Codeable Crafts introduces children to coding and storytelling by combining simple crafting (crayons, stickers, cutout shapes) with visual block-based coding to create original stories. Children draw on animal templates, name their creatures, and then snap together a set of coding blocks, like puzzle pieces, to make a sequence of interactions.
The Blox 3D Junior app for iOS lets children aged 5 and older build and print 3D models in a simple and intuitive manner. Children can create beautiful objects using tap to create and double-tap to delete. They can export creations to a printable file via email and 3D-print them for real-world results.
The JFK Moonshot app is an epic retelling and recreation of the Apollo 11 mission and its connection to President John F. Kennedy. Using the latest in augmented reality (AR) teaching, the app immerses users into 1969 with a full-scale recreation of the Saturn V rocket and a five-day real-time tracking simulation of the mission and moon landing.
REI Co-op National Parks Guide is among the most comprehensive guides to the National Parks System. Covering 50 popular sites—from Acadia National Park, in Maine, to Zion, in Utah—this photo-rich app for iOS and Android devices leads users through every step of their journey, from planning a trip to finding the most scenic trail once they’ve arrived.
Community in Crisis is a story-based literacy game in which students take on the role of director of a community center dealing with the aftermath of a hurricane. In that role, students will need to work with their staff to prioritize relief efforts to best serve individuals and the community as a whole.