Preparing students for their future these days involves an investment in as much technology as you can afford. Sure, this should not be at the expense of basic building blocks, but these tools are new blocks for the education infrastructure.
An effort known as The Student Technology Leadership Program introduces students to new and modern tech trends and provides a great foundation for college readiness. There are many great uses for mobile devices like tablets and even smartphones in the classroom. Below are 10 examples.
Being organized is vital when you begin college. There are numerous apps available for college students to select from to enhance their organizational skills. The apps will help with To Do lists, Brainstorming, Calendars, Meeting appointments, Notes, and much more. These apps are available for iPads, iPhones, and Androids.
Reading is very important for any student. Modern technology allows students to purchase online eTextbooks for devices like the iPad, Android, and Kindle that are great for selecting and reading classroom materials.
Math needs can also be met using apps. The applications for math range from simple math fact learning to the most technical needs of the math student. Electronic devices can also enhance science and other subjects of interest.
Capturing the full attention of most student’s can be quite a challenge with so much competition. Using e-devices as part of a lesson plan will keep the learning flowing.
Electronic devices make completing homework a joy. As hard as it is to believe, not having to deal with pencil and paper makes students more excited about homework completion.
Use the electronic devices to record lectures and notes. This will increase your test scores. Sometimes handwritten lecture notes omit important facts. Use your mobile devices to record your professor speaking so you don’t miss a thing.
Creating, writing, and printing the term paper for the semester has never been easier than when completed using a mobile device. There are apps which provide templates for term paper completion as well as printing from just about anywhere.
Dictation and Transcription Apps
Now modern technology provides various applications for those who are entering the field of dictation and transcription. Complete instructions and requirements come with the apps.
From voice recording to calendar reminders e-devices can meet any and all productivity necessities. Rely on them to help keep current and not miss out on any upcoming activities.
Every college student will spend endless hours researching different subjects throughout the years. The ability to have encyclopedias, dictionary and a Thesaurus at your fingertips is important.
With so much information at your fingertips, mobile devices are making it easier than ever before to ensure that your college experience is a little more enjoyable and a lot more effecient.