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Apps for the Secondary Classroom. A Top Ten List Presented By: Shannon Clark and Jan Thompson. Great Apps for the Classroom. Collaboration, Organization Evernote Dropbox Google Drive Communication Wordpress Blogger Lessons and Practice Educreations KHAN Academy Speech to Text - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Apps for the Secondary Classroom

Apps for the Secondary ClassroomA Top Ten ListPresented By: Shannon Clark and Jan Thompson Great Apps for the ClassroomCollaboration, OrganizationEvernote Dropbox Google Drive

Communication WordpressBlogger

Lessons and PracticeEducreations KHAN AcademySpeech to TextDragon DictationPaperPortNotes


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EvernoteCollaboration and Organizationwww.evernote.comCost: Free-create free accountCreate and edit notes or listsCreate notebooks for note storageShare notebooks for collaborationNotes can include attachments, images, videos, voice recordings, documentsTag notes for quick referencing and easy searching.Automatically syncs between any device

EvernoteCollaboration and OrganizationKeep lessons and assignmentsEasily send copies of assignments to students who were absentShare lesson notebooks between teachers for collaborationStudents create notebooks for assignmentsShare notebooks between teacher and student for paper free assignment submission and gradingStudents share notebooks for group assignments and collaboration

DropboxCollaboration and Organizationwww.dropbox.comCost: Free-create free account with 2GB storageSave your files online or using the app and access them anywhere you have internetSave photos, videos, documents, PDF, MP3s and moreEliminates the need for flash drivesCreate folders and share the contents of the folders with students or collaboratorsEasily export items from Dropbox into other apps

Google Drive Collaboration and Free-create free account Create and store document, photos, and videos in virtual spaceShare with collaboratorsCollaborators can edit documents at the same time from different computersColor coded cursors allow all collaborators to watch as other editChat window allows collaborators to chat while working togetherEdit documents from any device

Google Drive Collaboration and Organization

Students create presentations, papers, spreadsheets, or surveysStudents can work on the same project simultaneously from different devicesCreate surveys Students create surveys to collect dataTeachers create surveys to gather information from either students or parents or to collect data themselvesFiles data collected into a spread sheet for easy analysis

7Wordpress or BloggerCommunication/Bloggingwww.wordpress.comwww.blogger.comCost: Free-create free account

Create blogs or web pagesAutomatically tracks your pageviews and traffic sourcesEasily create new posts and comment on posts from any devicewww.msclarksclasspage.blogspot.com

8Wordpress or BloggerCommunication/BloggingCost: free

Post your daily agendas and goalsPost discussion topics, assign students to comment on posts and engage in online discussionsHave students create blogs as journalsFollow blogs related to your content in your classroom as a weekly activity or have students follow a blog and report about new posts to the class.

9EducreationsLessons and Practice Cost: Free-create free accountInteractive white board that will record what you say and write at the same time and turn it into a video. Insert photos into your lesson from your devices camera, or from a Dropbox account. Draw on the photos as part of the lessonPost your videos to your blog, webpage or attach to an e-mailBrowse thousands of lessons from their database

10EducreationsLessons and PracticeCost: Free

Classroom applications are endless!Record your own lessons to post, or e-mailSave your lessons to a flash drive for your subHave students record themselves solving a math problem or labeling a photo Self-analyze for mistakes or for improvementsPost to their blogs or turn in videos as an assignment

11Khan AcademyLessons and Practicewww.khanacademy.comCost: Free-create free account

Thousands of video lessons for K-12Math, Science, Finance and Economics, Humanities, and Test PrepAll videos come with sub-titlesShare or download videos

12Khan AcademyLessons and PracticeCost: Free

Assist with audio/visual learnersUse for remediation or extensionVisit the website for interactive practice with many of the lessons

College and career ready students will need to be able to independently find learning materials on the internet and use them appropriately to support and extend their knowledge. 13eduTeacherFind More Apps and Webpageswww.eduteacher.netCost: Free-create free account

Explore web tools and other apps for the classroomSearch the database for content/grade level specific apps and web pagesTutorials on hundreds of apps for educationSearch and watch videos about apps and web pages and how to use themFind blogs, chat with other teachers and students, make notes

14Dragon DictationSpeech-to-Textwww.nuance.comCost: Free

Voice recognition app that instantly turns your spoken word into typed text.Use the app during your lecture to have a written transcript.Speak a work that you do not know how to spell and see the word instantly spelled for youUse with students who type slow Use with students who struggle with reading and writing Dragon Dictation will also read your text back to you.

15PaperPort NotesSpeech-to-TextCost: Free

Make notes by typing, writing with your finger or using the speech to text featureCustomize the look of your notes and organize Easily search your notes using the search barAllows you to annotate notes, highlight, and add audio recording

16SocrativeAssessment and Data/Digital Pollingwww.socrative.comCost: Free-create free account

Turns any device with the app into a student response systemAllows you to ask questions and receive answers immediatelyMake Quizzes and PollsShort answer, Multiple choice, True/FalseYou can make quizzes timed or untimed

17SocrativeAssessment and Data/Digital Polling

Socrative has both a student and teacher version of the app and of the websiteWebsite Student: m.socrative.comWebsite Teacher: t.socrative.comGet instant results as students answer questionsThere is a tutorial video on the website

18Recommend BlogsThe Cyber Caf Blog this blog for frequent posts on new apps and webpages for educational use

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ResourcesRogers, K., Hall, J. (2012). 92 Amazing apps for teachers and exactly how to use them. JulianJohn Publishing