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 excellence.
Teachers With Apps is pleased to unveil their Teachers With Apps Certified Developer program. This Certification was designed to recognize and applaud App Developers who have consistently brought education apps to the mobile platform that are exemplary in content, presentation, and execution, as well as overall user experience. These distinguished developers have created four or more apps that meet our high standards and criteria. Congratulations to the honorees!
TWA CERTIFIED DEVELOPERS:
(In alphabetical order)
BinaryLabs - The Dexteria Family of Developmental Skill Building Apps are favorites among teachers, parents, and occupational therapists.
Cognitive Kid - Cognitive Kid creates engaging, immersive, interactive, thematic educational applications for touch screen devices.
eduPad – eduPad develops the best educational apps for tablets and smartphones from Elementary School to Junior High School in Math, Science and Language Arts.
e Skills Learning - e Skills Learning™ was founded to develop and publish instructional materials using the latest in mobile technology that will challenge and motivate students. The staff at e Skills Learning™ have an experienced understanding of carefully developing materials that align with the new Common Core Standards, meet state testing standards, correlate with core curriculum and achieve successful learner outcomes.
Grasshopper Apps – Grasshopper Apps believe that educational apps need to be insanely fun, highly educational and affordable for all. Period. They offer the ultimate learning experience. They’re serious about creating winning apps that users love.
iDev Books - Esa Helttula is a father and computer scientist from Finland. He founded iDevBooks in 2009 and today he has two dozen iOS math apps. All iDevBooks math apps are easy to use and have intuitive interfaces. The apps are used by schools, parents, and students worldwide. They are also very popular with the special education population.
Key Stage Fun – KeyStageFun’s educational apps feature the Squeebles, a cast of fun, friendly, little monsters who help children practice their maths and spelling skills in a colourful and exciting way. With plenty of rewards, lots of reporting and stats for parents and a 100% ad-free environment, the Squeebles make learning fun!
Mindsnacks – Since opening its doors in 2010, MindSnacks has become the leading developer of rich, engaging, and effective mobile educational games. With over seven million app downloads worldwide, the growing MindSnacks library includes nine top-ranked language acquisition and test-preparation apps for students and lifelong learners on the go.
Mobile Education Store – Helping Kids Connect the Dots. Their award winning apps allow parents, teachers and speech pathologists to help students overcome language and social difficulties in a fun and engaging way. “By engaging the visual, audio and tactile sense, our products help children learn faster and retain what they learn with more ease. Engaging children is our top priority because only when a child is engaged do they really learn.”
Motion Math - Motion Math creates fun, learning games that lets kids play with numbers! “Our mission: help kids find delight in intellectual challenge.”
Nosy Crow - Nosy Crow is a small, independent company that began publishing child-focused, parent-friendly children’s books and apps in January 2011. Nosy Crow makes innovative, multimedia, highly interactive apps for tablets, smart phones and other touchscreen devices. These apps are not existing books squashed onto screens, but instead are specially created to take advantage of the devices to tell stories and provide information to children in new and engaging ways.
Pyxwise - Pyxwise Software Inc. is an independent developer of award winning educational software. Their apps focus on teaching literacy skills by breaking the complexity of the English language down into small manageable parts, while providing sufficient scaffolding to help students master the phonological and phonemic awareness skills needed to become life long readers and spellers.
Smarty Ears - Smarty Ears was founded by a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist and was the first company to create apps geared towards speech therapy for mobile devices. Smarty Ears brought to the world a whole new concept of how children will practice their skills. They believe technology can help parents and SLPs improve the communication skills of children with speech and language difficulties.
Spinlight Studio – Educational Apps with Serious Game. “We believe that smiling is the first step in learning, and that’s why we make educational games loaded with fun. From early reading to elementary math, we combine serious learning with all-out fun to make kids’ apps that give little learners a big head start on life.”
StudyPad Inc – The developers behind the Splash Math Apps, a fun and innovative way to practice math for Grades 1 thru 5. Practice is essential to mastery. Regular practice increases skill mastery, which reflects on the grades. With steady increase in grades, your child will be more confident in math than ever!
Wanderful Interactive Storybooks - An award winning developer of Apps for iOS, Android tablets and phones, and Mac OSX computers. Wanderful has revived the beloved series of Living Books products, originally published by Broderbund Software, for the latest generation of devices, making these great multi-language early reading products better then ever!