Posted: 04 Sep 2012 10:21 AM PDT
Education has to adapt to the fast changing world especially in the learning process of the children. Today, children are more into new gadgets that are very helpful in the basic learning of their formative years. With these changing facing the society, the academe should recognize the change so that it may change its conventional way of teaching into a much effective way possible.
The advent of applications used for smartphones and tablets are the best way to educate children. It is because children find it a fun thing to do. Although there will come a time when it becomes so boring to the children, you could always replace it with another application with the same subject of learning. This article will give you 5 most popular applications for learning and another 5 most popular games for learning. So what are the most popular learning applications for kids using smartphones? Here are they:
Best Smartphone Applications for Kids
This application will help your kids to eventually learn guitar by the use of interactive features of this application. Actually, all stringed instruments can be taught in this application. It also has a tuner for your instrument. And of course, children can be in the community of learners who use this application.
Go to mobiletutor.org
Reading is still the best way to learn. Kindle is an application where you can read e-books downloaded from your smartphone or tablet. It has also a page where you can try the new publications available. Download Kindle from iTunes.
This is a very interesting application which allows students to keep track of their assignments and projects at school. It has also a built in alarm clock to remind students of their schedule time. This application will help students develop their sense of responsibility and time management.
There are a lot of dictionary applications in the internet that can be downloaded to your 4G smartphone. Whichever you choose does not matter. The important thing is you must have a dictionary application to your smartphone. Link : iTunes.
This application will let your children optimize time by scheduling their games. This application uses the power of 4G by automatically switching off the games of your children in their 4G smartphone. This application also has a built in control features which allows parents to monitor their children's cellphone.
Popular Tablet Games for Kids
Stack the States (link)
This game is very interesting because of the fact that it can teach your children the basic information about the states of America. This application is also awarded as the best application award by Best App Ever Awards.
Dora ABCs Vol 1: Letters & Letter Sounds
This application will enhance your children's comprehension skills and literacy. This is an effective application because Dora is very famous in children. Get it on iTunes.
Introduce the universe to your kids. This application contains information suitable for the level of pre-school and school age kids. .
Math Fact Master (link)
Let your children love mathematics by installing this application. This is very helpful app especially in helping your children master the subject. This application is none threatening compared to the school approach way of teaching.
Wheels on the Bus
This is the most helpful application to help parents to have interaction while teaching their children. It has a built in songs, flashcards and other helpful features which both parents and children will enjoy.
Author: Jashon Wills is a veteran teacher who loves to be innovative in teaching. As a tenured elementary teacher, he finds smartphone applications very interesting in building basic educational foundation to children. Now, he writes in some of the famous websites to educate his readers that learning process does not end in the four corners of the classroom alone. You can read more of his articles at Broadband Expert.
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