While students are enjoying summer, they can also prepare for success in the fall, when they return to school. The Windows Store’s “Apps to study and play” collection is a curated selection of 18 helpful resources.
Earth 3D ($2.99) is a favorite: an interactive, 3-dimensional globe featuring wonders of the world, political and geophysical maps — and weather, too. For easy note-taking in class or while studying, Nebo ($2.99, regularly $8.99) delivers the ability to handwrite, draw, edit and format notes quickly and convert them into digital documents instantly.
Next, Complete Anatomy (free) brings the world’s most advanced anatomy learning platform to your Windows device, complete with more than 6,200 high-res anatomical structures and groundbreaking innovations including patented, state-of-the-art tools, 3D recordings with audio and moving muscles, and more. Boost foreign language skills with Duolingo (free), which helps budding linguists tackle vocabulary and grammar in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Danish and English.
And check out Khan Academy (free), a library of more than 6,000 videos you can watch offline, covering everything from science to finance to history to math to computers.
Use these apps to get a head start on the next academic year, and also check out the Microsoft Store’s back-to-school deals.
Microsoft News Center Staff