Mobile Apps in the Classroom
IOS apps that can be used for education.
Elevate is an app that works on brain training. It works on improving focus, speaking skills, processing speed, memory, math skills, and more. The app personalizes the program to the person using it. This app would be great to use in K-12 for any of the skills listed that a student may need to work on.
This app allows you to create flashcards for studying. It allows you to create your own flashcards with any images or text that you want. This app allows you to keep track of the flashcards you have mastered so that you can focus on your weaker points and it also will help you test yourself by shuffling the flashcards for you when you are reviewing. Flashcards+ would be great for older students who are preparing for exams.
Learnist is a social networking app that has information from around the world.It has an organized collection of knowledge through text and video of lessons and resources on thousand of different topics. This app would be more suited for high school students, but it is a great way to explore knowledge from around the world.
This app is a collection of science videos that demonstrate easy to do experiments. These video tutorials would be great to show in the classroom or at home for students to try themselves.
5. Numbler Math Game
In this app, players build math equations in a crossword style board. It allows you to challenge other players or test yourself against a computer. This is a great app for younger students because it involves them practising their math skills without knowing. They get to engage in a fun game that takes the thought of practising math away.
6. Tap to Talk
This app allows the user to type what they want to say and then presses a button to have the words spoken out loud by the app. This app would be great for non-verbal students in the classroom.