As a new school year is quickly approaching a time to gather the school supplies and for some it includes arming your smartphone with apps! I've gathered a list of the top five iDevice (iPhone, iPad, etc) and Android devices to give your student a hand up with their studies!
iHomework is a student's best friend during the busy times of the school year. Keep up-to-date with your school work, grades, to-do's, teacher's information, and almost everything else you need during the school year. iHomework is the only school organizer that can be with you anywhere you go, whether that be on your iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, or Mac! ($0.99)
Read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! Lexcycle Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use. (Free) iPhone and iPad.
Powerful, and yet beautifully designed, Mental Case can help get things into your head, whether you want to learn Spanish, study for exams like GRE, SAT and GMAT, or are undertaking a legal or medical degree at college or university. Whether it's Anatomy or Arabic, Mental Case is the tool for you. ($4.99) iPhone and iPad
Have you forgotten most of your algebra? Algebra Touch will refresh your skills using touch-based techniques built from the ground up for your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.
($1.99) iPhone and iPad
Do you like stars? Star Walk is a stellar augmented reality app that labels all the stars, constellations, and satellites you point your iPad at. You can track the ISS, find out what constellation you’ve been looking at from your bedroom window and get a lot of exciting and educative information. ($4.99)
Give your student a hand up with a schedule management helper for busy school life. ($1.99)
Miss Spell’s Class is an original word game that lets players test their spelling skills against the most commonly misspelled words on Dictionary.com. Players must quickly decide whether each of 20 words is spelled correctly or incorrectly, as speed and accuracy count to get to the top of the class!
A fully featured scientific calculator which looks and operates like the real thing.
Calm the chaos of family life! Cozi makes your phone the ultimate family organizer with a shared calendar, grocery shopping lists, to do lists and a journal the whole family can access on the go.
Studydroid lets you take flashcards everywhere. Type on the phone or online.