Once the lazy days and summer breaks are over, it’s good to dust off some of your educational skills with a few interesting apps for your iPhone, iPad or Android gadgets.
First thing’s first, education can be pretty expensive. If you want to soften the blow, in other words, it’s not cheap. Apps like the Khan Academy kind provides over 4,000 free downloadable videos that can assist you in subjects from kindergarten to the 12th grade. There’s math, science, art, history and computer science. Not only do you get the proper amount of information, you’ll be able to track your progress and unlock various achievements.
This app has been around for quite some time and is preferred over other apps in its category. The note-taking productivity app does more than just create to-do lists. It let’s you take photos and record voice reminders for a more precise and versatile experience. In addition, depending on how many gadgets you want this app to be in, you’ll be able to sync your account throughout the different devices.
It’s only $1, so it shouldn’t deter you from downloading its usefulness. Here is an app for students who have to take their classes with them outside of the campus. Studious is an app that provides a quick method for organising assignments and exams via their due dates. Once you enter the necessary information, you’ll be able to see the upcoming week and add assignments with a simple shake of your phone. The app also lets you write down brief notes and email your professors.
While a foreign language may not be on top of your priority list, you would be missing out on the cheapest way to learn a new language. And learning a new language may not be the easiest thing, but it’s definitely easier with Duolingo. The crowd-sourced app translates real-world texts into your desired language of choice. Not only do you have daily reminders and lessons of your chosen language, it’ll translate Web pages and other documents into many languages that apply. This is a fun and interactive way of learning a new language at every level, from beginners to advance. The app has over 68 different languages, in which 23 of them allow language courses for you to take.
They say, nowadays, there is an app for anything. Learnist has been described as a social network of knowledge. It’s quite simple. You can browse into organised collections of texts and video that cover over thousands of topics. Whether you’re starting a research project into the life of Salvador Dali or picking up filmmaking tips from Gus Van Sant, there’s plenty of fun and very useful knowledge to be found in Learnist.