The internet is revolutionizing the way education is imparted and accessed. Apart from huge resources, videos and gamification of education, the technology is helping students get a better grip over their study schedule and to aid the learning process. Often, the students find it difficult to complete assignments, manage exam stress and meet deadlines. Some may also encounter difficulty in grasping of certain concepts. But the new age technology is here to rescue them from all of this. There are a many apps that help students in better studying and here we discuss the top 10:
A lot of time is spent by students in listening to lectures and taking down notes. A lot of times a student is absent in the class, he asks friends for notes. Evernote makes things easier by helping students to organize their notes in a proper manner and also grants easy access whenever they need them. Students can add audio, images or web pages to their notes. They can also search for a particular piece of content. Creating organizers and planners is also facilitated by Evernote. Not only this, students can also sync their notes across devices so that the information may be accessed from anywhere at any time.
Armed with a user-friendly interface, iStudiez is a must-have app for any college student. Thousands of students use this app across the globe to organize their schedules, follow up with their homework, and stay updated. It not only notifies when the assignments are due but also tells you where your classes are. This app can be synced across all your devices and can also be synced with your regular phone calendar. The unique in-built planner makes it easy to manage all kinds of schedules.
Available for iOS, Android and web users, XMind is another useful app that offers you mind mapping feature. With the help of this app, students can easily create drawings, charts, or any other visual elements that helps them in better understanding of any concept. This brainstorming tool has a number of templates that will fit most needs of any student. It also has a ‘presentation’ mode that automatically creates a powerpoint-like slideshow. Furthermore, the notes created on this app can be easily integrated into Evernote.
In order to let the students study better, Scanmarker lets you read information from any printed source and instantly transforms it into digital format. The digital data file so created can be easily copied or edited or transformed into an audio file. The file so crated can also be rendered into a foreign language.
- Exam Countdown
Often students find it difficult to cope with the exam pressure. Exam Countdown app eases things out by helping students stick to their study schedule. Once all the exam dates are filled in this app, it gently reminds you of the months, days or hours left for all examinations. Some students might panic on such reminders but it has been designed to push the students harder for their studies.
- My Script Calculator
A useful productivity tool for kids, My Script Calculator helps in performing maths calculations easily. It can tackle calculations ranging from simple addition to complex calculus. The student just has to write numbers or maths equation on the screen with a stylus or Apple Pencil, and the answer appears. The app has been designed to help students feel confident while performing calculations. The app also allows the users to save results to the memory to be accessed anytime later on.
- Dragon Anywhere
Dragon Anywhere is a professional grade dictation app that comes in handy for students. It offers quick and efficient dictation feature that lets the students take audio notes or record the lectures. The data is stored in original audio and also in the form of a document. Also, it can also be used to edit notes through simple voice commands. The final notes on this app can easily be transferred to Evernote.
- My Study Life
A cross platform planner for students, My Student Life is used not just by students but also by teachers to plan their daily activities. All the areas of the academic life of any student like homework, timetable, and revision tasks can be integrated using this app. It also offers support for week and day rotation schedules. You can also set reminders for unfinished tasks on this app. It’s clear and friendly interface is its USP.
Careful planning is the key to achieving success and Todoist helps students do just that. This handy app lets students organize their projects, add deadlines and to breakdown tasks. It comes equipped with some very nice features like natural language input and productivity reports. Armed with cross-platform support , anefficient interface and features like offline functionality, Todoist will help any student stay perfectly organized.
- Quizlet Go
Studying is made more effective and interesting with Quizlet Go that helps students in mastering whatever they are learning. Users can create their own unique study sets for different subjects or can search for any particular topic among the pre-created study sets present on the app. It also offers interesting elements like flashcards, adaptive questions, practice sets and timed games for an improved learning experience. It makes use of modern teaching technologies like interactive diagrams, progress tracking, text-to-speech audio, images to create an effective and engaging study environment for students.
While some of these apps are free, for the other you will have to pay. Nevertheless, each of these apps has been brilliantly designed for students to be better organized and to achieve their best potential in studies.