Helpful Apps to Organize Your School Year

5 Helpful Apps to Organize Your School Year

In Assistive Technology Resources, Featured, Teen Tips by Priscilla Matthews

You’re in high school, and it’s time to explore.  Your device can be a doorway into other worlds – celebrities, style, music, parties, sports, love. It can also help you explore and discover interests that could lead to an exciting job in the future. It’s all a part of your education.

To get to that exciting job and future you want, you need to stay organized. The more organized you are, the more you’ll feel prepared and ready to learn. Your device can help with that, too!

While you’re on your favorite device, check out these apps to stay organized in school as you explore and work toward your goals.


One Big Thing

Type in the one big thing you want to do each day. If you want, add a few little tasks you might also want to get done. Check the app during the day to focus on your goals. Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

One Big Thing

Forest

This app works like a phone game. It’s a great reminder that everything big happens with many tiny steps. It works best for those who need a little visual stimulation and extra incentive to stay productive. Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

Forest

Evernote

Need one place to keep everything? This app lets you store and easily get notes, images, lists, sounds, and links, from any device or computer. It offers color-coding, highlighting, enlarged fonts, and a microphone feature. Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

Evernote

Skitch

Skitch is an Evernote add-on. It lets you share and add notes to images like maps, web pages, photos, and original sketches with others. Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, Kindle Fire.

Skitch

TextMinder

Send yourself a one-time or recurring SMS text reminders to complete things you need to get done. Never forget another homework assignment, class, or meeting! Compatible with: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

TextMinder

You’re ready!  Open the door and start exploring.  It’s all a part of your education.

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