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Choose The Perfect App For Your Child [Infographic]

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The Perfect App

iOS Apps

There was a time when Mobile Phones were banned in schools and classrooms, but today with the expansion of Smart Phones and Mobile Apps, the Mobile technology has emerged as an integral part of Education in modern times.

Well, it is to be noted that it is just the beginning. There was not much change in the flow of education sector in the past two to three decades but it is assumed that with this new method of Mobile Apps and some other Smart Phones/Computer Applications in the coming decade, there will be an alarming change in the way education was delivered and accessed. Now the time is that when parents and teachers emphasize on the use of Smart Phones/tablets in imparting knowledge and learning to students and kids of every level.

The biggest plus point that these apps and other such technologies have brought is that Learning is now much more interactive than it ever had. In this infographic, Tutors Umbrella have attempted to explain the technique to choose best app.


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HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT APP FOR YOUR CHILD?

  1. Think about the specific skill you wish to enrich and how an app might fit into that activity.
  2. Always evaluate if your child will learn something.
  3. Any app you choose should encourage your child to engage with others.
  4. If you are unsure about which app to choose talk with parents, teachers, and the children themselves.
  5. There are many support networks online to help you make your decision.
  6. Use a variety of apps that cover all disciplines.
  7. Check reviews online first before letting your children use an app.

Apps for Students

FOR NOTE TAKING

EVERNOTE

Evernote is the most widely used study app, and for good reason. The app syncs all your college work to an online account so you're always connected with resources to study.

FACT: Evernote now has over 100 million total users. That's the same as the population of the UK and Spain combined!

PRICE: FREE (PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION AVAILABLE)

PLATFORM: iOS, Android

 

FOR STUDYING

BENCHPREP

BenchPrep is an interactive course library with hundreds of practice questions, flashcards, in-app purchases, and almost 600 study lessons.

FACT: Students see an average score improvement of 16% on BenchPrep

PRICE: FREE

PLATFORM: iOS, Android

 

FOR READING

CHEGG

Textbooks are ridiculously expensive, and Chegg offers you the option to rent online versions of your books for less. You can search by titel, author, or ISBN! Easy!

FACT: 8 in 10 students said using Chegg better prepared them for exams.

PRICE: FREE (BUT BOOKS COST MONEY)

PLATFORM: iOS, Android, and Desktop

 

FOR WRITING

DRAGON DICTATION

Dragon Dictation uses accurate voice recognition software to let you speak and instantly see your words in text. Write essays with ease, and update your social networks with speech.

FACT: There is approximately a 500% gain based on time spend speaking vs. typing.

PRICE: FREE

PLATFORM: iOS

 

FOR REFERENCING

EASYBIB

EasyBib generates citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago style by scanning a book's bar code or by entering the title. The app also lets you easily email and export the bibliographies to yourself.

FACT: 1 in 3 undergraduates admit to paraphrasing/copying a few sentences from an internet source without referencing it.

PRICE: FREE

PLATFORM: iOS, Android, and Desktop

 

FOR SCHEDULING

ISTUDIEZ

iStudiez keeps track of your class schedule, assignments, and grades. The app will even tell you what score you need to get on the next test or assignment to stay on track toward your final desired grade for the class.

FACT: The Journal of Educational Psychology published a study that concluded that time-management practices influence college achievement.

PRICE: LITE VERSION IS FREE. PRO IS £1.99

PLATFORM: iOS, MAC

 

FOR CALCULATIONS

WOLFRAM ALPHA

The Wolfram Alpha reference app uses its supercomputing abilities to quickly generate answers to any and all your research questions.

FACT: Using Wolfram Alpha, you can upload images and see how dogs see the world or how the colour blind see the world.

PRICE: £1.99

PLATFORM: iOS, Android

 

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  • There was a time when Mobile Phones were banned in schools and classrooms, but today with the expansion of Smart Phones and Mobile Apps, the Mobile technology has emerged as an integral part of Education in modern times.
  • There was not much change in the flow of education sector in the past two to three decades but it is assumed that with this new method of Mobile Apps and some other Smart Phones/Computer Applications in the coming decade, there will be an alarming change in the way education was delivered and accessed.
  • Now the time is that when parents and teachers emphasize on the use of Smart Phones/tablets in imparting knowledge and learning to students and kids of every level.