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Student Apps for the Classroom: Study Apps

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Student Study Apps

Student Study Apps

A list of my favorite Student Study Apps:

  • Livescribe+ – Livescribe+ is designed to be used in conjunction with Livescribe 3 smartpens.
  • Evernote – Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders.
  • ScratchWork – ScratchWork allows you to take notes and browse the web while having the two side by side to avoid back and forth flipping. It also provides a custom math keyboard.
  • Side by Side – Side by Side is a multiple-window reader/browser with offline reading and note taking capabilities. It turns the iPad into multiple resizable reading devices working in parallel.
  • Highlight by Cohdoo – Shine new light on audio recording user research, interviews, lectures and more with Cohdoo Highlight. Simply start a recording, marking “aha” moments as you hear them. Break time? Pause and resume the same recording, adding more highlights.
  • Visual Dictionary & Thesaurus – The Visual Dictionary & Thesaurus iPhone app not only brings you definitions and words of similar meaning, but the visual picture links together the varying contexts and connections for words.
  • Dictionary.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad Top-rated app with trusted reference content from Dictionary.com & Thesaurus.com. WORKS OFFLINE – no Internet connection needed when searching words.
  • Flick – The easiest and simplest way to share documents, videos and images between iPads, iPhones, iPods, Macs, and other devices and operating systems.
  • Natural Reader – The NaturalReader text-to-speech (TTS) application converts PDF files, MS Word documents, and e-books into spoken words.
  • Storify – Now social storytelling is at your fingertips wherever you are, allowing you to create stories on the iPad as never before.
  • PS Express – ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP EXPRESS: Edit and share photos anywhere.
  • Learnist – Pinboard for education
  • MyScript Calculator – With MyScript Calculator, perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting.
  • Geometry Pad – With the Geometry Pad you can create fundamental geometric shapes, explore and change their properties and calculate metrics.

Written by Dr. Sherri E. Ritter

October 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

Posted in iPad

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