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Tech Check: Back-to-school apps

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More students than ever before will be bringing their own technology to school this year.  Here are some apps to help your students use their tablets or smartphones to stay organized.

Evernote is one of the most downloaded apps for both Apple and Android. It allows users to take notes and save them. The app stores the notes on a cloud, so they can be accessed from any other device.

Click here for more info on Evernote!

Another highly rated app for both Android and Apple is StudyBlue.   It allows you to make custom flash cards that include, notes, pictures -- even audio.  Or you can search for flash cards that are already made by thousands of StudyBlue users.

Click here for more info on StudyBlue!

A graphing calculator by Mathlab allows you to harness the power of your tablet or smartphone and turns them into sophisticated graphing calculators.  

Click here for more info on Mathlab's graphing calculator for Android!

There are a lot of calculator apps out there for both Apple and Android devices.  Most of them are absolutely free.

Finally, an app called Student Timetable Helper. It provides everything a student needs to keep their school life organized, lets students add notes, assignments, exams and grades into the timetable to have instant access to all of their school work needs.

Click here for more info on Student Timetable Helper app for Android!

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