Middle School

This is a great list of apps that can be used in middle school learning environments. With over 100 of the best iPhone, iPad and Android apps for middle school students reviewed by our moms and teachers, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect app for your kids’ needs.

8th grade apps

Our reviewed and recommended apps for 8th grade offer review of middle school science concepts, inspire kids to start writing as well as quiz them on verbs, nouns and adjectives, ...
7th grade apps

The seventh grade year is often a year of big changes-changing classes, new teachers, and higher educational expectations.  It’s also time to begin planning ahead for high school challenges.  These ...
6th grade apps

High quality educational apps for 6th grade can be a little harder to find in the App Store. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps include world geography, middle school ...
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Robot School gives kids a chance to rescue a stranded robot while learning basic computer programming skills and developing a better understanding of how computers work. Along the way, they ...
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Cato’s Hike is an entertaining and engaging app that will teach players concepts about creating computer programs. It encourages problem-solving, logic, attention to details, and many more vital skills that ...
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Social Stories Creator and Library for Preschool, Autism and Special Needs is a great tool for designing your own social stories for learners of any age group, ability level, or ...
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MARTi is an innovative and outstanding tool that will improve quality of life for individuals struggling with learning problems, dementia, cognitive challenges, autism, traumatic brain injury and many other conditions ...
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Quizlet is a great tool for older students to use for memorizing and studying rote information from their own flashcards, their teacher’s sets, or even sets of flashcards created by ...
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Duolingo offers a positive and comprehensive language learning experience that most middle school, high school, and adult students will find engaging and fun. It features short, effective lessons and practice, ...
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Khan Academy’s app provides a comprehensive library of topics and skills that support Common Core goals. It includes a wealth of information particularly on middle school and high school classes, ...
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MyScript Calculator is a powerful scientific calculator that has the advantage of accepting hand-written input on the device’s screen. It simplifies entry of complex equations and has a number of ...
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CK-12 offers a comprehensive system of review resources and practice questions that will help students get ahead in school. The app does a thorough job of covering vital ideas in ...
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Homework List is a handy tool that will help students get organized with school assignments and stay that way with minimal effort. The fact that it is digital should be ...
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Geoboard, by the Math Learning Center is an outstanding app that will help students from middle elementary school through high school develop and improve their understandings of geometry, fraction concepts, ...
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Middle School Vocabulary Prep offers hundreds of words with definitions and parts of speech in learning, quiz, and test modes. It will provide middle and high school students with hours ...
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Middle School Science Pro 8th Grade is an engaging way to encourage students to review middle school science concepts. Two modes of play, the ability to earn banana tokens and ...
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Book Creator for iPad is a fantastic tool to encourage authors and illustrators of all ages and abilities to express themselves and share their work with family, friends and even ...
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5 Dice: Order of Operations is a great game to practice a challenging skill, especially for middle and high school students working individually or in pairs or groups.
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Mad Libs, the word game that makes learning parts of speech worthwhile, is great fun for players of all ages and stages. There’s something timeless about nonsense, and this app ...
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TeleStory will keep kids of nearly any age entertained for hours on end as they take on the challenges of writing, directing and filming shows that will fire up their ...
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Tic Tac Math Trilogy is a simple, effective system that provides vital, practical practice with math skills from basic computation through algebra, and it even includes a massive section on ...
OutdoorAppsForKids

From ebooks to apps that include hands-on activities we have gathered a variety of reviewed and recommended apps that encourage kids to get out outside to explore and learn about ...
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Science activities, videos, and simulations encourage kids to explore the lakes and other bodies of water around them.
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Attributes by Math Doodles is an entertaining way to sharpen a host of higher-order thinking skills that will not only support the development of understanding of math concepts, but will ...
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Inventioneers opens the door to creative and inventive play by challenging users to solve problems. Users can position objects and tiny helpers called Inventioneers to accomplish each goal while learning ...
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Say Word is a perfect tool for students in middle to upper elementary on up to use for practice with difficult homophones and easily-confused words. Most will find the vocabulary ...
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The Word Creativity Kit provides a unique system to explore the interplay between text and visual design that will stimulate artistic creativity as well as creative writing and self-expression.
apps by age

Find the best apps for your kids by searching our recommendations filtered by age group. A quick and easy way to find the apps that are perfect no matter your ...
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JFK Challenge is a wonderful and well-designed app that may spark a life-long love of history in children. It also is a great source of information about two very important ...
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David Wiesner’s Spot is an outstanding app that taps some of the iPad’s unique capabilities to create an engaging experience in five strange new worlds that are exciting for all ...
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Winky Think Logic Puzzles is an outstanding app that will provide hours of productive play value to children from preschool age on up. Everyone will benefit from exercising their logic, ...
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Knowji Vocab 7-10 is an outstanding and useful vocabulary development program that will help teens to prepare for high-stakes tests, assist students to prepare for collegiate level reading, and adults ...
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Reviewed and recommended, these apps are a fun way for kids to learn about our American presidents anytime of year.
Niko

A wonderful graphic novel that tells a heroic tale of one boy looking to defeat the dark. Action packed and full of beautiful illustrations and sound effects that children will ...
voice dream reader

Voice Dream Reader will open the doors of reading to many people struggling due to vision problems, dyslexia or other literacy issues.
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Seasons Greetings! We believe in being respectful of other cultures and having a fun time. So, however you celebrate we wish you all love, happiness and a healthy dose of ...
9 months

9 Months is a highly informative, well organized app that teaches children about the pregnancy process from conception to birth and it's a great value!
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iBiome-Wetlands is an engaging and hands-on way to apply biology concepts in a simulated wetlands environment.
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Spooktacular list of Halloween apps for your family. Check out the special treat we have in store for our readers!
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Here we look at the tie in game for the movie X-Men Days Of Future Past.