iTooch Elementary School App Review

I'm excited to see what the future will bring for iTooch and their series of comprehensive, grade level apps for mobile devices. Perhaps some day we'll see Social Studies added to this large collection of educational modules for upper elementary! Until then, iTooch Elementary School will continue to provide an affordable, independent, and sound way for parents to encourage learning, practice, and test-based accomplishment in language arts, math, science and health in a format that focuses on content rather than effects.

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Isopod: The Roly Poly Science Game App Review

Isopod provides a splendid, detailed exploration of bug-life in its many interactions from an eco-system focused point of view. Providing much more than a challenging, fast-paced, science-based bug-rescue mission game, the app also includes 24 richly detailed science topics along with free downloadables and linked multi-media resources – enough for an entire unit study!

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Discover Your Body HD App Review

Discover Your Body HD is a surprisingly in-depth human anatomy app for young children.  Not only are major overall body parts and systems covered, but the app also ‘drills down’ and provides more detail on the most vital parts of the body.  The high quality narration included also makes the app accessible by early/non-readers, and the activity game puzzles help children remember the locations of various organs, bones, and body parts.  My kids dig it.

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Cell and Cell Structure App Review

Cells and Cell Structure is a fine introduction to cells, their parts, reproduction, and much more. In fact, this app is an excellent primer – any student encountering cells for the first time will quickly be up to speed with this digital mini-text complete with vibrantly illustrated diagrams and computer animated videos.

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