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The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students

The 70 Best Apps For Teachers And Students
Ready for school? Let’s examine some of the featured apps that you should be using this year. From time-saving tools to reading helpers, there are apps that do just about anything. Rather than have you sort through the endless parade of app icons, we’ve done the hard part for you. If you’re looking for some useful tools for the classroom, these apps are for you. Most are available for both iOS and Android operating systems, so don’t sweat that part. However, most of these apps are free so they’re at least worth downloading and trying. A Visual Cheat Sheet To All The Apps A compilation of apps in the iTunes Store. Some of the Best Apps We’re Using Productivity Apps Clear ($0.99)Flipboard (Free)WolframAlpha (Free)Dropbox (Freemium)Edmodo (Free) Start Reading Writers’ Corner Math Madness Make Science Fun History & Geography Art & Creativity These are just a few of the selected apps that we like in each category.

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10 Good iPad Apps to Facilitate Students Collaboration January 15, 2014 Below are some good apps that can facilitate your students collaboration in learning projects. The first 5 apps has been been featured in a slideshow created by Monica Burns from Class Tech Tips and are particularly useful for classes where there is only one iPad or where students have to share the same iPad. I have also added more apps that I personally think are idea for collaborative team work. Check out the titles below and have a look at the accompanying slide for more illustrations on how these apps are being used. 1- ScreenChomp End of the school year - Some activities using digital tools (and revising grammar!) School is almost over... We've been working hard and now we need to relax! Let's think about the school year just spent together. What did I learn? Did I enjoy my lessons and my teachers? Did I have fun with my school mates?

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? Try Pathbrite for Creating Academic Portfolios Pathbrite is a free service for creating digital academic portfolios. Pathbrite provides an easy-to-follow template for creating your portfolio. There are ten parts to the template, but you can skip parts that you don't think you need.

Apps & More for Makerspaces Whether your library or school has a dedicated makerspace, you are experimenting with maker and STEM programming, or looking for inspiration to get started, this inaugural installment of “Mix It Up” offers a broad selection of free or low-cost apps, websites, and tools for engaging kids and teens in creative maker projects. Our field-tested recommendations are grouped into three main sections: Coding, Filmmaking, Tinkering, and 3D Printing. Making is all about trial and error; don’t be afraid to experiment with these tools and encourage playful exploration by your patrons or students. As makers like to say, “If at first you succeed…you’re probably doing it wrong.” Tinkercad Rainy Day, Solo ExplorationFree | Gr 5 Up A computer-aided model (CAD) software program that allows users to design items for 3-D printing or lasercutting. Cookiecaster

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I Created A Little Makerspace To-Go.....It Even Includes A Makerspace Mobile Too! On Monday and Tuesday of next week I have the honor of presenting to a variety of educators including administrators, teacher librarians, technology coordinators, and classroom teachers at the TIES Conference in Minneapolis. My presentations focus around makerspaces and the importance of the make movement and these spaces in education. By definition makerspaces are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn. In libraries they often have 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies and tools, and more. I love seeing what my friends and others are doing with makerspaces. It was so much fun to create one in the library at Van Meter.

The 10 best Android tablet apps for designers The Android tablet community is thriving, and so is the number of apps that can help you create some awesome artwork. From stunning sketch apps to powerful photo editing tools, here we provide a list of some of our favourite ways to get creative on Google's tablet OS. Got an iPad? Check out the best art apps for iPad. The best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula rated for learning Graphite is a free service from Common Sense Education that makes it easy to discover the best apps, games, and websites for classroom use. Tools like Edmodo, Educreations, ClassDojo, and Socrative have been thoroughly reviewed by our expert educators and received numerous teacher reviews we call Field Notes. We've also reviewed lots of Common Core-aligned products like StudySync, PBS Learning Media, VoiceThread, IXL Math, and Khan Academy. Wondering how to use BrainPOP Jr. effectively with your students? We’ve got you covered.

Mobile Makerspaces The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) Mobile Makerspace launched in spring 2014, and over the past year it has proven to be a successful model of a shared equipment system among 7 small to mid-size libraries in southern Wisconsin. Our Mobile Makerspace consists of iPad® minis loaded with creative apps, such as StopMotion and comic makers; 2 digital video cameras; tripods; a tabletop microphone; 2 iMac Pro laptops; LEGOs® and PlayDoh®; a sewing machine; a 3D printer and more. Our complete equipment list is available here. The equipment was paid for through Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant funds. With new grant funds, we will add more equipment, including Makey Makey™, LEGO Mindstorms, snap circuit kits and additional iPads. The equipment is housed at the library system’s office.

5 great apps for fun lessons The ideal app can be just the thing to make a great lesson perfect. Here, educational psychologist and learning apps specialist Peter Maxwell lists five of his favourites. Apple have produced a series of ebooks to help teachers integrate apps into their daily classroom practice. Code Monster from Crunchzilla <h2>Code Monster gets kids excited about programming. It is a combination of a game and tutorial where kids experiment with learning to code. <p> Code Monster use Javascript. Please enable Javascript if you want the play with the Code Monster.

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