48 Free Education Apps Sorted By Grade Level

free education appsIt’s hard to figure out the best education apps that are out there. Katie and I aim to do our best to sort them out, but we certainly can’t keep up with the daily influx of interesting and useful apps that could have a spot in education.

Emphasis on the word could.

Many apps are complete bunk. Many are paid apps. Let’s talk about both of these kinds of apps a little later. For now, let’s focus on finding you the best free education education app

So let’s assume that you want how do you quickly figure out which free apps work for your grade or skill level. Lucky for you,  has put together the below list of useful education apps as recommended by the STaRT Education Department. Below are nearly all the apps I’d personally recommend to anyone looking to outfit their iPad, iPhone, or other device with free apps perfect for their grade level.

This list is by no means complete but what apps would you add?


  1. librarian

    February 22, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Image Searcher (free) has a warning about sexual content, violence, and alcohol & drug use images. It says you must be 17 to download. Did not check the rest.

    • Dale

      February 25, 2013 at 7:19 pm

      That’s a standard warning for any browser type app. You’d get the same warning if you we’re downloading Safari.