Champaign, Illinois, March 20, 2013 — Literacy is essential in the modern world. It determines the jobs you choose, the positions you achieve and the income you can expect to earn over your lifetime. And yet, many children never receive the help they need at the early stages to develop critical reading skills. This week
Champaign, Illinois, March 14, 2013 — It’s official. Spinlight Studio has just received one of the highest honors in educational apps, taking home the gold Parents’ Choice Award for Geography Drive USA. Recently featured on Fox News, the fact-packed geography app also earned Editor’s Choice from Children’s Technology Review, making it the flagship title of
Champaign, Illinois, November 26, 2012 — In Geography Drive USA, knowledge is literally the fuel that drives you forward on a coast-to-coast quest to learn about all fifty U.S. states. Answer questions to unlock the airports and fuel stations essential to win the game. Or take a chance on a bonus delivery and earn the
Champaign, Illinois, August 31, 2012 — Just months after winning a Parents’ Choice award for Operation Math, Spinlight Studio is releasing their first multiplayer game — and giving an awesome spy adventure, a powerful new twist. In Operation Math Code Squad, up to four players must race to disarm a series of math-busting devices, solving
Champaign, Illinois, August 30, 2012 — Nearly 30 years ago she was the bright-eyed, child star of Punky Brewster. Now, Soleil Moon Frye is a successful author, entrepreneur, screenwriter and occasional guest on shows like the Today Show, where she talks about the things that fascinate her kid’s today. This morning, it was AlphaTots, an
Champaign, Illinois, August 7, 2012 — Spinlight Studio is at it again, releasing Pixel and Parker — their seventh title and first foray into children’s books. But this time, they’re not just releasing another app, they’re changing the way stories are told. “A lot of people are digitizing books,” says Matt Hutton, partner + creative director of
Champaign, Illinois, March 29, 2012 — As a kid, Spinlight partner and creative director Matt Hutton remembers seeing the Parents’ Choice award on games and books in the family cupboard. As a parent, the mark has become even more meaningful, guiding he and his wife Candace towards quality educational experiences for their two sons. But
Champaign, Illinois, March 14,2012 — One year and five titles after their first app release, Spinlight Studio today is pleased to announce a major update of the game that started it all. Swapsies 2.0 — now a plus app built for iPad and iPhone/iPod touch — was officially released to the iTunes App Store on Sunday. With
Champaign, Illinois, March 12, 2012 — Big news! We’ve moved to a brand-new space! As of Monday, March 12, we’re working out of temporary digs at Pinehurst Commons in Champaign, just off the Olympian Drive I-74 exit, while we wait for a new office to be fitted out next door. Wait. What? Yup. It’s true.
Champaign, Illinois, February 23, 2012 – Cue the spy music, grab your secret code watch and download the new elementary app that has kids everywhere learning math — and loving it. Fresh from the makers of the award-winning Tots Education Series comes Operation Math with 105 missions designed to transform mundane math into a global adventure.