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 …

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.

Annotate, capture, organize and share your web search

• Get the or app<br>• Create an account <i>You can complete step 2 before step 1</i><br>• Use the app for your research <i>Save a webpage, then annotate and share if you prefer</i>

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 …

Webinars

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 …

littlewritebrain.com

Build with Chrome

Thank you for visiting. While you will no longer be able to add new buildings here as of January 31, 2017, please continue to explore the world of …

Lego

Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease

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Drawp for School

• <b>By:</b> Moondrop Entertainment L.L.C.<p>Drawp for School is the award-winning K-12 workflow management platform with built-in design tools, swipe-to-share …

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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

<b>This tool is no longer in service.</b><p>Capture the stories that matter.<p>Narrable is an online storytelling platform that combines your important photos …

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 …