Not all modes of technology waste time and diverts the attention of students. Long gone are the days when students were required to carry huge loads of books from libraries to finish their homework and course studies. In the beginning part of the 21st century, the introduction of computers, internet and web-browsers had already paved the way for an upcoming wind of revolution. All the information can be easily searched by the most prevalent search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo.
Websites like Wikipedia has made acquiring useful information very easy. But now in the world of smartphones, changes have come even in the way students learn and keep their notes. A wide collection of apps have changed the way we communicate, we share and even the way we eat, dress and roam. There are loads of apps available on Play Store and App Store which have made the lives of students easier by providing a one-stop destination to find tutorials, solutions and notes.
While there are hardly any applications as of yet to help your wards carry school books, there are plenty of apps like MyHomework which allow your kids to keep a track of their assignments besides helping them with formulas, grammar and everything important. When I was in school and the days when I used to have too much homework I would wish for someone to do my homework for me. There are actually many professional tools and services. Since it’s a vast pool to choose from, we have curated the 5 best apps available right now which can make your studies a bit easier and a lot more interesting.
Google Keep (iOS & Android)
Google Keep is one of the most versatile note-keeping apps available on both Android and iOS platforms. In this generation of fast decision making, the need of jotting down important things has increased. It is very easy to lose some information of value if it is recorded in bits of paper. Google Keep thus comes handy to all the students to take notes, keep a track of their homework, maintain a to-do list and to mark any place on Google Maps besides providing voice inputs.
It is a useful app that automatically syncs all your notes with your Google account to make sure you never lose any of your valuable data. It supports input in all the languages supported by the smartphones and one can also search the words directly on Google to look for more related information.
Duolingo (iOS & Android)
Duolingo is a very popular language learning application that’s easily available online. It is an app that’s notable for its user-friendliness. It offers 20 fully crafted, developed and integrated course, all free of cost and is also helpful for kids studying in elementary grades and junior standards. This app is also used in classrooms as an addendum or additional resource in teaching a new language to children of all ages in a hassle-free process.
Quizlet (iOS & Android)
Flashcards have been a proven way of studying for children for a while, now. You can pretty much study anything with the help of flashcards but creating them is a time-consuming procedure. Quizlet saves you the hassle and the time. It is an app as well as a website that allows children, teachers, and parents to craft and create their own flashcards very easily. One can make use of text, charts and images and craft flashcards in a variety of ways to study.
It is extremely a beneficial app for elementary grade children who can test their knowledge on various issues via attractive quizzes. Quizlet is one of the few applications that would allow you to retain the information you learn for a longer period of time.
PhotoMath (iOS & Android)
Photomath is a great app with which you can scan a Mathematics problem and you will get a step-by-step instruction to solve the sum. All you need to do is take a photograph of your math homework and get immediate interactive help from experts in solving it. It also provides the solution of graphs and an inbuilt smart calculator.
Photomath supports arithmetic, integers, fractions, decimal numbers, roots, algebraic expressions, linear equations/inequalities, quadratic equations/inequalities, and absolute equations/inequalities, systems of equations, logarithms, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions, derivatives and integrals. It is designed to provide the student with a full-fledged tutor at home without any efforts. PhotoMath is not one of the apps that reveal just the answer but help your children to learn the solution with a stepwise guide.
Khan Academy (iOS & Android)
Ever thought that protons and electrons can dance around you to show how they fit into an atom? Or how the square shifts from (sinA+cosA) ² to form (sin²A + 2AB + cos²A)? Well, Khan Academy has a solution to all the troubles you might be facing in your Science subjects. From Physics to Mathematics, Khan Academy provides the best online tutorials by Mr. Salman Khan. They are all free to access, easy to grasp and a fun way to learn the important chapters.
It is a must-have app for every student who wants to understand his subjects from the core depth and score the best. The video tutorials are not at all very long and use video animations to show the solutions to complex problems and theorems. It is a great way to learn and also practice difficult numerical in an easy way.
Once a student gets accustomed to make the best use of all the above-mentioned applications, his focus on studies will definitely increase. It has no longer been the duty of the students to search for these apps, rather even parents and teachers can suggest these to their children or students so that they make a better use of the time they spend on the smartphones and rather than just playing games, they also get engrossed in fun activities which involve learning. As the world is modernizing, it’s the best way to keep up with changes like these and make a child who is ready for the struggles ahead.