Best Educational Apps For iPad
Whether you’re hoping to top up your own education, or looking for a way to help your kids excel in their academic lives, iPads are a great and interactive way to get the mind working and keeping the learning process fun for everyone – no matter the age.
iPads are often used as equipment in schools now all over the world – giving kids the chance to research, learn and play educational games and puzzles whilst learning all at the same time.
There are so many apps on the App Store to help the young ones learn, and the older ones learn a little more…
Khan Academy is a popular choice when it comes to finding a way to learn on the go. The app gives you full access to a phenomenal range of information sites, videos and tutorials to help you learn a new learn, or top up your knowledge on specific subjects.
You can even track your process through the things you’re watching to see how much you’re learning and how far you’ve come.
It’s face design is sleek and easy to use, and videos can be downloaded to be accessible offline – ideal for the morning commute.
Revision App can help revision go a lot smoother than usual. The apps combines test questions, information and millions of flash cards data to help anyone study. Ranging from GCSE and A-Level qualifications, right through to University and college courses, it’s an educational app that means there’s no need to carry around huge revision books everywhere you go.
ItunesU The iTunes university has always been one of the top places for Apple device users to learn with simple modules and lesson guides whilst accessing millions of documents and online education content from Universities and professors all around the world. There’s public courses available to study business or cultural arts, so there’s no need to worry about heading to the library to up your knowledge on historical events and loan out a million books about it.
Duolingois a free app available to download that will help your get round the basics of another language, and progress you into a fluent speech. The app has a huge number of languages available to learn and the short exercises, tests and speaking lessons are easy to understand and can be done whenever and wherever.
The app also offers a stress free way to get advice and help from real people: Some of your exercises will be sent to native speakers, who will correct grammar or words to give you a better understand of the common language, as opposed to the strict rules of classic language.
Exam Vocabulary Builder is a downloadable app aimed at helping to broaden students’ English vocabulary and offering synonyms and definitions for thousands of words that can be used in exams, essays or even conversation.
The no-fuss design has three different screen; Study, flashcard and quiz, as well as using ‘spaced retention’ techniques to actually help users remember the things they learn.
Unlike in the olden days, where your only source of information could come from parents, school, libraries and newspapers, there is so much more to access right at your fingertips. It would be a shame to let all the facilities and data available go to waste, and to forever harbor our desires to explore and learn new subjects and languages.
Take a look at Apple’s top chart of educational apps and find something for yourself to help you gain extra knowledge, or something you can use for the little ones, when helping them develop key skills such as reading, writing and numbers in a fun and engaging way.