Animoto for iOS General

Cost: Free For all grade levels

Students can create a video presentation using music, voice, video, and photos. This app works the same as the online computer version. Presentations can be shared via email or saved on camera roll.

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Genius Puzzler for iOS General, Language Arts

Cost: Free 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

Train your brain! Over 30 puzzles to tickle your neurons for hours of fun.

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Puzzle Quizzes for iOS General, Mathematics

Cost: Free 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

Solve 50 original, hand-crafted puzzles with an intuitive touch-and-answer gameplay.

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STUDYBLUE Flashcards for iOS General

Cost: Free 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

STUDYBLUE exists to make studying efficient and effective for every student, for free. This app is made for serious studiers; flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters. Review class notes and flashcards whenever you have a minute to spare. Study over breakfast or late at night – at the library or in a coffee shop. Do what works for you, whenever and wherever you are.

+ MAKE FLASHCARDS. Use text and pictures to create flashcards right on your phone.
+ STUDY STATS. Focus on toughest materials, go hard on “the wrongs”, and take pride in your progress.
+ OFFLINE MODE. Study your online flashcards and notes even when there’s no Internet.
+ SEARCH. Find online flashcards and notes from millions of classmate-created materials.
+ REMINDERS. Alerts put an end to forgetting about those 67 biology terms you have to study.
+ STUDY SAVER. Had to bail on a study session? Pick it back up where you left off.
+ MESSAGES. Contact classmates to ask questions or collaborate.

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STUDYBLUE Flashcards for Android General

Cost: Free 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

Make flashcards and study anytime, anywhere with STUDYBLUE digital flashcards.
STUDYBLUE exists to make studying efficient and effective for every student, for free. This app is made for serious studiers; flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters. Review class notes and flashcards whenever you have a minute to spare. Study over breakfast or late at night – at the library or in a coffee shop. Do what works for you, whenever and wherever you are.
+ MAKE FLASHCARDS. Use text and pictures to create flashcards right on your phone.
+ STUDY STATS. Focus on toughest materials, go hard on “the wrongs”, and take pride in your progress.
+ OFFLINE MODE. Study your online flashcards and notes even when there’s no Internet.
+ SEARCH. Find online flashcards and notes from millions of classmate-created materials.
+ REMINDERS. Alerts put an end to forgetting about those 67 biology terms you have to study.
+ STUDY SAVER. Had to bail on a study session? Pick it back up where you left off.
+ MESSAGES. Contact classmates to ask questions or collaborate.

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Tools4Schools for iOS General, Language Arts, Reading, Writing

Cost: $0.99 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

This is an app that allows student to organize details about books or other projects. Students can then email their information to the teacher. It features 25 graphic organizers for students to use to organize their thinking while reading or preparing to write. Covers all common comprehension skills. Save to your device or email.

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Yasp! for Android General

Cost: Free 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, High School

Yasp! is a student planner app for Android that is free and has some great features. It's easy to use and set up your class schedule, as well as enter assignments and due dates. In landscape mode, it displays a week view and can support two week schedules (A and B weeks like my school uses). It supports recurring events, class schedules, assignments with reminders, and one time events like exams.

It does not sync to any desktop version, but is very simple and easy to use and will be a great resource for many students.

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