Leading childrenâ€™s media company Scholastic Media said it will launch a selection of its game apps on Nokia Lumia smartphones.
This is the first time Scholastic’s apps will be made available on the Windows Phone OS â€“ marking another expansion of Scholastic’s footprint in the digital marketplace. Scholastic made this announcement today, April 5.
Recently, China Telecom and Nokia announced the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China and Nokiaâ€™s first Lumia phone for the worldâ€™s largest smartphone market. (Read: Nokiaâ€™s First CDMA Windows Phone in China)
Today, mobile technology is increasingly being used for childrenâ€™s education. Qualcomm, through its Wireless Reach initiative, Nan Chiau Primary School and Microsoft have announced the launch of the WE Learn mobile education project, which uses 3G smartphones to create a 21st century classroom experience for Singaporean students. (Read: Classroom with 3G Smartphones in Singapore)
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“We want to continue to support children’s learning with digital media that serves our customers on every platform â€“ and we’re delighted to launch our mobile content on the Windows OS,” said Deborah Forte, president of Scholastic Media. “Our partnership with Nokia is a testament providing a strong portfolio of digital experiences to support children and families.”
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Scholastic Media will launch the following apps for the Windows Phone Marketplace:
- I SPY Riddle Race
- WORDGIRL Word Hunt
- THE 39 CLUES Madrigal Maze
- CLIFFORD’S BE BIG With Words
- I SPY Spooky Mansion
- Go, CLIFFORD, Go!
Scholastic Media first introduced mobile apps on the iOS platform in 2009 and launched on the Android platform in 2011. Each of Scholastic Media’s apps is developed in-house.
Photo courtesy: Scholastic