|Best Education Apps|
Emerging technologies continue to provide innovative and sophisticated forms of learning. This list provides a list of useful apps to take advantage of the enormous opportunities offered by technology.
Google Education Apps
Google's education apps are free for schools and enable easy collaboration. You can use Google's education apps on any device including your tablet, computer or phone.
"We want Google to be the third half of your brain."
iTunes U is a great app for instructors. It allows you to build interactive lessons, collect assignments and grade work from students. iTunes U even enables teachers to communicate with others, one-on-one or in groups.
"Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important."
Evernote is one of the best educational apps for kids and adults designed for note taking and archiving. Teachers can use the application for planning and delivering lesson plans. Evernote enables you to capture information using whatever device you favor.
"Organization isn't about perfection it's about efficiency."
Dropbox offers secure file sharing and storage. The tool is used by over 3,000 educational institutions in the world. One in four college students in the US have personal Dropbox accounts. The multifaceted tool allows teachers to create sharing folder with students, making it easier for students to access information.
"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement."
The Khan Academy App offers very useful tutorials on math, humanities and more. The app's library mirrors the content that is located on the website. The app offers users access to those YouTube videos that Salman Khan initially uploaded that simply amazed us.
"Lets go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday."
TED provides access to riveting talks from the world's most amazing people. The app offers new thought leadership and innovative insight from education radicals, tech geniuses and medical mavericks.
"There's a way to do it better - find it."
PhotoMath is a camera calculator that is easily of the best educational apps for kids that complain about their problems with mathematics. You simply snap a pic of a math expression and the app provides a step-by-step solution.
"Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding."
Scholly helps students and parents find money for college. The app has scholarships for high school and college students. The app offers a powerful adaptive matching engine that will find the scholarships you qualify for in seconds.
"It's simple. If we want to have an educated population, then we have to make education affordable."
Reading Rainbow is one of the best reading apps for kids. The app offers a library of books to users based on your child's interest. The app enables parents to teach kids that a book is a gift you can open again and again.
"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
Duolingo is a straightforward language app that is simple and easy to use. Unlike other apps, Duolingo is completely free: there is no locked content or upsells. Duolingo's amazing interface and quality content set it apart from the rest.
"A different language is a different vision of life."