There are apps for everything these days and they can be very useful. There are apps that help people with their business, home life and some are just for fun. When you were in school you might have had to use a pencil or a calculator, but technology is changing the way we learn. There are 5 apps you wish you’d had at school, educational tools that would’ve made your homework much easier.
Duolingo is a free language app that teaches Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian and French. It’s not just a translator. Duolingo is fun, colorful and easy to use. It’s goal-oriented and provides incentives for achieving new levels of language mastery.
History Here, is a must-have app brought to you by the History Channel. It’s interactive and visually stunning with panoramic pictures of key locations around the world. You can take a virtual tour of the American Revolution or visit the pyramids of Egypt from your tablet or mobile device. With a state-of-the-art search tool you can turn this history app into a geography tool as well.
Brain Pop is another app that makes learning more fun with the use of animated movies. This application plays films and videos that range in topic from autism to metric conversion. It’s mostly aimed at children ages 8 to 12 but is certainly fun for all ages. There is a cost associated with this app, but it’s well worth the coin.
If you love astronomy, then the NASA app is definitely one of the 5 apps you wish you’d had at school. It doesn’t take much imagination to picture the vastness of space when you have NASA’s entire database at your fingertips. It’s not just pretty pictures either. The NASA app is jam packed with historical information and factual data on the known universe.
Rounding out the list of 5 apps you wish you’d had at school is Evernote. This powerhouse of an application is designed to increase your productivity and help manage your schedule. You can take notes, photos and videos. That might not impress some people but Evernote puts all of your data in easily managed categories. You can recall your notes and share them with a swipe of your hand.
Which apps would you have loved to have had at school?