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    WhoKnew is an amusing and engaging app designed to deliver interesting and unusual facts, these facts are accompanied by excellent graphics and illustrations related to the facts that help the user remember the individual suggest for facts. Each fact is presented randomly and there are over four hundred of them. Each fact can be snapshot so that you can share them with your friends and family. Overall a good app when you consider this is the first launch of a budding programmer.

    Devices: iPad

    With its simple interface, the WolframAlpha App lets you instantly compute answers to questions across thousands of domains—from finance and food to math and medicine to stocks and spacecraft to wordplay and weather.   WolframAlpha, an award-winning app, is a powerful answer engine which aims to ‘make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone capable’. The app shouldn’t be mistaken for a search engine even though it looks like one. It is an informational tool that delivers specific answers calculated from the data gathered from all the information related to your questions. Kids can learn anything because it covers a variety of subjects but they need to learn how to ask the right questions. 

    Devices: Android , iPad

    A fantastically-designed app to encourage healthy eating.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Tree of life is an app that allows the user to investigate the family level phylogenetic tree of all organisms allowing users to investigate the evolution history of the bio-diversity off all species. Pinch gestures are supported which really helps with navigation. The app is navigated by scrolling around the outside of the huge visual map of all living organisms and selecting the silhouette to open the sub set of species and its phylogenetic tree. Taxonomic families are viewed as images and the app uses links to open sources such as Wikipedia ™ to allow the user to view more details of these within the app itself. The app makes use of text based searches as well as the visual search. Nodes are used to allow users to search whole sub-trees of larger groups. This is a app of huge depth and breadth of learning and to say that the content is exhaustive is a major understatement as the app refers to over 2,000 organisms.

    Devices: iPad

    A fantastic app for letting children appreciate the similarities and differences they share with others around the world.

    Devices: iPad

    WordReference.com is one of the popular dictionary app for Android which has all the features that it has in their website. It has a simple layout and one can search the word by typing it into search bar to get the results. The app supports several languages, as they say, English to and from: Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Czech, Greek, Turkish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Arabic. You just got to choose the language you want and write the desired word. The results will appear as in the website and if you're not happy with them, you can always check out the forum posts and ask your doubts there. The only concern is that you need an internet connection to look for the definitions. Hyperlinks for Merriam-Webster and dictionary.com are shown at the bottom if you need more definitions about the word.

    Devices: Android

    This is app has a staggering amount of information – If you’re studying maths at high school or University, and want reference guide for formulas, this is definitely the app for you.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Dictionary(dot)com app has two easily interchangeable modes: dictionary and thesaurus. The search box with voice recognition button (microphone) is present at the top of all pages. The main page lets users choose and read daily (and previous) updates, view recent searches, and access saved words.   Dictionary.com is a pretty darn convenient way to improve spelling, vocabulary, and knowledge with modern bells and whistles not possible in a traditional book format -- voice recognition, daily updates, favorites, and search history.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    A dictionary targeted at high school age students and up. It contains over 2,000 new words and is based on the Merrriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. It can be used for defining words, pronunciation, and part of speech.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Over 300,000 alternative words cover everyday vocabulary as well as more unusual and specialist words, alongside a clear indicator of informal, dialect, literary, and technical items. Other useful features include thousands of example phrases helping you to select the correct word, with opposites and related terms clearly marked.

    Devices: iPad

    Word Vault stores all the words you want to remember and helps you to internalize them. Mundane, exotic, functional, highfalutin: amass a cache of words you love.

    Devices: iPad

    iTranslate Voice currently supports 42 languages for both translation and dictionary services. Just speak the phrase or word you want to translate and iTranslate Voice speaks the target language. If you are misunderstood, you can tap the pencil to correct iTranslate Voice. AirTranslate lets you pair with someone else wirelessly who also has iTranslate Voice installed. You can both speak your native languages and let iTranslate Voice take care of the rest.

    Devices: iPad

    This app shows you the path that the sun will take through the sky on any day of the year for your current location. It also has a handy data screen that tells you sunrise, sunset, golden hour and twilight times.

    Devices: Android

    ColorDict Dictionary allows you to search for words in Wikipedia, Wordnet and StarDict. It is a quick search online & offline dictionaries available at once.

    Devices: Android

    Famous Painting is the online resource to learn about the works of classic artists like Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and van Gogh. 

    Devices: Android

    The Longman Collocations Dictionary and Thesaurus is a unique blend of two dictionaries, helping learners of English to choose the correct word and collocation every time. The 6th edition of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English is the complete online vocabulary and grammar resource for students and teachers.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Oxford Dictionary of English is widely accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study and reference of English language globally, with more than 150 years of research behind it.

    Devices: iPad

    Tapestry is a secure online Learning Journal to record photos, observations and comments, in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, to build up a record of your child’s experiences during their time with us. This system allows us to work with parents and carers to share information and record the children’s play and learning in and outside of the classroom.    

    Devices: Android , iPad

    SmartCards is more than a flashcard system. It’s able to learn what you know and remember what you forget. You’re able to create your own set of flashcards with text images and sound, or import pre-made decks from flashcard programs like Anki and Quizlet. Then review your cards to commit them to longterm memory. SmartCards learns from your mistakes and suggests daily reviews based on your performance. The app includes real-time cloud syncing, smart keyboard switching for language learners, and iPad split screen support.

    Devices: iPad

    The Urban Dictionary app is a crowdsourced slang dictionary that records new words and their meanings. Part of Urban Dictionary’s app is its informal approach, which allows both definitions and descriptions of slang and non slang words.    A voting system allows users to share on Facebook, Twitter, email and other services to show admiration or disdain, revealing words’ popularity. Urban Word of the Day allows the user to learn new words quickly.

    Devices: iPad

    Encyclopedia by Farlex gives you free, instant access to more than 330,000 articles, over 77,000 audio pronunciations, and 24,000 images, all from the most trusted sources, including McGraw-Hill, Harper-Collins, Columbia University Press, Cambridge University Press, and more—all in one app!

    Devices: iPad

    Get America’s most useful and respected dictionary, optimized for your Android device. This is the best Android app for English language reference, education, and vocabulary building.

    Devices: Android

    Longman English Dictionary is the leading dictionary for learners of English of all ages and levels who want to learn more about English.

    Devices: Android

    Google Earth offers the means to display geographic data from a wide variety of sources together in a geospatial context. This data includes imagery for the entire globe at varying resolutions that contains a great deal of interpretable visual information. Students can use it to find their homes, schools, and other locations that are familiar to them. They can make inferences by comparing familiar places to other locations. 

    Devices: Android , iPad

    The Dictionary app from dictionary.com is one of the most popular dictionaries for android. One of the reasons for this might be that it's really much more than 'just' a dictionary.  Apart from 375,000 words and definitions and 300,000 synonyms and antonyms, it also offers audio search (which is way cool) and audio pronunciation, so you can learn to speak (better) english on the go.  It also has example sentences, the Word of the Day - which is one of the most popular features - and the Hot Word blog, which we'll leave up to you to find out.  Features of Dictionary.com app 375,000 words and definitions 300,000 synonyms and antonyms audio search audio pronunciation Word of the Day Hot Word blog

    Devices: Android