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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....

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue

As someone who has always loved ladybugs, I found this app very informative and amusing. I’ve always admired their daintiness and their unique features, but I knew nothing about them. This storybook-type app opened my eyes to amazing facts about these cute...

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...

Newsela

Newsela is an excellent app that proudly boasts over 10 million learners. I like to think of it as a virtual newsstand. With varied content, there are articles sure to appeal to just about everyone. The articles are available at five reading levels. These levels...

Vanido

Are you someone who has an amazing voice and wants to dial it into perfection? Or, perhaps you are someone who wants to sing but could use a little help fine-tuning pitch and expanding your range. Maybe even a combination of both? Regardless of your skill or talent...

Extraordinary Women

With a title as compelling as “Extraordinary Women,” this app has quite the name to uphold. And it does. It is filled with detailed journeys through the lives of nine empowering women. Extraordinary would be one word to describe the personalities and accomplishments...

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...

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...

Tappity

Tappity is an amazing interactive app that covers many different science topics. The app is narrated by a friendly little space bot, as well as an actual human named Haley. Haley appears many times throughout the app via videos that call for user participation. This...

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...

ReadingIQ

Nothing beats the feeling of walking into a library and surrounding yourself with endless literature, but the ReadingIQ app may be the first of its kind to replicate that feeling. This app puts a personalized library at your fingertips for use as soon as the desire to...

Amazon FreeTime

Amazon FreeTime is a leg of Amazon, and it does not fall short of its high standards and knack for perfectly personalized content. This service allows up to four users unlimited access to over 10,000 books, movies, and TV shows. Each user has a profile, and content is...

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...

Reading Eggs

* Parent and Teacher Choice Award Winner* Loved by Parents Best Family App* Loved by Parents Best Children’s App* Practical Pre-School Gold Award 2018* Academics Choice Smart Media and Brain Toy Award Winner The only regret I have regarding this app is that I...

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...

GoNoodle

GoNoodle is home to hundreds of interactive videos that make screen time fun, active, engaging, and educational. The app boasts an audience of 14 million kids and is also used by many teachers and schools. There are hundreds of videos to choose from. They all do an...

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...

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...