PhotoMathIt’s a free app available for both Android and iOS users and it works like magic. It lets users make photos of questions and then displays solutions for these questions. Nowadays, it’s one of the most popular apps in the App Store. While it may seem that PhotoMath is created as a cheating tool, its developers reject this point of view stating that a cheater will always find a way to cheat while those who really want to study will use PhotoMath for the real purpose of education.
iHomeworkStudents often have problems with organizing and keeping track of their assignments, and iHomework app is designed to solve these problems. It allows you to sort assignments by date, month, week or course. It also allows linking reading material to your assignments to save your time on searching relevant information. You can even create a map with locations of your courses so that you always know that you’re going in the right direction. Finally, iCloud synchronizing function of iHomework app allows accessing your data on any Apple-compatible device.
Google Apps for EducationAll of these apps are free, useful and easy to use. Services like Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Sheets and Hangouts combined with Classroom, which is a digital hub for keeping track of and organizing assignments, create a perfect suit for making the whole educational process much easier and more organized. As these apps are cloud-hosted they can be used offline, which is great for students who need to access their educational materials even if they don’t have the access to the Internet.
HwPicAn interesting service that fosters tutor-student collaboration by allowing students to send photos of their homework to their tutors, so that they can quickly give their feedback. This app also allows you to let your tutor know if you’re in a hurry and need a fast response. At first, this app was rejected by the Apple app store, which stated that it would be used for cheating, but founders of the app managed to convince them that this app has noble aims above all. Cheating is prohibited by the app’s terms and conditions. Besides, tutors know if a student sends a photo during the test.
Wolfram AlphaAlthough this app is not free, I guess any student can offer $2.99 for an app. It’s pretty much like PhotoMath. The only difference is that it doesn’t support photos and is used for students who study the higher level of math. As you see, there are a lot of apps with amazing functionality that can help you with your studies. The main thing is to use them for studies, not for cheating.
May 08, 2017 in Education