It would be right to say that mobile apps have revolutionized the world once and for all. They have helped simplify numerous complex processes and have provided easy access to certain applications. Mobile apps cover a genre of industries, from media and finance to banking and education. Android is certainly the leading player when it comes to mobile apps and mobile operating systems. Owned and managed by Google, Android provides users a wide variety of apps through its Google Play store.
As of February 2013, Google Play was reported to house more than 800,000 mobile apps. Of which, there are close to 1,000 apps that cater to the needs of educationalists. Find below the list Top Ten Android apps for educationalists:
Developed by TED Conferences, TED is the official mobile app of Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED), which is a non-profit organization, committed to sharing ideas pertaining to technology and entertainment. The mobile app presents latest news, talks and suggestions of renowned scholars, and educational news. In addition, the app provides access to over 1,400 educational and instructional videos. To download this app, click here.
Khan Academy Player
Developed by WidgetLabs, the app provides access to a broad collection of educational videos available on www.khanaacademy.org. Educationalists can view videos belonging to a number of subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, and more. In addition, users can download the video to watch offline. To download this app, click here.
With more than 250,000 users actively using the app, Dictionary.com mobile app for Android is certainly the best app to get know about word meanings, idioms, word origin, and more. The unique thing is that the app is ad-free and comes from a trusted and reliable source. The app has received numerous awards for its quality offering. To download this app, click here.
The name needs no explanation, as it is the most popular online knowledgeable website. The app provides mobile designed version of the popular website, providing access to more than 20 million articles that are available in over 280 global languages. Users can share articles, choose preferred languages and read articles offline. To download this app, click here.
Developed by MasteryConnect Inc, the mobile app lets users get to know about the core state standards pertaining to education. The Common Core app acts as a reference to educationalists and sort common standards by grade, subject, and category. Some of the known standards included in this app are Language Arts standards K-12 and Math standards K-12. To download this app, click here.
Developed by Dabo Apps, the mobile app lets users perform almost all the popular mathematical calculations right on their mobile devices. Some of the notable mathematical operations allowed are: linear algebra, complex number calculation, matrices, differential and integral calculus, and curve sketching. In addition, users can calculate any given formula and view them in 2D and 3D plots. To download this app, click here.
Custom made for teachers and professors, the Edmodo mobile app lets users stay connected on the web, while also getting to know about subject related information. Educationalists can use this app to make notes and share the same with others online. Users can also check messages and post replies. To download this app, click here.
Developed by Android Top Apps, the mobile app provides special access to Wikipedia through a specially formatted page. With the app, users can swap between Wikimedia and WikiTravel, read articles offline and read popular newspapers of certain countries. To download this app, click here.
Time Table (Simple)
The mobile app lets users create schedules, time tables and other important notifications. Users can create multiple schedules and time tables, all of which are listed on the start screen. The schedules created can be edited, deleted and shared online. To download the app, click here.
With the app, users can learn up to 50 global languages by means interactive text and audio language learning. Users can learn languages in a number of combinations, be it German to English, or English to Spanish, or Italian to Spanish, and many more. Users can learn French, Italian, Turkish, Thai, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean, among others. To download this app, click here.
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