App Reviews

Incredible Numbers by Professor Ian Stewart App Poster Image
age 13+
Beautiful exploration of math beyond classroom; dense text.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Literary Analysis Guide App Poster Image
age 13+
Bare-bones literary resource with examples and explanations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
MathCrunch App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Access live tutors for solid help; prep to protect privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
SnapSchool App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Crowdsourcing app for homework answers iffy and buggy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Mathway App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Subscription tool gives solutions with steps; kids can copy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
ThingLink App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Easy-to-use image-creation tool; some mature content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
ConversationBuilderTeen App Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging way to practice peer conversations, tricky topics.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Vocabla App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Casual definitions teach English learners the vernacular.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Vocabulary.com App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Intense, game-style vocab practice challenges teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Poems by Heart from Penguin Classics App Poster Image
age 13+
Memorize and recite poems with handy but limited app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
MathPad App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Useful note-taking tool for creating, sharing expressions.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Podcasts App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Sift through iTunes' mixed bag of audio and video content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
SŌSH App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Great social-skills help for kids on the autism spectrum.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Cultiwords App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Effective approach to expanding vocab with 40 free words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Mobento App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Curates super-searchable, mobile-friendly learning videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Interaction of Color by Josef Albers App Poster Image
age 13+
Outstanding interactive lessons help teens explore color.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard App Poster Image
age 13+
Simplified interactive whiteboard has privacy issues.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
HudsonAlpha iCell App Poster Image
age 13+
Colorful graphics give kids a cool peek inside cells.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2013)
Vocab Smart App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Confusing, odd definitions distract from real learning.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Mathinary App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
No-frills formula reference is missing some basics.
Devices: Android
(2013)

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