Teachers With Apps Certification Program
Mobile devices have been making in-roads into the learning space since their debut. The mobile tablet, especially, will continue to progress to the head of the class. To salute this ongoing trend, we aim to acknowledge outstanding apps and app developers in the education app industry that go above and beyond excellent.
Teachers With Apps is pleased to unveil their Teachers With Apps Certified Apps program. This Certification was designed to recognize and applaud Apps that are exemplary. The Teachers With Apps Certified badge of approval is awarded, on a quarterly basis, to education apps that prove exemplary in the following areas: content, presentation, and execution, as well as overall user experience.
Teachers With Apps CERTIFIED APPS:
(In alphabetical order)
Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa
This app will go down in history for raising the bar for all educational apps. Takes full advantage of every possible component of the multi-sensory experience of the iPad.
Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride
One of the first to apps to develop game-play where discovery is the model, play is the focus and deeper learning is the result! Google map, travel log, camera and photo booth features make this a stand out.
Barefoot World Atlas
This World Atlas turned app is a phenomenal learning tool and needs to be on every iPad that is used by children.
BrainPOP Featured Movie
From the outstanding BrainPOP. This app features a different informative, engagin, animated movie everyday and is accompanied by an interactive quiz. Best part – movie clips are chosen to correlate current events.
Bugs and Bubbles
An amazing app that teaches patterning, counting, letters and colors all in an incredibly fun way. Writing practice is also turned into an exciting adventure.
Bugs and Numbers
This app covers math skills such as matching numbers and shapes, and moves all the way through fractions.From the opening screen, kids are entranced.
Cinderella – by Nosy Crow
On the heels of The Three Little Pigs, this book app has been has been described as magical. A brilliant game-changer that allows you play inside the story!
A gorgeous, state of the art, magazine-style app with endless educational possibilities. Color Uncovered is truly a great teaching tool that engages, delights, and encourages exploration.
DragonBox Algebra 5+
Dragon Box is a revolutionary algebra app. Highly recommended for students in middle school. However, those who are younger and even adults who are “young at heart” will benefit as well.
Educreations Interactive Whiteboard
This incredible app comes with the huge bonus of being free and is terrific for sharing content. You can easily add photos from your camera, iPhoto Library, or from a Dropbox account. We love the developers motto: Teach what you know. Learn what you don’t.
A completely kid-friendly app that has been designed to entice, engage, entertain, and of course educate kids in a very empowering way. Students can move through a lesson at their own pace and repeat an explanation until they gain understanding. Perfect!
Eye Paint Animals
This state of the art app encourages discovery play by getting kids to create, invent, explore and learn in super fun ways. The user can finish their art using the device’s camera and the limitless choices of backgrounds.
Faces iMake – Right Brain Creativity
This terrific open-ended app is the quintessential multisensory app, as it stimulates kids imaginations to create. The perfect tool to develop right brain creative capabilities.
This app is spectacular and brings us back to much simpler times via a virtual felt board.
Futaba Classroom Games for Kids
One of the first educational, multiple-player apps. The games, which vary in content, can be set to a specific skill or set to a random mix. This fast paced app is perfect for the classroom or home!
Geography Drive USA
This app introduced a delightful, fun and exciting new way to learn about geography. Truly exceptional.
Go Go Games
This is one impressive app. Although this suite of games was designed with a specific audience in mind (children with ASD), all children could benefit from this type of game play.
The Going To Bed Book – Sandra Boynton
We fell in love with this storybook app! The delivery is poetic, the illustrations are adorable, the interactivity is sweet and appropriate. Its calming, gentle rhythm is the perfect e-book for tucking little ones in.
How to Write an Essay
A great teacher resource that provides lessons along with ample practice activities.
How to Write a Paragrpah
An incredible teaching tool! The simple interactivity helps students get past writer’s block and get excited about writing.
Jungle Coins – learn coin math
This app comes with built-in support for the U.S. dollar coins, as well as Euro coins from 10 European countries. This app makes it easy to switch to other coin sets instantly and challenges you with unfamiliar coins. Brilliant!
This app teaches fractions using large, easy to read, pie wedges and jungle animals. It has multiple learning levels and several different skills. Stellar!
Jungle Time – learn how to tell time
The talking clock confirms the time verbally when you set the clock. Hands move like a real clock, the minute hand moves a full revolution for each hour, so you learn real clockwise movement. Must Have!
KidgitZ – It adds up to fun!
KidgitZ is an AWESOME math/game puzzle that stimulates much needed mental math and challenges kids of all ages. Students rated it “addictive and over the top”.
One of the best and well executed apps of its kind! Brilliant for strengthening fine motor skills, and building a strong foundation in both literacy and numeracy.
Little Fox Music Box
This brilliant melodious app combines classic music and spectacular artistic and interactive components with superb execution in every facet.
A no-nonsense app that lives up to its name by delivering math drills. Its extensive tracking system is one of the best for recording student data.
