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10 Back To School Apps To Make Life Easier

Showbiz Aug 14, 2016

It's almost that time of year again, where parents and students have to get organized and on track for back to school.

Check out these 10 apps that will make back to school a breeze:

1. Khan Academy

#YouCanLearnAnything, Khan Academy
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The Khan Academy app allows anyone to learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. 

Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization by educator Salman "Sal" Khan with the aim of providing a "free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere."

2. Here Comes The Bus

Send your kids to the bus stop on time, everytime!
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Here Comes the Bus app allows parents to see real-time locations of buses and passengers on electronic devices. The app will save time, and both you and your kids will know when to be ready.

3. Lala Lunchbox

Choosing healthy meals has never been easier
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Parents and kids can plan meals together and make the daunting task of choosing lunches easier. Lala Lunchbox is a meal-planning app that will help your children make better and healthier food choices on their own.

4. Cozi Family Organizer

Ditch your wall calendar for something more efficient
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The Cozi app is the ultimate family organizing tool that can be accessed on the go. Keep everyone’s activities and schedules in one place, along with grocery lists, chores and more.

5. EasyBib

Stop wasting time handwriting your bibliography
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Bibliographies for assignments can get frustrating. EasyBib allows you to add citations from your mobile device. Scan book bar codes and use a search tool for websites right from your device.

6. Blackboard

Keep up with your courses with the touch of a button
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The Blackboard app helps students stay on top of their academic progress. You can view course content and grades on the go.

7. StudyBlue

Studying has never been easier
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StudyBlue is a digital flash card app that makes studying easy wherever you are. You can store all your notes and make review sheets to make sure you ace that exam.

8. Alarm Clock Plus

Customize your wake-up call
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Alarm Clock Plus lets you wake up the way you want, from songs to the length of the alarm. You can even set a math alarm which will require you to solve a difficult math question to turn it off. 

9. SimpleMind Free

Analyse and structure your thoughts with ease
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SimpleMind turns your electronic devices into a brainstorming tool that will organize your thoughts and ideas, so that research paper can get done without any confusion.

10. Duolingo

Learn a language for free
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If you want to pick up a new language or get some help with French homework, then Duolingo is for you. Practice speaking, reading, listening and writing a language at the touch of your fingertips!

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Nomaan Khan

Nomaan Khan


After spending some time in a completely different field, Nomaan decided to drop it all and switch to Mohawk College to pursue his longtime interest in the world of Journalism. His experience working in multimedia platforms has helped him develop exceptional skills in thinking on his feet, being ...


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