Web World: Back-To-School Apps

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(KTVI) – Back-to-school season can be stressful – and there’s an app for that! Or should we say dozens on apps for that.

Here are some apps to help young kids, older kids and mom and dad.

Kids’ Vocab – Mindsnacks
For the younger kids in the house, here is a vocabulary builder that uses lots of pictures to help elementary students learn words and their meaning to build up their vocabulary for better reading.
Get It Here – Free iPad

Grades 2
Keep track of your children’s grades in this app. See what grade you will need to get on that next test to get your final grade.
Get It Here – Free iPad

Budgeting make more sense when you can track it easily. Mint.com works on your computer and your mobile devices. Have the kids track their allowance and what they spend it on.
Get It Here – Free iPad & Android

Amazon Student
Buy or sell your text books. Instantly check the price on a book and see if you can trade a book in. Just point a shoot the barcode reader to check out that title.
Get It Here – Free Android

Of course there are some old standbys, too.

Keep track of lists, assignments, phone numbers and much more. You can even record your spoken message. Use on your mobile device and computer.
Get It Here – Free iPhone & Android

Keep track of that group project on this app that works on mobile devices and computers. Get It Here – Free iPhone & Android

Many more Back-to-School App lists:


ZDnet iPad Apps

Mashable College Apps

Mashable: OpenCourseWare Sites

Back to School For Parents

MSN Go, Go Gadget



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