Apps designed with kids in control as co-creators are becoming more and more popular. Toca Boca’s latest production, Toca Dance, hands the choreography and wardrobe selection over to children.
“Introducing opera to a child can be daunting,” comments SLJ reviewer Pam Schembri. Two apps from DADA Company give it a try.
Share these digital resources with thespians and students of Shakespeare during National Poetry Month.
While genetics is a topic generally taught in secondary schools, an app from Avokiddo introduces the concept of DNA, and mutability, to a younger audience.
Two deep and highly engaging illustrated apps bring European history—from notes on royal scandals to video clips on how to catch a rat—to the iPad.
“Downton Abbey” withdrawals? While movies, books, and even travel recommendations have been made for those experiencing the symptoms, there’s always the Downton iOS option. But buyers beware; can you really afford this abbey?
Sandhya Nankani and Kabir Seth, the founders of two independent app companies, teamed up to push the children’s digital media industry toward a “larger commitment to diversity.” In 2015, Diversity in Apps (DIA) was born.
A new app on dinosaurs from Y Factory is reviewed.
Children love photo-essays and stories about animals and educators looking to introduce global issues into the curriculum often find endangered animals a good place to start. The World Wildlife Fund provides a digital offering on the topic, with an update to their WWF Together app, available free on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.
The WonderBox app provides content, creation opportunities, and a mini social network—with features and safeguards that will please parents.