What’s on your phone?


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


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4 thoughts on “What’s on your phone?

  1. Thank you for this list, the Common Core Standards app is phenomenal! I love using apps to be more efficient as a teacher. 🙂 An app that I LOVE for grading assignments is called Grade Ez. You can quickly compute scores based on the number correct or number incorrect. Saves me so much time and it’s so much better than the old school Ez Grader sliding scale! It’s available for both Apple and Android devices:
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    for Android-

  2. Hey… I loved the article, the above list truly has some really amazing apps I came across for the first time. I feel you should check out this app “PRETO3”, it’s an amazing app for classroom management which connects school administrators, teachers and parents all on one platform and has all the features required to manage a school. Visit http://www.preto3.com for more information

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