App Reviews

Varsity Tutors App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Multiple-choice prep for nearly every test; not much more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work at Mulberry Row App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Engrossing images and audio reveal untold stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Beesy - Take meeting notes with automated To-Do list and Task / Project management App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Complex, potentially overwhelming project-management tool.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Arloon Anatomy | The Human Body App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Augmented reality lets you see the body's systems in 3-D.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2015)
Journeys of Invention: Science and Technology from Past to Present App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
iProcrastinate App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Well-structured time-management tool; too complex for some.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Classic Experiments in Science History FULL App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Info-packed resource lacks hands-on fun.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
Social Quest App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Direct social-learning tool provides thorough practice.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Visual Schedule Planner App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Robust calendar tool may be overwhelming for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
SimpleRockets App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Space-science physics game a blast for budding engineers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2014)
Codecademy: Code Hour App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Quick-hit lessons cover the basics in a fun, easy way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Sector 33 App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging NASA game tests math, problem-solving skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
Vocab Rootology App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
No-frills app helps build vocabulary by focusing on roots.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Roots to Words App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Focused drills for vocab building; no bells and whistles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Inspiration Maps App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Mind-mapping tool lets kids easily create visual organizers.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Learn Spanish with babbel.com App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Functional, Euro-centric language app low on "wow" factor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
Autodesk Digital STEAM Visual Design App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Cool, free interactive textbook teaches design in 3-D.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Autodesk Digital STEAM Applied Mechanics App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Uneven mini-games let kids grapple with mechanics concepts.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Learn the World - Map, Earth, Continents, Atlas Learning App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
From Brunei to Barbados, complex app is all over the map.
Devices: iPad
(2013)

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