Whether you are happy or sad about school starting back-up, school is here. It is time to get our kids back on schedule, get them organized and watch them tackle those piles of homework in a timely and neat fashion (I wish). A lot of kids use smartphones, tablets and computers at school and at home these days. Here are 6 Free Back-to-School Apps that your student, and you as a parent, shouldn’t live without this school year!
No more wondering where the heck Junior’s bus is! Now you can check this app on your smartphone, tablet or computer and know exactly how close to home he is! Here Comes the Bus is an easy-to-use app that lets you view the real-time location of your child’s bus. Here Comes The Bus is free on Android or iOS.
myHomework app replace the traditional planner and helps students keep track of their many assignments and test. It color-codes assignments by due date and also syncs info to a desktop computer so you can keep all of your info in one easy to find place! myHomework is free on Android and iOS.
No more trying to find your dusty, old dictionary when you need to look up a word. All you need is dictionary.com and your smartphone, tablet or computer! Within seconds and a few swipes of your fingers, you will finally figure out what Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis means! Dictionary.com is fee on Android and iOS.
Flashcards on steroids! No need to write out all those flashcards anymore. With Brainscape, you can make digital flashcards and through “confidence-based repetition,” Brainscape will help you learn faster and remember longer. Brainscape is free on iOS.
With the Overdrive app, you can now borrow eBooks, audiobooks or watch videos and films from your local public library! No more late fees because titles are automatically returned. Overdrive is free on Android and iOS.
Now you don’t have to scribble your mathematical problems out on a piece of paper. Just use the MyScript Calculator by writing your equation on the screen then watch as the MyScript technology perform its magic converting symbols and numbers to digital text and delivering the answer instantly! MyScript Calculator is free on Android and iOS.