Best Mobile Apps for Students

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From our friends at Tom's Guide: With kids headed back to school, it’s time to take a closer look at the apps that should be going to class with them. We’ve looked at a bunch of apps for a wide range of grade levels — from elementary school up to high school — and these are our favorite mobile apps for students.

Why this matters: There are thousands of apps for K12 students, covering subjects from algebra to zoology, and functioning as calculators, recorders, digital flashcards, monitors and much more. Knowing which apps help kids to learn best while still remaining budget-friendly is a must for teachers and school administrators. Find out which mobile apps are tops for K12 students by reading the full report at