It’s that time of the year once again when parents, educators and students begin heading back to school.

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If you have an iOS device, you can supplement your child’s education and stimulate them to get involved with quality academic iOS apps. We’ve scoured the App Store and compiled a few of the best titles for the high schoolers in your family.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy [iOS Universal; Free]

Khan Academy is a quickly growing instructional resource that puts together tutorials with accompanying educational videos on mathematics, science, history, civics and finance. The service has more than 4,200 video lessons that are easily accessible through the Khan Academy iOS app. Videos can be streamed as well as downloaded for offline gain access to.

iTunes U

iTunes U [iOS Universal; Free]

iTunes U is Apple’s online course repository with over 750,000 free lectures, videos, iBooks, and more. The material covers a broad scope of subjects including the liberal arts, science and math. More than simply a viewer, the app includes assignments that students can tick off as they are completed. Students also can include notes when they are evaluating either audio or video lectures.


Rosetta Course [iOS Universal; Free]

Move away from the desktop and let you student discover a new language on the go with Rosetta Stone(R) language-learning software application for the iPhone and iPad. The course covers foreign language fundamentals making use of the immersive Rosetta stone approach. The app is included free with a Rosetta Stone subscription. Non-subscribers can register for a Rosetta account and test out one chapter of their favorite language free of cost.

SAT Vocab

SAT Vocab by MindSnacks [iOS Universal; Free]

Improve your student’s vocabulary skills and assist them prep for the SAT, PSAT or GRE with the diverse video games provided in this MindSnacks title. The app takes a multimedia approach to language knowing by combing images and audio in a series of mini-games that’ll make memorization fun. It’s a little on the cutesy side, however the material is customized to the college-prep student. SAT Vocab is free with in-app purchases to unlock added vocabulary lessons.


StudyBlue [iOS Universal; Free]

Incorporating video games into the discovering procedure can be a beneficial technique, however occasionally students simply need a basic set of notecards in order to learn new material. One of the finest flash card tools is StudyBlue, which offers mobile access to notes, flashcards and study guides.

The app permits moms and dads, educators or students to develop custom flashcard sets and research sets with both their own product and advised content based upon the topic that is being studied. Research study sets can consist of images as well as audio.

If there is no time to assemble a custom-made research set, students can explore over 250+ million student-authored flashcards and notes along with use the app’s Research Guide feature to instantly put together a guide based upon the topic that has to be evaluated.

Calendars 5

Calendars 5 by Readdle [iOS Universal; $6.99]

Senior high school is even more than simply checking out, writing and arithmetic. Students have to discover the best ways to handle their schoolwork, work schedule and their extra-curricular activities. One of the best organizers is Calendars 5 by Readdle.

Calendars 5 has a clean, easy-to-use interface that makes it ideal for students to arrange their schedule. With natural language input, an integrated task manager and offline operation, students won’t miss out on a beat.


Evernote [iOS Universal; Free]

Keeping in mind is significant part of secondary school courses, and one of the finest note-taking apps for iOS is Evernote. It syncs throughout both mobile and desktop platforms and has all the features that students would ever require to develop, organize and browse their notes.

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