It’s back to school season! The world is changing rapidly due to technology, and this includes the classroom! Make sure your children are well equipped for studying in the tech-savvy world we live in. Check out our list of the best 5 apps for the iPad® tablet that can help your kids with homework, projects and more. Get them the tools they need for success for less. If you don’t already have an iPad tablet, Experimac has a large selection of pre-owned Apple® products to choose from. Using an iPad tablet is motivating and makes it easy to get studying and assignments done anywhere.
Quizlet is an app that includes interactive games and practice tests, making studying effective, and even fun, for a variety of ages. Perhaps the most helpful feature of Quizlet is the ability to make your own flashcards for any subject area using your textbook, class notes, or online resources. Don’t have the time to create flashcards? No problem. Quizlet offers thousands of flashcards for thousands of topics to help your children sharpen their studying for any upcoming exam. Download Quizlet here.
- Photomath Camera Calculator
Are you having trouble helping your children with their math problems? Are you considering hiring a tutor? Before looking for a tutor, take advantage of owning an iPad by downloading Photomath Camera Calculator, which makes the most of your iPad tablet’s camera as the world’s smartest camera calculator. Point your iPad tablet’s camera to a math problem in a book, for example, and Photomath will not only provide you an answer, it will also show you a detailed explanation as to how to find the correct answer. Download Photomath Camera Calculator here.
- myHomework Student Planner
This app’s purpose is to simply your life by replacing paper planners and providing you and your children with the ability to synchronize your iPad tablets to easily keep track of class schedules, assignments, activities and deadlines. myHomework Student Planner can help your children improve their organizational skills and become better students. Download myHomework Student Planner here.
- Khan Academy
Khan Academy personalizes a learning dashboard for your children’s needs in a variety of subject areas including math, science, and thousands more. This iPad tablet app specializes in assessing each child’s strengths and weaknesses in order to address any learning gaps your child may have using interactive exercises. Unlike a traditional classroom, Khan Academy allows your child to work at their own pace and rewards your child with badges and points . . . all for free! Download Khan Academy here.
Note-taking is now much easier thanks to apps like Evernote. Evernote allows you to take notes in a variety of ways, all on your iPad tablet. Whether it is taking a picture, creating a list or writing down a reminder, this app makes these notes easy to create and easy to share with other devices. Projects, group assignments and day-to-day activities are all made much easier with this app. Your children can then share their notes with you in a group notebook so you can keep tabs of what they’re learning in class. Sharing notes with classmates is also easy using Evernote so no more worrying about getting notes after an absence. Download Evernote here.
As the last few days of summer approach and the excitement about a new school year kicks in, make sure your children are ready for success in 2016-2017. These apps, available on iTunes®, are sure to help everyone do their best. If your iPad tablet needs a little TLC after a busy summer, bring it into your local Experimac store and we’ll make sure it’s ready to go on the first day of school. If it’s time to purchase a newer model, we have a great selection of pre-owned devices to choose from as well.