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Here are some of the best apps for English teachers that we’ve found.


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!

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.

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.

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.