KIDS DISCOVER Gives Away Interactive Learning Apps to Celebrate the New School Year

8/13/2013 12:00:00 AM

Downloads Top 100,000 in First Three Days of Offering, Lifting the Popular Apps to Rank in Top Five of App Store Education Category

NEW YORK – Aug. 13, 2013 – In celebration of the new school year, KIDS DISCOVER is making available to teachers and students three of the company’s most popular, multi-media learning apps at no cost. Ancient Greece, Cells and The Constitution apps are all available free on the App Store for a limited time. In the first three days of the offering, the apps ranked in the top five of the App Store Education Section and were downloaded more than 100,000 times. To download the free apps go to https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/kids-discover/id554188503.

“Our whole mission is to get kids excited about reading and learning,” said Ted Levine, director of digital at KIDS DISCOVER. “With the adoption of the new Common Core standards, reading nonfiction is more important than ever. To see over 100,000 downloads of our apps in less than 72 hours means that we have delivered on that mission in a very big way.”

Ancient Greece, Cells and The Constitution are part of KIDS DISCOVER’s family of engaging iPad apps that feature custom animations, HD photographs and videos, and interactive games and quizzes. KIDS DISCOVER apps contain neither advertising nor in-app purchasing. Other popular titles available on the App Store include Antarctica, Extreme Weather, Galaxies, Matter, Simple Machines, Space, Sun and Washington, D.C.

In addition to educational apps, KIDS DISCOVER offers educators numerous free learning resources including stunning infographics, vocabulary lists, lessons plans and teachers’ guides. Visit the “Free Resources” page on the KIDS DISCOVER website to access these high-quality learning aids. Individual pricing for KIDS DISCOVER apps starts at $3.99 and Apple Volume Pricing (50 percent off individual price) is available for the entire library.

These apps can be downloaded from the App Store. More information about the apps and a video preview are available at www.KIDSDISCOVER.com/apps.

About KIDS DISCOVER

KIDS DISCOVER makes award-winning, advertising-free, nonfiction magazines and educational apps for kids. By presenting high-interest topics in Science and Social Studies in fun, fact-packed formats, KIDS DISCOVER is a catalyst—motivating young readers to become lifelong learners. Now in its 22nd year, KIDS DISCOVER is used by educators in thousands of schools across the country. For more information, visit www.KIDSDISCOVER.com.

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