The following are some of the best Windows Phone applications for education:
Online Education is a free Windows Phone application that lets users view videos of various academic subjects and then take exams to show comprehension of the subject matter. The application automatically updates the user about recently added subjects and lets users bookmark their videos for easy viewing. However, the application requires an Internet connection and can use a large amount of bandwidth.
Spelling Practice is a Windows Phone app that lets users learn how to spell over 1,000 English words by displaying just the letters that make up that word and allowing the user to move the letters around to form the word. As the user moves the letters around, the word is formed at the top of the screen and drops to the center of the screen when the word is spelled correctly.
Word of the Day
Word of the Day is a Windows Phone app that displays a new, random word each day, defines the word, and uses it in a sentence so that the user can fully comprehend what the word means. Word of the Day is a great tool for improving one’s vocabulary and expanding one’s knowledge of the English language.
FlashStudy English is a Windows Phone app that lets users view thousands of digital flash cards from anywhere and doesn’t require an Internet connection. FlashStudy English contains flash cards consisting of various words and their definitions, while other versions of FlashStudy can be used to learn other subjects. The app contains both random flash cards and flash cards that are specifically designed to help users study for tests like the SAT, GRE, or TOEFL.
Math Rocks is a Windows Phone application that lets users study math by displaying interactive graphs, charts, linear equations (on a coordinate plane), integrals, and differential equations. Math Rocks allows users to draw plots, generate distributions, and check their answers in real-time. Math Rocks is a great application for anyone who needs help with math or needs to solve complex problems while on the go.
Solar System is a free Windows Phone app that lets users see emulations of the Sun and all of the planets within the Solar System in a virtual platform. The application also provides the user with various facts about each of these celestial bodies and users can see the movements of planets in real-time.
Spanish Preterite Tense
Spanish Preterite Tense is an application for Windows Phone that teaches users grammar rules about the Spanish language and is an ideal application for anyone learning Spanish. While the app mostly focuses on past-tense grammar rules, users can view hundreds of verbs and use them in a sentence to make sure they get a firm understanding of the Spanish language.
This article is originally contributed by Edwin and reviewed by Mayukh for this site.