App Reviews

WordBrain App Poster Image
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Sleep Furiously App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Maze of words makes creating illogical sentences fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Quist - Today in LGBTQ History App Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Explore LGBTQ history and link to learning resources.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Type Racer - a game about typing fast App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Iffy quotes, frequent ads ruin what could've been a fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Guess the Emoji App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Picture puzzles challenge, sometimes too much.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Thesaurus Rex by Dictionary.com App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Expand and explore vocab with pretty good word-finder.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
National Geographic World Atlas App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
More detail would enhance interactive but basic world maps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
The Free Dictionary by Farlex App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Comprehensive reference tool with games and customization.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Google Earth App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Must-see geographic exploration tool; watch for iffy videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
The World Factbook for iPad App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Database of global statistics is a great reference tool.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
Guess! App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
LEARNING
Social word game similar to Draw Something but not as fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Barefoot World Atlas App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Delightful way to learn about animals, people, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
The Night Sky App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Easy-to-use stargazing tool shines in its accessibility.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Word Ball - A Fun Word Game and App App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Engaging, somewhat frantic game with some spelling practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Puzzlejuice App Poster Image
csm_app
age 11+
LEARNING
Tetris-like word app wins with clever concept, snarky humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Dabble - The Fast Thinking Word Game App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quick-moving game will engage kids who love words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
Species on the Edge App Poster Image
age 12+
365 threatened species come to life in beautiful photos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
W.E.L.D.E.R. App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
LEARNING
Strategic word game builds vocab; optional open chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Rhymo App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
Fast-paced word game tests (but doesn't teach) rhyming.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Prose with Bros App Poster Image
csm_app
age 17+
LEARNING
Creative but crude word challenge app is best for teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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