iPhone Flashcards That Prepare Students for Subject Tests
written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/23/2011
Learn vocabulary and practice math problems with a flash card app for iPhone. The following apps focus on a single subject, or offer access to a range of subjects.
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Study any subject with the Flashcards Deluxe app. It is designed to focus on questions that you have trouble answering, rather than the ones you already know. The app has access to the website Quizlet.com, which features over four million flash card sets. Download the ones that you need and start learning the material. It has a touch interface which lets you tap answers and swipe the screen to move to the next card. The Flashcards Deluxe app is available at the iTunes App Store for $3.99.
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Math Flash Cards
Another highly rated iPhone flash card app is Math Flash Cards. It's a great educational app for elementary school children. The app covers basic math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There are multiple choice flash cards and flash cards which require the student to enter the answer via an onscreen keypad. The app also features timed quizzes. This app is available at the iTunes App Store for $0.99.
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Flashcard Touch is another flash card app for iPhone that accesses the flash card database of the website Quizlet.com. Choose from millions of flash card sets that cover a variety of topics including vocabulary, foreign languages, math, and science. With the app, you can create your own flash cards quickly with the built-in online definition look-up feature. While using a set, simply shake the iPhone to shuffle the deck. The Flashcard Touch app is available at the iTunes App Store for $4.99.
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Another great educational app for children is the ABC Tracer app. It is designed to teach children the alphabet through observation and feedback. The app animates and shows kids how to write letters by displaying the pencil strokes. If the child correctly traces the letter, the app will provide positive feedback. If the letter is incorrect, the app will display negative feedback. The ABC Tracer app is available at the iTunes App Store for $1.99.
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Flashcard Champion Basic Math
Flashcard Champion Basic Math is another math app that helps students practice their math skills. The difficulty level of the flash cards can be adjusted and the number of questions per set can be changed. The deck can consists of 10, 20, 30, or 40 cards. The questions consists of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. The Flashcard Champion Basic Math app is available at the iTunes App Store for $0.99.
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If you're on a budget, consider downloading the subject specific apps mentioned above. Otherwise, splurge a little and download the Flashcard Deluxe app. Its access to the Quizlet flash card database gives it an edge over similar apps.