The coolest transformation that android has made in our lives is the way we study or educate ourselves.
We carry our Android Smartphones everywhere we go and this gives us the opportunity to learn new things with it no matter where you are.
There are some great applications on the Play Store that will change the way you study or learn things. This Top 10 Educational Apps for android will provide you with very dynamic and fun-filled learning.
Other than this the applications will connect you to the world, with intellectually smart people and also help you organize your schedule.
10. Duolingo: Learn Languages Free
Learning a new language can get very difficult at times. Especially when you are a complete stranger to that language.
The Duolingo is fun and very addictive language learning application. And maybe that’s the reason it was awarded Google Play’s “Best of the Best” of 2013 and 2014.
This application will teach you Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Irish, Danish, Swedish, and English. All of this completely free.
The application is very beautifully built and with a very good UI which gives you a rich learning experience. There are various quizzes for different languages which will make you think and make it easy for you to learn.
There’s no better application on the Play Store than the Duolingo for learning a language.
Get Duolingo: http://goo.gl/d3dG26
9. Study Checker
This application is for those who are conscious about the time they spend studying and also for those who want to find out how much time they waste on doing things of less importance.
Statistics of study and break time for a day, week, month and custom period are displayed by this application.
The Study Checker application is one of the best in this category and is a must for every student.
Get Study Checker: http://goo.gl/K1FsZH
A great note taking application which is of great help when you are planning some major or important task.
Evernote helps you take notes, create notebooks and tags for your project. This notes can be accessed from any of your devices which is synced with your Evernote application.
The application also lets you share your ideas and your notes with your contacts on the app. Preparing yourself for meetings, making to-do lists, managing expenses like organizing your expenses are all handled by the Evernote application.
So, this application goes beyond just taking notes, but also completely organizes your personal and work life.
Get Evernote: http://goo.gl/v9DURa
7. Wikipedia Beta
Wikipedia is world’s most popular website and provides us with over 4 million pages of information and content.
This beta version application provides you access to this popular website.
The application comes with various features which will let you search, browse and edit various wiki pages.
Other features of this application are:
- Bookmarking pages
- Random article
- Recent browsing history
- Language Search
Get Wikipedia Beta: http://goo.gl/Q2VQkk
Dictionary.com is one of the best dictionary and thesaurus application on the Play Store. The application has won some accolades from Time Magazine ‘Top 10 Back-To-School App’, CNET’s ‘Top 100 Mobile App Award’ and ‘Best App Ever for Books & Reference’.
The application offers access to complete English Dictionary and Thesaurus with over 2,000,000 definitions, synonyms & antonyms.
The dictionary can also be accessed for offline use once you download it from the application.
Other features of the Dictionary.com application are:
- Suggestion for spellings
- Idioms and phrases
- Word of the day
- Audio assistance for pronunciation
All this and a lot more for free.
Get Dictionary.com: http://goo.gl/7wSVPE
The official YouTube application is a must for every Android user. With so much of abundant information being shared and accessed on YouTube, you just can’t miss out on it.
Today there are a numerous channels on YouTube that provide with various tutorials and sessions for users to learn and understand different things. We can learn a new skill, learn to play a musical instrument, cooking videos, computer language, music videos and so much more using this application.
The YouTube application provides us with a smooth experience and easy access to the content on the site.
YouTube is a Google developed application and promises to be a brilliant application with great design and experience.
Get YouTube: http://goo.gl/b6z93N
Ted (Technology Entertainment Design) talks are one of the most popular videos on the internet. The talks are given by various brilliant personas which are quite a lot informative and innovative.
The official Ted application gives you access to this amazing video library with subtitles in more than 90 languages. You can discover videos, according to various topics.
Bookmarking various talks to watch and creating your own playlist is also provided by the application.
We can also download the talks in high, low or audio formats using the application. You can also share videos with your friends and get notified about new videos using the Ted application.
Get Ted: http://goo.gl/4Rj798
3. StudyBlue Flashcards & Quizzes
StudyBlue is an application which is online studying platform for students. The application connects you to the website where the users can upload their study materials, create their flashcards and share them with their friends. The study material is uploaded to the cloud and the application connects users with other users studying the same subject.
The application supports the collaborative study with classmates from the app. One can make discussions, ask questions, share flashcards and get the study materials you might be missing from your friends.
Get StudyBlue Flashcards & Quizzes: http://goo.gl/fZEheh
2. Amazon Kindle
You no more need a Kindle device to experience the Amazon Kindle application. This application for android brings you millions of books and magazines at your fingertips. The application is one of the best for reading ebooks on your smartphone or tablet. You can buy any classic or a best selling ebook from the application and also read from thousands of free ebooks.
Another great thing about this application is that you can customize your reading by setting the font size, the background color of the ebook, the orientation and also the brightness of the screen.
This is one of the few good applications for reading or educational purposes.
Get Amazon Kindle: http://goo.gl/A6q4S9
Coursera is an application which comes with free online courses from top global universities and educational institutes.
Coursera app provides you with an opportunity to learn from over 800 courses in more than 25 subject areas. You can sign up and go to any course that you wish to learn.
The videos of the courses can be downloaded or streamed any time. This offers flexibility in learning and the learner can go by his pace.
The best thing about Coursera is that it also provides certificates for the courses you have completed on coursera.
Courses in Coursera are available in 12 different languages, including more than 500 in English, and more than 100 in Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Russian.
Right from computer programming to psychology all the courses are provided by the Coursera application.
Get Coursera: http://goo.gl/9ATvf7
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