Apps for Teachers
Rory's Story Cubes is a virtual set of decision making dice. Great for idea generation and creative writing.
Linking with the Class Dojo website this app allows on the spot positive and negative points to be awarded to students. A great behavious management tool.
Create your own assessments based on personalised criteria then use an easy slider system to record data in class. Additional photo, text and video info can be tagged to a student for reference.
Two apps - a teacher one and student one to turn class ipads into a simple clicker system for on the spot quizzing. Minimalist but full of potential.
In a teacher's hands this is a powerful whitebaord tool with screencasting functionality. In a student's hands it is almost limitless.
Simply one of the best educational apps on the market. Convert stale old Powerpoints into engaging, interactive sessions then receive detailed assessment data from the results.
Online file sharing system that allows educators to share, review and annotate students' work. Great for flipping the classroom model.
Fantastic app for on the spot assessment using either a traffic light system or Bloom's Taxonomy. Data carries into next session making it great for AfL!
Like Facebook for classrooms - Edmodo blends social media style with powerful tools for sharing tasks, rewards and more.
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Create videos with multimedia overlays in this interesting app. A huge range of potential uses for the modern teacher.
Traffic lights have long been incorporated into education for self-assessment, behaviour management and more. Take them digital with this simple app.
Apple's slick, easy to master presentation app. Can be paired with the Keynote Remote app to control it from another device (like an iPod or iPhone.)
Excellent app that allows multimedia notes to be tagged to children, groups and subjects for easy filtering and recall later.
This legendary educational lecture series comes to iPad. Mobile access to a library of nearly 1500 TEDtalks.
The renowned cloud-based storage system. Essential for file sharing and transfer, especially if your institution is PC-based.
Simply the best note-taking app available. Whether using it in lessons or staff meetings, this is one for all educators.
Produce media- rich lesson presentations and share them with students. Another great app for the flipped classroom model.
The "teacher's assistan of apps" - a classroom organiser that allows you to monitor grades, attendance, behaviour etc. Well-designed and free!
The app gives free access to a different one of Brainpop's excellent animated clips every day. Paired with a subscription, access is unlimited.
Harnessed properly (read our feature!) this can change your classroom forever. Bring displays to life and share work in new ways.
There's such a wide range of uses for QR codes in the classroom. Of all the QR apps, this is definitely the most versatile.