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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.


Practice solving problems on your own or pit your math skills against other play in this multiplayer problem-solving game. Once you start the game, your skills are immediately put the test, challenging your speed and accuracy as you add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Rough Science provides basic introductory information about layers of the earth, states of matter, and adaptation/evolution in the form of a video tutorial and a hands-on challenge that reinforces a simple concept from the video.

Meet Science: Magnetism and Electricity is an interactive, thorough study guide for basic physics concepts in the two areas. The app is informative and engaging, and a great resource for upper elementary through beginning high school students.

Presidents Challenge is a fun and diverting way to memorize the names of the presidents of the United States in order. Users can choose to tackle specific eras or the entire list at once. There is a blank timeline with the year of election on one side of the screen, and a tray of presidential portraits with names on the other side. Users drag pictures from the tray to the correct place on the timeline. The app also provides a little biographical and background information about each president.

Pepe & Pepita is another great educational app from Mrs. Judd’s Games that will help children learn a variety of vocabulary words while providing practice identifying the correct gender for each noun. A great app for a great price!

The Right Word offers several types and levels of practice with a huge list of word pairs and groups that many people find confusing. It includes a handy reference tool, and offers practice with various fill-in activities that force the user to use context clues to answer correctly.

The Read With Me Fluency app offers a simple and convenient way to assess student reading to teachers, parents, tutors, and others who need to monitor progress. The app allows users to administer an informal reading inventory (a common tool) to single students or entire classrooms or groups.