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Android App Created by South Florida Dad Receives National Recognition as Top Educational Tool
Oct 05, 2011 (06:10 PM EDT)
MIAMI, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Flash Card Marker Pro Android application has been recognized as a top educational tool by national technological, educational and health organizations, such as Mashable, eSchool News and BrainLine.
Mashable.com, the premier Internet news blog, ranked Flash Card Maker Pro a "Top 8 Android Apps for Education."
eSchoolNews.com, the top e-newsletter for educators K–12, voted Flash Card Maker Pro one the "Ten of the Best Droid Apps for Education."
BrainLine.org, a website funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, ranked Flash Card Maker Pro one of the "20 Life-Changing Android Apps for People with Brain Injuries."
SimplyZesty, an Online PR & Social Media Agency, lauded Flash Card Maker Pro as one of the top "18 Educational Apps that Put 'Smart' into Smartphone." Flash Card Maker Pro is the only Android flashcards app to be listed.
Jeffrey Austin White, founder of Great White Software, LLC, and creator of Flash Card Maker Pro, originally made the flashcard application for his six-year-old daughter to help her learn her first grade sight words. The Android application has since been expanded to assist users of all ages in a variety of ways including: learning new languages, practicing vocabulary, memorizing facts, organizing thoughts, or preparing for examinations.
"We are so proud to have our Android app recognized by technology leaders, educators, physicians and social media professionals," said White. "This educational tool was made entirely with the student in mind. Its goal is to help users of all ages learn in a new and multi-sensory way. From reading to math, exams to presentations, Flash Card Maker Pro can help organize your thoughts and build your brain."
When asked what has been the most rewarding aspect of developing the app, White replied that it is the unintended applications of this technology that are the most rewarding.
"I am surprised by the stories that I receive from the users of my flash cards app. When I learn about new ways in which Flash Card Maker Pro has made a difference in someone's life, it inspires me," said White.
White has received stories from parents on how this application has helped their children with learning disabilities and personal accounts from firefighters, military personnel, doctors and pilots that have used the app to memorize safety procedures and operating protocols. "I am constantly amazed by the creativity and innovation of the users," said White. "It drives me to think about the possibilities."
Flash Card Maker Pro, a product of Great White Software, LLC, uses advanced gesturing, tactile feedback,and Text-to-Speech technology – providing a fully interactive experience for users of all ages. This educational app was developed after months of research and uses all pathways of learning (visual, auditory, kinesthetic or seeing, hearing, touching) simultaneously. http://www.flashcardmakerpro.com
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