Social Studies 30 mLearning Apps

For EDU 210

Quizlet

What is this?

Quizlet is an app that provides mobile study tools, games, and flashcards.


How can it be used?

This app can be updated by the teacher with new terms, and activities. This allows students to review whenever they are able to find the time, for example, on the bus or during downtime.


Price?

Free


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World Atlas By National Geographic

What is this?

National Geographic is known for their detail and accuracy so they provide an app that brings high resolution maps.



How can it be used?

This app provides a very similar approach to World Capitals that is lower on this page but because it does cost money it would provide a better version of World Capitals. This app allows for students to review maps and identify capitals around the world, which would help a student's geography knowledge


Price?

$1.99


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TED Talk

What is this?

This app allows access to every TED Talk video in full entirety.


How can it be used?

TED Talk videos provides in-depth videos that can be accessed on may different topics that may relate to what can be discussed within class.


Price?

Free


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CBC News

What is this?

This app provides a database filled with videos of the modern world.


How can it be used?

Videos can be accessed that would relate directly towards what the teacher is teaching in class. Students can be able to watch videos to understand modern issues that are taking place world wide.


Price?

Free


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World Capitals Lite

What is this?

It is an app that puts red circles on a map and makes the student identify the city and country


How can it be used?

In every social studies class there is an emphasis on maps and identification of maps. This tool would provide study and review purposes.


Price?

Free


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