Back to School Student App List

It’s that time of year again–backpacks, freshly sharpened pencils, new shoes, and all things “Back to School”!  Whether it is spelling, organization, or healthy lunch options, we’ve got an app recommendation just for you.

To help you get your learner geared up BridgingApps has created a list of our favorite must-have educational apps for back to school organization and learning. These apps have been trialed with children of various abilities and reviewed by professional educators and therapists.  Click the links for the full review information and links to download.


Abilipad $19.99mzl.etbrikji

Abilipad is a very versatile app that can be used as a word processor as well as an AAC device. Abilipad has text to speech, word prediction and spell check built into the word processing function. The language and voice can also be changed to English, Spanish, German or French with a choice of 20 voices.

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myHomework Student FREEmzl.xessjzlm

myHomework Student is a great app for helping students organize their classes, homework and daily routine. This app is great for students with dyslexia, auditory processing problems, ADD and dyscalculia.
Customizing the app is easy. Users simply enter their class details into the calendar. Adding homework descriptions is quick and simple with the tap of a button. Users set the due dates, time and identify high, medium or low priority. They can also set up reminders.

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Duolingo FREEmzl.prmnpeko

Duolingo is a free, interactive app that teaches new languages. Users can learn French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and many more on their mobile device. This app is entertaining, easy to use and motivating. Duolingo is ideal for ESL/ELL students, world language classes, and anyone who wants to become bilingual.

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LaLa Lunchbox FREEmzl.fpuraexf

LaLa Lunchbox LLC is a fun meal-planning app that can be helpful for nearly all families. The app has multi-user functionality, allowing each family member to create his or her own account and “monster” avatar. Family members then click on a calendar to access a week’s worth of lunchbox menus. Each lunch box contains multiple food options that can be selected by accessing one of four lunchbox: fruits, vegetables, proteins and snacks. Users can choose up to 6 items per lunch box. All selected foods are then compiled into a grocery list, which can be synced with any mobile device to make grocery shopping quick and easy.

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mzl.ertjdamkSpellingCity FREE 

The Spelling City app is much more than a spelling app. It teaches and practices vocabulary, literacy skills and word study. Spelling City aligns to the Common Core Standards of Reading, Writing and Language for grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Students can see and hear words from their lists and practice them by rote or layered into fun games. The app tracks activity results and gives students their scores.

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mzl.zgabflilMyScript Calculator FREE

MyScript Calculator is a simple answer to helping students who struggle with functional math concepts such as the four basic operations to more sophisticated concepts like square roots and exponents.

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See the full Back to School App List for Students in our App Search Tool.

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