According to an article in the September 2012 issue of Parent magazine, your smartphone or tablet can turn into a command center with everything you need to plan, prep, and navigate your kid's year. The best part is these great apps fro Apple and Android devices are all free. Below are 3 and 4 of 10.
3. Brain Booster
Kinder Town's team of parents and educators picks educational apps by age and subject so you don't have to. (Apple only)
4. Virtual Assistant
The Cozi Family Organizer will keep your clan on the same page with reminders for homework or doctor's appointments sent out from the shared calendar.