Your smartphone can be a distration tool, but it can also aid your studying process if you let it. Anything from note-taking, remainders and dictation and translation, there is an app for that. The post is going to consist of both free and paid apps that will give you an edge. I find it easier using learning tools on a tablet so this post is for your iPad too. When it comes down to it- you will still have to do the work to make the grade so here it goes.
Great for maths and any questions
You may recognise this app, or at least it services from Siri- which sort of explains what it is good at. Your are better off punching in your questions into Wolfram than Google, it gives you immediate results to questions you may have about a lecture slide you are reading or a math’s equation you need help solving. Think of Wolfram as a virtual teacher to help you though your studying process. Another great feature, is that Wolfram shows where it sourced it’s data which is vital for student work, to prove the information is authentic. Price $1.99
Creating notes has nver been easier, you can write, record and organise your notes with this great product. You can also set a to-do list to organise your studying hours and so forth. It has a diction speech-to-text feature which will write down what you read out. When you are walking back home and you remeber something simply speak to the Evernote app and it will write down what you wanted to remember. Price: Free
We have all done it, at least once, forgot the calculator at home. Well with a scientific calculator app, you will never leave home without one. And if your phone is Smartphone used for music, phone calls and vice versa, you are less-likely to forget it in the house. Another great feature about this calculator is that it takes notes and comes with a tab user-interface which makes it easy to alternatw between notes and the calulator.
A student planner app
With so many different lectures on diffetent days with different teachers– it can all get confusing. With a student planner on your phone, it is easier to receive alerts and plan for lectures properly and turn up with the right notes and therefore increase productivity and school performance.