Free iOS Apps Today – April 16, 2015

IOS Free Educational Apps


With the way our world and society is developing, knowing how to code is becoming one of the must-have skills. If you’re looking for a way to help your kids learn code, or even a place to start yourself when you have zero coding experience, then CodeQuest might be a great game to start.

CodeQuest will teach you and your kids the very basics of coding and programming, all the through the lenses of some fun and endearing cartoon characters that are on a mission to become the Coding Ninja. There are tons of mini-games that will cover the basics and foundation of coding, mixed with plenty of cartoon graphics and environment pieces. The app will cover over 100 snippets of HTML and CSS, as well as understanding how to style websites with a number of headings and fonts.



Three Little Pigs. The Story

The story of the three little pigs, but is made to invite children to fantasize. The app aimed to draw the children away from the usual computer stuff, and to bring the story alive.

Touchanka has created 17 interactive plasticine pages in which every character is dubbed and each one has it's own nature. The music was composed specially for this book. Readers can read by themselves, however, for those, who are still learning, professional actor has read every page expressively. The book also has a convenient interactive content.




EzyGraphs is a mathematical graphing application that makes graphing as easy as a couple of steps. It’s powerful, and pretty friendly to use for those who might not be accustomed to graphing. You get a display of your mathematical graphs and equations, along with an intuitive keyboard that’s similar to the calculator, natural interaction with the graph by zooming in or out, advanced graphing analysis, and so much more. Each graph is designed well and shows all the information you input quite nicely. If you do any sort of mathematical work and need to utilize graphs, then EzyGraphs is an obvious solution.



Teachley: Addimal Adventure

            Addimal Adventure is an engaging game that teaches single-digit addition. The Addimal characters model effective strategies for solving math facts. Children practice using these strategies during the tool round, while the speed round encourages memorization, providing hints as needed.



Teachley: Mt. Multiplis  

            Mt. Multiplis is an engaging game that teaches multiplication through the commutative and distributive properties. While most multiplication apps focus on drill with digital worksheets and flashcards, Mt. Multiplis scaffolds learning to promote conceptual understanding, efficiency with multiplication strategies, and fact fluency.



Simply Physics

            Let your students enjoy a fun game that introduces physics into your curriculum. In Simply Physics you create your design and see if your design is strong enough for what is needed in the game, such as building a bridge for a train. And when you think your bridge is strong enough test it and see if the bridge will hold while crossing.




Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State

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