Educational Apps for Families

Educational Apps for Families


Bill Nye the Science Guy
An interactive, multifaceted science
app that will get kids excited about
science. Available for iPhone, iPad
Touch, and iPad.

Blue Planet Tales
Offers an educational approach
to the past with read along stories
that include brightly colored
and attractive characters children love.
Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Androd.

BrainPOP Featured Movie Each day, there is a new animated documentary spanning everything from planet Mars to Mexican artist
Frida Kahlo. Available for iPhone, iPod
Touch, iPad, Androd, and Apps for Windows.

Duolingo
PC Magazine awarded this app
the Editors' Choice for Language
Learning. Available for iPhone, iPod
Touch, iPad, and Androd.

Google Earth
Allows kids to explore the globe
with a touch of a finger. Available for
iPhone, iPad Touch, and iPad.

iTunes U
This app offers access to free
educational content from top
schools and prominent libraries
around the world. Available for iPhone, iPod
Touch, and iPad.

Kapitall
Teaches students about the stock
market by allowing them to practice
trading with a $100k virtual
portfolio. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch,
and iPad.

Marble Math Lite: Multiplication This app combines the fun of a maze game with the challenge of practicing multiplication skills. Available for iPad.

Monster Physics Lite
Colorful graphics and fun missions
make this app engaging, as kids
explore principles of physics.
Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

NASA App
Official NASA app, jam-packed
with information on the U.S. space
program and astronomy. Available
for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Androd.

News-O-Matic
This kid-friendly current events
app boils down the daily news into
simple articles that are appropriate
for kids. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch,
and iPad.

Parent Toolkit
This app helps parents to
navigate their child's growth
and development from pre-
kindergarten through 12th grade in the
classroom and beyond. Text TOOLKIT to
33733 to get the app on your mobile device!

Read Me Stories
With this app, a new eBook for
kids is added every day. Each
word is highlighted as the voice
tells the story so that kids can learn to read
along. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,
and Androd.

SAT Word Slam Free This app helps build SAT vocabulary by providing helpful pneumonic hints in the form
of rhymes, audio, and signature
"Remember This" clues. Available for
iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

Sushi Monster
An entertaining and stimulating
math app from Scholastic that
provides clever and challenging
addition and multiplication practice.
Available for iPad.

SwipeSpeare
This app puts Shakespeare plays
into plain and simple English. It
also has engaging features such
as a searchable Shakespeare Dictionary,
a biography, study guides and lesson
plans. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,
Androd, and Apps for Windows.

VideoScience
A growing library of over 80 hands-
on Science lessons that demonstrate
easy to recreate experiments
designed to inspire and excite kids of all
ages. Available for iPad.

Weird but True
This app, by the National
Geographic Society, teaches kids
about all their favorite subjects -
animals, weather, space, history, and more.
Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

WWF Together
The app offers information on tons
of species, including elephants,
whales, and kids can learn how far
they live from their favorite animals, play
with on-screen origami animals, or try out
"tiger vision." Available for iPhone, iPod
Touch, and iPad.

 

The listed resources are not endorsed by the Georgia Department of Education but offered as possible tools for Title I schools and school districts to utilize with families.