“Educational” is a broad term. When we speak of the best educational mobile applications, there is a diverse range of software under the “umbrella” of education. You could browse the top educational offerings in any app store, but locating the best —and those that are not just a fad— it is something more difficult than you think.
Some educational applications are designed for high school students; others, for university graduates, and there are few aimed at those who educate others, or even for those who yearn for knowledge after having finished school.
Whether you’re looking specifically for ways you can exercise your mind, organize your coursework, or to expand your knowledge on the role of King Matthias Corvinus in the Renaissance Hungarian, there is more of an application specifically designed to do this job. Although… well: no application is really designed to explore the global impact of the Renaissance. Simply, you can exercise your brain with our selection of educational applications, and draw conclusions about the effect of the Renaissance for yourself.
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The Great Courses (free, with in-app purchases)
The university is a great place to get an education, but if the idea of doing hundreds of tasks, or to accumulate a large sum of student loans doesn’t attract you, The Great Courses offers lectures of expert teachers, covering a wide variety of topics, including literature, history, business, mathematics, music, and even gastronomy.
The application Great Courses allows you to download or stream courses, and is compatible with Chromecast. The conferences are done professionally and are presented with clarity, with visual aids when necessary. While the app itself is free, you’ll have to pay for individual courses. However, there is a free trial version, and the courses go on sale once in a while. In addition, your most probably your phone weighs much less than a text book.
Memrise (Free, premium version available)
Learning a language can be a difficult task, especially if courses were not offered close to you. While you can buy yourself a text book and learn by yourself, Memrise offers a different path, teaching you vocabulary through gamification.
Started Memrise, choose the language you wish to study and the app will teach you various words and phrases, probándote definitions, spelling and aural recognition. Memrise is available free of charge, although this version is quite basic. If you need something more complete, we recommend you purchase a subscription “Pro”.
Even so, if you’re looking for an easy way to review a language, Memrise is more fun (and convenient) than any other tool.
Udacity (free / $ 200)
Udacity offers courses online free. There are hundreds of different themes to choose from, and you can even pay for a service nanogrado that provides you with a feedback with professional coaching and a certification verified by the $ 200. Eye, that a nanogrado can be a great option for those looking to get a job in programming.
Brainscape maintains that you can double your speed of learning by using flash cards. Brainscape mark the repetition of each concept to perfection, so that you retain the knowledge more effectively. Qualify how well you know each concept, determining the right time to give you another test. It is free to create, share and find cards that are generated by users. The Pro subscription is billed at $10 per month, $ 30 semi-annually, or $36 per year. You can also opt for a lifetime subscription for $80. Subscriptions give you access to content premium unlimited.
You can think of in the Due appropriate as an alarm clock that works without an account or Internet connection. With Sed, you can set reminders, countdown reusable and implement daily reminders and weekly to take advantage of almost 60 tones of alert. In addition, reminders are synchronized with your devices and change automatically as you cross time zones.
The number of applications, preparation of test Ready4, as Ready4 SAT, goes far beyond bombard you with questions. In reality, your goal is to teach you material and advice for the taking of evidence in sizes friendly for mobile devices, so you can study when and where you have your smartphone to hand. This free application even try to match your score potential SAT with schools and academic programs from around the world, in case you need extra motivation to study.
For the high school students who just need a little more guidance on how to isolate the “x” in your task of algebra, Photomath is essentially his companion of mathematics that can solve problems instantly, and explain each answer. Simply, take a picture of the question (you can also write it on the phone), and the application will give you the solution in separate steps, so that you can clearly understand why these “x” are moved at times from one side to the other.
The majority of students do not have a editor personal you to show them how they can improve their writing or a sentence at a time. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) of GradeProof offers concrete ways to improve your style, verify the originality and identify grammatical issues complex than other word processors often overlook. While the app itself is free, you’ll have to go upgrading it to $10 per month to be able to enjoy all the power of this spectacular coach write pocket.
Many children relish it a lot of practice sums or the multiplication outside of school, but you can get excited about a little more they test their math skills for the booming business of cupcakes! From estimating the cost of each cake, to fulfill orders, to pay the commercial loans to keep the bakery in operation, Math Motion: Cupcake brings to life the math at the elementary level in a package deceptively sweet, but appetizing.
Higher education is no longer a matter exclusive to college students. EdX makes it possible for any person with a smart phone to learn of institutions distinguished as MIT and McGill university, and maybe even earn a certificate while doing so. You can follow lectures online, to take exams and complete assignments at your own pace, all without having to worry about getting a student loan (although some certificates and courses have an additional cost).
The school life is complicated. To help you keep track of your schedule and, often, deadlines are crucial, My Study Life is more than a school calendar: the app even sends reminders to your mobile device each time that you have deadlines coming up. As one of the few applications of agenda no advertising in the market, the colorful interface of My Study Life gives you all the information that you need on your day at a glance.
If you already use Mendeley Desktop to manage your appointments of research, and collaborate with your classmates, then the application Mendeley is for you to be a no-brainer. After all, the app is a PDF reader that allows you to enter and search the journal articles you need for your research or readings for your class, all directly on your mobile device. Once you’re back on your computer, the app also will sync your notes mobile to keep you organized.
Now that Evernote is charging users who want to use their application more than two devices, OneNote of Microsoft is seen as a decent alternative for your needs note-taking with mobile devices. In addition, it is of great help in most of the cases, the application are preloaded on the new devices with Windows 10 and works on all platforms. Not only you can record a class and take photos while you write your notes with a pencil, but you can also make a backup copy of your class notes in OneDrive, and Office 365.
More than a simple interactive periodic table, this app of the Periodic Table of the Royal Society of Chemistry incorporates everything from podcasts, to videos to help you learn about the elements. However, don’t worry about feeling overwhelmed by all the information, because the application shows different levels of data to suit all, from a beginner to a student of chemical professional.
*Updated by Maria Teresa Lopes 12 April 2019.
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