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10 YouTube Channels About History Perfect for Kids Understanding history is important to being a responsible, informed citizen, plus, it is downright interesting! YouTube offers a wealth of resources both for classroom use at all levels and for the hobbyist in your home. Check out these cool history channels that are sure to match your …

Seventh grade is a time when kids have to step up their learning. The tasks get tougher as they head into more abstract concepts, and many are beginning to plan for high school and college success. These recommended apps will help your student learn and grow with the best. Math Galaxy Word Problems Fun Math …

Top Educational Apps for Back to School   We’ve scoured the App Store to find the top educational apps for kids. It wasn’t easy to narrow it down to just five for each category so in some cases we’ve listed more, especially for those hard to find apps for middle school, high school and special …

The Great Inventors will help kids from preschool through early elementary school learn basic information about the history of common inventions and their inventors. Children will enjoy the engaging graphics and animations, the narrated information, and the learning games.

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.

Civil War Interactive provides a good overview of the American Civil War that will be useful to students and to hobbyists. Its multimedia nature makes it a good learning tool.

GeoPop Global Challenge is a reasonably priced, challenging world geography app for ages 9+, but falls behind some of the other geography apps that we’ve reviewed.