The best “Back to School” apps

Going back to school? This shouldn’t just mean returning to notebooks and textbooks. In today’s tech world there are great apps to help students study more efficiently and also have fun while doing that. Let’s have a look at some of our favorite picks:

Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Teach me – Kindergarten

TeachMe: Kindergarten teaches six different age appropriate subjects to Kindergarten aged children: sight words, addition, subtraction, spelling and now writing letters and numbers.

Download Teach me – Kidergarter for iOS

Starfall ABC’s

Starfall ABCs is an in-depth alphabet-teaching app. Kids hear the sounds of each letter repeated often and can both hear and see how each letter is used in words.

Download Starfall ABC’s for iOS


Juana la Iguana goes to the Beach- Learn Spanish

Juana la Iguana Goes to the Beach is a fun app that plunges preschoolers into the Spanish language.

Download Juana la Iguana Goes to the Beach for iOS

Early Elementary

A+ Spelling Test

A+ Spelling provides an easy way to practice weekly spelling lists or to brush up using predefined spelling lists.

Download A+ Spelling Tests for iOS

Todo Math

Todo Math is a free app designed to practice early childhood math skills.

Download Todo Math for iOS


iTooch Elementary School App

iTooch Elementary School is a fun way of practicing and learning Math, Language Arts and Science intended for elementary and primary school students. It covers the official Elementary U.S. curriculum.

Download iTooch Elementary School App for iOS

Late Elementary

Lightbot : Code Hour

Lightbot is an educational game for kids to introduce them to coding with puzzles.

Download Lightbot: Code Hour for iOS

4th – Grade Reading Comprehension Social Studies

This reading comprehension app has twenty stories about social studies.

Download 4th Grade Reading Comprehension Social Studies for iOS


Reading Train Full STEAM Ahead Books, Songs, Games

The Reading Train Full STEAM Ahead Books, Songs & Games app is a great app for children who are learning to read. The app contains more than 200 playful picture books, 20 sing-along song books and unlimited train game quizzes.

Download Reading Train Full STEAM Ahead for iOS

Junior High

iTooch Middle School

With more than 10,000 exercises, iTooch Middle School is a new and fun way of practicing and learning Mathematics and Language Arts for 6th, 7th or 8th graders.

Download iTooch Middle School for iOS

Code Adventures: Programming Game For Kids

Code Adventures provides young children with the perfect system to learn foundational ideas about computer programming.

Download Code Adventures for iOS


Stack the Countries

Stack the countries is an educational geography game teaching and testing students in the countries of the world and their shapes, neighbors, landmarks, capital cities, languages, flags, and other geographical facts.

Download Stack the Countries for iOS

High School

myHomework Student Planner

myHomework Student Planner is a digital student planner app where students can easily track their classes, homework, tests and projects.

Download myHomework Student Planner for Mac

Download myHomework Student Planner for iOS

Duolingo – Learn Languages for Free

Duolingo is an enjoyable way to introduce your children to a foreign language. The app uses short lessons to introduce basic words, common phrases, and grammar.

Download Duolingo for iOS

Download Duolingo for Android

SAT Prep by Ready4

the Ready4SAT App will help you master the test’s Reading, Writing, and Math questions so that you know you’re ready to do your best on test day.

Download SAT Prep for iOS




EdX offers free online courses from the world’s best universities and institutions like for example Harvard University, MIT, UC Berkeley and more.

Download eDX for iOS

Download eDX for Android

My Study Life

My Study Life is a cross-platform planner for students, teachers and lecturers designed to make your study life easier to manage.

Download My Study for iOS

Download My Study Life for Android


TED Talks are influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity. With these apps you can explore more than 2,000 TED Talks from remarkable people, by topic and mood, from tech and science to the surprises of your own psychology.

Download TED for iOS

Download TED for Android

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