Best apps for teachers? With thousands of apps out there, what are the best for you and your classroom?
There are dozens of app directories, tons of app review websites, hundreds of related best apps for teachers presentations and webinars inside SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community, and loads of tell-all books covering the best apps for teachers. So, in this plethora of riches, finding the perfect apps for you and your classroom can be tough.
Good news, amigos! We’ve spent hundreds of hours searching for the best-of-the-best apps for teachers, most of them also suitable for mobile devices in both iOS and Android formats, and now we’re sharing all of them with you in this free video that’s normally part of a paid membership to SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community.
In Part 1 of this two-part series, join Lisa Greathouse and Lori Maldonado for a fast-paced, informative session during which they share the best 20 free mobile apps that you can use to enhance your curriculum and improve the learning experience for your students. This video is a repeat of a presentation that Lori and Lisa recently gave at a large national teacher conference where over 1,000 teachers watched it live; in fact, the fire marshall had to be called to ask attendees to move out of the aisles.
Keep in mind that we don’t just “select” apps; we focus first on learning objectives and then search for apps that fit the learning. So, a few of the best apps for teachers categories that Lisa and Lori cover, in rapid-fire action, include:
- Talking avatars
- Voice recognition
- Photo editing
- Common core
- Interactive lesson creation
- Content curation
- Task management
- Health and wellness
- Research tools
- Behavior management
- Language arts
- Video tutorials
So, pop on into the video and discover the best apps for teachers, featuring a multitude of categories and cross-curricular activities!