Applications for Student Tablets

Below are some non-mandatory apps that students at the L&N STEM Academy find useful as a supplement to resources provided by the school:

Evernote Peek – Turn your notes, audio and image in Evernote into study materials with Evernote Peek. Prepare for a quiz or brush up on a language by simply lifting your iPad’s Smart Cover, or by using our virtual smart cover.

Sticky Notes for iPad – Sticky Notes is a note taking application that is an amazing, multi-touch enabled noteboard designed specifically for iPad.

ItunesU – From the iTunes U app, students can play video or audio lectures and take notes that are synchronized with the lecture. They can read books and view presentations. See a list of all the assignments for the course and check them off as they’re completed. And when you send a message or create a new assignment, students receive a push notification with the new information.

Paper by FiftyThree – Create blank notebooks and write whatever you’d like. Keep notes, to-do lists, ideas, and more. Or create and share artwork.

WatchKnow Educational Videos – WatchKnow Educational Videos is a companion app to the www.WatchKnow.org website which provides free educational videos for teachers, students, parents, and homeschoolers teaching students in K—12 (USA) or ages 3—18 (international). 

Dictionary.com – This app will read you any word, show the origin, find synonyms, and everything else you’d expect from a dictionary app.

1Password  – 1Password for iPad securely stores your important information and can automatically log you into websites with a single tap.

GoodReader for iPad – GoodReader has earned its accolades by the way it handles huge PDF and TXT files, manuals, large books, magazines, and renderings of 100 mb and more with great speed. The ability to mark-up PDFs opens up new doors to GoodReader users who can now use typewriter text boxes, sticky notes, lines, arrows, and freehand drawings on top of a PDF file.

Penultimate – The original, easiest-to-use, and best-selling handwriting app for iPad. Penultimate gives you the fast, tactile gratification of writing on paper, with digital power and flexibility. Take notes, keep sketches, or share your next breakthrough idea — in the office, on the go, or home on the sofa.

Feeddler RSS Reader – Feeddler is a fast and highly customizable Google Reader client that stays perfect sync with Google and presents RSS stories in an easy-to-ready interface. Feeddler is a universal app that supports iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads.