4 apps for social studies, dinosaurs, and organization

This round-up ensures you won’t miss any of our weekly highlighted apps

app-roundupEach week, we feature a new App of the Week on our website and in our newsletters. These apps are for students or educators and offer a range of uses.

But one thing is certain: educators and students are using apps now more than ever.

Here’s a round-up of the apps we’ve featured over the past month. Check back each Monday for a new App of the Week. And don’t worry–if you miss one, you can find a summary of recent apps at the end of each month.

1. Walk with the dinosaurs

Name: Walking with Dinosaurs: Inside their World Lite
What is it? Walking with Dinosaurs – Inside their World is a comprehensive and interactive dinosaur encyclopedia, with narration by actor Stephen Fry.
Best for: Students ages 12+, and teachers
Price: Free

(Next page: 3 more apps)2. 1,500 math tutorials

Name: Virtual Nerd Mobile Math App
What is it? Virtual Nerd Mobile Math is a free math app from Pearson that provides on-the-go access to a video library of more than 1,500 math tutorials. The interactive tutorials, aligned to the Common Core and other rigorous standards, review fundamental math concepts for middle and high school students.
Best for: Middle and high school students
Price: Free
3. Explore the world of dinosaurs

Name: Ankylosaurus Fights Back – Smithsonian’s Prehistoric Pals
What is it? Join Ankylosaurus in this interactive book app as he is so busy eating that he doesn’t notice the huge T-rex that is watching him! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Will Ankylosaurus get away from the dangerous predator?
Best for: Children 3-8
Price: $1.99
4. Boost your social studies game

Name: Whole Wide World 2
What is it? There’s no passport necessary as you play through the world one game at a time. Whole Wide World 2 takes you on a fun journey of sight, sound and play. Meet kids from all corners of the globe and learn about their customs and cultures.
Best for: Students ages 5-8
Price: Free

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