Learning & Organizing Apps for Students

By 9/07/2022 10:46:00 AM ,

Looking for apps to help with learning and the to-do lists for the new school year? The App Store has a collection of apps and resources for students of all ages.

Learning and Organizing Apps for Students in App Store

These apps cover a range including resources for educational subjects, staying organized, buying school supplies, and getting mental health support throughout the academic year and beyond.

Here are a few of my favorites from the list for kids from Pre-K into High School.

Organizing Apps

  • Life360 (Free) - This handy app helps everyone in a family share their real-time location and notify one another when they’ve arrived at home, school, the office, or another destination.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/life360-find-family-friends/id384830320

Pre-K Apps

  • Endless Learning Academy (Free/In-App Purchases) - Set in a delightful theme park populated by curious little monsters, Endless Learning Academy is full of games for improving literacy and numeracy. Kids will learn letters and numbers, then move on to phonics and arithmetic. The app also offers Spanish and music activities.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/endless-learning-academy/id1034523226

  • Me: A Kid’s Diary by Tinybop ($3.99) - This interactive journal lets kids express themselves through photos, sketches, audio recordings, and, of course, words. It guides them, step by step, with fun prompts on everything from how they lost a tooth to what their dream pet looks like.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/me-a-kids-diary-by-tinybop/id1126531257

Elementary School Apps

  • MathTango (Free/In-App Purchases) - Here’s a novel idea for teaching math: Mix it with monsters and space stations. Designed for ages 5 to 10, this app has two worlds: MathTango Island, where kids dive into addition and subtraction, and Starbase MathTango, for multiplication and division.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/mathtango-grades-k-5-learning/id1234698308

  • Tappity (Free/In-App Purchases) - Help kids discover their inner scientist with over 500 interactive video lessons and follow-along experiments. The on-demand classes cover astronomy, physics, earth science, and more and align with the Next Generation Science Standards.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/science-for-kids-by-tappity/id1265019371

Middle School Apps

  • Duolingo (Free) - With its quick lessons and gamified approach to learning, Duolingo makes mastering a language feel less like studying and more like playing. There are lessons in more than 30 languages, including Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/duolingo-language-lessons/id570060128

  • Yousician (Free) - With a vast library of video tutorials and music theory lessons, Yousician is a fun way to learn guitar, bass, piano, ukulele, and singing, all at your own pace. Check out the Artist Courses for tips and tutorials from Jason Mraz and Metallica.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/yousician-your-music-teacher/id959883039

  • Swift Playgrounds (Free) - The iPad and Mac app turns coding into a game, presenting each lesson as a fun-to-solve puzzle. Learn the basic concepts of programming and become versed in the Swift programming language.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/swift-playgrounds/id908519492

High School Apps

  • Khan Academy - In addition to in-depth courses on chemistry, U.S. and world history, calculus, and more (including AP options), this app offers excellent prep courses for the SATs, ACTs, and other standardized tests. All are free.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy/id469863705

  • Photomath - Stuck on a math problem? Point your iPhone camera at it and this app will solve it and walk you through the solution step by step. The app understands integers, fractions, decimals, and logarithms—and can even work its magic with calculus and trigonometry.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/photomath/id919087726

  • Kahoot! - This app includes a vast library of multiple-choice quizzes on history, astrophysics, sports, and more—created by Britannica, NASA, and other experts. Use study mode to prep for your quiz with flash cards and practice rounds.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/kahoot-play-create-quizzes/id1131203560

Mental Health Resources Apps

Mental Health Resources Apps

These apps lower the barrier to talk therapy for those 13 and older. Get paired with a licensed therapist or coach over text, audio, or video message whenever you like.

  • Sanvello: Anxiety & Depression (Free/In-App Purchases) - Feeling anxious, lonely, overwhelmed, or just burned out, Sanvello will meet you where you’re at. Including therapy, coaching, coping techniques, meditations, and goal and mood tracking, designed by experts to help you feel better.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/sanvello-anxiety-depression/id922968861

  • Teen Counseling - Connects teens with a licensed therapist who specializes in helping teens. Whenever you need and wherever you are, just text your therapist or schedule a video or phone call.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/teen-counseling/id1206966896

  • Talkspace Therapy & Counseling (Free/Subscription Service) - Tell your preferences for therapy and get match with a therapists in your state. Send your therapist unlimited text, audio, picture, or video messages from anywhere, at any time.

    Learn more - apps.apple.com/us/app/talkspace-therapy-counseling/id661829386

While this collection on the App Store highlights apps for students, there's also more resources listed that teachers and parents can use for the school year.

Learn more - apps.apple.com/story/id1629101848

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  1. I'm addicted to Life360. About to check out some of the others. Thanks!