App of the Month

Notetaking skills with “Notability”

This month’s App Category: Notetaking skills This month’s App of the Month: Notability Notability   What does this app do? The app allows you to take notes directly on PDFs, Powerpoints, and other electronic documents. You can also use it to record audio in lectures and then auto sync the audio to your notes. Why does […]

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Getting Organized with “myHomework Student Planner”

This month’s App Category: Getting Organized This month’s App of the Month: myHomework Student Planner What does this app do? This is an app that can help you get organized. This serves as an electronic agenda or planner. You can use it on your phone, tablet, or computer. Why does this app work? This app allows […]

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Getting Organized with “Remember the Milk”

This month’s App Category: Getting Organized-Again!! This month’s App of the Month: Remember the Milk What does this app do? This is an app helps you stay organized by allowing you to keep track of important dates and things that you need to do. Why does this program work? This app works because you can […]

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Strategies for anxiety, sleep, and changing your thinking with “MindShift”

This month’s App: Strategies for anxiety, sleep, and changing your thinking with MindShift MindShift What does this program do? This is an app that provides strategies about how to approach anxiety, improve sleep, and change your thinking. It provides helpful tools to coach yourself through stressful situations.   Why does this program work? This app […]

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Paper writing assistance with “ProWritingAid”

This month’s App: Paper writing assistance with ProWritingAid  ProWritingAid What does this program do? ProWritingAid can help you write papers and assists with spelling and grammar. You can upload word documents or type directly into the program to get started. The program checks for overused words, the overall readability and structure of your papers.   […]

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Managing Your Time Spent Online with “RescueTime”

This month’s App of the Month: Managing Your Time Spent Online with Rescue Time What does this program do? This is a program that you can download on to your computer that allows you to track the amount of time you spend online and on social media sites throughout the day. This program helps you […]

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Coping with Stress and Anxiety with “Calm”

This month’s App Category: Learning to Relax-Coping with Stress and Anxiety This month’s App of the Month: Calm What does this app do? This is an app that can help you learn ways to cope with stress and anxiety. The app offers a multitude of guide meditation strategies, calming music, as well as sleeps stories […]

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Enhancing Study Skills with “Quizlet”

App of the Month   This month’s App of the Month: Enhancing Study Skills with Quizlet What does this app do? This is an app can help you study for upcoming exams. You can create digital flashcards, have terms and definitions read out loud to you. You can also create practice questions with the same […]

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Getting Organized with “MyStudyLife”

App of the Month   Around once a month, Student Accessibility Services will be highlighting one app that may improve your educational experience here at UMaine. Topics will include: getting organized, time management, relieving stress, improving study skills, and many more.   This month’s App of the Month: Getting Organized with MyStudyLife What does this […]

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