You can see the growing influence of technology on modern education system all around you! From e-learning programs to mobile learning apps, both students and teachers today rely heavily on technology to enhance the learning process. The increased usage of Smartphone and mobile computer systems has further popularized this trend.
If you are a teacher, you will surely be aware of the benefits of using various tools and apps for imparting education. We have compiled a list of the 15 most useful educational apps that you can use on your Android phone to provide a better learning experience to your students while also simplifying your everyday teaching tasks.
1. Google Keep
Google Keep offers an easy and efficient way for you to make notes that you might need to refer to later. The app enables you to add notes, lists and even photos in an organized manner and that can be easily searched when needed. You can even voice record a memo that will get automatically transcribed by the application for later use. The app even enables you to set reminders on the memos that you have created. You can download the app from Google Playstore on your android device. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.keep&hl=en
This versatile app is just what you need to create great portfolios. It enables you to catalogue the learning progress of your students online through blogs and websites. You can also use the app to edit in context with the help of an editing screen that provides a real time view of the published screen. To download Weebly on your Android device, go to Google Playstore and install the app.
3. Google Slides
This free app helps you to not only create and edit presentations, but also collaborate and share them with others through your Android phone or tablet. The app enables you to open edit and save MS PowerPoint files or any other presentations that were created online or on another device. Most importantly you can make the presentation right from your device. Download Google Slides for free from Google Playstore on your Android device.
4. Animoto Video Maker
Creating videos has been made quite simple and effortless thanks to the Animoto Video Maker app. The app enables you to not only educational videos and clips but also to share them with your students through mail, Twitter and Facebook. You can use the images stored in your device’s gallery in your video clips and even add songs and captions to them. Download Animoto from Google Playstore on your Android app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.animoto.android.videoslideshow&hl=en
5. Comic And Meme Creator
You can use the Comic and Meme Creator app to create interesting stories for imparting education in an interesting and fun filled manner. The app enables you choose from a huge collection of super heroes and villains to create educational comic strips and memes. You can even add pictures from your device’s gallery or use images clicked with the camera. Download the app from Google Playstore on your android phone. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tiltedchair.cacomic&hl=en
Mindomo helps you to unleash the power of your ideas with effortless mind mapping. You can use the app to directly create mind maps based on your thoughts. These maps can then be used to create presentations that can in turn be shared with other users. The app enables you to create unlimited maps and folders that can be easily edited, shared and even exported across devices. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.EXswap.Mindomo&hl=en
7. Tynker – Learn To Code
Tynker enables you to teach children coding in a simple and fun filled manner. The app offers puzzles to help kids understand concepts. Children can learn to easy to build games and control robots and drones with the help of step-by-step coding tutorials. The app comes with more than 50 free starter templates for creating games, apps, puzzles and even music. The app can be downloaded from Google Playstore on an Android device. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tynker.Tynker&hl=en
This award-winning augmented reality app helps in improving the way children see and interact with the world. It enables you to create and share your augmented reality experiences by combining interactive digital content including video, animations and 3D.
The simple step-by-step creation wizard guides you in the process of creating such experiences called Auras and brings your images, objects and even the physical locations to life. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.aurasma.aurasma&hl=en
As the name indicates, this sound recording app can be used for long-time sound recording in high quality. The app’s simple and nice user interface enables it to be used as a regular voice recorder.
Record your lectures, lesson details or complete classroom sessions for your students in crystal clear sound. You can even share the recorded audio files with custom mail recipients. The app can be downloaded from Google Playstore on Android device. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=name.markus.droesser.tapeatalk&hl=en
10. Learn To Read – Monkey Junior
This app provides a comprehensive reading program for kids in the form of various reading games. The app enhances the reading and learning capabilities of the children.
It offers a wide range of courses and reading activities to match the current reading skills of individual students. The app can prove helpful for educating kids about phonetics and pronunciation and learn sight words and sentence formation.
11. Book Creator
Help unleash the creativity of your students with the help of this wonderful app that enables you to create an e-book using just your tablet. You can create and publish a children’s picture book, art book, cook book, photo books etc. You can add pictures from the gallery, web or even the camera and edit and format the text to create a great looking e-book just like that. Download the app from Google Playstore on Android devices. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.redjumper.bookcreator&hl=en
12. English Grammar In Use
With English having emerged as the universal language, this app helps you to master the grammar of the language. The app features easy to understand presentations about various grammar concepts along with interactive exercises for enhanced practice.
It also provides a glossary of grammar words and a study guide to help you choose the requisite grammar units as per your current skill level. Go to Google Playstore on your Android device to download the app. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.cambridge.englishgrammar.egiu&hl=en
Knowing multiple languages is an essential skill that can be easily mastered with the help of Memrise. This app, designed as a memorization tool helps students learn 100s of different languages.
It relies on scientific learning systems to boost the power of the brain and make it capable of memorizing several new words per hour. The app even tracks your learning progress and enables you to perform reviews at the right time. The app can be downloaded from Google Playstore.
14. Piano +
Piano + offers you the freedom to play at varying speed in an effortless manner. This HD app does not force you to follow a pre-defined set of playing instructions, which makes it possible for you to play the songs as per your mood and style.
With more than 128 musical MIDI instruments and 12 sampled voices in studio quality, this is definitely one of the most versatile apps to learn piano in an easy and comfortable manner. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gamestar.perfectpiano&hl=en