Modality Encourages Educational Apps to Stem Summer Learning Loss

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Mobile learning developer helps students stay sharp with line of K-12 core curriculum applications for iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad™

Modality has over 50 K-12 educational applications available in the App Store

These apps foster a self-guided learning experience, which is perfect for kids traveling on long car trips, relaxing at home on a rainy day, or waiting for the next outdoor activity at summer camp

Modality, Inc., the premier mobile learning architects for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, today encouraged parents to take advantage of the summer learning opportunities available to students through its line of K-12 educational applications. These apps fuse trusted content with the fun of Apple’s mobile devices, creating an enjoyable learning experience that will keep students engaged during the summer months. This line of apps encompasses popular series such as AlgebraPrep, Brain Quest Blast Off®, CliffsNotes to Go®, and SAT Vocab Challenge.

“These apps foster a self-guided learning experience, which is perfect for kids traveling on long car trips, relaxing at home on a rainy day, or waiting for the next outdoor activity at summer camp,” said Nate O’Keefe, director of publishing at Modality. “Parents can rest assured their children will retain their skills from this past school year and be ready to build on that knowledge in September.”

Modality’s line of K-12 core curriculum apps for iPhone and iPod touch include:

  • AlgebraPrep, created in partnership with Pearson Education, includes nine apps comprised of practice tests and video tutorials by award-winning instructor and bestselling author, Elayn Martin-Gay.
  • Brain Quest Blast Off, created in partnership with Workman Publishing, grades two through seven, takes players through three challenge levels, each consisting of knowledge areas based on the respective grade’s curriculum.
  • CliffsNotes to Go literature study guides, created in partnership with Wiley Publishing, provide comprehensive character, theme and plot summaries and analysis, interactive quiz features, and audio CramCasts covering thirty-six works of literature.
  • SAT Vocab Challenge apps, Volumes 1 and 2, created in partnership with The Princeton Review, measure a user’s mastery of 250 most commonly tested words on the SAT, with four distinct types of timed challenges.

These applications are available from Apple’s App Store or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore/.

For more information on Modality’s complete catalog of educational and reference apps for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, please visit http://www.modality.com

About Modality, Inc.

Modality is the premier developer of interactive learning, assessment, training and reference apps. Partnering with the world’s leading publishers and content experts, Modality creates mobile user experiences informed by more than a decade of educational technology design. Since the App Store launched in July 2008, Modality has released more than 140 apps for iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad™ in partnership with Elsevier, CSI, McGraw-Hill Professional, Pearson, The Princeton Review, Thieme Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, Wolters Kluwer, and Workman Publishing Co., among others. Founded in 2006, Modality is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. Visit http://www.Modality.com for more information.

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