Cameron Park, California – Curriculum for The Prisoner of Carrot Castle was written by certified teacher Cyndie Sebourn of Apps With Curriculum. Ms Sebourn saw what was coming and started an educational technology service to develop Common Core-aligned course work for book app developers. Sebourn, a retired Arkansas educator, founded Apps With Curriculum to make educational apps better suited for classroom use. Her own book app with accompanying CCSS aligned curriculum, Smarty Britches Nouns, teaches kids about nouns through a Southern-themed story with engaging interactions that reinforce the learning.

The Prisoner of Carrot Castle has enjoyed over 40,000 downloads from the Apple App Store and offers discounts to schools. After downloading the app, teachers can connect their iPad to a classroom SMART Board(R) and read the book with all the interaction while kids watch and enjoy. Teachers can use the reading strategies offered in the CCSS aligned curriculum as a course of study that is cross curricular in subject areas and involves technology with education, an important aspect of CCSS.

With the roll out of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) there are lots of questions and issues. Most educators support the standards, but are concerned about the lack of training and proper implementation. Publishers and others are asking how they can help teachers and administrators implement the standards.

“We provide educational resources for children from three to eight-years-old through books in digital formats and curriculum that teaches healthy life skills – we call it learning entertainment.” Chris Pedersen, Owner Purple Carrot Book

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 75.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
The Prisoner of Carrot Castle 1.1.2 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.

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Purple Carrot brings the very best children’s content to parents and kids. Our content embodies innovation, education, and fun in a world of adventure and imagination. Teaching kids life skills, good habits and positive attitudes without it feeling like education. This joint partnership between author and founder Chris Pedersen and immensely talented illustrator and animator Kate Jeong is ready to take your kids on grand adventures and heroic journeys, giving every child the possibility of a healthier, happier life. Mission statement: Influencing children for a hopeful, healthy future. We’re small, we’re independent, but more than 40,000 people downloaded our iTunes version of The Prisoner of Carrot Castle in one weekend. We must be doing something right! Copyright (C) 2013 Purple Carrot. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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