Whether you have been homeschooling your students for years or are just now taking the plunge, apps can make the process more engaging, reliable, and innovative! Below are 40 recommended apps to keep your students interested in their material while ensuring they meet their academic standards!
Ranked as a Top 5 Educational App, Bitsboard provides mini quiz games, thousands of premade lessons, and templates for creating your own lessons at home.
Want the convenience of saved flashcards on your devices? Quizlet allows you to create and study sets of flashcards as well as access cards made by other accounts!
If your student enjoys PBS, they will love solving puzzles, mazes, and games based on the station’s top shows! The app provides a range of parent resources and consistently adds new math and reading games!
Though this app initially targeted kids ages 5-12, it is also perfect for adults wanting to improve their brainpower! Increase your intelligence with over 3,500 puzzles and track your progress to earn certificates!
TED-Ed provides TED talks for kids as well as free video lessons on a range of topics that parents will enjoy too!
This TikTok-style app lets you test other users and answers questions on a variety of academic subjects!
For students prepping for the SAT, this app provides over 1000 free questions with detailed answer explanations, as well as score analyses to track strengths and weaknesses and match users with potential universities.
If your student would like to increase their typing speed, this app focuses on touch-typing through speed games and 32 interactive lessons, all with a tutor voice over!
Access your public library anywhere and anytime with this digital media service that lets you borrow books, audiobooks, comics, and movies straight to your device without the wait! Choose from hundreds of thousands of titles!
Apps For Parents
Groovy Grader is a super convenient way to grade your child’s assessments and personalize grading schemes to your liking!
Keep track of Common Core Standards with this app that tracks and explains grade standards by subject.
Having difficulty tracking your student’s attendance at home? This app provides so many features to make the process easier. With K12 Attendance, you can complete online enrollment with your local school and order your online materials. In addition, you can view your student’s schedule, log daily attendance, communicate plans for future school years. At the end of the year, students can use the app to complete their yearbook page!
With OLLY you can organize lesson plans, record grades, and create transcripts to ensure clarity and easy access for college applications!
Cozi is a convenient and shareable family organizer for events, meals, chores, lessons, virtual classes, and appointments.
Track your child’s screen time and control their internet access during the school day with ScreenTime. You can also easily track GPS location, encourage positive internet habits, and assign blocked periods for sleep and homework. The instant pause on devices is a useful last-minute feature!
Through this productivity app, parents can efficiently collaborate with students on projects or family tasks. Trello syncs to all devices and helps you plan everything from homework to vacations!
For children 5 and up, Dragon Box apps help students improve their math skills and learn algebra without them realizing it! These apps are organized by age and subject, with the goal of incorporating math into everyday life!
This app generates a variety of math problems using activities, scratchboards, and other teaching features to keep K-12 math engaging. For extra help, turn on the Problem Solver, a teaching feature that walks students through step-by-step solutions.
Featured in The New York Times and Disney’s FamilyFun Magazine, this app puts its own spin on Bingo to help students practice their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Math Bingo provides multiple levels of difficulty, as well as cartoon avatars with specific report cards, profiles, and scoreboards.
Students can easily visualize number sequences and demonstrate counting strategies through Number Line. The app focuses on familiarizing students with fractions, decimals, and negative numbers
Prodigy is math training hidden beneath role-playing games. Students can battle with characters, cast spells, and fight monsters by solving math problems! Additionally, parents can connect a free account to check-in on student progress.
Rivet, by Google, wants to solve introductory obstacles to reading by providing reading practice for all ages with over 35,000 free, leveled books.
For beginner reading help, Montessorium lets students trace letters while recording their sounds, names, and phonograms in English.
This app provides spelling support for translating words to and from English, as well as for students with dyslexia.
Get access to 1100 sight words, as well as common reading words in an app that plays like a game!
If your child loves Dr. Seuss, they will certainly enjoy an app dedicated to his books! Through its interactive stories, Seuss BestSellers allows students to listen to and highlight narration, explore vocabulary, play mini-games, and track their reading time all in one place! This app aligns with Kindergarten reading standards.
Older students and ESL learners will love this “no-frills” grammar app, complete with grammar guides, games, and lessons.
Through GoodReads, students can track the books they read and write their own reviews! Conveniently, the app allows users to search for books and look to other readers for recommendations. Parents can also easily check that the books align with reading levels and academic focus.
For students who need help writing papers, Simplemind teaches brainstorming and organization techniques, as well as how to plan and outline essays for strong and clear writing!
Does your student want to write their own story? This app allows users to plot scenes, create characters, and track locations, all through a simple drag-and-drop format!
Free of pop-ups and ads, this game helps students identify the 50 states through a multitude of engaging games and activities!
Explore Earth and everything in the Milky Way through Google Earth! Students can better visualize their history and geography lessons by viewing locations in relation to their own!
Through NASA’S app, you can easily view mission videos, explore the International Space Station, and access educational content!
Whether you want simple access to a periodic table or in-depth, interactive pages about its elements, this app provides users with a range of activities, including podcasts and videos. Through the periodic table, students can explore real-life applications of chemistry!
A non-traditional homeschooling app, Gimi helps students and families keep track of chores and allowance through animated videos and lessons. The app helps students learn about money while holding them accountable and rewarding helpful behavior!
Learning a language at home can be easy, even for kids! With special activities for younger students, Duolingo provides quick and exciting lessons and quizzes to improve writing and speech in a variety of languages!
Build by linguists, these free online classes stream through Youtube based on your timezone and can be recorded to review later!
This app provides an interactive multimedia calendar explaining historical events for the current or selected day, along with speeches, photos, music, and videos. Students can begin each day learning about its worldwide history!
- Free delivery to your home
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- 15,000+ Video Explanations
- Printable Worksheets and Games
With FlipaClip, your student can animate their own cartoons by storyboarding, drawing, and recording audio. The app provides easy and intuitive controls for beginners.
Homeschooling your student does not mean they will lack access to educational resources or communities! Be sure to research which apps and sites are best for your child’s learning style and safe for your family.