Math and reading apps to help your student succeed

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Back to school season is here, and for many parents, that means it’s time to search for the tools to best help your student succeed.

In the age of smartphone technology, finding those tools may be easier than ever before.

Whether your student struggles with math, reading or any number of other subjects, there’s sure to be an app aimed at helping out.

Check out the list below for more:


Counting Caterpillar

This counting app was designed for preschoolers and kindergartners and teaches the basics of counting with a fun game to play. The goal of the game is to catch aphids in the correct number sequence to feed the caterpillar and fill its belly. There are also multiple levels available.

Click here to learn more about the app. 


Reflex Math

Reflex is an award-winning research-based system that helps students in grades 2-8 develop and recall math facts in all four operations. The Reflex Math app is available on the iPad to subscribing students.

Reflex provides:

  • A highly adaptive environment that continually adjusts to create the optimal learning experience for every child
  • Fun and motivational game-based learning
  • Results for students of all ability levels across grades 2-8.

Click here to learn more about the app. 


Starfall Learn to Read

This free app allows kids to learn through numbered sections. Each section features a vowel sound and its related spelling. Children get to hear, touch, read and eventually master the sound-spelling through different activities.

Click here for more information on the app. 

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