khan academy best education apps for android
Mobile technology is an amazing thing. It’s one of the most revolutionary productivity tools of all time, but it doesn’t end there. You can use your smartphones and tablets to help teach yourself new skills and learn new things. Here are the best education apps for Android!


Coursera

Price: Free (courses may cost extra)
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Coursera is one of many education apps that offer a range of courses on a variety of topics. Officially, you can find courses in computer science, data science, business, STEM, foreign language, and art. You can find other subjects as well. The platform boasts over 1000 courses. Most of them have video lectures and tutorials. Some of the courses are free while others will cost you money. It shouldn't be too hard to find stuff no matter your budget. The app is still a work in progress, but it is cross-platform so you can use it on your computer as well.
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EdX

Price: Free
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EdX is one of the more unique education apps. Instead of offering courses from professionals, it offers courses from actual colleges. You won't get a legitimate college degree out of them. However, there are courses in computer programming, engineering, history, psychology, nutrition, statistics, and hundreds of others. It features online or offline video lectures, course announcements and handouts, and various tutorials. All of it is completely free. Anyone looking for higher education should have this app right now.
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EdX

Google Play Books

Price: Free (books cost money)
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Google Play Books has come a long way since it first came out. Now it’s one of the best education apps out there. The subject matter that you can purchase ranges from fantasy and fiction to non-fiction, comics, and virtually any other genre. There is also a wide selection of educational books, text books, guidebooks, and other literature of educational value. Prices are generally on par with other ebook platforms. However, it's not the only ebook platform available. Those who don't like Google Play Books can also try Amazon Kindle.
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Google Play Books

Khan Academy

Price: Free
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Khan Academy is another education platform. It offers a variety of courses and and classes to people. It currently boasts over 10,000 instructional videos, classes, and other content. It's all completely free as well. Khan Academy deals with more typical education, such as mathematics, economics, history, science, and more. It’s especially good for people who need to brush up on the more basic stuff before tackling more complex topics. It's one of the must-have education apps.
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Khan Academy

Memrise

Price: Free / $59.99 per year
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Memrise is a language learning app. It's also one of the most successful education apps out there. Their method involves teaching you a new language in bite-sized chunks to make it easier. The app also contains games as well as goals that to encourage you to keep going. The big feature is that Memrise boasts over 100 languages that you can learn. The classes are all free with an optional pro subscription. The pro version offers additional tools, support, and more. Those looking for something a little more simple or less expensive should try Duolingo.
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Memrise


Quizlet

Price: Free / $19.99 per year
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Quizlet is arguably the best flashcards app out there. You can use it for virtually any topic. You can practice terms for your class, memorize vocabulary terms, and more. It also includes foreign language support, images and audio, and you can share flashcards with friends. The free version gives you a limited number of flashcard sets to use. The pro version removes all of the limitations. It's likely not an app you'd use by itself. However, it works very well when paired with other educational apps.
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SoloLearn

Price: Free
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SoloLearn is a developer on Google Play. They have tons of education apps. Their specialization is in computer programming. Thus, all of their apps teach you a computer language. There are a range of languages available, including Python, Java, C++, HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, and even Swift. All of the apps are completely free and each one has stellar user reviews. If you’re into computer programming at all, you should look into these.
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Udacity

Price: Free (some courses cost money)
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Udacity is one of the more serious education apps out there. Their courses are generally about super specific, in-depth topics. Completion of those classes often bestows upon you a nanodegree in the topic. Thus, you can prove you finished it. The company also frequently makes the news for having courses from industry leaders like Google, Facebook, and others. The courses generally cost money, but they also seem to be of a higher standard than most. The courses here aren’t for the feint of heart.
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Udemy

Price: Free (some courses cost money)
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Udemy was one of the first education apps on mobile to offer up the courses. It currently boasts over 32,000 courses in total that range from science and technology to cooking and foreign language. Some of the other topics include business, marketing, entrepreneurship, design, health and fitness, music, photography, and there are even courses to help you learn software. The courses range greatly in terms of quality of content and you can find courses that are both free and paid. The app is pretty decent and carries most of the features of the official website as well.
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YouTube

Price: Free / $9.99 per month
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YouTube is probably the best of the education apps for practical learning. You can find tutorials and how-to videos for virtually anything. It can include changing the oil in your car, solving a math problem, lectures on astronomy, or learning how to tie-dye t-shirts. Most YouTube channels don't adhere to a course style of learning. Thus, you usually only get a tutorial or two before having to move on. Some channels do have course style videos. In any case, YouTube is a great secondary learning source. You can also pay the $9.99 per month to get YouTube Red and avoid all of the annoying ads.
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