Apps for Education

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  • Apps for Education

    1. 1. There’s an App in My Pocket iOS and Droid Apps for Education
    2. 2. About apps
    3. 3. About apps• Apps are programs, for lack of a better term, that run on your Droid phone and tablet or iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.• While some apps have specific purposes, the ones that follow today will be of the more general, day-to-day operations• Many of the apps I will show you will require an online account with a specific Website• Apps I list are free except the ones with prices next to them
    4. 4. 1. Studying
    5. 5. 1. Studying• Quizlet.com or FlashcardExchange.com
    6. 6. 1. Studying• Quizlet.com or FlashcardExchange.com• I prefer Quizlet because you can do more than study
    7. 7. 1. Studying• Quizlet.com or FlashcardExchange.com• I prefer Quizlet because you can do more than study• Both sites have pre-made flashcards for almost every book we have on campus
    8. 8. 1. Studying• Quizlet.com or FlashcardExchange.com• I prefer Quizlet because you can do more than study• Both sites have pre-made flashcards for almost every book we have on campus• On your computer, go to either Website and type “SAT” and you’ll find hundreds of free SAT cards ready to be used.
    9. 9. Apps for Flashcards iOS Droid• Flashcards*• Flashcards+ • Flashcards+ Free• Flashcards Deluxe • StudyDroid• gFlashPro ($2.99 - Flashcards 2.0 ($1.99) allows users to quiz themselves)
    10. 10. 2. Apps While Teaching
    11. 11. 2. Apps While Teaching• There are apps that make choosing students easier and fairer.• Class Cards (iOS - $4.99) allows a teacher to enter student names separated by class and, when needed, calls on random students. The teacher is then able to rank that students answer between 1 and 4.• Pick Me! (iOS - $2.99) is similar to Class Cards, but gives only a Yes/No option.
    12. 12. 3. Reference
    13. 13. 3. Reference• Common Core Standards (iOS and Droid) - All national Common Core Standards in one place
    14. 14. 3. Reference• Common Core Standards (iOS and Droid) - All national Common Core Standards in one place• You Can Handle Them All (iOS - $2.99) - Remarkable reference on how to deal with 124 student behaviors
    15. 15. 3. Reference• Common Core Standards (iOS and Droid) - All national Common Core Standards in one place• You Can Handle Them All (iOS - $2.99) - Remarkable reference on how to deal with 124 student behaviors• My MLA (iOS and Droid - $1.99) - Quick MLA reference guide
    16. 16. 3. Reference• Common Core Standards (iOS and Droid) - All national Common Core Standards in one place• You Can Handle Them All (iOS - $2.99) - Remarkable reference on how to deal with 124 student behaviors• My MLA (iOS and Droid - $1.99) - Quick MLA reference guide• Dictionary.com (iOS and Droid) - Exactly what it says, but includes the Word of the Day alert
    17. 17. 3. Reference• Common Core Standards (iOS and Droid) - All national Common Core Standards in one place• You Can Handle Them All (iOS - $2.99) - Remarkable reference on how to deal with 124 student behaviors• My MLA (iOS and Droid - $1.99) - Quick MLA reference guide• Dictionary.com (iOS and Droid) - Exactly what it says, but includes the Word of the Day alert• Wikipanion (iOS) and Wapedia (Droid) - Each provide the best access to Wikipedia
    18. 18. 3. Reference• Common Core Standards (iOS and Droid) - All national Common Core Standards in one place• You Can Handle Them All (iOS - $2.99) - Remarkable reference on how to deal with 124 student behaviors• My MLA (iOS and Droid - $1.99) - Quick MLA reference guide• Dictionary.com (iOS and Droid) - Exactly what it says, but includes the Word of the Day alert• Wikipanion (iOS) and Wapedia (Droid) - Each provide the best access to Wikipedia• Bully Shield (iOS and Droid - $.99) and Destructive Issues (iOS and Droid) give teachers advice on how to deal with students having trouble
    19. 19. 4. Social Media• Edmodo.com and Schoology.com allow safe social networking between teachers and students.• Both sites resemble Facebook in design and use.• Both sites are closed to those who do not have the required access codes.• Edmodo (iOS and Droid) and Schoology (iOS)
    20. 20. 5. Files and Notes
    21. 21. 5. Files and Notes• Dropbox (iOS and Droid) - A Website that allows users to save files locally (on your computer) and in the cloud. With the app, you can open your files on your devices.• Evernote (iOS and Droid) - Capture whiteboard notes with your device camera and save the images in the cloud.
    22. 22. My Favorites
    23. 23. My Favorites• TED (iOS and Droid) - Watch any video from any TED conference
    24. 24. My Favorites• TED (iOS and Droid) - Watch any video from any TED conference• Audible (iPhone/iPod and Droid) - Download and listen to premium audiobooks on your phone. Requires either books purchased from Audible.com or a subscription to that site.
    25. 25. My Favorites• TED (iOS and Droid) - Watch any video from any TED conference• Audible (iPhone/iPod and Droid) - Download and listen to premium audiobooks on your phone. Requires either books purchased from Audible.com or a subscription to that site.• Qwiki (iPad) - Like Wikipedia, but in spoken words and pictures
    26. 26. My Favorites• TED (iOS and Droid) - Watch any video from any TED conference• Audible (iPhone/iPod and Droid) - Download and listen to premium audiobooks on your phone. Requires either books purchased from Audible.com or a subscription to that site.• Qwiki (iPad) - Like Wikipedia, but in spoken words and pictures• Khan Academy: A Classroom in Your Pocket (iPhone/iPod and Droid) - Official Khan Academy app
    27. 27. My Favorites• TED (iOS and Droid) - Watch any video from any TED conference• Audible (iPhone/iPod and Droid) - Download and listen to premium audiobooks on your phone. Requires either books purchased from Audible.com or a subscription to that site.• Qwiki (iPad) - Like Wikipedia, but in spoken words and pictures• Khan Academy: A Classroom in Your Pocket (iPhone/iPod and Droid) - Official Khan Academy app• Poll Everywhere - http://pollev.com

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