what does it mean?
pertaining to the oracle of Delphi; having several senses
Built around a sacred spring, Delphi was considered to be the omphalos - the centre of the world. People came from all over to have their questions about the future answered by the Pythia, the priestess of Apollo.
Our research on mobile learning in K-12 is Chapter 12 in 'Mobile Technologies and Handheld Devices for Ubiquitous Learning: Research and Pedagogy', ed Wan Ng, just published by IGI Global.Some excellent chapters on the latest in mobile learning research, pedagopgy and practice.
The Hon. Martin Dixon, Minister for Education, presented the award to Delphian eLearning for their App-titude initiative, which features entertaining, high-quality and educational games for students from kindergarten to year 12. Developed in partnership with Millipede Creative Development, the apps automatically send data to an online assessment system that can be configured for any learners or for training purposes. Contact us for further information.
At the recent 2011 Mobile Awards Presentations in Sydney, our first app 1 2 3 Sheep! won the Entertainment category for Children and Early Childhood Development. Read more at http://mobileawards.com.au/MA2011/categorydetails.asp?id=4602. Our other entry Mathstronaut was a finalist in the Games category for Education.
Interested in getting data from your students' educational apps? App-titude's Online Assessment System is now available for purchase by your school. It collects data from our apps - Plinkerton, Mathstronaut and 1 2 3 Sheep! and displays them in tables and graphs for the teacher. As a special offer, we have an introductory site licence which includes an iTunes voucher.
Cybersafety is the focus in Plinkerton, the next exciting app from App-titude Learning, where real cybersafety issues are played out amongst a group of friends. Young people learn about maintaining friendships online and getting their schoolwork done whilst managing real online scenarios that kids face every day.
Happy to announce that Marine Quest is a finalist in the K-12 eLearning Awards - winner announced at Gala dinner on November 11th.
Look out for a cybergame in App-titude's Cybersafety app for iPad.
Previewed in draft at the Boys and Technology conference on Monday http://www.crowther.org.au/conference/.
Mathstronaut is a fast paced maths game for kids by App-titude Learning. Questions play out in a variety of crazy, colourful and funny animations as players blast their way into space.
The game features addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. There are four difficulty levels, based on the Australian school curriculum, and two great ways to play the game.
Play Blastoff and Countdown http://vimeo.com/14174195
Our new app Mathstronaut will be up in iTunes soon and the development of an Online Assessment System is about to go to schools trials. The apps send data to the onlien system so teachers and parents can monitor progress. Student data displays in scores, graphs and leader boards. Check out the trailer for the next two apps.
Check out Mathstronaut