Starting off with school, then moving on to college and lastly landing at a University is how
education lane mostly functions in our country. Over the years, both the teaching and learning
techniques/methods have evolved, thus helping the young minds understand better.
Online tools have played a big part in enhancing students learning in different ways. Today,
we’ll be talking about ten such amazing tools that students can access online and make most
out of their learning years.
10 Most popular student learning tools of 2017 that you can’t miss to use in 2018
Starting off with school, then moving on to college and lastly landing at a University is how education lane mostly functions in our country. Over the years, both the teaching and learning techniques/methods have evolved, thus helping the young minds understand better.
Online tools have played a big part in enhancing students learning in different ways. Today, we’ll be talking about ten such amazing tools that students can access online and make most out of their learning years.
The first online tool to feature on our list is an interactive learning platform – Better Explained. Like its name, the site aims to explain math better via videos, diagrams and colloquial expiations.
It wants students to experience that ‘Aah!’ moments when they have cracked how a particular theorem or claim works and they no longer have to gulp the proof. From arithmetic numbers to trigonometry to university math, the site is suitable for students of all age-group and math enthusiasts.
Preparing presentations is an important part of a student’s curriculum and goes forward to his/her professional career. A dull and dreary looking presentation won’t take you long and will fail in its very motive of engaging and explaining.
Canva is a free online designing tool that’ll simplify the task and help you create stunning presentations in no time. It has a bank of professionally designed presentation templates that you can improvise/ personalise to the desired extent. Even teachers can use this tool in education to create lesson plans, posters, reports, etc.
With no age-bard, Quora is a learning platform where you can ask questions and get answers from elite individuals from the respective field. Or if you have spare time to kill, you can just log-on and read about different topics and enhance your knowledge.
Here’s another great online tool for math lovers, Desmos. It is an incredibly fast graph calculator that can create visual representations of any imaginable function.
So, now you won’t need to spend money on graphing calculators, as anyone with a computer or tablet can use Desmos for free!
5. Khan Academy
As its tagline, ‘You can learn anything’ through Khan Academy’s amazing website. It’s entirely free, is suitable for all age groups and gives lessons on all subjects (science, commerce, arts).
It doesn’t matter whether you are in middle or high school or are preparing for high-level competitive exams like IIT or SAT, Khan Academy interactive and easy to understand video lesson can be of great help. This tool can be used not only by students but by teachers and parents as well.
Skype has been around for a while and has eased people around the globe to communicate. But it was only recently that the education sector had released Skype’s potential. It is now used by students and school to connect with world-renowned educationist and speakers.
All you require is a good internet connection to support a video call, and you can use this free online video-calling tool to connect with teachers, students, or anyone related to your field of practice.
Google is making learning better and faster than ever with Google Knowledge Graph. The aim here is to provide you with accurate solutions to your question instantly and skipping the need to dig in different websites. Plus, studying your interests and liking it’ll provide you with latest information and news.
It also offers ample resources for students as to where they can get the interactive class material, online tutorials, and lesson plans.
It is an online platform that gives to access to a vast array of free courses on different subjects that you can opt and start your learning session.
What differentiates Coursera from other such learning tools is that it provides affiliated courses from renowned universities and provides a certificate after successful completion of a course. Not only students but even professionals can join Coursera to develop their professional skills.
With over 400 million study guides, notes, and flashcards, Study Blue is one of the most extensive crowdfunded learning tools.
You can not only strengthen your concepts but can also set reminders, track progress and create quizzes. Suitable for middle and high school students, Study Blue makes learning fun.
In this digital age, it is challenging to stay focused, as we contently get distracted by shopping and social websites. It’s here that Cold Turkey can be used to block applications, sites and even the internet. The app is all about self-control, prevention and planning.
That’s our take on the best online tools that can help students with their concepts, creativity, knowledge and time management. If you are a student or a parent looking for tools that can enhance learning, do try these tools.