Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021

Remember when all you needed for school was a pen, paper, and a backpack? Times have drastically changed, and to keep up with the new way of schooling, we have a plethora of tech, furniture, and accessories to get your children raring to go.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Top 10 back-to-school gadgets and accessories

It’s nearly time for your little one/teenage to return to school, and there’s no better time to prepare them for education than with our must-have back-to-school gadgets. Since most establishments are still adopting remote learning, we’re here to assist with a smoother transition to a new normal. And our array of tech will also suit adult work-from-home needs, too.

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Let’s celebrate tech’s offerings to keep us productive, organized, and healthy with a list of 10 must-haves in today’s Daily Digest. From a digital whiteboard to a height-adjustable smart desk to a smart pen, we’ve covered all bases. Back-to-school season is looming, so continue reading to be best prepared.

1. Get more productive with the Wipebook Scan digital whiteboard. This gadget uploads creations to Google Drive, OneDrive, and more.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Wipebook Scan on a table

Note-taking just got digital with the Wipebook Scan digital whiteboard. With this back-to-school device, your child can ditch a notebook and opt for a more eco-friendly, futuristic way of writing and drawing. Moreover, its erasable surface saves on paper, so they can make adjustments at any time.

Order this digital whiteboard for $34.99.

2. Use the SyncPen 2nd Generation Smart Pen writing system to turn handwritten notes into digital text. It converts your hand drawings and notes into electrical drafts for incredible convenience.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
SyncPen 2nd Generation Smart Pen in a person’s hand

The SyncPen 2nd Generation Smart Pen writing system is an upgrade from a traditional pen and a must-have back-to-school accessory. It functions like a traditional pen with 360-degree usability while storing notes digitally. Most impressively, it can transcribe symbols and works across 66 languages.

Purchase this writing system for $169.

3. Let your child feel their best self with the Anker PowerConf C300 webcam. It’s an ideal back-to-school gadget while also making a great addition to a work-from-home routine.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Anker PowerConf C300 on top of a computer

Your child will make an excellent impression with the Anker PowerConf C300 webcam during online classes. With Clear Voice Pickup, everyone will clearly hear them communicate while also enabling that they don’t miss any important messages. Furthermore, this webcam boasts auto low-light correction to highlight their beauty even in dark lighting (and yours if you choose to borrow this for work conferences).

Order this webcam for $129.99.

4. Experience exceptional sound with the Sony WF-1000XM4 truly wireless earbuds. This school accessory has a Noise Canceling mode, 8-hour battery life, water resistance, and more.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Sony WF-1000XM4 in a person’s ear

Encourage your child to focus on their studies thanks to the Sony WF-1000XM4 truly wireless earbuds‘s Noise Canceling mode. So no home distractions will inconvenience them. Additionally, these earbuds are equipped with 6 mm drivers to produce rich bass in a small format.

Treat yourself to these earbuds for $279.99.

5. Study hard and indulge in gameplay with the Razer Opus X wireless headset. This back-to-school headset features 40 mm drivers for immersive sound.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Razer Opus X in use on an airplane

With Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, the Razer Opus X wireless headset doesn’t require cords to listen to music. They’re also suitable for watching tutorial videos since they boast expansive sound. Furthermore, they’re available in three stunning colors to suit your style.

Purchase this wireless headset for $99.99.

6. Capture pro-looking videos with the Sennheiser MKE 200 Mobile Kit. The shock mount reduces handling noise for steady content.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Sennheiser MKE 200 Mobile Kit attached to a smartphone

If your child is a wannabe vlogger or simply needs to capture professional-like footage for school projects, the Sennheiser MKE 200 Mobile Kit is a must-have. This accessory is designed from solid aluminum and includes soft rubber grips to fit an array of phones.

Purchase this back-to-school gadget for $129.95.

7. Now they can optimize their workflow with the Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 creative interface. This back-to-school gadget features 15 LCD keys for unlimited computer actions.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 on a desk

Integrate tools with the Elgato Stream Deck MK.2 creative interface. This back-to-school device is also great for remote workers. In particular, it allows you to focus on your audience and detect audio sources for minimal clicking and sifting through apps. Work smarter, stream naturally, and edit faster.

Order this creative interface for $149.99.

8. Treat your child to the HP ENVY x360 13″ Convertible Laptop. It features a 360-degree hinge for using the touch and pen input.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
HP ENVY x360 13″ Convertible Laptop reversed

Gone are the days when school involved worked on paper. Instead, the HP ENVY x360 13″ Convertible Laptop is a great go-to for remote working and at-home work. This laptop features the 11th Gen Intel Core Processor, micro-edge display, a generous battery life, and much more.

Order this laptop for $759.99.

9. The Logitech Master Series MX Keys creative keyboard is built for coding, creativity, and Macs. It’s a back-to-school gadget for creators.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Logitech Master Series MX Keys on a desk

Don’t just treat your kid to a basic keyboard; invest in the Logitech Master Series MX Keys creative keyboard. This keyboard connects to up to three devices at once, which is great when they need to switch from a laptop to a computer and more. Additionally, Logitech is throwing in a free one-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud with a purchase.

Purchase this keyboard for $99.99.

10. Hear and see content with the Samsung M7 Smart Monitor. This device comes with Microsoft Office 365 pre-installed.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
Samsung M7 Smart Monitor

Of all these must-have back-to-school gadgets, the Samsung M7 Smart Monitor is one impressive device. It’s compatible with AirPlay 2 and provides easy access to entertainment apps for some downtime when school is out. Above all, this monitor boasts mobile productivity apps to keep them focused on their studies.

Gift your child this monitor for $349.99.

11. Elevate screens and devices with the Twelve South ParcSlope MacBook & iPad stand 2021 model. This useful gadget also increases airflow for MacBooks for all-day use.

Now your child can maintain a healthy posture while working on a computer or tablet with the Twelve South ParcSlope MacBook & iPad stand 2021 model. This accessory supports MacBooks and iPads for a more ergonomic viewing height.

Purchase this stand for $59.99.

12. For computer work, the KOBLE Designs Apollo 2.0 smart height adjustable desk allows them to easily switch from sitting to standing while remaining productive.

Must-have back-to-school gadgets and tech accessories for 2021
KOBLE Designs Apollo 2.0 with a chair

Finally, the KOBLE Designs Apollo 2.0 smart height adjustable desk is a stunning piece of furniture that has your child’s well-being in mind. It easily converts from a sitting to a standing position. Most impressively, it supports wireless charging to keep devices powered all day.

Order this smart desk for $503.90.

These must-have back-to-school gadgets will prioritize children’s education. Which of these stand out to you? Let us know your favorites in the comments.

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Amy Poole is an Editor and Writer at Gadget Flow. When she's not indulged in everything gadget-related, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Rosie, and keeping fit.
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