Learning apps to stop summer slide: high school
7 fun, educational apps teens can slot in between part-time jobs and fully-packed social calendars to keep learning alive.
By Sonali Morris
Mindsnacks Language Learning Program
Works on: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Starved teenage minds will enjoy noshing on MindSnacks. These Ivy-league designed games are language lessons in disguise. The apps offer 40 levels of language content, complete with play that makes rolling rrrrs and nasal accents more fun. Six games build essential vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, and conversation skills. If your teen’s got her eye on Barcelona or the French Riviera, this app’s the perfect first step.