16 engaging homework help resources

iHomework ($1.99)
From time to time, students need help with homework management. iHomework can help. A calendar function lets students schedule class times and homework assignments, and also lets students set reminders.

Mathemagics – Easy Algebra Fast ($1.99)
This algebra-focused app can help students learn to think differently about algebraic equations. It offers an animated step-by-step look in each lesson.

Shake-a-Phrase ($1.99)
Students can use this language app to help them practice parts of speech, build vocabulary, and more. It features more than 2,000 words in five different themes.

Shakespeare In Bits: Macbeth iPad Edition ($14.99)
While on the pricier side, this $14.99 iPad app offers outstanding help for students studying Macbeth. The app includes the full text, plot summaries, and character analysis. It also offers in-text translation for some of the more difficult Shakespearean terms. A fully animated version accompanies the entire play, and the app highlights the play’s text as actors speak.

Word Wonderland (Free)
Students can lead a frog through an adventure as they receive game-based help developing word sorting. The app, from McGraw-Hill School Education Group, is geared toward students in kindergarten through second grade. Upgrades are available for a fee.


Math Forum at Drexel University
This site offers help for math students in elementary school through high school, and also offers college-level resources. Archives are organized by grade level and math topic, and the site also offers a frequently asked questions section.

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Laura Ascione

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