While teaching, instructors always strive to enhance their teaching strategies to make learning more interactive and effective. Strategies for teaching high school kids are quite different than middle school and kindergarten kids. Lessons for high school students revolves around concepts and discussions, hence they should be as interactive as possible. Technology has brought significant change in teaching methods, especially with the use of handheld devices like smartphones and tablets. Technology has brought a new educational platform – apps. Easy to use and available on devices while on-the-go, apps have become a powerful and creative learning tool for high school kids.
There are plethora of apps for high school students to improve engagement and collaboration. Here are few must-have apps for high school students –
- iFormulas – Remembering formulas is a constant nightmare during high school, and there are formula in several subjects like algebra, physics and others. iFormulas is an free iOS app for formulas. This features hundreds of formulas and provides a slate to look them up.
URL – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iformulas/id346888659?mt=8
- The Chemical Touch – With its periodic table, the Chemical Touch is a great app for chemistry class. With different color to mark periodic trends, the app also gives more information about their properties. This interactive app is available for all iOS devices for $0.99.
URL – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-chemical-touch/id288060442?mt=8
- Shakespeare – No high school curriculum can be complete without literature of Shakespeare. Get well versed with complete works of Shakespeare with this free app. Understand the intricate passages of Shakespeare’s work and also get a glossary of commonly used phrases in his literature. This app takes away the pain of English literature lessons.
URL – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shakespeare/id285035416?mt=8
Apps are available for almost all subjects and concepts students come across in high school. So, go ahead and make your high school lessons fun and interactive.