Apps and Software for Schools

By Simon Vasey | A collection of apps and websites that could have great value in a K-8 classroom.

3 App Smash Video Projects to Challenge Your Students

When <i>app-smashing</i> on iPad, students and teachers use multiple apps to create individual pieces of content that are then merged or <i>smashed</i> together into …

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SparkleFish

• <b>By:</b> Whosagoodboy Partners<p>SparkleFish is a hilarious audio story completion game that will have you laughing uncontrollably.<p>"My daughters take turns …

Trello

Trello’s boards, lists, and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way.

A Whole New World of Apps (for the Under 13 Generation)

As students fill the hallways of our schools on their first day back, there is a major change afoot for those kids under the age of 13. Students in …

14 Apps for Creating in Elementary

The video below is from a webinar with Region 10 where I discuss my favorite apps for creating on the iPad. This is one topic in a series of hangouts …

24 Great iPad Apps for Your Classroom

May 15, 2014<br>For those of you looking for educational apps to use with students in class, below is a selection I have curated specifically for you. …

The perfect iPad creation trifecta: iMovie, Storehouse, and Voice

Hi. My name is Glenn and I’m an Apple nerd.<p>I haven’t yet crossed the line to join the semi-crazed, standing in line for days to get the latest Apple …

Announcing New iOS and Android Versions for the Award-Winning Digital Passport™

Today, Common Sense Media is proud to announce the release of Digital Passport™ on both iOS and Android platforms, making the award-winning web-based …

By Request - 5 Sites and Apps to Help Students Develop Reading Comprehension Skills

Last week through the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page I received a request for suggestions on apps and sites that can be used to assist …

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Build with Chrome

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Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease

Who created medicine<p>Aubrey Colter<p>How do people make red blue and yellow things?<p>Alexia Yarbrough<p>How hot is the core of earth<p>Ryan Sullivan<p>How far will …

Catfish

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Drawp for School - Create. Learn. Collaborate.

• <b>By:</b> Moondrop Entertainment L.L.C.<p>Drawp is a powerful creativity tool with built-in sharing, cloud storage, and workflow management.<p>Building on the …

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Welcome to Chromville!<p>The new creative education<p>Stay updated with Chromville’s latest and greatest.<p>“@Chromville engages & excites learners while …

8 Fantastic Sites and Apps for Citizen Science

For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we are featuring sites and apps for citizen science. Students can make thousands of fascinating observations …

12 NASA Apps for Students to Learn about Space

April 16, 2014<br>Last night while I was watching the total lunar eclipse " Blood Moon", it dawned on me to compile a list of iPad apps that students can …

Assessing With ThingLink - Getting Smart by Aimee Bartis - EdTech, education apps

ThingLink is a wonderful tool that allows students to create interactive images. It is superb way to assess students, letting them really show what …

Narrable Reviews

• Take a new photo or upload an existing photo from your Camera Roll<br>• Record audio on the spot or skip it for later<br>• Upload your photo and audio to an …

UtellStory Reviews

Description<p>A multimedia storytelling and sharing community that lets people from different ages and backgrounds easily tell stories and share topics …

KQED

<b>By Ryan Schaaf</b><p>Web-based games can prove to be a treasure trove of learning opportunities, and there are a variety of content-areas, age ranges, and …

Everyslide = SlideShare+Socrative

Disclaimer right from the get go. I haven’t played with EverySlide a lot. So . . . head over, try it yourself, and let me know what you think. But …