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.
Family Orbit is a parental monitoring app that allows parents to keep track of their children’s activities related to the child’s smart phone, including location, apps downloaded, speed, and check-ins to confirm safe arrivals. It also has a system for chatting among family members, arranging pick-ups, and includes a panic button for emergencies.
The Tune Zoo is a fantastic music app that is highly versatile and enjoyable. It allows users to design and even record unique musical creations across a wide range of styles and sounds, and even teaches many music fundamentals along the way with an outstanding, hands-on style that will appeal to even experienced musicians.
Jurassic GO-Dinosaur Snap Adventures is a fun game where users seek out fanciful dinosaurs in their natural habitats, photograph them, and can get the best pictures hung in the museum they build and operate. The game offers a lot of ways to earn points, unlock levels and other perks and generally advance quickly.
Blimp Code is a computer programming puzzle that will challenge reading comprehension, memory, and logic skills as players follow along with tutorials and hints, and then attempt to solve the puzzles to save the world.
Here’s our list of reviewed and recommended apps for 8th graders. Check out the math, science, and even personal health concepts! Challenge your upper middle school student with these great apps. I’ve Got This-An Interactive Story I Got This: An Interactive Story walks users through a first-person account of a teen who developed type 2 …
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 vocabulary prep, a comprehensive math practice tool, a tower defense geometry game and a graphic novel that covers a variety of middle school issues like self-esteem, …
Here are some of the best of the best apps for fifth graders as they head back to school. This list includes reviewed and recommended apps to help practice fractions, basic math, and grammar. There are also some apps that will open doors of programming and science. Enjoy! The Everything Machine The Everything Machine gives …
Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System is an educational and entertaining app that offers a close look at the sun and each of the eight planets in the solar system using fun facts, graphics and infographics, games and activities.
Math Galaxy Word Problems Fun offers a wide array of word problems in topics and levels suitable for grades 1-8, and if players enjoy arcade-style maze games, will be a motivational way to practice applying math skills. Game play is quite complex, however, and players may need adult assistance to learn the game well enough to enjoy it.
Math Climber HD is an outstanding, engaging resource for practicing basic math and prealgebra skills, useful for students who are learning these skills for the first time and those who need quick review or extra practice.
The free version of Mathway provides students with ready answers to math and chemistry problems at nearly any level. A subscription must be purchased to access step-by-step solutions that some students may need to understand the process of solving the problems, though.
Math Galaxy Whole Number Riddles is a fantastic app that will help with basic computation practice as well as working with time, money and measurement. Kids from first grade on up will play for hours competing to see who can be first to solve the riddles or figure out the jumbled words.
Math Galaxy Fraction and Decimal Riddles is a simple yet outstanding app that will appeal to children from grade three on up. It provides nearly endless practice in basic operations with fractions, decimals, and measurements, as well as practice identifying and working with special pairs of angles.
Times Table Galaxy is a fun and effective system for practicing multiplication facts in timed and competitive settings. The app supports both development of skill at skip counting and improvement in speed and memorization of multiplication combinations 2 x 2 to 12 x 12.
Autism Discovery Tool offers a wealth of insights and tips that will be useful to people who interact with others who have sensory processing problems or are on the autism spectrum as well as simulations of what some of the sensory distortions might seem like.
NextGen Maths is a specialized app that will provide supplemental review of basic arithmetic concepts and limited practice questions and problems. It is especially well-suited for visual learners with strong reading skills.
Monkey Party Learn Algebra makes an entertaining and valuable introduction to basic early algebra concepts, including balancing equations, combining like terms, using negative numbers, multiplying with fractions, and introducing the concept of graphing lines based on equations.
I Got This: An Interactive Story is a wonderful example of a high-quality public education ebook that is designed to appeal to the target age group, provides vital health information and does so in an engaging and memorable way.
The Everything Machine offers a great combination of programming practice, logic skills, and sequencing as well as a healthy dose of creativity by giving users tools to access the Apple device’s input and output features with switches, timers, and even transmitters.
EDNA is a practical and easy-to-use mind mapping system that is perfect for middle and high school students who need to organize essays, reports, and other longer pieces of writing because it easily converts graphic idea webs into traditional outlines that make writing a breeze.
Thanks to the advances in technology educators and parents have more options available to them to make learning history fun. Apps can be a great tool to present material in an interactive and entertaining way. The apps included in our recommendations are not only educational, but also entertaining. Some apps may be rated age 9+.
Sometimes finding apps that meet your student’s learning challenges can be nearly as difficult as school, but these app developers have really come through for students, parents and teachers. This selection of recommended apps will help with communication, organization, social skills, reading problems, and much more. Voice Dream Reader Voice Dream Reader is more than …