Three Apps for Learning

We check our smart phones multiple times throughout the day. From Facebook to Twitter we are always connected to the world. Most of us treat our phones as a “must-carry” item and it is as important as our house key. So, it only makes sense to use our phones as a learning tool. Below you will find apps that are related to learning and organization. This list of apps is for Apple users. I will make a future post for Windows and Android users as well.

iHomework ($0.99)

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENTS
Keep track of all the upcoming work for the school year.

READING AND BOOKS
Keep track of any reading assignments you have during the week.

REMINDERS
Remember what you need at the grocery store with Reminders.

COURSES
Keep track of your course information and teacher contact info.

SCHEDULE
iHomework lets you record class times no matter what kind of schedule your school is on.

TEACHERS
Keep track of your teacher’s contact information.

SYNC
iHomework is the only school organizer available for iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, and Mac.

For a full list of features click here.

 

 

iStudiez Pro ($0.99)

ORGANIZING YOUR SCHEDULE
Unique built-in planner lets you input and easy manage all types of schedules including classic, alternating (A & B weeks), rotating and block schedule.

FOLLOWING UP WITH YOUR HOMEWORK
Special section is dedicated to keep track of your homework and assignments. Whatever is the way you are used to manage your tasks, you will find it all in iStudiez Pro. Either you want to organize your assignments by date, by course or by priority, or sort them into pending and completed, you have all options at your hand.

SUMMARIZING IT UP FOR YOU
Once your schedule is added, the summary of current classes and tasks is automatically reflected in Today view.

TRACKING YOUR GRADE/GPA
This option is based on assignments (support of weighted/non-weighted assignments), and GPA calculator is available both for current and past semesters.

KEEPING YOU ALERT
The app boasts Push Notifications feature which allows you set general alarm time for your classes and separate alarms for each of your assignments and homework.

GUARDING YOUR DATA
No way you will ever lose your data if something’s wrong with your device. iStudiez Pro takes care of you and offers the option to back up your data by sending it to your e-mail address with tapping just one button!

For more information click here.

 

 

Flashcards+ (Free)

 

 

 

 

  • Flashcloud allows you to sync decks across devices and online. You can also share decks with friends.
  • Human quality voice synthesis in 22 languages with support for dialect and gender. Practice your pronunciation and retain more by listening to cards.
  • Integrated with Quizlet and Course Hero.
  • Auto-Play card audio by double clicking the speaker icon
  • Keep track of the cards you know by checking/unchecking them and only studying the ones you know or don’t know.
  • Filter decks to search for a specific card
  • Shuffle decks by shaking!

For more, click here.

Reference: apple.com/itunes

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