iOS Apps for Mobile Learning
Module 9: Exploration of Mobile Learning
Play123 For iPhone
How can it be used? This learning application is recommended for the elementary division as it is a tool for beginners on shapes, colours, and numbers. This app is safe for parents to trust, and fun for the children in their spare time. The app allows children to continuously learn previous taught concepts from the classroom, and outside of the classroom.
How can it be used? Khan Academy acts as a "take-home-teacher" and helps students prepare for upcoming exams or lectures by reviewing any concepts that were not understood. These videos can be downloaded and created into a playlist and are free of charge. Using these videos as a resource of studying and reviewing is great for students to further their knowledge and discover new tips for calculations and memorization skills, allowing students to explore new concepts and ideas.
How can it be used? Evernote can be used in many different ways for students of all ages. Since it acts as an agenda and notebook, students can use it to write down reminders as well as take notes during class lectures and take pictures of pictures or slides that the teachers do not hand out. This allows for easy reviewing from class lectures, ensuring productivity in studies as well as keeping students organized.
Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus
How can it be used? Dictionary.com app acts as a hand held dictionary that allows students to search up unknown words or to find synonyms for writings. This tool is great for students to learn new words and understand the meaning behind an unknown word in their english studies. This app is especially useful for not only students new to english, but anyone.
Biology: Plant Handbook
How can it be used? Biology: Plant Handbook can be used for both teachers as students as it teaches every possible concept to do with leaf, flower, and fruit morphology and colourful labelled diagrams of the plants studied in class. This tool acts as a review app for future exams and quizzes, as well as background research and knowledge for assignments.