5 school apps that will make your life easier

October 31, 2018

Shahd Alhamdan

Saudi Gazette

One of the enjoyable activities for students during the school year is school tools’ shopping including, buying stylish pencils and colorful notebooks. For some of those youth the process of shopping has transferred, and nowadays they prefer to own electronic school tools and applications.

Saudi Gazette is providing its readers with five useful apps that will help them with classroom and homework during their school’s year.


This cheap application can be easily downloaded on iPhone or iPad. It keeps the students updated with the schoolwork and other information, such as, the teacher’s information, grades records, and assignments.

iHomework gives the users the chance to record class times and linking the reading with a course and any assignments that are related.


For students that are into art or youth that prefers taking notes during classes, Penultimate is one of the best digital handwriting applications that could be downloaded on the iPad.

After saving the notes or the drawings, the user can easily search for the document inside the app. It combines distraction-free, natural handwriting and sketching with the power of Evernote’s sync and search.


It is a free digital homework checklist. With this app students can keep track of their class schedules and assignments. MyHomework has a reminder option that will give the users the chance to organize their daily tasks in the app.

Blackboard Mobile Learn for iPhone

Many universities and schools in the Kingdom utilize this platform for assignment and grades and to find lectures. Now students’ lives will become easy since they can access the blackboard through the phone.


This free application gives it users the option of viewing textbooks on iPhone. The student can pick a book from more than 7,000 books that are available for users after paying for the licensing of the e-book. The reader will enjoy the book for around 180 days when the licenses would expire after this period.

October 31, 2018
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