I love my teacher apps! Here’s a list of my top fifteen apps.
Remind: An app for texting students – no more unread emails! Remind
Office Lens: An Microsoft app that scans documents (even newspapers) and converts them into word documents. See our post The Paperless Teachers Desk (It can be done!) Here’s how –
Fiverr: Too busy to make a presentation, infographic or video? Get it done for as little as five dollars on the Fiverr.com network. See our post: Need a Virtual Teaching Assistant?
Socrative: A very good assessment tool. Socrative
Bloomz: A new app for parent-teacher communications. See our post: Connect With Parents!
My Talking Pet: A fun app that makes pictures talk. Great for making a silly classroom avatar. My Talking Pet
Ted: A convenient way to find a Ted Talk for your class. Ted Talks
Free Books: Browse and download thousands of classic titles. I love it! Free Books
PowerPoint: Does your classroom computer take forever to power up? Present directly from your phone with the PowerPoint app. PowerPoint
Scan to Spreadsheet: An app for recording homework! See our post: Got the Homework Blues?
JotNot Pro: Scan multiple page documents – see our post: The Paperless Teachers Desk (It can be done!) Here’s how –
Common Core Standards: Who can or wants to remember them? Common Core Standards
ZipGrade: An app that will grade multiple choice questions. See our post: Make your grading more efficient!
NYT VR: Virtual Reality news stories by the New York Times. NYT VR
Lynda.com: Want to learn something new? There is probably a relevant video course on Lynda.com. Start with a 10 day free trial. Membership is $19.99 per month for unlimited viewing. You can cancel any time. www.lynda.com