APP ATTACK: EXPLORE AN EDUCATIONAL 3D WORLD WITH LEAPFROG ACADEMY

Having trouble keeping your kids from being glued to their tablets this summer? If you can’t stop them, you might as well make sure the content they’re consuming is educational. For parents who don’t want to splurge on a LeapFrog Epic — or any other high tech toys for that matter — LeapFrog has another alternative. With the release of LeapFrog Academy, your kids might not even realize they’re spending vacation time actually learning. The app — available for iOS and Android — offers curriculums in adventure form for preschool students through first grade. There’s a…

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How CSR Activities are Changing the Face of Indian Education

Education is the backbone of every society in this world. But what matters the most is quality education – which still remains a dream for many. Out of 260 million students enrolled in schools and colleges in India, there are only few who get quality education with good teachers and teaching aids. Several private organizations are joining hands with the Government to make that ultimate dream of offering quality education in India come true. As an important part of it, the role of corporate with their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)…

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Merge VR Unveils the Merge Cube and Miniverse

Merge VR, makers of the kid-targeted mobile VR headset Merge Goggles, announced the release of their newest augmented reality project, the Merge Cube. The Cube’s companion app replaces the toy with a variety of augmented reality objects. These objects can be educational, such as a fully articulated and labeled human skull, or just for fun, like an interactive pet alien. Wal-Mart will exclusively sell the Merge Cube for $14.99. Merge also announced their new VR/AR platform, Merge Miniverse. With curated apps designed to work with both the Goggles and Cube, Miniverse is a…

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Miniwalla: The Forest Story, Free New Educational App for Young Children from Award-winning Composer Shirley Choi

HONG KONG, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Miniwalla is an animal sanctuary located in the unique setting of Java in Indonesia. Children ages four and up will enjoy meeting fun new animal friends and diverse human characters as they explore the forest alongside Henry, a young boy who lives with his parents in Miniwalla. From parrots to tigers to komodo dragons, young audiences will learn about animals they might not ever have heard of before. They will also learn of the threats to these creatures as they watch Henry take care of his…

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Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super-accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360-degree photos and 3D scenes with historical importance. The program has enabled trips to the Taj Mahal, the Colosseum and behind the scenes of Alexander Hamilton’s life. Today, the company announced it is opening the educational VR tours to the public through a new Expeditions App. All you need is…

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Iranian Company Launches E-Learning App

Aknowledge-based startup Raya Pardazesh Hooshmand Amirkabir has launched an e-learning software to promote digital educational communications. Backed by Amir Kabir University, the software called ‘Nima’ enables companies and organizations to provide online classes and conferences to their employees, IRNA reported. Nima targets companies and organizations looking for an online system to educate employees unlike several businesses that target home users with specific online classes. In addition to the University of Amir Kabir, several other national academic centers have made use of the system, namely University of Mazandaran, Academic Center of…

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Tutoring app for students to AsknTeach

One of the founders of free tutoring app EduSnap is back with a new peer tutoring app – AsknTeach. Back in 2013, Mr Chia Luck Yong set up EduSnap as a social enterprise with two Singapore Management University schoolmates, Mr Anders Tan and Mr Shaun Tan, and launched the app the next year. At the time, the free mobile platform drew attention as it positioned itself as the first of its kind helping Singapore students, and was reported about in major media outlets. However, by end 2015, the trio parted…

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10 Best Educational Apps for Children with Autism

If you are looking for some good educational apps that will help your child acquire and build up new skills while occupying their attention at the same time, take a look at this list of 10 best educational apps for children with autism. You can always hear grandparents and older people how technology has changed the society often for the worst. Main arguments are that people constantly stare at their mobile phones, tablets and that they do not communicate as much as they would if they were not constantly preoccupied with…

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Educational game apps for your children for over the school holidays

School holidays are the ideal time for children to unwind and refresh themselves in preparation for the upcoming school holidays. But how often do parents have to hear the classic line, “I’m bored, what can I do?” Well, thanks to technology, there is a solution. Here are 10 educational gaming apps you can download on your tablet for your children to enjoy these holidays. 1. Ant Smasher This is a free application where children can bash away at ants. While it might seem somewhat senseless, this game can be addictive for children…

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Best Educational Apps for Studying

Receiving a proper education is one of the most essential things that a person who desires to become a productive member of the society requires. With mobile devices now available, education has taken to another level of democratized learning by allowing anyone with a device and internet connection to get nearly the same quality of education as the most prestigious institutions. This article discusses some of the best apps designed to provide premium learning and different ways to exercise the mind while on-the-go. Khan Academy: you can learn anything Khan…

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