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Updated by Christa Fairman on Jul 08, 2014
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iPad Apps for Core Content Areas

These Apps go beyond simple consumption of information and playing games to analyzing core content and creation to demonstrate understanding.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free.

The iOS app is the best way to view Khan Academy’s complete library of over 4,200 videos and articles.

Kahn Academy covers a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, and finance.




Edmodo makes a teacher’s daily life easier by providing a safe and easy way for teachers and students to engage and collaborate for free, anytime, anywhere.

Use Edmodo for: Secure classroom discussions, posting assignments, gradebook tracking, and file sharing and uploading.

Key Features: Classroom activity feed, student progress tracker, educational resource library, and professional learning networks.




DStudy is an app for students who must learn a drawing's parts. With DStudy, you just have to import the drawing you want to learn and add its parts.

Once finished, use the "Study the drawing" option to start the test!


Study better. Learn faster. Get the grade you want.

With StudyBlue’s mobile app, you can make, study, and share mobile flashcards, study guides, and quizzes. It's mobile, it's social, and it's free!

Venn Diagram

This app allows users to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles. Users identify and record concepts that can be placed in one of the circles or in the overlapping areas, allowing them to organize their information logically. The finished Venn diagram can be emailed out or saved to the device's photo album.

Designed for use in the school environment, this app features a simple profile system so that multiple users can create their own Venn diagrams on the same device without confusion.

MyScript Calculator - Handwriting calculator

Perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting.

Easy, simple and intuitive, just write the mathematical expression on the screen then let MyScript technology perform its magic converting symbols and numbers to digital text and delivering the result in real time.

Solve mathematical equations by hand without actually having to crunch the numbers yourself.

Free Graphing Calculator

A powerful, flexible graphing calculator . . . and it's free!

Does far more than most of the paid calculators out there . . . let alone the free ones.

Counting Bills & Coins

Counting Bills & Coins lets you practice identifying and solving math problems with money. Count, match, and make change with coins up to quarters and bills up to $20. Practice money skills in five unique activities.