Mobile Apps for Learning

7 great apps for mobile learning


Twitter is one of the most versatile learning apps available. Students can explore different learning resources using Twitter to find complementary material for course content.

Khan Academy

This is a great web based resource with lessons on a variety of topics. Students can use this tool for supplementary learning material.

"Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world."


Wikihow is an app that aims to help everyone on earth learn to do anything. There are articles ranging from how to decide on a career field to how to study math in 13 steps.


Lumosity is a tool that trains your brain to be more alert and responsive. This can be helpful for all students to help their concentration and focus both in class and out, as well as for student athletes to improve their mental game.


Dropbox is a way to save all of your files in the cloud, so they can be then accessed on any device. You can work on documents from any device, whether is it your computer, tablet, or smartphone. This is also a great way to back up files since they can never get lost. It is also possible to share files using dropbox, which is great for a group presentation.

iAnnotate allows you to mark up PDF files, word documents, powerpoints, and images. This allows for paperless note taking and highlighting on PDF files, which will save students a lot of money in printing costs, as well as being good for the environment.