Education apps for wearables

education-appsBoost your brain power with these innovative education apps for smartwatches.

Smartwatches are best known for changing the way we communicate and stay in touch with the rest of the world, but a selection of exciting new smartwatch apps looks set to help our wearable tech change the way we learn. From learning a new language to kids’ apps and even apps that help you sharpen your memory, there are plenty of educational smartwatch apps available to challenge your mind.

What are education apps for smartwatches?

Education apps for smartwatches are apps that offer some sort of learning experience or a challenge for your brain. This includes everything from educational apps for kids that feature interactive games, right through to advanced programs that help you learn a foreign language or increase the power of your memory. These types of apps show that smartwatches aren’t simply about communicating and staying in touch; they can also help you better yourself in a number of ways.

If you’re new to the world of smartwatches, it’s worth pointing out that smartwatch apps are quite similar to the apps you may have downloaded to your smartphone or tablet. However, because they’re designed for this new section of the tech market, these apps are available from different app stores than the programs you download for your phone or tablet.

For example, those looking for Pebble smartwatch apps can browse thousands of products in Pebble’s appstore, while those who want Sony Smartwatch apps or Smartwatch 2 apps can find Android-friendly apps from Google Play.

What are the best education apps for your wearable?

It only takes a couple of minutes browsing the relevant app store for your smartwatch to discover that there are heaps of great educational apps available. To help make your choice easier, here are our favourite education apps:

Education Apps About the App Compatibility Purchase
RTA Car Driver Knowledge TestRTA Car Driver Knowledge Test For $2, this app contains all the possible questions that can be asked on the learner’s licence test in NSW. This allows users to study up on their road rules and prepare for their driving test, which they can then book through the app when they’re ready. Available from Google Play, the app works on smartwatches that run Android 1.6 and up. Buy Now
LumosityLumosity This clever app is designed to help you train your memory and sharpen your attention to detail. With a personalised training program to This clever app offers a simple way to learn a new language. There are 20 different languages to choose from, and any time you glance at your Pebble smartwatch you’ll learn a new word. challenge your brain, Lumosity is used by more than 70 million people around the world. It is available from Google Play and works on smartwatches that run Android 4.0 and up. Buy Now
Teacher For PebbleTeacher For Pebble This clever app offers a simple way to learn a new language. There are 20 different languages to choose from, and any time you glance at your Pebble smartwatch you’ll learn a new word. Available from the Pebble appstore and Google Play, this app works on Pebble smartwatches. Buy Now
Sky GuideSky Guide This app allows users to keep track of astronomical events, from full moons and meteor showers to solar eclipses. It offers a great way to learn more about the solar system and the vast expanse of the universe. Available for the Apple Watch, it is available from Apple’s app store. Buy Now
Monkey Preschool LunchboxMonkey Preschool Lunchbox This colourful app is designed for kids aged between two and five. It features seven fun games that teach youngsters about colours, letters, counting and more. It’s available from the Google Play store for smartwatches running Android 2.3 and up. Buy Now

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