kids with school backpacks too fullBy Greta Jenkins

School Year Apps for Students and Parents: Improve Organization, Study and Research.

  • myHomework Student Planner – Quickly access homework assignments and classes with a simple touch. Includes calendar, reminders and ability to sync to your homework and classes to your home computer.
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus- free – iphone and ipad Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com. Android Dictionary/Thesaurus App
  • Chegg Textbooks & Study Help –  access textbooks online
  • Evernote – Research and reminders  – Collect information from anywhere into a single place. Text notes,web pages, files and snapshots for Iphone, Android and Ipad
  • gFlashPro – Flash Card Iphone and ipad only
  • Documents to Go – Documents To Go you can view on your Android mobile device Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files & attachments (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx).  Documents To Go Iphone/Ipad

Parents Back to School Apps

Scheduling

  • Cozi Family Organizer – award winning – share a family calendar, create to-do and grocery lists, and put together photo albums and a family journal for Iphone and Ipad
  • Remember the Milk –  Family calendar that can be synced with Google Calendar for Android.

Getting to School on time

KinderClock – Kid friendly photo’s to get them moving an out the door on time – iphone and Ipad

boy studyingHomework Help

  • Parents Flash Cards – Learn Letters (ABC’s) colors and shapes, free app for Iphone and Ipad
  • Parents Math Flash Cards – Addition, subtraction and division teaching tool for Iphone and Ipad
  • Kids Alphabet – ABC games for kids for Android
  • Kids Numbers and Math – Teaches basic math skills for Android.
School Lunches
LunchBag – Ideas for nutrition brown bag school lunches. Iphone/Ipad
Your Child’s School
Be sure to check with your child’s school many now have apps for activities, schedule, snow days, lunch menus, and much more.

 

Jennifer Cummings

Ms. Cummings, author, and editor of the Education and School Section, she has a B.A.in psychology and an M.Ed. in special education from Framingham State College in Massachusetts. She was an elementary teacher in Massachusetts serving both regular education and special education students. She has taught grades 1,4, and 5.

"I believe that families' involvement in their child's education is one of the key ingredients to creating a successful school experience for children. Keeping parents informed about school-related issues helps parents and teachers work together for the best possible outcomes for their children. Learning together makes learning fun - for everyone!" - Jennifer Cummings.
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