For Teachers

10 Great Apps for College Students Studying Education

By The Room 241 Team October 20, 2012

Students need all of the help they can get to prepare for and succeed in college. For students training to become teachers, there are specific educational requirements and concerns that need to be addressed.  Luckily, thanks to our technology-driven world, there are many educational apps for tablets and smartphones that can help college students studying education succeed in their studies and their career choice.  Below is a list of some of the best smartphone and tablet apps that education students should check out to help them on the path to success.

1. WritePad

WritePad allows you to take notes in your own handwriting using a stylus or even just your fingertip. The handwriting recognition software can be taught and will adapt to your style of writing. Use simple gestures to select, copy, cut and paste text, as well as insert special characters.

2. GoodReader

Within moments of downloading this app, you’ll be able to transfer files directly over a Wi-Fi connection. It integrates easily with Google Docs, Dropbox, MobileMe iDisk, box.net and many other popular servers.

3. Speak it! Text to Speech

Speak it! 2 is widely considered the most advanced text-to-speech solution now available. Allow your mobile device to take dictation for you!

4. Note Taker HD

This app has been updated to include more help buttons, 20 new shapes, flow chart diagrams and extra support for the iPad 2 camera. It also features a Digital AV HDMI adapter. Make your college note-taking experience a breeze!

5. 1Password

Who has time to memorize a bunch of different passwords? 1Password can store all your passwords and other important information in one place, as well as automatically log you into websites with a single tap.

6. Print Magic HD

With this app, you can print directly from your mobile device. The print quality is high resolution and the app is very user-friendly.

7. Idea Boards

This app provides an easy way to store your off-the-cuff ideas on the go, with 4 unique drawing surfaces.

8. Browser Duo

Browser Duo enables multi-tasking all in one the browser, allowing users to surf two web pages at the same time.

9. IM+

IM+ integrates all your favorite chat interfaces, allowing you to stay easily connected with friends and colleagues.

10. Evernote

Evernote turns your mobile device into an extension of your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that comes up. From ideas to notes to reminders to snapshots and recordings, Evernote can capture it all and synchronize your latest musings on all your devices.

Mobile devices have the ability to condense a large number of versatile educational tools into one convenient, portable and user-friendly device. The education and productivity apps described above offer students a rich and dynamic platform that will help them manage the variety of tasks they will encounter as they navigate their studies. Assisting with everything from note-taking to protecting intellectual property, education apps can be an amazing addition to your arsenal of tools needed to make the most of your educational experience.

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