New High School Study App Now on Android Market
A new mobile app to help high school students study
and college entrance exams is being described by its manufacturer as the "most
comprehensive high school study app on the market."
which provides online study tools for students,
has released Studystorm, a mobile app that provides study guides for 21
school subjects, 5,300 study videos and more than 1,000
math problems. The app is now available for Android
devices and will be
available for iOS devices in May.
Brightstorm officials say the study guides are
subject so that videos, most less than 5 minutes long, explain concepts
are then followed by sample problems and questions that students would
typically encounter in their homework and on tests.
Topics range beyond the traditional subjects like
geometry, biology and English to include calculus, grammar and specific
preparation for SAT, ACT and AP tests.
"It's like having a private tutor in your back pocket
you need one," said Brightstorm teacher Alissa Fong.
Studystorm is available as a free app once users
created an account to access the free content. However, an upgraded
be purchased on a monthly or annual basis to get access to more than a
package of video study guides.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.