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Self Regulation and Study Skills

A board of apps to enhance development of self regulation and digital study skills on Windows 8 desktops, laptops and devices.

Chegg // Students! View over 2.5 million ODD and EVEN step-by-step textbook solutions from 2,500+ books with your Chegg Homework Help Subscription. Save time and get smarter with Chegg’s Textbook Solutions App on your Windows 8 Device. Find solutions by searching for the Title/ISBN of your textbook. This app is THE study tool you’ll need to help you study and ace that next problem set.

Lesson plan/timetable combined with calendar and reminder. Ideal for pupils and students.

Record Voice & Pen // is an app for creating video's for lessons, instructions, presentations or any type of screencasting. It records your voice and the drawing with your pen or finger at the same time. You can annotate pictures while explaining, and share it as videos (mp4 files) by mail, upload to YouTube or Facebook, or use it in presentations and classrooms.

Goals application // helps check you personal goals. Due to this application you could monitor the process of reaching your goals and get additional motivation.

iHeartRadio // offers free music in an all-in-one, free digital internet radio service that lets you stream more than 1,500 live radio stations. With iHeartRadio’s Windows 8 radio app, you can also create commercial-free Custom Stations featuring songs from the artist you select and similar music.

Slacker // is the most complete music service on Earth. With millions of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations Slacker gives listeners anytime, anywhere access to the world’s best music and entertainment. Listen for free on your Windows 8 device or subscribe and enjoy a commercial-free experience with offline listening and on-demand access to millions of songs and albums.

TuneIn Radio // is a new way to listen to music, sports, and news from every corner of the earth, with over 60,000 radio stations and 2 million on-demand programs.

Adobe® Reader® // is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing and interacting with PDF documents across platforms and devices. Adobe Reader Touch has been specially designed for the new Windows 8 Touch user interface to give you a great experience working with PDF documents on your Windows 8 Tablet. Adobe Reader Touch works with a keyboard and mouse, but desktop users with keyboard and mouse may prefer to install and use Adobe Reader XI.

Nook // I read A LOT of books. Nook is the best e-reading app for Windows. Nook isn't the biggest name in e-books, but they've put more work into their Windows app tan the other guys, and it shows. Even if you usually use another eBook service I recommend Nook on Windows... at least until you know who gets their act together and releases a decent Windows app.

Study Planner // Study Planner app for Windows in the Windows Store. "This simple and elegant app makes organising yourself while studying a breeze. The live tile automatically updates with your next lesson when you're in school and how many homeworks you have which are due soon when you're at home."

OneNote // Fast and immersive, OneNote has been reimagined for Windows 8. Whether you draw, type, click, or swipe, this app will shine on your Windows 8 device. On the go? Use a browser or one of the many OneNote mobile apps to get to your notes when you need them. Use Office OneNote full application as well. Note the two apps do not interface each other.

OneNote app for Windows in the Windows Store

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Bing Translator // Bing Translator app for Windows in the Windows Store. The Bing Translator App for Windows is your companion when you need to quickly translate what you are looking at. Use your camera or just type the text you want to translate. Text and camera translation work offline with downloadable language packs, so you can get the power of Bing Translator on-the-go, even when you don't have an Internet connection.

Tile A File // Tile A File is a simple tool which makes tiles on your Windows 8 Start Screen for files that you commonly use so that you can quickly launch those files in the future.

My Study Life // My Study Life is a planner for student, teachers and lecturers. My Study Life is designed to make your study life easier by storing your classes, tasks (assignments, homework, revision) and exams in the cloud making your study life available wherever you are.

ClickView Player // The ClickView Player App gives you access to all the videos from the ClickView Exchange on your Windows 8 device. ClickView Exchange is a content sharing community which includes videos from free to air TV stations, recorded by many ClickView users.

Evernote Touch // Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of your devices. You can create a plaintext note on your Windows 8 tablet, and then open it on your smartphone or any other devices you use.

Encyclopaedia Britannica app // Encyclopaedia Britannica for Windows in the Windows Store. Research tool.

HowStuffWorks // HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works.

Toolbox for Windows 8 // Toolbox for Windows 8 app for Windows in the Windows Store. Toolbox is designed to bring unparalleled productivity enhancement to the Windows 8 platform. With Toolbox, you can view and interact with up to 6 different tools at once, giving you the power and flexibility to customize your workspace for maximum productivity.

Khan Academy // Our Windows 8 app is the best way to view Khan Academy’s complete library of over 4,400 videos on your Windows 8 device. We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with tutorials on finance and history.

myHomework // myHomework is a planner app that helps students stay organized on Windows and their other devices. Track your classes, assignments and tests. With a myHomeworkApp.com account, sync your Windows data to/from your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Kindle Fire and the web.

Drawboard PDF // Drawboard PDF app for Windows in the Windows Store. "Annotate with your finger or stylus; navigate by swiping to new pages; and use semantic zoom for thumbnail previews - new features to Drawboard PDF! View and markup your documents the easy way! Drawboard PDF is the best PDF…"

Flashcards Pro // Flashcards Pro app for Windows in the Windows Store. Flashcards Pro is the ultimate FREE app for learning any subject (math, science, alphabets, competitive exams etc). Learn languages, use text to speech for audio based learning, help kids to learn alphabets and vocabulary, prepare for competitive exams, improve memory, and much more. Build your learning library by searching and downloading from millions of flashcard sets available on quizlet.com and flashcardexchange...

Wikipedia // Official Wikipedia App for Windows 8. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

qool // qool app for Windows in the Windows Store. Create your own structure-free and rich canvases and get them real-time synchronized between all your Windows 8 and Windows Phone device. Notes, documents, pictures and videos for expressing your ideas, thoughts, projects or processes. qool joins you in the process of pining your ideas, setting priorities, brainstorming your thoughts or achieving your tasks.