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Modality Encourages Educational Apps to Stem Summer Learning Loss

6/24/2010 by Press Room, Modality

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

Durham, N.C. -- June 24, 2010 -- 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

For more information on Modality’s complete catalog of educational and reference apps for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, please visit