Using Magnate Interactive’s Waypoint EDU, a freegeocaching and scavenger hunt app for iOS, teachers can create an augmented-reality game with multiple-choice questions. The process is quick and easy: Teachers open up the app, tap Create, and give their hunt a title and description.
Sound Rebound is an offbeat experience of color and sound that invites students to create ricochets, bounces, or bumps to investigate seeing and hearing. The app, designed for iOS devices, invites users to move objects around the screen’s “play field” to experiment with color and sound.
When is yellow yellower than yellow? What color is a whisper? What’s missing from the palette of Renaissance painters? Students can explore the surprising side of color with Color Uncovered, an interactive book for iOS and Android.
Developed by Press4Kids for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices, News-O-Matic provides an exciting and engaging nonfiction experience for children aged 6–12, complete with literacy tools for the classroom.
A collaboration of DragonBox and Play Magnus, which was started by chess world champion Magnus Carlsen, Magnus Kingdom of Chess introduces children aged 8 and up to chess rules and strategies so they learn enough to transition to a real board. The game breaks down chess into such small components so it is approachable for anyone.