App Directories and Reviews Sites

November 14, 2013 | Posted in Classroom Help, Informative, Technology | By

Written by Sharra Badgley
Published with Permission


I often receive this question from readers and friends: “How do I choose the best educational apps for my family?” Hundreds of thousands of apps are available, and this number continues to skyrocket, as mobile app technology develops at a rapid pace. It can be overwhelming to navigate through all of the choices to select the best apps to use in homeschooling. One way that I select the highest quality apps, with the best educational value, is by staying connected with app reviewers and directories. Just as I read reviews before selecting and purchasing my homeschooling curriculum, I visit a few app review websites to research educational apps before downloading. This month in Apps in Home Education, I will share a few of my favorite app review websites and directories with you.

• Apps For Homeschooling –

Apps For Homeschooling, a valuable resource, is a website for discovering apps that work for homeschooled children of all ages. Jennifer Bogart, a homeschooling mother of four, shares weekly reviews and recommendations about top educational apps. You can search for app reviews categorized by grade, subject, cost, and device. Each week at the website, Jennifer features a listing of new apps and free apps, and you also can enter to win great giveaways. Read more →