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3rd April 2013

Moving Tales Releases Free Browser Based Interactive Story Experiment

Moving TalesInnovative digital story creators Moving Tales have released “Elly’s Lost & Found Sounds” as a free browser based interactive story for desktops and laptops. Written and illustrated by best selling author Jacqueline O Rogers, like its iBook precedent, “Elly Online” brings together an enchanting story, original sounds, music, animation, and magical interactivity. Through this test of free and open distribution, Moving Tales is exploring the meaning and value of stories in today’s hyper-connected and abundant content world and what role creators like Moving Tales play in it. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th March 2013

Pipe Trouble Creators Respond To Controversy

pop sandboxThe makers of Pipe Trouble, a game pulled from public broadcaster TVO‘s website under severe pressure by media and industry, say their game has been the victim of rampant misinformation and unfairly branded by critics as being an advocate for eco-terrorism. Pop Sandbox, which produced Pipe Trouble, says the game is clearly intended as over-the-top satire — and an engagement tool — that promotes a balanced approach to natural gas development. The game was created to drive awareness about the Six Island Productions documentary film Trouble in the Peace, and prompt a larger discussion surrounding natural gas production. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st March 2013

MathMagic Personal 8.5 Supports Various Frames And Faster LaTeX typing

infologicInfoLogic has announced the release and immediate availability of MathMagic Personal Edition 8.5, their award-winning multi-purpose mathematical equation editor for Mac OS X. This version adds various Frame types, more Sigma symbol shapes, enhanded Fence drawing, faster typing of subscript and superscript values, and more. More than 10 new Frame types with commonly used corner decoration options are added in this released. More Sigma symbols such as LaTeX style classic shape and Eastern thin shape are added for personalized equation look. Vertical and horizontal Fences can be further customized by user. Default settings are optimized for improved equation quality. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

New i Learn With App To Teach Children About Emotions And Feelings

tribal novaTribal Nova, the developer behind the award winning PBS Kids Play! and Kids’ CBC WonderWorld online learning programs, are proud to announce their latest app, i Learn With Poko: Emotions and Colors!, is now available on the App Store. An important addition to their most awarded i Learn With suite of early childhood education apps, the new i Learn With Poko: Emotions and Colors! app is one of the very few app that teaches young children important social development skills such as emotions, feelings and problem solving with their favorite Kids’ CBC character Poko. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2013

Musical Instrument Educational App Released By 2 Small Fish

2 small fishTwo Small Fish has announced the release of “That Sounds Like…”, an interactive application for children that introduces the world of Chinese musical instruments. Narrated in English and Mandarin, the child can read along and hear the instruments in action. The app runs on iPad, iPhone, Android and PlayBook. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Nicholas Stratigopoulos Launches Soccer PE Educational App

mini-orbyNicholas Stratigopoulos, a physical and health education teacher in Montreal, has announced the launch of his third educational app, Soccer PE. It is designed to encourage physical activity through the sport of soccer and ultimately designed to encourage the adoption of an active and healthy lifestyle for children. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th December 2012

New Holiday Game From Spongelab

spongelab ChristmasEducational developer SpongeLab has released Tree Dazzler, a fun holiday browser game to help you get into the holiday spirit. Help Santa’s elves decorate the tree by matching three or more ornaments, getting the highest score in the shortest amount of time. The studio has also released a new set of holiday themed shared learning offerings, which includes Christmas Tree Cluster. Make a human Christmas tree with your family, then study a star cluster that’s shaped like one. You can also conduct a science experiment featuring all your leftover holiday decorations! Plus, learn the science of winter in the natural world.

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2nd November 2012

Visa Canada Adds to Roster of Online Financial Literacy Games

visa canadaIn recognition of Financial Literacy Month in Canada, Visa Canada has launched Peter Pig’s Money Counter, an online educational game designed to teach children aged 4-7 the value of money. Available for free on Visa’s financial literacy Web site, Practical Money Skills, the game encourages players to grow their bank account by completing counting and sorting challenges. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2012

Homegrown Mathable Adds Up To A Strategic Advantage In Fun And Games

wooky entertainmentMathable®, the acclaimed game of logic, strategy and fun from Montreal’s Wooky Entertainment, is growing exponentially.  The recognized and incredible Mathable lineup expands its offerings with the all-new exciting Mathable®game APP for IPad. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2012

Fuel Youth Engagement Launches Leafy Landings – First Self-Published Interactive Book for Kids

Fuel YouthDigital agency Fuel has announced the launch of Leafy Landings, an interactive book series developed for the pre-school generation. Leafy Landings is the latest of Fuel’s youth properties designed to appeal to kids’ demand for entertainment and education through digital media.

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