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Web apps offer a personalized browsing experience for you and your needs. Google’s Chrome browser has effective web apps to help students create a focused, more productive and intuitive way to study while online.
Below are some of the top web apps for students looking for helpful tools to focus while online, as selected by Google’s Chrome Web Apps Guru, Rahul Roy-Chowdhury.
StayFocusd – StayFocusd is a productivity extension that helps you focus on work by restricting the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites. You can restrict entire sites or just parts of them for as long or short of a time as necessary.
Todo.ly- Todo.ly is an intuitive and easy to use online to-do list and task manager. It helps you get organized and get things done by organizing your tasks into projects and subprojects, adding customized icons and labels, and assigning due dates to your tasks.
Read Later Fast – This app lets you save pages to read later – online or offline, and fast. All you have to do is right click and save the page for later to avoid having too many open tabs on your browser.
Write Space – Write Space is a customizable, full-screen text editor that lives in your browser. It is designed to minimize the distractions that come between you and your writing. This app also auto saves your work and works offline.
StudyStack – StudyStack helps students memorize anything with millions of flashcards that have already been added to the site or the ability to create your own. There are dozens of flashcard categories including foreign languages, math, LSAT and GRE.
Graph.tk – An app for math majors, Graph.tk is an app that brings the graphing capabilities of your calculator to the browser. It’s easy to use and good for plotting graphs based on equations.
WordReference – For anyone taking a foreign language course or studying abroad, this extension gets you the translations you need in a fast and easy way. Since it’s an extension and placed right next to the address bar, you don’t even have to leave the site you’re on for a quick translation.
Top Windows 8 Apps for Education
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Making videos is an important skill we should, as teachers, master. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already reviewed several tools for teachers to easily create videos on their desktop but today we are going to explore some free apps that we can use on the iPad to create or edit videos and clips on the go. Though it is hard to find good video creation apps for free because most of such apps are pro still we managed to come up with a list of decent apps that can do the job.
Splice allows users to easily create and edit videos from start to finish. You can assemble video clips, music, photos, visual effects, text, audio mixing, and creative expression, along with exacting synchronization of sound effects and voice-overs.
This is another awesome video edition tool that lets you turn your iPad into a smart video camera. Just shoot plain videos and Magisto turns them into beautifully edited and produced Movies automatically.
This is a cool film making app that allows users to record whole movies without any trash part at one go. It can also save 1/2 memory space for you by decreasing size of movie files. Movie360 is easy to use and has some great functionalities.
4- Video Editor Free
This app lets you add photos, music, voices, and transitions to your videos to create awesome slideshows. It can also help you trim, merge, and sharee your video clips.
This is a screen recording app that lets you touch record or capture your iPad screen and add audio to create shareable videos You can also select a background for your video or use one of the images from your iPad camera roll.
A new breed of Chrome AppsEditors note: Today marks the 5th birthday of Chrome, a project we started to push the web platform forward. From a humble beginning of static text, images and links, the web has grown into a rich platform teeming with interactive content and powerful applications. We’ve been astounded by how far the web has come and are very excited to see what developers around the world will be able to do with the new generation of Chrome Apps. Today we’re unveiling a new kind of Chrome App, which brings together the speed, security and flexibility of the modern web with the powerful functionality previously only available with software installed on your devices. Think apps designed for your desktop or laptop, just like the ones for your phone and tablet. These apps are more powerful than before, and can help you get work done, play games in full-screen and create cool content all from the web. If you’re using Windows or a Chromebook, you can check them out in the “For your desktop” collection in the Chrome Web Store Mac & Linux coming soon. Here’s what you can expect with new Chrome Apps:Work offline: Keep working or playing, even when you don’t have an internet connection.More app, less Chrome: No tabs, buttons or text boxes mean you can get into the app without being distracted by the rest of the web.Connect to the cloud: Access and save the documents, photos and videos on your hard drive as well as on Google Drive and other web services.Stay up-to-speed: With desktop notifications, you can get reminders, updates and even take action, right from the notification center.Play nice with your connected devices: Interact with your USB, Bluetooth and other devices connected to your desktop, including digital cameras.Keep updated automatically: Apps update silently, so you always get all the latest features and security fixes unless permissions change.Pick up where you left off: Chrome syncs your apps to any desktop device you sign in to, so