Top Apps for School that Make Learning Easy & Convenient

School is back in session and I’ve got three awesome apps to help you make the grades.  These free apps go beyond basic features and have advanced functionality to help you improve your knowledge quickly and easily.  Check out these cool apps:

Instantly check your math with your smartphone camera calculator

Photomath LogoPhotomath is a super cool camera calculator. Using the app, point the camera to the math problem. It automatically solves the equation so you can check your answer. If you are not sure how to solve the math problem you can tap the more info icon to walk you through each step. Checking your work and getting immediate feedback has never been easier. You can also type in math problems and the app also supports handwriting.

Photomath app instantly scans and solves math problems right from your notebook.

Photomath supports arithmetics, integers, fractions, decimal numbers, roots, algebraic expressions, linear equations/inequations, quadratic equations/inequations, absolute equations/inequations, systems of equations, logarithms, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions, derivatives and integrals.

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Quick Reference Interactive Periodic Table by Royal Society of Chemistry

Periodic Table App by Royal Society of ChemistryFor science class, check out Periodic Table App by the Royal Society of Chemistry. It is not an ordinary scientific table. This highly interactive table gives you immediate classification, facts, images, video and audio podcast for each element all in a user-friendly interface.

Tap to set filters for temperature, melting point, density and more. Or, tap the table icon to view the elements in vertical table layout.  You can tap to sort the elements in ascending or descending order by melting point, boiling point, density, etc.  Periodic table app is easy to use and can get you to the information you need about the elements in a flash.

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Free college courses from top universities

EdX App Icon Free Online classes from top universitiesLastly edX app gives you free online access to courses from top universities such as MIT, Harvard, UC Berkeley, Harvey Mudd, Cornell and many more. The universities work together to provide high-level courses without having to be enrolled in college. You can take Self-Paced courses or sign up for a class that is starting soon and follows a fixed schedule. There are over 1600 courses and range in topics from architecture to biology & life sciences.

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This app distinguishes itself from other educational apps in that you can receive program certificates for certain courses. “Verified certificates” are stamped with the institution name and are signed by the instructor.  There is a fee for receiving the verified certificate, which is how the free courses are funded.  Learn more here.

With edX you have free access to elite college classes from the convenience of a mobile device.