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 …
Reviewed and recommended apps for third graders will make finding just the right one for your child a piece of cake! Here are some great ones to help with cursive writing, math skills, composition and creativity, and more. Letter School Cursive Writing Teaching kids to write in cursive may seem like a lost art, but …
Here are some great reviewed apps for spelling, phonics skills, listening skills, and more! These apps are perfect for second-grade students. Planet Lettra Planet Lettra is a playground for word-building. Users are magically transported to the mythical Planet Lettra where letters float in bubbles in the sky. When the bubbles bump, the letters combine, and …
A little bit of science, a small bit of social studies, some reading and some math round out the suggestions for first graders this year. Take a look at these apps. Malama Honua My Voyage The My Voyage app will take users on an elaborate adventure through documentary-like videos, games, and more as the main …
Cosmic Paul is an early learning app that helps children practice their alphabet and spelling skills using a unique and very entertaining search and find concept. Interactive, educational, and tons of fun, this app is great for children of all ages!
Read-Kids Learn to Read and Write in 20 Lessons is an outstanding app that offers some simple, yet effective practice for early reading skills in the areas of phonics, sight word recognition, writing, and reading comprehension.
Sago Mini Robot Party is an entertaining and creative app that will spark the imaginations of toddler and preschool users as well as encourage them to build self-expression skills and have a great time creating robots.
Listening Power Preschool is an outstanding receptive language development app capable of accommodating up to 75 users, creating groups, and providing an array of flexible practice activities that will keep young children learning for years.
Create Storytime is a fun and child-friendly app that will encourage creative writing in a rather structured way. Children can create professional-looking ebooks featuring their own ideas, but some may find it too limiting for extended play.
Autism Core Skills is an outstanding app that provides a wealth of effective, targeted, scaffolded practice for students with autism working to master Common Core skills at the preschool through grade 1 levels. It makes good use of research-based best practices for education, and keeps extensive data suitable for managing IEP goals.
Elastic Alphabets for Kids is a remarkably entertaining app designed to review and reinforce letter recognition and beginning phonics with young children, ESL students, and students with special needs.
Spelling Bug Hangman is a fun version of the classic game that comes with nearly 100 built-in word lists for early elementary students as well as the capability to add individualized practice word lists.
Zinkerz Prep For SAT Test is an all inclusive app for students who want to get prepped and ready for the big test! With practice tests, flashcards, and loads of tips and tricks, this app is great for practice at school or at home.
Verbs for Kids-Part 1 would be a useful tool to help students of English and perhaps special needs students hear examples of acceptable English grammar and pronunciation, as well as see clear animated illustrations of 180 verbs and sentences. It does have some flaws, however, and parents and teachers would be wise to check the app thoroughly before investing.
Letter Cross-Tracking is a serviceable app that will help children remediate letter reversals and inversions and help them build skills in the areas of visual tracking, attention to detail and position in space, but they may need outside motivation to complete assigned work so they don’t lose interest.
Elkonin Boxes is a digital version of a highly-effective teaching strategy that will help beginning and struggling readers build vital skills for phonemic awareness, which is foundational to success in phonics.
The Pronoun Party is a bare-bones, repetitive source of practice sentences with pronouns and gender words that will help young children practice understanding these words in spoken sentences and responding to them appropriately.
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.
Wonster Words: Spelling with ABC and Phonics by Puzzlingo is an amusing and entertaining way to help children practice reading and spelling words that review basic phonics skills such as word families, rhyming, consonant digraphs, and more.