Wibbu English is a game for English learners that is currently in beta. It is designed for learners who speak Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese as a first language. The learning takes place inside a game environment where the learner takes control of a central character, Bethany, and guides her through a series of tasks interspersed
Typing on the train down from Sheffield after the fantastic Children’s Media Conference (#tcmc). An inspiring and wonderful conference over the last few days and very pleased to have been able to attend. One of the fantastic Aardman Digital team said that of all the conferences they attend this was the one that they would
So, Apple get fined US$32.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission in the US over practices that allow kids to make unauthorised in app purchases. It is yet to see how Apple will apply changes to ensure they do not get accused of this again. They say they were already working on measures to prevent
One of the Guardian’s tech predictions for 2014 is an expansion of tablets for schools and the subsequent growth in educational apps. Education, education, education 2014 feels like a big year for apps – and by extension tablets – in education.