Highbrow

Highbrow

By JoinHighbrow Limited

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2017-09-28
  • Current Version: 1.2.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 35.74 MB
  • Developer: JoinHighbrow Limited
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 37 Ratings

Description

WHAT IS HIGHBROW? It’s a subscription video on demand platform of educational videos for children ages 1-11. On Highbrow we have videos covering everything you can imagine: arts & crafts, science experiments, cooking, phonics, ballet, 23+ foreign languages, and much more beyond. Highbrow is ad-free and safe, and we have been picked by Apple as ‘App of the Day’ within 5 months of launch in both the US and UK stores. WHAT MAKES HIGHBROW DIFFERENT? Highbrow is educational, and Highbrow is personalised. Our aim is that every child should have their own unique Highbrow experience, because every child is unique – whether they like trains or dragons, football or piano, or perhaps a mix of all four! Highbrow has a library of over 5000+ video titles that are 100% educational. Not marketing ‘educational’ but truly educational. Our internal machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms dive into our deep library of content and serve up the best video recommendation for your child based on their age and interest – the more they use Highbrow, the more personalised it becomes. This way, if Highbrow learns that your child loves dinosaurs, they most likely will learn phonics, letters, numbers with dinosaurs, helping them to understand and retain every minute. WHAT IS THE EDUCATIONAL MERIT OF HIGHBROW? We have worked closely with educators and experts to figure out what makes a video educational. We have then codified this in our Healthy Content Framework that we used to analyse every video before it is approved for the platform. We have also released a paper about it which you can find here: https://joinhighbrow.com/publications/ Highbrow is now being used in hundreds of schools and learning institutions around the world. WHO ARE HIGHBROW’S CREATORS? They are our pride and joy! Our creators are small/medium-enterprises, teachers, parents, and Grammy & Emmy award winners. We have hundreds of creators spread across 18 different countries. Each one of them has a true passion for education and their quality is second to none! You can learn more about our creators & see behind the scenes on our Instagram account (@joinhighbrow). HIGHBROW SUBSCRIPTION • Unlimited access, and up to five child sub-accounts • Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account, starting within 24-hours prior to the end of the free trial period • Subscription automatically renews monthly, after your free trial ends, unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period • Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, at the price shown in your iTunes Account • You can manage your subscription settings, cancel, or turn off auto-renewal through your iTunes & App Store Account Settings • To the extent applicable, any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription TERMS & PRIVACY Privacy Policy: https://joinhighbrow.com/privacy Terms & Conditions: https://joinhighbrow.com/terms-and-conditions GET IN TOUCH We always love to hear from you! If you have any questions, or just want to say hi, drop us an email at info@joinhighbrow.com

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Reviews

  • LoAding

    1
    By Redskins82
    The app is always having loading problems.
  • Good content

    4
    By Antnyc18
    My toddler daughter is enjoying these videos. And it’s nice they provide some education. It would be nice if the videos could be downloaded for times when there’s no WiFi available.
  • No diversity

    1
    By Nene617
    Unfortunately, I can't enjoy the great content with my son because there is hardly and diversity in the characters. The first three videos we watched featured a white girl and as a young boy of color it's important he sees diverse groups of people.
  • Overall great app! Kids love it

    5
    By busybookworm22
    The app was impressively easy to navigate and has quality content! It keeps my younger, information-seeking nieces and nephews completely engaged. The videos are both educational and entertaining and I’m glad they’ve been screened before hand and even broken down into age groups. I’ve been trying to get the rest of my family to download the app for their kids! Would definitely recommend
  • Can’t unsubscribe!

    2
    By dlawsing
    It says to go through Apple to unsubscribe and it isn’t working!!!
  • Help requested

    1
    By Appappluvr
    This rating is a placeholder: if I get a reply from the devs and can access the content, I’ll give it an honest review. If not, it stays a 1. Looks like a fun app for my child, but I can’t access the free trial. It says, “Grown-ups only! To access, please enter.” Below that is a row of numbers that remains partially obscured (the bottoms of the numbers are clipped). I can select 3 numbers, and then the field is erased. Presumably, the intent was to show a simple math problem and then have the adult input the 3-digit answer. I see no math problem and only part of the numbers below. I’m using an 8+ with iOS v.11.3. I tried the obvious stuff like restarting the app and attempting to change the orientation to portrait. Advice is needed, devs.
  • I don’t like it

    2
    By Koko111222333444
    It has a free trial I hate it
  • Content doesn’t feel “carefully chosen”

    2
    By GandJMommy
    I was so excited to have an alternative to YouTube Kids, which we removed from our iPad due to the inappropriate videos and content. My excitement quickly turned to frustration, upon downloading Highbrow and signing up for the free trial. An entire Halloween section for ages one to three? Halloween videos with zero educational value is one of the reasons we removed YouTube Kids. I don't find anything educational about a song called "Wicked Wendy," or a video called "Halloween Vocabulary" for ages one to three, with words such as: "Haunted House," "Tombstone," "Skull," "Coffin." That, to me, doesn't feel like "carefully-chosen content." We’ll be removing this App, if we don’t notice some changes to Highbrow.
  • Awesome but bummed

    4
    By DfranciMama81
    Love the APP but our kids only get to use the older iPad that won't update past IOS 9.3.5 I let my oldest use it on my phone once though and th content is great.
  • Love that I can trust it.

    3
    By Jfevergirl
    I love that I don’t have to worry about what content is on here. Everything has been great. Only drawback is that it seem a bit “babyish” for my 6 year old. He isn’t yet a reader but is easily bored with the content.

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