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Teaching & Training (20 programs)

  1. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Integrated with G Suite tools, Accessible to all GMail users, Simultaneous submission and feedback, Customizable features for teachers
    CONS: May not be compatible with university email
  2. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use, Effective teaching method, Errors are color-coded, Provides suggestions to improve writing
    CONS: Is strictly against the use of adverbs, Can make your writing mechanical and boring, Not ideal for editing creative and literary works
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to use, Large number of tools available, Makes learning more interactive, Attractive for children
    CONS: Has steep learning curve, User-generated content varies in quality, Customizations cannot be evenly applied, Can be intimidating for beginners
  4. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Impressive artwork by Charley Harper, Simple touch screen-based controls, Provides multiple narration options, Support for both English and Spanish
    CONS: Less colorful than Peekaboo Wild or Barn, May not appeal to kids older than 5, Lacks any real variety to gameplay, Animals in some scenes are obscured
  5. PROS: Suitable for a wide age range of children, Color by math, pictogram, letters and more, Bright, appealing aesthetics, Can choose custom color schemes for any image
    CONS: Additional content kept behind paywall, Unlikely to hold the attention of older kids, No support for custom images, Features cartoon dinosaur designs rather than real ones
  6. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Crete and edit flashcards quickly, Cards can be shuffled to test your memory, Answers can be hidden, Light on resources
    CONS: The application may not run on all systems, Limited advanced functions, The program interface may be a bit spartan for some users, No ability to share notes directly from the application
  7. PROS: Easy to understand interface., Suitable for use by students and tutors., Varying difficulty levels for math problems., Allows users to create geometric shapes.
    CONS: Some images in the app are low resolution., The application can become unstable at times, engineers are attending to this., The app lacks an export/print feature., Only suitable for use with a 64-bit architecture.
  8. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Helpful focus on accuracy, Simple, colorful keyboard display, Typing extracts form complete paragraphs, Clear error alerts
    CONS: No option to change text size, Limited additional typing tools, Visual keyboard can't be turned off, Some way to track speed would be nice
  9. PROS: Short, snappy videos, Concise and useful instructions, Each video's purpose is clear, Fairly relaxed
    CONS: Only ten videos, Buffers on older devices, Doesn't cover advanced functions, Only covers specific versions
  10. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Numerous measurements can be converted, Addresses linear and quadratic equations, Requires only 2.6 megabytes of memory, An excellent supplement for classroom studies
    CONS: Not as many math tools are present within its architecture, Could cause speed or performance issues with 32-bit processors, Will not work with older operating systems, Might not be compatible with all third-party note-taking tools
  11. PROS: Wide number of lessons, Large database of words and phrases, Includes educational games, Kids get digital stickers as rewards
    CONS: Some lessons only available via paid subscription, Inconsistent mixture of cartoons and photos, Appropriate only for certain age groups, Limited selection of languages
  12. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Draw your finger on the screen to write letters, Harder and harder levels to pass as a student progresses, Each level is quickly and efficiently explained to the user, Part of a larger online program
    CONS: Text-box background colors make reading text more difficult, The GUI is cheaply designed, Requires a paid server-service to work correctly, The “Action Area” function is for teachers only
  13. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fun dinosaur pictures to colour in, Different modes, such as colour by letter, and sum solving, Create custom colour palettes, Stimulating visual and audio effects
    CONS: Can be difficult to press correct area if small, Not always obvious how to access certain features, Limited selection of images to colour in, No option to play your own music within the app
  14. PROS: Varied game with several gaming options, Educational and fun, High-quality images, Long list of language options
    CONS: Slow to load, Unresponsive, Tricky for small children to use alone, Dated graphics
  15. PROS: Designed for all, Good illustrations, Step-by-step instructions, 3D animation
    CONS: No pray time alarm, Salah Surahs are limited, Arabic recitation pace must be slowed down, Inaccurate graphics (man prays from outside the mat)
  16. PROS: Clean design and UI, Stats to show progress, Wide variety of challenges, Quick activities for a busy user
    CONS: Not regularly updated since 2015, Swiping requirement challenge for older screened Macs, Custom training sometimes requires you do ‘everything’, Somewhat repetitive
  17. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fantastic interface, Works quickly, Anti-cramming features, Unlimited decks and cards
    CONS: Limited support, Weak importing, Baked-in limitations, Spotty image compatibility
  18. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Create memorable flash cards with ease, Unlimited amount of cards can be created, Pictures etc. can be added to cards, Data can be imported from other apps
    CONS: App can become slow as cards acumulate, Can cause system instability, Limited OS support, Takes some time to get used to the interface
  19. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use, Huge number of flashcards, Possible to select the grade, Compatible with a wide range of devices
    CONS: Tends to quit unexpectedly, Freezes from time to time, English translation not always available, No English pronunciation guideline
  20. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Packed with useful features, easy to share information
    CONS: Only compatible with Mac, The interface is rather dull

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