101 Days of Free Tech for Teachers, Day 30 Personalize education for all your students with Tiny Tap. Available on Apple and Android devices, as well as on a desktop, this site allows teachers and students to create fun, interactive games based on their class lessons. Teachers can assign students to play games for homework or assign tests in class and see instant performance results. Students can even build their own game portfolios for project-based learning. Tiny Tap also has a library of games made by other educators, so teachers and students can browse through to find games they like.
How We Decide Which Free Tech Tools to Feature
Yup, there are thousands of apps, tools, services, websites, and other offerings — many free — designed for teachers and students. So, how do we sort through all of those to feature the ones which are most useful and interesting? Well… we start by sorting through thousands of these things… then we talk to the presenters in the SimpleK12 Teacher Learning Community and watch their videos closely… then we talk to many of the members in the Teacher Learning Community, teachers just like you who are using these apps and tools day in and day out. We've been doing this for over 30 years and have, in that time, developed a sense for what's good and bad. Have we missed something that we should feature here? Most certainly. So, let us know in the Comments section what we should take a look at and we'll throw 'em into the hopper.
Carolina Fransen is the EdTech Apps and Tools Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms. If you have an app, tool, website, or service that you think we should know about, please send your information or tip to email@example.com.
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