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4 Ways How iPad can Help Students Perform Better in Schools

It is by no doubt a fact that consumer electronics and gadgets like PCs and Tablet devices have also revolutionized the education systems in Schools, colleges and universities. Now students don’t have to carry bundle of books with them, rather a single gadget is good enough to carry all of their course and stuff. In the recent times we have seen that Apple’s highly popular tablet iPad has increasingly become popular amongst educators and people attached with academia. So today I will be outlining 4 uses of iPad that can eventually help students excel in their educational institutions.

An Instant Source of Reference

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This is by far the best way a student can employ iPad in their studies, there are loads of iOS apps that can help a student to find facts, definitions and statistics. Apps like Qwiki, Britannica Encyclopedia and Wikipedia offline are perfect examples of how you can use iPad as a referencing tool.

Notes Taking

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Another department in which iPad acts as a perfect tool for students, though there are loads of Note taking apps available on iTunes app store but some of them are really useful and helpful. Apps like Evernote, Simplenote and Plain text are ideal iPad applications for taking down notes while student are sitting in a class or taking lectures. All of these note taking apps that I have mentioned houses the capability of synchronizing and transferring text pieces from one device to another.

Managing Assignments & Classes

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Time Manager on your iPad is very necessary if you happen to be a student because so much is going around and keeping track of all the things is difficult. I personally like InClass app, it is a perfect time managing apps for students that can help them to put things in order. Moreover, apps like Producteev and Wunderlist are also good quality To-Do managers that also allow users to share and sync tasks amongst various devices.

Digital Books

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The obvious use of iPad for a student is that he/she can keep their entire books collection whether course books or reference books on iPad. Students can place loads of books on iPad and can take them along anywhere. Students can add notes or any kind of annotation on these digital books without being concerned for damaging the book. Internet is full of eBooks in varying formats like PDF and ePub, you can download them on your device easily.

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Well these are some of the obvious ways In which a student can use iPad for their studies, if you happen to use iPad for studies in a different way then do share it with us in comments.

10 Most Fruitful Android Apps for Students

Android Phones are most popular among the young generation, and mostly for the students. Android apps are equally spread in all the fields whether it is music, games, or study etc.

Incase you missed other useful android apps:

Following is the list of Android Apps which will help students in studies and socialize them with their friends.

Android Apps for Students
Android Apps for Students

I know student life is tough: P It would be great if your Android phone helps you in making student life and studies easier. I have compiled the list of useful apps for helping students. Have a Look:

1. SMS BackupTo Gmail

Backup To Gmail
Backup To Gmail

Students prefer chatting among each other, rather than calling, as messages are cheaper than making calls. What if your favorite message get deleted? Huh! Don’t worry this app will take backup of all your Messages.

Price: $1.99

2. ColorDict Universal Dictionary

Color Dict Universal Dictionary
Color Dict Universal Dictionary

Dictionary is the most important tool for student of any group age. We ourselves don’t know when we need to search for meaning of any word. Keeping a thick dictionary in your bag is not easy. This app will save you from holding more weight. This dictionary do not needs Internet!! No extra money to be wasted.

Price: Free

3. Evernote

Evernote
Evernote

It is must app for students, because sometimes we need to some points or things, which are prior to be forgetting. It is a very handy app, which will maintain all your notes, whether they are text notes or voice notes. You just need to register a free account at Evernote official website.

Price: Free

4.  Quickpedia

Quickpedia
Quickpedia

Wikipedia is the biggest encyclopedia in the world with over 17 Million articles; it plays the most important source of knowledge for students. Quickpedia is a free which will helps in browsing Wikipedia, which is compatible and optimized format for your Android Phone. No need to scroll the page up and down.

Price: Free

5.  Offiviewer

Offiviewer
Offiviewer

No need to ask for txt files from your teachers, because now you will be able to open all the Microsoft Office format documents directly on your phone. Even this app can open pdf files too. But it need good internet connection for server-based document rendering.

Price: Free

6. Voice Recorder

Voice Recorder
Voice Recorder

Why to note down the lecture contents on notebook? Record them directly to your Android Phone and listen to them at your home. This apps helps you in making long recording and will directly save your recordings to MicroSD Card. It means you need to memory full problem. You can easy search any recording among a large list.

Price: Free

7. Mathdroid

Mathdroid
Mathdroid

Maths is integrated in most of the subjects, which needs us to bring scientific calculator to class. Now you don’t need to remember to pick up scientific calculator before going to class. This calculator will be added to your phone with the help of this app. It maintains history and display in multi-line format too.

Price: Free

8. Twidroid

Twidroid
Twidroid

Are you a twitter addictive and keep on tweeting all the time then, Twitdroid will support in continue uninterrupted tweeting directly from your phone. It includes all the twitter features like direct messaging, photo posting, replies, retweets etc.

Price: Free/Paid Both Available

9. Fbook For Facebook

Fbook For Facebook
Fbook For Facebook

I think I should mention this app at the top 😛 The student who is not on Facebook, is not called as student 🙂 just kidding. Fbook will keep you socialized with your friends through Facebook. You can directly upload photos directly from your phone.

Price: Free

10. Palringo

Palringo
Palringo

Palringo is an IM Client, which allows you add all the services like Google chat, Yahoo chat, Facebook Chat etc. it features to stay connected with all the services at a time without switching between different applications.

I hope all the above apps will help you in your studies. If you are using some other useful apps for your studies, do share them with us.

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