27th March 2012

Are Squirrels Smart Or What Now On iPad

wrinkled pants softwareWrinkled Pants Software is proud to announce the release of Are Squirrels Smart, or What? – the third app in the My Word! Reader series, available for the iPad on iTunes. Are Squirrels Smart, or What? is the third in the My Word! Reader series. Word games in this app include: Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2012

Canadian Labour Congress Launches Work Life Balance Web Game

Canadian Labour CongressIn celebration of International Women’s Day, the Canadian Labour Congress has launched Work it!, a web-based video game dealing with the challenges women face in balancing work and family life. The game will send a message about these challenges, but also about how unions can make working life better and more balanced for women. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2012

RBC Introduces App For Teaching Children The Importance Of Money

rbcRBC is the first Canadian financial institution to launch an iPad application to help families teach children the value of money. Learning Money with Leo, a free iPad app that is available to all Canadians, offers an entertaining and interactive way for children to learn how to earn money, save for something they want and spend wisely. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd February 2012

Two New Games From SpongeLab

spongelabSpongeLab Interactive has released two new educational web games: Build-A-Tree and Knowledge Mine Beta – a game for which SpongeLab would like your feedback. These games are both free to play, and add to SpongeLab’s growing library of educational games and activities. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th February 2012

Tiny Diggers Delivers Learning With Trucks For Kids On The iPad

touchtilt gamesA unique and exciting edutainment app for kids is available now on iTunes. TouchTilt Games, a young company based in Halifax, has released an educational game called Tiny Diggers for kids who love construction trucks and getting their hands dirty – without the dirt. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th February 2012

Sound Touch Interactive Introduces Music Color

sound touch interactiveSound Touch Interactive, an emerging new mobile software and applications developer in Vancouver, has announced the release of Music Color 1.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. A revolutionary learning utility geared towards young kids and designed by parents, this unique app uses a wealth of classical music to teach users every color of the spectrum with effective and entertaining touch based activities. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th February 2012

Cackleberries Ready To Hatch

cackleberriesCackleberries Entertainment, a studio we first told you about in 2009, is set for official launch. Eight years in the making, Cackleberries is the vision of Coquitlam, BC mom Eronne Foster, who wanted to build a virtual world around teaching kindness, empathy, honesty and loyalty – along with a few school subjects. In a recent interview with Tri-City News, Eronne outlined what has been developing inside the New Westminster studio’s walls. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd February 2012

Spongelab Interactive Wins International Acclaim

spongelabOnline science education company Spongelab Interactive has been awarded an Honourable Mention by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their interactive Build-a-Body human anatomy game. The award was published in the February 3, 2012 issue of Science and is featured on the NSF website. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th January 2012

Learn Financial Literacy with Cranial Cash Clash

IEFA guaranteed investment pays 5% annually at the end of each year. If you put in $1,000 now, how much will you have after two years? a) $1,050  b) $1,102.50  c) $2,000 d) $5,000? If you answered “b” – $1,102.50, you are correct! That’s just one of the questions in eight categories available in The Cranial Cash Clash, a new financial literacy game brought to Canadians by Investor Education Fund’s (IEF) Get Smarter About Money – Canada’s most comprehensive financial literacy website. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th January 2012

Simplex Spelling HD Finalist in the 2011 Best App Ever Awards

pyxwise spell sight wordsEdmonton’s Pyxwise Software is pleased to announce that Simplex Spelling HD is a top 10 finalist in the 2011 Best App Ever Awards in the category of “Best Special Needs App”. More than 7000 applications were submitted and over a quarter million nominations were placed by users of the site. The purpose of the Best App Ever Awards is to raise user awareness about the best apps available, not just the top selling titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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