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 favourite 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.
Avoid pronunciation pitfalls with this handy reference of tricky words that offers definitions, audio and usage examples. Learn more about 100 Words Almost Everyone Mispronounces
Experience this timeless Dr. Seuss classic by letting it autoplay, reading it alone or tapping the screen and hearing the words spoken aloud. Learn more about Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss
Don’t settle for lifeless translations. Study the original text along with translations, notes, plot summaries — even animated scene illustrations. Learn more about Shakespeare in Bits: Macbeth
Turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a powerful scientific calculator to solve equations and plot graphs. Learn more about Graphing Calculator
Pi Cubed lets you construct, typeset, and instantly evaluate mathematical expressions using an interactive menu system. Learn more about Pi Cubed
From the world leader in maths software, Wolfram Calculus Course Assistant will help you work through your homework problems, ace your tests, and learn calculus concepts. Learn more about Wolfram Calculus Course Assistant
Take a pocket mathematician with you everywhere. 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
Browse apps for chemistry, anatomy, astronomy, as well as field guides for the general sciences. So you can discover, explore and experiment when you’re out in the world — right from your iPhone or iPod touch.
The Wolfram Astronomy Course Assistant provides a suite of useful tools for helping you in your introductory computational astronomy course. Learn more about Wolfram Astronomy Course
Navigate 324 fully annotated images with the flick of a finger, zoom in on details, create your own pinpoints and more. Learn more about Netter’s Anatomy Flash Cards
Marvel at the beauty of the building blocks of our universe with this highly interactive app. Learn more about The Elements for iPhone 4
Find any place on Earth with this interactive globe app, then view traditional, satellite, road and political maps. Learn more about World Atlas by National Geographic
Use this exhibition guide to experience the scope of the Smithsonian’s collections representing the length and breadth of the Americas. Learn more about Infinity of Nations
Keep up-to-date data on 250 countries and territories at your fingertips. Covers natural resources, industries, GDP, religion and more. Learn more about The World Factbook 2011
History and Geography
Carry the history of the world around in your pocket and learn wherever you go. View high-definition historical documents and maps, play interactive games, watch videos, read relevant quotations and more.
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.
Focusing on the basics, this app teaches you key words and phrases and a fast, scientific way to remember them. Learn more about uTalk HD Chinese (Mandarin)
Alphabets in the Zoo is a classic children's education application and has countless fans worldwide. Learn more about Alphabets in the Zoo
Text and audio help give you maximum recall so you can improve your vocabulary and boost your SAT scores. Learn more about VocabWiz College Vocabulary
Put music theory at your fingertips with this interactive audio and visual reference for the fundamental musical scales and modes. Learn more about Scales & Modes
Choose from over a dozen photo filters to turn your pics into works of art. Then easily share them with your friends and social networks. Learn more about Instagram
Digitally capture your ideas or produce artwork on the go with this professional-grade painting and drawing app. Learn more about SketchBook Mobile
Art, Music and Creativity
Explore your creative side with your iPhone or iPod touch. Browse digital arts apps that can help you teach or learn how to draw or paint — even play a musical instrument.
With these handy guides at your fingertips, you’ll get things done and be more productive. Discover dictionary apps, study aids, apps for note taking, brainstorming tools and more.
Organise your class schedule and keep track of your homework assignments, GPA, to-do lists and more with this app specifically created for a busy student's life. Learn more about iStudiez Pro
Get answers. Access expert knowledge. Wherever you are. Whenever you need it. Learn more about WolframAlpha
Things is a beautifully focused and amazingly intuitive task manager. Learn more about Things
Designed for those with special needs, this app helps increase independence and lower anxiety during transitions through different activities. Learn more about First Then Visual Schedule
This engaging augmentative and alternative communication app features flash cards and matching activities to help children with speech sound delays practice their sounds. Learn more about ArtikPix-Full
Look2Learn (L2L), a revolutionary AAC software application for the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad allows individuals to work at their communicative level using photographs to express wants and needs. Learn more about Look2Learn - AAC
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