Best Back to School Apps

kids w ipadWe’ve been looking around for the best apps for kids as we head back into the school year.  Take a look at some of the options below:

Learn with Homer
Learn With Homer is a fantastic app for teaching foundational reading skills to children. The target audience is children ages 3-to-6.

Barefoot World Atlas
Allows kids to explore and discover the rich diversity of our world.  It has amazing visual and audio features such as animated graphics, photos, and narrated text.  Fee.

Kids’ Vocab – Mindsnacks
An app that teaches children a variety of new vocabulary words in order to help kids become stronger readers.  Free.

A flash-card application that allows you to  create decks of cards.  You can use use Google Spreadsheet, Microsoft Excel, sound clips or YouTube video to create the cards. You can also share and downloaddecks with your  friends and classmates.  Free and Fee versions are available.

Bobo Explores Light
The subject matter in this app is focused on light and how humans perceive it.  Topics include lasers, auroras, photosynthesis, and bioluminescence.  Fee.
This app includes nearly 400,000 definitions and a thesaurus.  Free.

A simple way to organize and  keep track of class schedules and assignments.  They can be color-coded automatically according to their due date.  It also syncs with a laptop or desktop computer, so you can be sure everything stays up to date.  Free.

Evernote lets you type and synchronize notes, photos and voice memos  from your iPhone to the Web. Everything can be accessed later from the Evernote  application or the Evernote website, where the company offers a free desktop client for Apple and Windows PCs.  Free.