Math Evolve: A Fun Math Game
At its inception, this app introduced a revolutionary new “video-like” gaming experience for practicing math facts. Still a favorite in the classroom.
An amazing set of math manipulatives, all together in one concise, take along, fit in your pocket, use anywhere, anytime tool set!
Middle School Confidential 1: Be Confident in Who You Are
This engrossing graphic novel is geared toward the preteen population. It follows six characters as they negotiate tough social issues and helps them apply real life solutions.
Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind
A powerful tool that completely engages ‘tweens with answers to the onslaught of issues they confront with friendships on an every day basis. Riveting storyline!
Millie & the Lost Key – Millie Was Here, Book 2
A darling, clever and loveable book app. The pages are scrapbook-like, with a pop-up book feel. This humorous story takes you on an adventure with a very special dog.
For teacher, this app is perfect as a math/science station or classroom lesson. For parents, it is a prime opportunity to playfully solve problems together with their children.
My Bird World
This app is camouflaged, as its “gaming” qualities challenges players to complete engaging missions and unknowingly learn all about North American birds.
Ground breaking, state of the art app that is changing the way kids interact with broadcast news.
Numerosity: Play with Addition!
This app and Numerosity: Play with Subtraction are based on a cutting edge approach to learning math. The games are a brilliant way for students to learn and ThoughtBox has done a smashing job of coming up with an app that has the ability to put the child in the drivers seat.
Numerosity: Play with Subtraction!
This app and Numerosity: Play with Addition are based on a cutting edge approach to learning math. The games are a brilliant way for students to learn and ThoughtBox has done a smashing job of coming up with an app that has the ability to put the child in the drivers seat.
Oh No Fractions!
Ingenious concept! This app allows practice and exploration of fractions with in an elegant, yet simple visual interface. Oh No Fractions recently underwent a facelift and is better than ever.
Paris App Tours Beware Mme la Guillotine, A Revolutionary Tour of Paris
This awesome adventure is a narrated tour, taking travelers back to a legendary moment in Parisian history. Fantastique!
This app is truly brilliant and has just about every conceivable phonetic combination presented in a no nonsense, high quality, and completely enjoyable way.
This groundbreaking communication system redefines AAC. It provides an easy solution, in a very cool package, to assist anyone who may have difficulty speaking.
Reading Raven has what it takes to get kids on the road to reading. The developers have done it brilliantly, by following a proven reading program.
Science360 for iPad
Science360 for iPad is just what every classroom needs to cover a gamut of scientific topics or projects in a visually stunning way.
An amazing app that lets you be the author and illustrator as you create your own books. This is one cool tool!
An indispensable, 21st century learning tool that is revolutionizing instruction for children around the world.
Smart Fish Frequent Flyer – Teach Kids about Airplane Travel
This app is perfectly designed to make travel a familiar and fun routine and alleviate anxiety. It keep kids engaged during actual travel and kids are just smitten by it.
Smart Fish Matrix HD – Common Core Concepts of Measurement and Data for Kindergarten and 1st Grade
This brilliant app promotes critical thinking and deeper learning. The developers promote “fun-powered education” and therefore design their apps to incorporate and enhance children’s cognitive skills as a natural part of learning.
Another stellar app from Exploratorium! Each page has amazing interactive experiences, with 12 different sound concepts to be explore.
Stack the Countries
A fabulous world geography app that is both fun and academic. It calls for critical thinking and problem solving skills to learn about the countries while you successfully stack them.
Stack the States
This exemplary app provides amusement along with serious learning about the US states.
State Bingo and Road Trip US
Another totally engaging, exceptional geography app that incorporates the Common Core Standards and differentiated modes of play.
An amazing app. It incorporates critical thinking, problem solving, and strategic planning skills, all while you’re “playing” with mental math concepts, and a great gaming style!
Sunny Articulation and Phonology Test
This app has changed the way Speech and Language Pathologists complete both articulation screenings and evaluations.
The Three Little Pigs by Nosy Crow
This app set a precedent by taking children’s mobile books to a whole new level. It’s innovative in every way; each and every detail is spectacular!
Tick Bait Universe
One of the best science apps out there. This tool gives kids the opportunity to intimately explore the universe with a simple “pinch” on the screen and helps make science less intimidating and more kid friendly.
A break through creative app that proudly goes where no app has gone before. It teaches storytelling skills through playful cartoon creation, which empowers kids to create, learn & share their ideas through play.
Wince – Don’t Feed the WorryBug
Wince is an outstanding storybook app. This journey of self-awareness teachers children how to overcome their worries; an ultra-important theme and apropos topic in today’s world.
Word Games for Kids – Futaba
An incredibly fun and educational multi-player game that fulfills a multitude of educational objectives.
X is for X-Ray
This innovative ABC book is not just for preschoolers, it shows an object for every letter of the alphabet and x-rays it to reveal its structure. Very innovative concept enabling lessons in all content areas.