The results showed that as many as 86 percent of students United States (U.S.) using a tablet to help them learn because it is more efficient. Even 81 percent of them believe that the method of this study will enrich the knowledge of the technology.
However, the use of this tablet will only be effective if it is equipped with quality apps in it. To that end, Okezone summarizes seven apps in Android that can support learning needs in schools, as reported by BigThink, Thursday (18/04/2013) the following:
1. Groupboard (free)
This application is a sort of online whiteboard. Students can access the board for the purposes of their group assignments in planning projects is comfortably at home.
Students also can even upload images and documents or draw free shapes just using your fingertips only. In addition, this application also has a chat function so that you can communicate with friends in real-time.
Not only that, the Android app is also integrated with various versions of iOS and web browsers. It allows you to connect to each other regardless of what platform is used.
2. Evernote (free)
Evernote is a data storage software that uses cloud computing (cloud computing). Synchronization with other devices will make your records easily accessible whenever and wherever.
Evernote will allow you to mark your notes with each of the topics and subjects that you want. So it can be easily found when you are in need of lessons in preparation for the final exam.
3. Astrid (free)
Astrid is an application to modern-do-list to help you map out your personal and academic schedules. You can add items to your list using text or voice and set reminders regular schedule through the calendar.
This application is ideal for students who are learning to manage their activities independently in each.
4. Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder (free)
This application is an application that can be used as a voice recorder to record your choice of subjects described by teachers / lecturers. There are a large memory space allowing you to record many teaching materials.
Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder is available in two versions namely the free and paid versions. The difference is the paid version, then you will be able to record voice more clearly with 320-kbps bitrate.
5. Kindle (free)
Kindle is an application to read favorite books like a library. Many books can be found on the Kindle from story books and novels to popular English literature textbooks.
6. Document Scanner (Free)
With this application books, the latest newspapers, and academic journals are in your hands. Document Scanner will be using the camera on your device to scan documents. Then it will automatically save it as a PDF and can be stored through cloud computing or email.
In addition, this application also allows you to select the page size through compression feature. Not only there, you can also customize your document needs.
7. Flashcards ToGo (free)
This application allows students to learn the various signs or traffic signs are easy. Additionally, Flashcards ToGo also help you add sound and visual to the card so it will make the process of learning with fun.