Educational iPhone & iPad Apps


iPad apps for education are plentiful, but it's hard to find the best educational apps that don't bombard your kids with ads or break the bank. Search here for iPhone and iPad learning apps for reading, math, or virtually any other K-12 subject, and use our filters to narrow your search to the desired grade level. If you want to find free educational iPad apps, just set the price filter to zero.

Shakespeare’s Sonnets

Shakespeare   9th - College | iPhone/iPad

Star performances All 154 poems are performed by an all-star cast including Sir Patrick Stewart, Kim Cattrall, Stephen Fry and David Tennant. The text highlights line by line as each sonnet is...

$14

Shakespeare's The Tempest

Shakespeare   High School - College | iPhone/iPad

Visconsi works on Shakespeare and seventeenth century literature along with contemporary First Amendment doctrine, and it was while studying the ways that digital mediation has transformed freedom...

$10

Shiny Bakery

Numbers & Counting   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Alice the Zebra has opened a bakery! Can you follow the recipe to help her bake and decorate her delicious cakes and cookies? The hungry customers can’t wait to eat the tasty treats, but make sure...

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$2

Shiny Circus

Measurement   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Explore math concepts Shiny Circus is an educational learning app to introduce mathematical concepts in a fun and engaging way. Kids will begin to identify measurement qualities and their...

$1

Shiny Party

Geometry   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Learn shapes and colors Shiny Party is a fun learning app that promotes essential basic geometry skills. Kids will learn to identify shapes and colors, explore ways in which shapes can be joined...

$2

Shiny Picnic

Pre-Number Skills   Pre-K - Kindergarten | iPhone/iPad

Learn with Charlie! Join Charlie the Monkey and his jungle friends in this fun learning app. Shiny Picnic promotes the development of essential pre-number skills, such as matching, sorting and...

$2

Signals & Systems Course Assistant

Math   College | iPhone/iPad

Get help for your Signals & Systems class. Solutions for complex numbers and functions, time domain properties, convolutions, Fourier analysis, Laplace transform, transfer functions Perform...

$3

Skulls by Simon Winchester

Animal Anatomy   9th - College | Book, iPhone/iPad

In Skulls, best-selling author Simon Winchester (author of The Professor and the Madman; Atlantic: A Biography of the Ocean; Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded; and others)tells the rich and...

$14

SkySafari 5

Astronomy   6th - High School | Android, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

Professional Telescope Astronomy Software Accurate Simulation Simulate the sky from anywhere on Earth, up to 10000 years in the past or future. Animate transits, conjunctions, eclipses, and other...

$3
Offers paid add-ons

Solar System

Solar System   6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

Solar System lets you experience the majesty of the galaxy at a level of detail rarely imagined. An amazing and extraordinarily attractive resource for amateur astronomers… an out-of-this-world...

$14

Solar Walk

Solar System   3rd - 8th | Android, iPhone/iPad

Experience the solar system like never before. Solar Walk is a stunning model of the solar system that shows you all the planets and satellites with incredible detail and accuracy. You can navigate...

$5

Sound Uncovered

Light & Sound   3rd - High School | iPhone/iPad

Sound Uncovered: An Interactive Book for the iPad – Exploratorium Explore the surprising side of sound with Sound Uncovered, an award-winning interactive collection from the Exploratorium featuring...

Free

Spaceteam ESL

English as a Second Language (ESL)   2nd - College | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

A unique mobile game that asks players to work together to fly a spaceship.  The catch is you must use English to fly the ship, and you need to coordinate with the other players vocally, so you...

Free

SpanishDict

Spanish   1st - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource, Windows

Offer accurates Spanish to English to Spanish translation through their pool of Spanish translators, dictionaries, and verb conjugations.

Free

Spanish (Latin American)

Spanish   4th - College | Android App, Audio CD/MP3, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Do you want to learn Spanish but haven't had the time? Look no further, Pimsleur offers Latin American Spanish lessons. Our unique learning method will help you quickly learn Latin American Spanish...

$150
Offers paid add-ons

Spanish (Spain)

Spanish   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Spanish in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

SpriteBox Coding

Computer Programming   3rd - College | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

SpriteBox Coding lets you explore coding like never before!  Use programming concepts to progress and beat levels in an adventure game - you won't even realize you're learning! Topics: Sequencing...

$5

Statistics AP Exam Review and Prep

AP Statistics   High School | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad

Study smarter for the AP Statistics exam with the most comprehensive, integrated review and practice tools available on tablets. This free Lite version gives you access to six full topics,...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Statistics Course Assistant

Statistics & Probability   High School - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Windows

Get help and answers for your Statistics classes. Easy interface guides you through course topics and has calculators and solvers for your homework. Create a bar chart, histogram, or scatter plot...

$2

Swedish

Swedish   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Swedish in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Swift Playgrounds

iOS Programming   3rd - College | iPhone/iPad

Swift Playgrounds is an app for iPad that teaches you to write Swift code in a fun, interactive way. Program robots and drones directly from the app. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for...

Free

Swift Playgrounds: Learn to Code 1&2

iOS Programming   3rd - College | iPhone/iPad

This course material is only available in the iTunes U app on iPhone or iPad. This course is designed to help you to learn to code no matter what your level of experience. Through a series of...

Free

Swifty

iOS Programming   7th - College | iPhone/iPad

Bite-sized, hands-on tutorials to get you up to speed on iOS programming with Swift.

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Tab Pro

Guitar   6th - College | iPhone/iPad, Online resource

The new Tab Pro is bigger, better and faster than everything you know. It offers simple, yet effective approach to song-learning. Begin with a Guitar Basics lesson or just pick your favorite song...

$20
Offers paid add-ons

The Counting Kingdom

Math Facts   Kindergarten - 3rd | Android App, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Embark on a magical adventure in The Counting Kingdom EDU, a math learning game created by Little Worlds Interactive for grades 1 to 3. Exciting tower defense gameplay has players strategically...

$6

The Elements

The Periodic Table of Elements   9th - College | Book, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

The original and most in-depth app about the chemical elements. Experience the building blocks of our universe like never before. A visual exploration Rotate and manipulate any of the 500+ objects,...

$14

The Orchestra

Orchestra   6th - College | iPhone/iPad

Rediscover classical music with the groundbreaking app, The Orchestra. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the world-renowned Philharmonia performing extended extracts from eight works representing three...

$10

‎The Spelling Bee

Spelling   Kindergarten - 5th | iPhone/iPad App

The Spelling Bee has fun game modes to practice spelling! Enter your weekly spelling words or choose from one of the pre-loaded lists with over 850 words! This app is recommended for preschool –...

$2

The Voyage of Ulysses

Individual Text Analysis   4th - 8th | iPhone/iPad

You’ll find Ulysses waiting for you under the walls of the city of Troy, ready to launch the last attack together before finally setting sail for Ithaca! The voyage is long and full of surprises,...

$4

The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot

Individual Text Analysis   9th - College | iPhone/iPad

The most revolutionary poem of the last hundred years, brought to life for a 21st century audience. As someone coming from the wrong side of the two cultures, Eliot’s poem had effectively been...

$14

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