With so many educational apps on the App Store, there’s no limit to the learning possibilities at your fingertips. Take a look at some of our favorite apps for learning.
English Language Arts
These apps help students master English at all levels — from learning how to read to practicing writing and grammar skills to studying classic literature.
Based on the best-selling picture book, this playful app is loaded with animation and interactive games to promote reading. Learn more about How Rocket Learned to Read
Understanding Shakespeare is a breeze with animated scene illustrations and inline modern translations of obscure words. Learn more about Shakespeare in Bits: Romeo & Juliet
Improve grammar and vocabulary with this multiple-choice quiz system featuring over 1800 questions in 20 categories. Learn more about Grammar Up
Make math captivating for kids from kindergarten through elementary school with this app offering customized arithmetic drills, quizzes, and more. Learn more about MathBoard
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division have never been more fun. Get five Bingo Bugs in a row by correctly solving math problems. Learn more about Math Bingo
With interactive ways to learn numbers, master multiplication, solve algebraic equations, conquer statistics, and more, these apps for all ages make math more engaging, interactive, and fun.See the Apps for Learning Math collection
Explore these apps and discover more about how the world works. Learn biology, physics, chemistry, anatomy, astronomy, and more. And find field guides that you can take with you on your next nature hike.
Learn about the world’s major volcanoes while having fun with memory matching and puzzles. Learn more about Britannica Kids: Volcanoes
Explore 384 contiguous MR slices in the three anatomical planes with this interactive lower-limb radiology atlas. Learn more about Monster Anatomy HD - Lower-Limb
Point your iPad toward the sky and discover stars, constellations, and satellites in real time. Learn more about Star Walk for iPad - interactive astronomy guide
Browse high-resolution maps of the world from various periods throughout history. Learn more about History: Maps of World
Take a trip through ancient Rome with reconstructed 3D views of monuments like the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, and more. Learn more about Virtual History ROMA
This five-step study plan with strategies, flash cards, and tests will help you prepare for the AP U.S. History exam. Learn more about AP U.S. History 5 Steps to a 5
History and Geography
Browse apps for learning the history of the world from ancient times to the present day. View high-definition historical documents and maps, watch videos, play interactive games, read relevant quotations, and more.See the Apps for Learning
For help with studying English as a second language or learning any new language, you’ll find apps for reading, writing, speaking, understanding, and building your vocabulary.
Children can learn to read, hear, trace, and speak letters based on the Montessori method with this engaging alphabet app. Learn more about Intro to Letters, by Montessorium
Go beyond memorizing canned phrases with this unique language app that focuses on linguistic and cultural understanding. Learn more about Human Japanese HD
Think you have a good vocabulary? Find out with an app that captures the classic Hangman experience, right down to the chalk dust. Learn more about Hangman Pro HD
Whether you’re a doodler or a professional illustrator, this drawing and painting app transforms your iPad into a digital sketchbook. Learn more about SketchBook Pro for iPad
This vector illustration app supports paths, compound paths, text, images, groups, masks, gradient fills, and an unlimited number of layers. Learn more about Inkpad
Art, Music, and Creativity
Experience the world of digital art with apps that can help you teach or learn how to draw, paint, and even play a musical instrument. You can also create your own artistic masterpiece.
Reference, Productivity, and Collaboration
Get things done and be more productive with study aids, apps for note taking, tools for collaborating and brainstorming, dictionary apps, and more.
Take notes or keep sketches with this handwriting app that combines the gratification of writing on paper with the power of a digital organization tool. Learn more about Penultimate
Organize your class schedule, keep track of homework assignments, record your GPA, make to-do lists, and more with this app created for a busy student’s life. Learn more about iStudiez Pro
This easy-to-use alternative communication solution offers an extensive library of symbols for those who have difficulty speaking. Learn more about Proloquo2go
This augmentative and alternative communications device helps people with speech difficulties construct sentences with a natural-sounding voice. Learn more about Assistive Chat
A great tool for nonverbal students, this app uses preloaded voices or lets you upload personalized photos and record audio to label images with a tap. Learn more about Scene Speak
Make learning more accessible with apps that help people with visual and hearing challenges and different learning styles connect with the world in new ways.See the Special Education app collection