This app boggles and expands the mind

Mar 31, 2010

Bookworm is an intelligently accessible word game for the iPhone that will expand your vocabulary as you pass the time. Part Scrabble, part Tetris, with a dose of the New York Times’ Sunday Crossword, Bookworm will test your vocabulary as you accumulate points by tapping and dragging your way across a large board of letters. […]

Bookworm is an intelligently accessible word game for the iPhone that will expand your vocabulary as you pass the time. Part Scrabble, part Tetris, with a dose of the New York Times’ Sunday Crossword, Bookworm will test your vocabulary as you accumulate points by tapping and dragging your way across a large board of letters. Different modes reward you for speed and spelling out the longest word.

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This app boggles and expands the mind

Oct 29, 2009

Bookworm is an intelligently accessible word game for the iPhone that will expand your vocabulary as you pass the time. Part Scrabble, part Tetris, with a dose of the New York Times’ Sunday Crossword, Bookworm will test your vocabulary as you accumulate points by tapping and dragging your way across a large board of letters. […]

Bookworm is an intelligently accessible word game for the iPhone that will expand your vocabulary as you pass the time. Part Scrabble, part Tetris, with a dose of the New York Times’ Sunday Crossword, Bookworm will test your vocabulary as you accumulate points by tapping and dragging your way across a large board of letters. Different modes reward you for speed and spelling out the longest word.

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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