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10 Premium Tools for EdTech-Savvy Students

Students fall in that category of people who have to appreciate everything that technology offers. But do they really have an option? Not at all. Considering the ways technology has transformed our education system, they are not given that much of an option.

Today, there are a pantload of education tools and products available for tech savvy students to use. Students use these tools to save time and improve their skills. I’ll recommend 10 of the premium tools perfect for tech-savvy students. These apps and tools can have a positive impact on the quality of education and help students improve their personal efficiencies.

Writing Tools

Whether it helps you check for plagiarism or produce top quality content, these premium writing tools will help every tech-savvy student achieve that.

1)    Unplag

Unplag is an online anti-plagiarism tool, which both teachers and students make use of. The plagiarism checker compares uploaded work against the Internet or profile library (where other documents are stored), and immediately shows a plagiarism report with originality and similarity percentage, original resources, highlighted text similarities, marked citations and references. All these things help student to see what exactly is wrong and rewrite their papers.

2)    MindMup

This opensource mindmapping app is available online for free. It’s great to use it when students brainstorm and think over some ideas. MindMup is currently available in the cloud. What is most interesting about the desktop app is that students can use it offline.

 

Social Media Tools

Besides offering you opportunities to connect with friends, social media can also provide students with learning opportunities. These premium social media tools are great for tech-savvy students.

3)    Periscope

What periscope does at its best is that it allows you to broadcast live videos to the world. Tech-savvy students can use this tool to share education related videos with fellow students or teachers or the other way round. Once a video goes live, your followers will be instantly notified who can then join or leave comments.

4)    YouTube    

YouTube is regarded as the world's most popular video sharing platform, and it can be of great help to tech-savvy students. These students can use this platform to upload and share some videos for free and foster learning.

 

Time Management Tools

Unfortunately, lots of students lack time management skill. It’s amazing that time management tools exist, which can help students solve this issue.

5)    Remember The Milk

This online to-do list also acts as a task management tool, and without a doubt it’s one of the most popular to-do list tools. It's available to be reached every time and from any devices. Busy students can have a lot of fun with this smart to-do app. 

6)    Tomato Timer

You might not like the name but this tool is very effective. It is flexible and considered to be one of the easiest online timers. You can use this tool to properly time your work and give yourself the necessary breaks in-between your work schedule. 

Planning Tools

Good plan is an essential part of studying. That’s why before the study process you need to arrange your work. These tools can help you organize your work in an effective way and save much time.

7)    Evernote

This planning tool truly understands that a tech-savvy student's life can be complicated. The tool is therefore designed to simplify everything by helping you to manage daily routine. Evernote works good if you want to focus on tasks and put your ideas into practice. In addition, this tool also allows you gathering everything that matters.

8)    Toodledo    

Toodledo is one of the most popular productivity tool that is currently available online for tech-savvy students. It’s multi-functional and flexible, it helps you improve productivity and manage your tasks effectively. You can use the tool to manage your notes, to-do lists and organize your ideas into outlines.

 

Inspiration Tools

Everyone needs some inspiration in their lives and these fancy inspiration tools can help tech-savvy students to achieve that.

9)    Creativity Portal

If you are looking for inspiring creative success stories, Creativity Portal offers you plenty of opportunities to explore. There are interviews, writing and blogging prompts, inspiring quotes and alike amusing things.

10)  CREATIVE BOOM

This websites provides its users with materials that are sure to inspire each and every. Students can enjoy a variety of materials like interviews, arts, crafts, illustrations, photos, graphic designs and so on. There’s also a Tips section, where contributors share their experience in different spheres of life.

 

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