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Best Learning Apps

for Exam Students

There are many educational apps on the market that promise to help students learn more and gather their information in one place, but which ones will suit your student’s needs, and more specifically, which apps suit the educational format for the Junior & Leaving Certificate best? Here at schooldays.ie we put together list of the best educational aids on the app market.





Khan Academy


Learn using videos, interactive exercises, and in-depth articles in math (arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, linear algebra), science (biology, chemistry, physics), economics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, finance, and more.






Duolingo

Duolingo is a fun and accessible way to keep on top of your Irish. The games available on the app are educational and memorable, including games that focus on pronunciation, spelling and grammar. Students studying other languages for the Leaving Cert will also benefit from the app!




Mocks.ie


Mocks.ie is a website and app used as a study center and resource for students entering their exam phase. They provide A rated revision notes, past exam papers, videos, sample answers and marking schemes.  




Toggl Time Tracker


Log your work time in teams or personal activities as a solo user. Toggl is the most popular cloud based time tracking tool for accurate time management or for increasing personal productivity. Check out your time usage reports inside the app or export complete timesheets from the web version. 





Irish Grammar


Irish Grammar-Gramadach na Gaeilge is the Irish language app that Irish teachers, students and enthusiasts have been waiting for. It is a must have app for Leaving and Junior cert students to master their grammar in the run up to exams.




The Elements by Theodore Gray


Of all the periodic table apps, there is only one which Stephen Fry described as “Alone worth the price of an iPad!”. It is a rich and engaging love story of the periodic table, told in words and pictures, allowing you to experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you've never seen before.




Easy Revision


Take a break from books & try a unique new method of revising the Leaving Cert Biology syllabus in an easy & interactive way. This is the first series of apps aimed specifically at Leaving Cert students that cover topics encountered on exam day. Every question is written by an experienced teacher & is accompanied by specifically selected imagery & comprehensive explanations.




Paper Mate Leaving Cert Edition


Paper Mate Leaving Certificate Edition provides easy access to past examination papers & marking schemes for all Leaving Cert subjects from 2010 right up to 2014. Paper Mate's interface makes it easy to focus only on the subjects and levels that you are studying. Simply choose your subjects from the selector and click through to see all available papers & answers.   





Nemo Irish Gaelic


Turn your iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch into your FAVORITE teacher of Irish Gaelic. Nemo is specially DESIGNED to tap the remarkable power of your mobile device, and your brain, to their fullest.




Shakespeare Pro


Shakespeare Pro is en excellent resource for English students having trouble with Shakespeare. The app contains full texts, explanations and notes on 41 plays, 154 sonnets and 6 poems written by Shakespeare. The app also offers a helpful search tool so you search for that quote or word that is stuck in your head without pouring over pages and pages of highlighted text.  




The Math.


The Math. app, produced by YourTeacher.com, offers basic and advanced levels of mathematics to suit the needs and level of the user. The app provides lessons, video tutorials and multiple choice questions as well as work sheets to ensure that the user is getting the most out of their own personal math tutor. If you find that you are still not following the more complex equations.




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