iPad and iPhone App Resources

There are literally millions of apps out there covering just about every topic imaginable. This list highlights a few of the STEM-related apps that our participating teachers have used or suggested. It's hardly an exhaustive list, but these provide an excellent introduction to what is out there.

Have other suggestions? Let us know in a Leaf! And be sure to check back occasionally as this list will certainly change!

- new and exciting updates!        - apps that are great on iPad!

Apple Collections

  • Apple Classroom
    • "Classroom is a powerful iPad app that helps teachers guide learning, share work, and manage student devices."
    • (SPA doesn't have too much experience with Classroom, but we've definintely been looking closely at it. Let us know if you've used it in your classroom!)

Other Collections

3D Modeling and Printing

Graphics and Design

Notes and Writing

  • Paper by FiftyThree
    • A great sketching and note taking app.  The free version is very good on it’s own.
  • Notability
    • A best-of handwritten note, pdf mark-up app.  Lets you record audio as you take notes.  Pay, but very good.

Art and Music


Foreign Language


Health and Medicine

Language Arts