Howard Gardner theory of Multiple Intelligences clearly corroborate the fact that students and learners have differing learning styles and teachers should aim to appeal to all the different learner types at some point during the course. A large category of learners are visual learners and this does not need rocket science to prove , you can easily notice it when you use bright and attractive visuals in your teaching, students tend to interact and engage with these visual teaching aids more than than they would do with other teaching materials. Flash cards can be bright and colorful and make a real impact on visual learners. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured some excellent web-based flashcard making tools and today I am providing you with the mobile version.
Below is a list of iPad apps that you can use to create and share flashcards with your students. Have a look and share with us if you have other suggestions. Enjoy
From Chegg, the company dedicated to making your college experience better, comes a new flash card app. Save time and get smarter with Chegg Flashcards on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Easily create and access educational flash cards to study and test your knowledge
2- Evernote Peek
Evernote Peek is a learning app designed for the iPad 2 Smart Cover. No Smart Cover? No problem! The new Virtual Cover lets any iPad get in on the fun. Studying with an iPad has never been more natural. Simply peek under the cover to prepare for a quiz, practice a language or strengthen your memory.
This app is made for serious studiers; flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters. Review class notes or make flashcards whenever you have a minute to spare. Study over breakfast or late at night – at the library or in a coffee shop. Do what works for you, whenever and wherever you are.
A great notebook app and a great flashcard app. Take notes in class with the notebook and then make flashcards for studying!
5- Flashcards Deluxe
Flashcards Deluxe is an easy to use, yet powerful flashcard app which you can use to study just about anything you want. I use this app for my own Chinese studies, and am constantly improving it to make it better for myself and others.
The world's most popular and best app for learning and studying new information. Gain access to tens of millions of pre-made Flashcard sets all for free.
7- Flashcards with Mental Case
Powerful, and yet beautifully designed, Mental Case can help get things into your head, whether you want to learn Spanish, study for exams like GRE, SAT and GMAT, or are undertaking a legal or medical degree at college or university. Whether it's Anatomy or Arabic, Mental Case is the tool for you.
Cramberry helps you study with flash cards on your iPhone. Make flash cards with Cramberry, or choose from over a million free public flash cards. When you study, Cramberry tracks your progress on each card and presents cards you need to study.