The Windows Store has a bunch of Education apps for Windows 8 and the Education category is growing rapidly. With just few days away from the launch of Windows 8 officially, Microsoft via its Education Blog has confirmed that there were now over 260 Education apps available for download in the Windows Store.
A huge number of apps in the education category are available for free; 183 out of 261 are free apps, while 35 are paid apps that offer a trial version. The remaining 43 are solely paid apps that do not offer any trial versions. Some of the popular Education apps include Physamajig, Wikipedia, Mind8, Wordament, Periodic Table, and so on.
There are also some educational apps that have been developed by very popular universities; viz. Stanford, DePaul and the Stockholm School.
Windows 8 apps from Education Institutions
Stanford University: The app from the world-class university is a storehouse of content. It provides useful information in the form of recorded lectures and talks. Moreover, there are videos available on a vast range of topics such as engineering, computer science, leadership and management. The app even allows you to watch webinars and seminars.
Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship: The school recognized as the leading academic facility in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship around the world has come up with an app of its own for Windows 8.
The app has a video section, enabled from their YouTube feed and favorites that provides information on the topics relevant to entrepreneurship and also the information on their staff and faculty. There are even recordings of lectures and talks present.
DePaul University: It is a college of computing and digital media. Its Windows Store app enables students stay updated with CDM news, events and various courses offered by the university.
All the above mentioned apps are free and can be downloaded from the Windows Store.