Note-Taking Apps for Tweens and Teens

These days, tons of digital tools are available to help tweens and teens learn -- and stay organized. Download one of these apps to keep track of lessons, make to-do lists, and remember homework. From text notes and audio recordings to digital post-its, this list has something for everyone, no matter what kinds of notes you prefer to take.

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Notability App Poster Image
Creative tool lets kids jazz up notes with audio, photos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac
(2013)
(2013)
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Office Lens App Poster Image
Free scanner app for taking pics of documents & whiteboards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2018)
(2015)
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VoiceNote App Poster Image
Simple, solid note-taking tool lacks flexibility.
Devices: Android
(2015)
(2012)
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Audionote - Notepad and Voice Recorder App Poster Image
All-in-one note-taking system; complex for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2015)
(2015)
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Beesy - Take meeting notes with automated To-Do list and Task / Project management App Poster Image
Complex, potentially overwhelming project-management tool.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Google Keep App Poster Image
Record, save, and share info seamlessly with Google Drive.
Devices: Android, Chromebook
(2015)
(2014)
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Whink App Poster Image
Read, write, and draw with solid note-taking tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Evernote App Poster Image
Organization tool helps kids manage their digital lives.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
(2013)
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GoodNotes 4 - Notes & PDF App Poster Image
Solid digital note-taking app helps kids get organized.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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MathPad App Poster Image
Useful note-taking tool for creating, sharing expressions.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Otter Voice Notes App Poster Image
Record, transcribe, and share audio recordings with peers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2008)
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Skitch - Snap. Mark Up. Send. App Poster Image
Evernote add-on lets teens annotate and share images.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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SoundNote App Poster Image
Cool study aid syncs written notes with recorded audio.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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