Learning Apps to Download to Your Smartphone or Tablet

Learn something new while you’re on the go! Below are a few apps to help you improve your mind while you’re waiting in line at the grocery store, on a break at work or relaxing at home. Help your family and friends sharpen their cognitive skills by forwarding this information on to them.

Babbel (Free for iOS, Android, Windows Phone. Upgrade subscription starting at $11.99 per month) is an award-winning app that offers an interactive way toiphone learn a language. The lessons are broken into short classes you can watch during your lunch break, while you’re in line at the store, or anywhere time allows. Since your lessons are saved in the cloud, you can sync across multiple devices.

Lumosity (For Web, iOS, and Android. Upgrade subscription starting at $11.99 per month) helps you challenge your brain with scientific games tailored specifically to you. The program allows you to test your performance to gauge how well your cognitive skills are improving. Those with a competitive streak can compare their results with other members.

Rosetta Stone Fit Brains Trainer (Subscription prices vary. Available for iOS and Android) features fun, stimulating games to challenge six major areas of your brain: focus, memory, speed, logic, visual, and language. The format resembles a video game, which may help you stay focused. The games become increasingly difficult the more you play them. Although an account is free, you’ll have the subscribe to access the more challenging games.

Enhance Your Learning

Udemy, Coursera, and EdX are online learning programs offering apps to help their students access courses from anywhere using smartphones and tablets. TED also has an app to make it easier to access your favorite inspiring and educational talks.

Remember, it’s always toasty in Naples and you deserve your piece of Naples sunshine!

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.