Monthly Archives: April 2014
Bring learning to your fingertips with the BrainPOP Featured Movie app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz – free! School wide subscriptions can be purchased to have full access to all the videos.
Edexcel Past Papers allows you to download past papers directly to your mobile device, allowing you to revise anywhere at any time. Giving instant access to all past papers, along with their mark schemes and examiner reports, Edexcel Past Papers allows you to personalise your search so you can access and download the papers you need for revision. Covering all subjects including English, Science and Maths past papers, across the following qualifications – GCSE, A level, AS level, International GCSE, Edexcel Certificate, Diploma, Functional Skills, Advanced Extension Reward and Edexcel Awards.
Evernote Peek is a learning app designed for the iPad 2 Smart Cover. No Smart Cover? No problem! The new Virtual Cover lets any iPad get in on the fun. Studying with an iPad has never been more natural.
Simply peek under the cover to prepare for a quiz, practice a language or strengthen your memory.
iMindMap HD is the ONLY Mind Mapping app that is endorsed by inventor of Mind Maps, Tony Buzan, allowing for truly organic Mind Maps and freedom to draw as if by hand. It is your limitless workspace for brainstorming ideas, note-taking during meetings or lectures, organising tasks, planning events, creating and delivering presentations and so much more. iMindMap HD is packed with intuitive, time-saving features to help lighten the load from your busy schedule and add a touch of creativity to everything you do. So, ditch the endless lists and dull slideshows and take refuge from the status quo with the creative tool for all tasks, iMindMap HD. PLEASE NOTE: iMindMap HD syncs your maps between all your supporting devices, so will ask you to sign up for a free account on the first start.
Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. Our iOS app is the best way to view Khan Academy’s complete library of over 4,200 videos and articles. We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, and finance. Spend an afternoon brushing up on statistics. Discover how the Krebs cycle works. Learn about the fundamentals of computer science. Prepare for the upcoming SAT. Or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, learn how fire stick farming changed the landscape of Australia.
Create your own personal exam timetable using SQA’s Exam Timetable Builder. Once you have created your timetable you’ll be able to view your personal exam schedule at a glance, add notes to exam entries, e-mail the timetable to yourself or a friend, and even integrate it into other calendars using iCal.
This free app also provides information and resources to help you prepare for your exams, and links to other useful websites.
Do you need help organising your study time before important exams? SQA’s My Study Plan app will automatically create your own personalised study plan based on your exam times, their importance and when you want to study.
Once the study plan is generated you can view and edit it to customise it further to meet your needs.
The official Quizlet app is here! It’s a free, fun, and beautifully simple way to study on your iPhone and iPad. Seamless syncing means all your Quizlet study sets are ready to use. Or search Quizlet’s database of over 21 million flash card sets to find content already created. Pick from 3 mobile-only study modes to suit your learning style and take advantage of audio in 18 languages to reinforce pronunciation and retention. Plus, with full offline support you can study anywhere — even without an internet connection.
Revision App is The Ultimate Learning Tool. SAVE MONEY & LEARN SMARTER with millions flash cards & Exam Notes covering GCSE, A-Level, College & University subjects to help get the grades you deserve & reach the goals you dream of. Reading A Book For An Hour = Revision App For 20 Mins Revision App is the Key to the Success you need, not only to achieve your A Grade but also to build the future you deserve! Covering subjects such as English, Maths, Science, Economics, Business Management etc to help you not only revise but continue to learn and progress all year round. Revision doesn’t have to be boring and a chore. You can be creative and learn SMARTER with Revision App.
This revision application is aimed at those who have been studying J.B Priestly’s play, An Inspector Calls. It includes detailed summaries of characters, themes, context and plot as well as several interactive quizzes to test your knowledge of the text. Plus with Twitter integration you can tweet your thoughts on the play. It is simple and intuitive to navigate around and is optimised for iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad.
Studying on the go has never been easier!
This revision application is aimed at those who have been studying Steinbeck’s Of Mice & Men. It includes detailed summaries of characters, themes, context and plot as well as several interactive quizzes to test your knowledge of the text. Plus with Twitter integration you can tweet your thoughts on the novel. It is simple and intuitive to navigate around and is optimised for both iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad.
Studying on the go has never been easier!
A full list of School Revision Apps can be viewed here. These include other English Literature Apps as well as the Paid versions of the apps above.
Mind mapping tool that turns your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device.
• Easy to use – drag, arrange and edit topics on the Mind Map page.
• Tap or drag Node Well to add new Topics.
• Undo/Redo in the editor – full Undo capabilities make editing and experimenting easy.
• Word wrap tool allows easy adjusting of topic width.
• Reconnect topics using drag drop, aided by topic auto-layout.
• Cut, Copy, Paste – move or duplicate topics between Mind Maps.
• Apply visual styles – change colors, borders and lines for maximum presentation impact.
• Large Mind Map support – unlimited page size.
• Exchange your Mind Maps with SimpleMind Desktop for OS X/Windows.
• Universal version: user interfaces natively designed for iPad and iPhone/iPod.
There are loads of users that upload educational videos onto YouTube than can help with revision. Some examples of excellent revision channels are below.