Apps to make your kid's life easier

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's back to school week in the Kansas City area, and we have a list of some great apps for your kids.

For iPhone and iPad users, the iStudiez App is a great organizational tool for high school and college students who have to juggle classes, school events and study time. It tracks the student's schedule during the day and helps plan, manage their courses and class details, locations, instructors, holidays and grades.

For Android users, the myHomework Student Planner does the same thing. It organizes classes and homework with customizable widgets.

Simple Mind is a great app for Android and Apple devices to organize and plan term papers and special reports. It's a mind mapping program, which means you write down ideas and thoughts and then arrange them in a chart, connecting the information to fit the assignment.

One more app for students is Circle Of 6  for iPhone and Android. It instantly connects you to six friends. If you need help or need a ride, just two touches sends the message you want with your location. It's a great security app for kids on campus.

Here's a list of the apps:

Apps for college kids:

  • Studious: Helps you set your schedules and keeps track of your homework deadlines.
  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary: You can never go wrong with this when expanding your knowledge with that term paper.
  • STUDYBLUE: Help yourself with that text by creating a digital flash card.
  • Take me to my car: At a huge event? This is the perfect app for you.

To find the complete list of great apps for your college kid, Consumer Reports has listed 19 of them.

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