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That's where our picks for the best apps to slow the summer learning slide come in. Whether you've got a preschooler or a high schooler, your child is going to love these fun, educational programs that promise to keep them sharp over the summer. Psst, you don't even have to mention the educational
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McGraw Hill has created ALEKS, an app for desktop and tablet, so it actually learns from each individual student's grasp of math and science and then tailors a program just for him or her. Kids from kindergarten through 12th grade can take this app's adaptive quizzes and use its content in short study bursts of 15 minutes to 1 hour, making ALEKS a perfect fit for summer learning. Price: $7-$90, depending on course product selected.
Available on mobile or tablet, Babbel offers a fun and easy way for kids of all ages to study 14 different languages. Since this learning system travels with your family, kids can learn to speak, write and understand a new language at their own pace as they enjoy the summer at home or away. A free trial is available, and monthly subscriptions start at $6.95.
Source: Parenting Magazine