About the Apps
As high school students move through their four years, they will find that writing skills come increasingly necessary. Essay writing is no longer restricted to English class, and having a solid writing ability becomes mandatory as they head to college.
There are plenty of writing apps out there, each of them designed to serve a unique purpose. With so many to choose from, it is best to isolate apps that excel in distinct areas The apps showcased here are each designed for a different reason, and to meet the needs of different students and writers. They are the best at what they do, and all our suggested - if not insisted - downloads for students of this age group.
SAT Writing is geared to help the motivated student prepare for the SAT writing section. With flashcards, questions and essay help, this app is one of the best ways to study for this important exam.
Grammar App HD is an app designed to balance direct instruction with game playing to produce stronger grammar skills. This app covers a wide range of topics and also uses games to make learning grammar enjoyable.
Chapters is a great app for organizing your thoughts. For students who have writing to do in multiple classes, it'd be a perfect app for containing your thoughts and getting organized.
Chronicle is the updated version of keeping a diary. Write down day-to-day thoughts, and keep a journal of what's going on.
iAWriter is a clean writing experience, perfect for those who get distracted by the tools, bells and whistles of word processors. Remove all distractions, and simply write.
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How are apps scored?
Apps are scored using a proprietary evaluation rubric to judge Educational Content, Kid Appeal, Assessment, Features and Design, Value, and Safety and Privacy.