSchool Letter Bubbles

Fling objects, Pop letter bubbles, Identify animals.
There is no stopping a kid with a Preschool Letter Bubbles app.
Eye-catchy and finger-loving, this is one jaw-dropping app to look out for!!

* Simple, fun and addictive with tons of replay ability.
* Helps hone skills of letter recognition, vocabulary, memory.
* Picture/Letter association - Each time a letter bubble pops, the corresponding animal is shown and it's name is said.
* Helpful and sweet audio that encourages your learning and playful child.
* Multiple random objects to fling at the bubbles.
* Funny animations and sound effects to ensure pure fun.
* Striking backgrounds and colorful objects.

Zoo Train
By Busy Bee Studios
Device iPhone, iPad
Category Education
Updated Nov 19, 2011
Price $1.99
Download iTunes app link Zoo Train

* A 2011 Parents' Choice Award winner!
* Top 5 in Education
* Top 10 in Educational Games

• a perfect app for toddlers and pre-schoolers...one of the best Apps available for young kids - familyfriendlyvideogames.com
• sets the standard for what all children’s apps should be - geekasms.com
• one of the nicest apps I've seeen - lunchboxreviews.com
• one of my favorite apps for kids for 2011 - kiboomu.com
• Zoo Train has five different activities and each one is a winner. - theiphonemom.com
• sure to be a hit with toddlers through kindergarten-aged kids. - iphoneandkids.com
• a delightful little app - 5 stars out of 5 - commonsensemedia.org

*******WHAT ARE USERS SAYING?*******
• "Our little one heads straight for this one and can't put it down."
• "My kids LOVE this app."
• "...this app is awesome."
• "Best Preschool App Ever... my 2 yr old daughter has learned so much"

A fun & educational bundle of games for toddlers and preschoolers featuring two kid favorites: animals and trains! Kids enjoy learning as they play the 5 different games plus a bonus sticker activity. With fun, playful illustrations and animations, original music, and intuitive game play that has been thoroughly kid-tested.

Zoo Train is a universal app: buy once, play on iPhone, iPod and iPad!

Also check out our counting app, called Giggle Ghosts, available now for iPad!

Watch the Zoo Train demo:


- 5 games teach alphabet & letters, word construction, musical scale & note recognition, matching patterns & recognizing shapes

- A reward-based sticker activity to keep kids motivated as they learn

- A variety of colorful & playful animals & trains

- Fun music & sound effects throughout the games

- Friendly vocal reinforcement of words & letters

- Positive encouragement after correct answers & completed puzzles

- Easy & intuitive interface that doesn’t require instruction

- Random game play keeps your child engaged


1. Picture Puzzles: drag the pieces to complete the image, then hear the picture identified and watch your train move closer towards the station

2. Whistle Music: Play a song on the full-octave train whistles as a freeplay activity, OR listen, watch and play along to any of the included songs

3. Train Builder: Choose your engine, cargo and caboose, then select the setting where your train should ride – then watch your custom animation

4. Word Builder: Match the letters to create a word. You’re rewarded with a whistle toot and vocal reinforcement of the word you just created

5. Track Tycoon: Drag the missing train track pieces to finish the track, then watch as the train rides along the completed path

6. Stickers: Stick a sticker on your suitcase as you earn your rewards – see how many you can collect!

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Please help us to keep improving the game! Send feedback, comments and suggestions to: preschoolgames@busybeestudios.com

Busy Bee Studios is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: 1-3,4-7
Categories: Creative Play, Early Learning, Letters, Shapes, Games, Educational, Kids, Music, Puzzle, Music, Special Needs
Video: http://youtu.be/tNXpYLgtkDM