you can keep working.Sleep easier: Chrome apps take advantage of Chrome’s built-in security features such as Sandboxing. They also auto-update to make sure you have all the latest security fixes. No extra software or worrying required.Launch apps directly from your desktop: To make it quicker and easier to get to your favorite apps, we’re also introducing the Chrome App Launcher for Windows, which will appear when you install your first new Chrome App. It lives in your taskbar and launches your apps into their own windows, outside of Chrome, just like your desktop apps. Have lots of apps? Navigate to your favorite apps using the search box.The new Chrome app launcherOf course, even with all this great stuff happening behind-the-scenes, the apps are what really matter. We know many of you doing enjoy things like photo editing, checking off your to-do’s or unwinding with games, so here are a few Chrome apps to get you started: Explore and create Pixlr Touch Up lets you quickly touch up, crop, resize and adjust photos from your computer or Google Drive. If you’re feeling dramatic, you can also choose from a variety of film-inspired effects to apply. And it works offline, so you can get a head start polishing up your vacation photos on your flight home.Other creativity apps worth checking out: Until.AM, The Economist, Pocket, 500px and moreGet stuff done Wunderlist is a beautiful and simple to-do list, which features voice dictation and desktop notifications, which remind you of timely tasks and team updates. And for those on the move, you can take your tasks with you from computer to computer, and manage them even if you’re offline.Other productivity apps worth checking out:UberConference, Gliffy, Lucid Chart, Google Keep and moreBe entertainedCracking Sands is an action-packed racing game that lets you speed your way past your online or computer opponents through beautiful 3D courses. And for those looking for more precise control, you can even connect your Xbox controller via USB.Other games worth checking out: Tank Riders, Spelunky, They Need to be Fed and moreWe hope you enjoy what you see in the Chrome Web Store. And please share your favorite new Chrome Apps in the comments below.Posted by Erik Kay, Engineering Director and Chrome App-ologist
Top 25 BEST Android Apps for Educators
Evernote – allows users to capture photos, create to-do-lists, take notes and record voice reminders.
Dropbox – allows users to bring together all their documents, files, photos, and videos anywhere.
Color Note – a note taking app that works both on Android 1.5 and up. Allows users to take notes and edit them on the go. Offers a sticky note environment, a calender, and to do list options.
Edmodo – allows its users to collaborate, exchange ideas, and share content in a secure closed environment. A tool that educators can use for free with their students.
Vocalyze – provides mobile news, tweets, blogs, and other written web content in an audio format. Great app especially for those suffering from any reading impairment that prevents them from reading content online.
Google Maps – almost the same functionalities as its web version. Navigate and find places all around the world.
Tweet Deck – social browser for Twitter, Facebook, Buzz and Foursquare. Tweet Deck will keep you updated about what is happening in those social websites where ever you are.
Sync Space – a whiteboard app available for Android and iOS devices. Sync Space is used to create drawings and documents. It offers free hand drawing and typing too.
Skitch – enables you to annotate pictures, add arrows to them, edit them, and save or share them with your friends.
Audioboo – a free web tool where users can record their audio clips and share them with others.
Apps 4 Kids – a free Android app that provides a set of tested kid safe apps. This will save you the efforts and time you will spend looking for apps that your kids can use in their phone without any security issues.
Socratica – great web service that offers a wide range of educational apps. it presently provides a collection of 19 educational apps for Android phones covering several subjects such as Greek mythology, geography, art, arithmetic, architecture, spelling, and more.
Take a Talk – allows users to record voice notes, voice memos and several other audio formats. You can even record when the display is off.
50Languages – allows users to learn different languages for free using their own native tongue. Excellent app to help students learn a new language.
Wave Recorder – allows users to make voice recordings just the same way they would as if using any desktop application.
AndroMedia – a video editing app for Android that allows its users to create and edit their videos on the go. Start creating videos right from the images and clips you already stored on the memory of your device.
How to Draw – allows users to create awesome drawings.
Web Talks – reads out lous RSS feed to its users with a single click. Great for people who are busy and have no time to look for feeds to read.
Minus – allows its users to upload and share files between their Android devices and their computers. Free for up to 50 GB.
Big Fat Canvas – allows users to make beautiful drawings.
WiFi File Transfer – allows users to transfer files from an Android device to any other appliance on the same WiFi network
AnyDo – allows users to create to-do lists by speaking into their phone.
Mindjet – allows users to create awesome mind maps and diagrams.
Eduport – users can discover awesome educational videos without having to back to YouTube main page.
One Note – enables users to take notes very easily and on the go.
26. Google Docs – users can create, edit, upload and share their documents on the go. This app has the
same features as the web version.