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10 Great Apps and Sites for High School

Material like the SATs, Shakespeare, and physics have never seemed so exciting. Engage students with multimedia and lots of other bells and whistles with these terrific apps and sites.

1.
Evernote Publisher: Evernote
Impressive organizational tool has limitless uses
Grades 6-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Windows Phone, Apps for Windows
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
2.
iCivics URL: http://www.icivics.org/
Assortment of exceptionally well-designed games demystifies government
Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
3.
StudySync URL: http://www.studysync.com/
Superb ELA resource spurs critical thinking with dynamic multimedia
Grades 2-12
Type Website
Price Free - $15.99/student
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
4.
Coaster Crafter: Build. Ride. Scream! URL: https://games.ciconline.org/coastercrafter/
Cleverly draws on love of coasters to teach velocity, force, motion
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
5.
Codecademy URL: http://www.codecademy.com
Terrific hands-on coding practice with live feedback
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
6.
Google Art Project URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
Massive online global collection makes art accesible to all
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
7.
Sketchbook Pro Publisher: Autodesk Inc.
Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art
Grades 7-12
Type App
Price $4.99
Platforms Android, iPad, Kindle Fire
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
8.
WordFlex Touch Dictionary for iPad
Amazing interactive visual dictionary makes exploring words exciting
Grades 7-12
Type App
Price $11.99
Platforms iPad
Learning Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
9.
SAT Vocab - MindSnacks Publisher: MindSnacks
Variety is key in charmingly effective SAT vocab app
Grades 8-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
10.
Shakespeare In Bits: Macbeth iPad Edition Publisher: Mindconnex Learning Ltd.
Multimedia shines in this elegant remix of an old classic
Grades 9-12
Type App
Price $14.99 for iPad
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Learning Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4