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GetFact

If you love trivia and learning interesting, sometimes weird, facts, then this app may be for you! GetFact is a trivia, and word game rolled into one entertaining and educational app. This game challenges the user by asking them to unscramble letters to create a word....

Impulse Brain Training

When it comes to our bodies, many of us try to preserve any youth-like characteristics we can as we age. But, have you ever thought about preserving or even growing your brain? It is so easy to reach complacency as we settle into the routine of being an adult. Why not...

Math Facts

If you are searching for a basic and simple app to help keep your math skills sharp, this one fits the bill perfectly. I think of it like a quiz in the palm of my hands. The app creates a curriculum based on your level of knowledge and quizzes you on varying math...

Scrabble GO

Scrabble Go is the digital version of the classic family board game. If you are looking for hours of addictive fun, while expanding your vocabulary and sharpening your mental agility, this is the game for you. As I am sure you know, Scrabble challenges you to create...

The Explorers

This app is unique and struck me as very interesting. “The Explorers” serves as a platform for Earth’s adventurers to upload and share photos and videos of different parts of the world. The shared content reveals the beautiful diversity that lies within our vast big...

Rosetta Stone

* 2019 PCMag Editors’ Choice* 2019 Tabby Awards Winner* 2019 Best Mobile App Awards: Best Designed App and Best Overall App Rosetta Stone is, arguably, the most recognizable and widely used app for learning new languages. With millions of people using it, and over...

English Idioms: Learn and Play

English can be an overwhelming language to learn. Add on top of that phrases that often mean something different than what defines the words alone, and you've got a recipe for confusion! That is where an app like this one comes in handy. "English Idioms: Learn and...

Words Booster: Learn Languages

If you have ever contemplated learning a new language, Words Booster is a great app to help get you started. The thought of starting from scratch and diving headfirst into a foreign tongue can be intimidating, but this app makes it simple, fun, and approachable. When...

Brainsparker Creativity Card

* Featured on Apple Today & Fox News This gem of an app has made its way into the hands of hundreds of thousands of people, and I can see why. Brainsparker possesses a seemingly endless amount of prompts to help stimulate the mind and get creative juices flowing....

Word Hippo

Let writer's block be a thing of the past with this convenient dictionary and thesaurus app. Word Hippo has everything you need to explore the depths of the English language through avenues such as synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, definitions, and much more. There are many...

Hangman

Everyone knows the classic vocabulary game, Hangman. Sure, a good old fashioned pen and paper works just fine for this game. But, since we are in the era of digital everything, why make an exception here? Having a fun, educational, and entertaining game in my pocket...

Christmas Pics Quiz Game

Some of the most adored holiday characters and objects are the main stars of this fun quiz-app. Photos are hidden but can be revealed piece by piece by one, two, three, or four taps. The object of this game is to make the word that matches the photo. This is done by...

Photomath

Before I dive into all the reasons I love this app, I would like to state that this app is a calculator. I will go into why this app is useful and educational, but it is important to understand that it works as a calculator, thus makes it easier to take shortcuts...

iTranslate

* Best of 2015, Editor’s Choice, App Store Essentials iTranslate has over 100 million downloads and over 300,000 reviews, with an average rating of 4.7 in iTunes. These numbers impressed me and piqued my curiosity. Upon downloading the app and testing it out, I can...

Mathemagics – Mental Math Tricks

* "Best New iPhone Education App" from eduinreview.com Mathemagics is an incredible app that is chock-full of mathematical tricks and tips to make solving equations a breeze. There are so many different categories of math to study (i.e., multiplying any number by 9,...

Grammar Fix

It is all-too-easy to get overwhelmed and even confused by the difficulty and non-uniform patterns of the English language. Thanks to new-age technology and amazing app creations, simple solutions are at the tips of our fingers. Grammar Fix is a perfect example of...

Duolingo

With over 300 million people using Duolingo, it is clear as ever that it unlocks the secret to learning new languages in a manner that is efficient and fun. The free app offers an effective method of introducing languages in a way that is fun and productive. The app...

Codeacademy Go

Codeacademy Go is an app that allows you to review coding concepts and practice what you know while on the go. The idea behind this app is unique, as it is supplemental to the main program, which is done from a PC. So, learning the actual coding concepts isn't done in...

Kahoot!

When my fourth-grader came home raving about this new app his teacher had him use in class, I knew it had to be something special. It takes a lot to excite my boy when it comes to learning, so I knew this was something worth checking out. And, the fact that his...

Vocabulary Builder

Carefully crafted by expert tutors with over ten years of experience, this app provides you with the information you need to improve your vocabulary and prep for the GRE test (as well as others). While this app was created to help students become familiar with the...