DyslexiaSavvy

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APPs for Organization and Study Skills


Price: Free or $2.99

Description: "Audio Class Notes allows you to record your lecture notes, and tag and describe important points so you can listen to them again quickly at a later time. Audio Class Notes makes it easy to record on iPhone and iPod Touch." (http://www.blackmusesoftware.com/audio-class-notes.html)


Price: $4.99

Description: "AudioNote records and syncs your notes. It combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $3.99

Description: "This app can create to-do lists, memos, important information, and diary entries that can transfer easily to email, Google Docs, and Evernote. In addition, you can color code folders and icons to help you stay organized." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $4.99

Description -- "Chore Pad is a powerful, fun tool for motivating your kids to complete chores. Each child completes their assigned chores to earn stars which are redeemable for rewards that you create! Give bonus stars for a job well done or penalty stars to let your child know they should strive to do better." (http://www.nannek.com/)


Price: Free

Description: "Easy to use notepad for notes, shopping list, to-do list, calendar. Color Note is a simple notepad app. It gives you a quick and simple notepad editing experience when you write notes, memo, email, message, shopping list and to do list. Color Note makes taking a note easier than any other notepad and memo apps." (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.socialnmobile.dictapps.notepad.color.note)


Price: $3.99

Description: "CourseNotes lets you take notes during your classes and keep them organized by subject and class meeting. Review your notes later and search through multiple class meetings and notes all at once. You can also keep a ToDo list by marking notes as ToDo items, or track them as assignments by providing a due date." (http://www.coursenotesapp.com/index.php)


Price: Free

Description: "Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go." (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dropbox.android&hl=en)


Price: Free

Description: "Evernote allows you to easily create text, photo, and audio notes, which can be synchronized to any computer to help you remember important things." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: Free

Description: "EverStudent syncs with Evernote and allows you to easily organize all of your assignments and due dates into one, sleek, customizable planner." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: Free

Description: "HomeWork keeps track of all of your due dates for you. See how much homework you’ve completed, when your next test date is, and much more." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $1.99

Description: "iHomework helps you keep track of assignments and grades, and allows you to create to-do lists."  (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $9.99

Description: "Inspiration is a mindmapping tool that helps organize your thoughts and ideas in one place. It’s great for writing papers or connecting large themes together to study for exams." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $7.99

Description: "iThoughts allows you to easily record and organize your ideas into a mind map. It's compatible with email and other apps, so you can export the mind maps to your camera roll, send them in an email, and more." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $9.99

Description: "MindNode easily organizes your thoughts as mind maps, taking all of your ideas and putting them in a visual display. This app is great for brainstorming, planning, outlining, and even printing your finished mind map." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: Free

Description: "Use My Class Schedule to track homework due dates, upcoming exams, class schedules, and activities. You can color-coordinate your schedules and customize the app in many other ways." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $9.99

Description: "[Outline Pro] is both an outliner and a writing guide for your iPad and iPhone. Sure, any outliner lets you make bullet points. But Outline Pro lets you break your outline into sections and paragraphs, structure your work the way it's going to be written. When you're done, Outline Pro lets you turn those bullets into paragraphs and export to a writing app--instantly!" (http://www.outlineproapp.com/)


Price: $4.99

Description: "Popplet allows you to create, organize, and sort all of your ideas. You can make lists and notes, organize diagrams and flowcharts, brainstorm ideas, and even create photo galleries." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: Free

Description: "StayOnTask checks up on you to make sure you're doing your work and not loafing. A random timer means you can't predict when it will check on you. Perfect for writers, programmers, students, or anyone who needs to stay focused while doing independent work." (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=valavg.stayontask&hl=en)


Price: Free

Description: "Time for School is designed to keep your academic life more organized. The app contains an alarm to notify you of when your next class starts, when your homework assignments are due, or when you should wake up." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $4.99

Description: "Todo helps you manage tasks using audio alerts, subtasks, and checklists. It can also be synchronized with Outlook and iCal." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)


Price: $9.99

Description: "WritePad can recognize handwriting, let you write a note with your finger or a stylus, check spelling, and much more. It is great for those who need help with keyboarding." (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/tools/apps)