My phone’s home screen is full of apps. I’ve got the usual ones like Instagram, Dropbox, Amazon, and WeatherBug. However, some of my favorite and most frequently used apps are the ones that help me in my homeschool journey. Check out this current list of my favorite apps.
Pocket Grade: Calculate grades quickly by using this quick and easy grade generator. Simply set the number of questions and you’ll be shown grade percentages. This app has helped me calculate my kids’ grades and the grades of students in my co-op classes. (Here’s the Apple version, but there’s no Android version. Here are a few similar grading apps for Android users.)
Calculator Infinity: You may not need to purchase a high-end calculator for a student taking Algebra. This powerful app includes functions for matrix vectors, statistics, and complex equations equations as well. (Apple version and Android version)
Google Keep: Homeschool moms always have several to-do lists. Create your lists and check items off in Google Keep. This simple but powerful app allows me to create shopping lists for all stores I frequent each week. (Apple version and Android version)
Nature Melody: Sometimes you just need a break from the sounds of a busy life. Nature Melody can soothe with the sounds of ocean waves, rainfall, crackling campfires, babbling brooks, and chirping birds. (There is an Apple version, but no Android version. Here are a few similar nature sound apps Android users).
USA Rest Stop: Field trips are part of every homeschool family’s life. Whether you need to make an impromptu stop or you’ve planned to stop in advance, USA Rest Stop shows rest stops on highways all across the USA. This app helps you find a clean and safe place to stop no matter where you are. (Apple version and Android version)
Waze: Homeschool moms and their kids are real road warriors. Because we’re off to so many different places throughout the week, a navigational app is a must have. Don’t less road issues slow your roll. Get accurate directions and real time traffic updates with Waze. (Apple version and Android version)
Trello: If you’re looking for the ultimate organizing app, look no further than Trello. Use Trello’s cards and boards to visually organize homeschool information such as lesson plans, curriculum, and reading lists. If you’re new to Trello, check out their introductory video here. (Apple version and Android version)
Do you have a favorite app for homeschooling? Don’t keep it a secret! Let me know!
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