Summer never seems to last as long as we want it too. Before we know it, it’s back to school time! This means getting everything in order – school supplies, clothes, shoes, snacks but what about apps? You may have bought some new tech in anticipation of the new school year such as iPhones, Android devices, tablets, and/or laptops. There are many free apps to help your family and your student get through the school year. Here are the top 7 back to school apps you need to check out.
The 7 Must Download Back to School Apps
This app makes learning math easier for students! Just simply snap a picture of the handwritten problem and Photomath will give you the answer to the problem as well as the step-by-step process to get to the solution! It’s great for anything from simple arithmetic problems up to trigonometry.
Let your student sharpen their skills outside the classroom with practice exercises, instructional videos, and in-depth articles on a variety of school subjects. Ideal for prepping for standardized tests, keeping sharp over the summer or just some extra practice. Students can exchange study tools and can replace the traditional index card self-study method.
Study on the go without all the annoying flashcards! StudyBlue allows for students to make virtual study cards with both text and images. The app also features additional features like states, a search function, messages and even features an offline mode. You can even access other student-created flashcards for your own study.
Frustrated when citing references for your essay assignments? EasyBib takes off a lot of the workload and hassle for students with a tool that generates the citations. It easily works with 56 different sources from 7,000 styles.
Does your student struggle with staying organized? Evernote works as the ultimate planner. Organize your notes, sound files, photos, email messages and so much more! Its unique tagging system helps with identifying everything as well as collaborate with other Evernote users.
Keeping your family organized can seem near impossible, especially with more than one child! Cozi has a built-in calendar and to-do list, plus shopping and journal functions, to help you easily organize your family’s daily assignments, practices, and events. You can even color-code each member of your family and insert their appointments, share the calendar and organize your day. Cozi chore function makes sure your family completes their tasks.
This app allows you to easily track the location of the bus so you can accurately plan for its arrival. Its updates and alerts can give you a five-minute heads up—which can be helpful on days with bad weather. The app will also send notifications regarding last-minute route changes and can alert you when the bus arrives safely at school.
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