Finding appropriate apps that were value for money, educational and exciting for him, used to be hit and miss. Now with the help of the Educational App Store I can be fully informed before I buy and they have opened my eyes to a wealth of new apps.
The Curriculum Relevance section is very useful. I can see a list of what things my child might need help with and download an app that is most relevant to him
How do you know which apps are genuinely educational and relevant for your child's age and ability? How can you better understand how to use and get the most out of those apps with your primary-aged child at home?
Receive app recommendations tailored to suit your child's age and ability and organised by subject, with updates throughout the academic year.
Our rigorous teacher-certification process ensures that only the highest-rated educational apps make it into the Parent App Library (those that are Educational App Store 4 or 5 star rated). Our teacher-created App Guides and resources demonstrate how to use apps too, giving you the confidence and ability to make a real difference to your child's learning. Let us do the legwork for you so you can concentrate on helping your child progress!
Our carefully selected, certified apps each have parent and teacher reviews and are fully matched to the UK National Curriculum and our own Learning Outcomes which are relevant to Primary and Elementary-aged children the world over.
What does this mean in the real world?
At a recent parent's evening you were told that your 9 year old daughter's fractions comprehension wasn't progressing as expected and she has been given some target practice materials to bring her up to speed.
To further support this process you log in to the Parent App Library and head to advanced search where you filter by Maths > iPhone/iPad > Primary school apps ages 7-11 > Fractions.
This returns the recommended fractions app page, where you can see a comprehensive review, the key features, screenshots, learning objectives, advertising/in-app purchases and much more. You save it to favourites before adding it to your daughter's iPad. A 5 minute exercise that would have taken a lot longer just randomly browsing the iTunes app store!
"Really useful way of finding out just how the app is relevant to your child" - Kate K
"The National Curriculum section is very useful. I can see a list of what things my child might need help with and download an app that is most relevant to him." - Karen T.
"The Educational App Store is great as it gives you facts and you get a sense if an app is right for your child." - Cathryn J
"My son's preferred learning style is through technology. Finding appropriate apps that were value for money, educational and exciting for him, used to be hit and miss. Now with the help of the educational App Store I can be fully informed before I buy and they have opened my eyes to a wealth of new apps. They are very quick in all communications and very helpful at finding alternatives. I would highly recommend trying them out and see what they can do for you." - Libby H-J.
We evaluate apps against specific Learning Outcomes, which have been created in collaboration with Mike Sharples Professor of Educational Technology at the Open University and our teacher community, as well as the UK National Curriculum.
You can search for free apps within the library if you want to only access free apps but you will need to pay the individual app developers via iTunes or Google Play for the paid-for apps (depending if it's a Android or iOS app). We frequently send out app promo codes so you can download paid-for apps for free.
Yes certainly. You can message from the 'chat' feature in your account and we can help you find apps for any given age group, subject and topic. Educational apps are our area of expertise so we’re always happy to help!
Once you become a subscriber, you will be able to select from a drop down menu on the left hand side of the screen. You can select apps by your child's age, subjects of interest, price of the app and platform - android or apple devices. Your search will deliver only those apps compatible with your device.
Yes, you can cancel your subscription anytime by sending a cancellation request to email@example.com or through the 'chat' function within your account pages.
If you have forgotten your password, simply click on the link Forgot password. Then, just enter your email address and we will send the details directly to you.