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LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary

LaVar Burton, hosted the award-winning PBS Kids’ series, Reading Rainbow which had a 26-year run. The purpose of the show was to encouraged kids in exploring the world of reading. LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary app (and website) follows this by providing access to...
Ginkgo Dino: Dinosaurs World Game for Children

Ginkgo Dino: Dinosaurs World Game for Children

* Parents’ Choice Recommended Award winner (spring 2017) Ginkgo Dino is a brilliant educational app that provides a fun and compelling experience for the player. Its in-app interactive encyclopedia delivers just enough information to teach, without going over a...

Periodic Table

This periodic table app has everything you could possibly need or want for studying the elements. With a user-friendly and visually pleasing layout, it is easy to become immersed in the abundance of information provided.Upon opening the app, the periodic table is...

Sound Uncovered

The Sound Uncovered app allows one to explore and understand the subject of sound, via interactive and engaging experience – all for free. The is a perfect app for teachers, or anyone wanting to get a more in-depth understanding of what sound is. The app includes...
Brainfeed

Brainfeed

* Ranked #1 in 70 countries, Top 10 app for kids 9-11 in 110+ countries, Featured in Apple Newsletter, Best New Apps & Games! featured by iTunes in over 100 countries.Brainfeed is an excellent resource for curated educational videos. The app holds over 2,000 short...
Tower Math

Tower Math

* Editor’s Choice Award! – Children’s Technology Review   Right up to Freecloud Design’s excellent standards, Tower Math is a fun, educational math game that will keep kids on their toes practicing mental math. The app provides a 3-D game...

The Interactive Legend of Sleepy Hollow iC

True to iClassics Productions, The Interactive Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a beautiful, truly immersive experience that engrosses the reader and tickles their fingers to explore its interactive pages. The app has over 52 animated illustrations, including 50 interactive...

TED

The TED app is a wonder. It includes over 3,000 free videos, on a multitude of subjects, right at your fingertips. This wealth of information comes to you in an easy to understand interface. A particularly amazing feature of this app is the 'Surprise Me' as it lets...

Chegg ACT Test Prep

Getting ready for the ACT is no simple task, but with Chegg’s help, this experience just became a whole lot more bearable. The ACT consists of four major sections; Reading, Math, English, and Science. The Chegg ACT Test Prep app provides a full battery of video...

Weather Climate HD

This app covers a lot more than just weather and climate; it even goes into areas such as global warming, as well as loads of additional interesting facts. A couple of the “fun facts” I learned are: pine cones will close their scales when rain is on the...

Water Cycle HD

Price: $1.99 Developer: Sprout Labs, LLC   * Winner of 2014 American Association of School Librarians Best Apps for Teaching & Learning in the STEM Category.   Water Cycle is a great way to teach about the 4 phases of the water cycle and its impacts on...

Virtual Nerd Mobile Math

Price: Free Developer: Pearson Education, Inc.   Perhaps the name of the app could use some work, but the content is just amazing. This app features video tutorials on all math lessons from Grades 6-8, through SAT preparatory mathematics. All videos are...

Truth About Drugs Online Education

Price: Free Developer: Foundation for a Drug-Free World   Truth About Drugs Online Education is everything a teacher or parent could hope for in a drug prevention curriculum, all beautifully presented in a stunning mobile application. The app provides full lesson...

The Elements by Theodore Gray

* Featured app in the iTunes App Store   I’m not a very scientifically minded person, but apps like this make me want to become a mad scientist! This “e” version of the acclaimed hard cover copy became an instant favorite of mine, which is...

Sparky & The Case of the Missing Smoke alarms

Price: Free Developer: NFPA     Just who is that strange character that ran out of Aunt Dottie's house with her birthday cake and balloons, and what does he have in his bag? Through a fun game, where you play the detective and collect all the clues to find...

Solar Walk – Planets System 3D

Price: $4.99 - In-App Purchasing Developer: Vito Technology Inc.   * Over 6 million users! * National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) - GOLD winner * A Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner   The app is OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!! Quite literally. What kind of...

Science360 for iPad

The National Science Foundation's (NFS), Science360 for iPad, provides access to spectacular photographs of science and engineering images, as well as video from around the globe. In addition to this, there is a news feed which features breaking news from NSF-funded...

Recycle HD

Price: $1.99 Developer: Sprout Labs, LLC   I don't know about you, but getting my kids to recycle sometimes seems like a fruitless endeavor. I talk to them about it, including their future and the future of their children and it slides, skips and zings off into...
PlayKids - Safe Content for Kids! Books, Cartoons and Games

PlayKids – Safe Content for Kids! Books, Cartoons and Games

#1 children’s app in more than 25 countries. Kid Safe Toddler App.PlayKids is a one-stop play and learning app for toddlers! It covers everything from animals, music, coloring, shapes, adventures – you name it! Each activity is easy to explore, beautifully illustrated...

Plants by KIDS DISCOVER

Price: $3.99 Developer: KIDS DISCOVER   * Featured by Apple as a Best App in Education, April 2014   Plants by KIDS DISCOVER has a bit of everything for our young learners. The app opens to a page of 11 different areas of educational discovery. Yes, the app...