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Essential Apps for Teachers

Essential Apps for Teachers
Here are all the direct links to my reviews for my Apps for Teachers: App #1: Music (free) App #2: Dropbox (free) App #3: Skitch for Evernote (free) App #4: Pick-Me ($.99) App #5: GoodReader ($4.99) App #6: Camera (free) App #7: Numbers ($9.99) App #8: Diptic ($.99) App #9: Media Downloader fka Downloader Elite ($1.99) App #10: Drop Manager for Dropbox ($.99) App #11: Display Recorder ($1.99) App #12: Flipboard (free) App #13: FaceTime (free) App #14: SloPro (most-viewed app) (free, with $3.99 in-app purchase option) App #15: Photosync ($1.99) App #16: WordPress for iOS (free) App #17: iSmug ($1.99) App #18: uSmug ($.99) App #19: Notebook for iPad – SMARTBOARD iPad app ($6.99) App #20: Pinnacle Studio ($7.99) App #21: Pinterest (free) App #22: TeacherKit (free) App #23: Squaready (free, with $.99 pro version available) App #24: Poster for WordPress ($3.99) App #25: Game Show Sound Board (free) App #26: AppsGoneFree (free) A solid App finder for free apps that are usually paid apps App #30: Grade It! Like this:

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321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will find 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! Do you support Free Technology for Teachers? 33 Super Speech and Language iPad Apps Teachers With Apps brings you 33 super speech and language iPad apps for home, classroom, and/or the therapist’s office. Speech and language is one area of educational apps that has exploded with smashing success. The prices range anywhere from free to expensive.

55 Best Free Apps Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free education apps worth downloading is a different story entirely. The following is our list for the 55 best apps for learning we can find. 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here Sites to Follow Friday, October 7, 2011 50 Fab Apps for Teachers Less Is More You don’t need a one-to-one classroom (one device for every student) to integrate tablets into instruction. Whether you have one tablet or five, possibilities for teaching with them abound. Single Tablet • Independent reading Load up your tablet with books in a reading app.

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 6-8 There are many resources from Edutopia and across the web for middle school teachers who are integrating iPads in their classrooms. At this age, students can use iPad apps in different subject areas and become content creators using their devices. Teachers can introduce a variety of skills to students, and students can demonstrate their understanding of concepts using innovative iPad technology. Check out the list below for suggestions on amazing apps and to browse tips from teachers on how to use iPads throughout the school day. 15 Engaging and Creative Ways to Use iPads in a K-12 Classroom If you are looking for unique and innovative ways to use the iPad in your classroom, then you have come to the right place. In this post I teamed up with Stephen Lai and Meg Wilson to bring you 15 ideas that will help you think outside the box and bring new levels of creativity to your iPad classroom. 1. Use your iPad as a document camera! – @jonathanwylie

64 Varied And Essential iPad Apps For Teachers 64 Varied And Essential iPad Apps For Teachers by TeachThought Staff What exactly makes an app “essential” is open to interpretation. For pure productivity, you could consider the direction of Google Drive, Skype, Zoom Notes, iAnnotate–maybe a gradebook app, Class Dojo, etc. But what if your classroom if is full of open-ended projects and you need to constantly communicate with students, parents, and the community? Google+, Google Hangouts, Remind, DIY, and maybe Trello? A Very Useful Tool to Create Educational Animated Videos on Google Drive December 21, 2014 PowToon is a very powerful web app which you can use on Google Drive to create beautiful animated videos and presentations. PowToon provides you with all the necessary animation tools you’ll need to immediately begin creating your own professional-looking animated explainer videos and animated presentations. It has an easy to use interface with pre-designed templates and a variety of style libraries to choose from. The videos you create in PowToon can also be easily converted into animated presentations with each slide representing a scene in the storyline of your presentation. To create your videos, simply drag and drop characters and props then assign them animations.

Top iPad Apps for Student Creativity My school is currently 1:1 iPads in Grades 1, 4, and 5, and next year we're expanding that to include Grades 2 and 3. Like most schools, we went through a phase where we tried out LOTS of different apps, but over time, we whittled those down into our Core Apps, ones that are flexible and powerful enough to be used in every subject all day long. One of the keys for me is that these apps can be used by students to CREATE things, not just consume things. Here are our favorites: 44 Education Apps For K-6 Open-Ended Learning On The iPad Education apps are helpful for teachers because they refract content through engaging, colorful, and gamified approaches to content interaction. They are also mobile, can offer data, and can be played at school or home, making them useful in a K-12 blended learning or flipped classroom setting. With this kind of flexible utility in mind, it’s no wonder they’re in such high demand–so here are 44 education apps for K-6 students doing the best kind of learning math teachers hate and English-Language Arts teachers love: open-ended learning.

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