Coursera, Notesgen to Google Grasshopper: Top educational apps in India

Internet has been an important tool in smart learning for students across different levels and fields. Now there are dedicated platforms and apps for education available directly on smartphones. Students can find online courses, learning videos, notes, and interact in real-time with teachers through multiple platforms. Here’s a list of the most popular educational apps available on Android and iOS. Coursera  Coursera is one of the biggest platforms for online courses. Founded by Standford professors, Coursera offers online courses from esteemed universities like Yale, Princeton and more. Coursera also specialises…

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Most preschool math, literacy apps not designed to help children learn, study finds

Most literacy and math educational apps for preschoolers are not designed to help youngsters actually learn, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Few incorporate features informed by evidence-based best teaching practices or age-appropriate in-play guidance. Youngsters under 5 process information very differently from older kids. They have shorter attention spans, less working memory capacity and more limitations in visual interpretation and are also still developing the fine motor skills needed for accurate touch-screen interactions. “More than half of the educational apps on the market are for preschoolers, but little…

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Universities launch study into educational apps – by turning lab into a nursery

Parents and nurseries in Greater Manchester are being asked to take part in a study to test the effectiveness of children’s educational apps. Academics from the University of Salford and Lancaster University will spend three years using eye tracking glasses to find out whether the apps, which claim to help young children learn new words, have any effect on language development. Dr Gemma Taylor, a developmental psychologist from the University of Salford, said: “We live in a digital age and children are exposed to screens from very early on in…

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The best educational apps to get your child ahead this September

It’s September, and along with millions of other parents across the country, the start of the school term might well be the cause of some stress. Cardigan, pencil case, rucksack – the list of essential items seems to get longer each year. And now, particularly sharp-elbowed parents are racing to equip their children with yet another tool: educational apps. With a growing number of children owning smartphones or iPads(including some 14,000 British toddlers), it’s no surprise that parents are embracing a new generation of digital learning games to help their children get ahead. All…

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Six ways that tablets really can transform teaching

The holidays may be over – but the debate over young people and screen time continues. And as anxious parents prepare children for the start of a new school term, many will have concerns about what exposure to technology they will have in the classroom. The UK education secretary Damian Hinds has challenged the technology industry to spearhead a classroom revolution. He wants more classrooms to take advantage of the gadgets and software available which enable pupils to go on “virtual trips” or “control robots”. Hinds is right to see the potential…

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Top Augmented Reality apps for education: Smart way to your child’s success

The kids are the future of this world and so we always wish to give them the best of everything. So why do we turn a blind eye when it comes to education, the most important part of our life. Why do our children still study in front of black and whiteboards that were invented a hundred years ago? But not anymore, some kindhearted innovators have spent the time and money to help the kids study in a new and better way. In a world where our games have Augmented…

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Oculus to Donate Rift & Go to Learning Institutions Across Seattle, Taiwan, & Japan

Oculus recently announced the’ll be expanding their educational pilot program by donating Oculus Rift and Oculus Go headsets to a number of educational institutions across Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle. Dubbed Oculus Education, the new phase of the program is intended to bring VR headsets into schools, libraries, and museums, with what the company says is an overall goal of better understanding how teachers, students, and various institutions can use VR for learning and collaboration. The company initially kicked off the program last year when it donated 100 Rift headsets to 90…

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Hungry Hungry Hippos launches ride-on version

Hasbro is partnering with US toymaker Kid Trax to launch a ride-on version of its Hungry Hungry Hippos game. The foot-powered ride-on lets kids gobble up balls, just like in the classic board game. Available at Walmart stores across the US and through Walmart.com, the toy lets kids push or ride the green hippo Homer. As the hippo travels forward, its head moves up and down in a chomping motion to collect balls as it rolls over them. After they are collected, the balls are stored in a transparent cover in…

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Education Apps 2018 Global Market Share, Trends, Segmentation & Forecast to 2025

Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Education Apps – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New York, NY — (SBWIRE) — 08/23/2018 — Education Apps Market 2018 Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Education Apps – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Description: This report studies the global Education Apps market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape and growth opportunity. This research report categorizes…

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Education Apps Market 2018- Global Industry Analysis, By Key Players, Segmentation, Trends And Forecast By 2025

This report studies the global Education Apps market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape and growth opportunity. This research report categorizes the global Education Apps market by companies, region, type and end-use industry. The extensive use of smartphones and tablets by students for study purposes is the primary factor driving the growth of the education apps market. However, to include educational apps as a part of the learning process, educational institutions must have a strong ICT infrastructure. For this, educational institutions need to invest heavily in installing software and…

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