Schools these days are making use of technology more than before , for teachers, there are always more apps to download on their and their students’ mobile devices that are created specifically for educational purposes that facilitate ease of education and learning.
Let’s talk about a few of them :
The first application that is ideal for livening up lessons, and is made specially for teachers, is Nearpod. This application lets teachers to present multimedia lessons that the students can upload to their devices. The Nearpod application is free and provides different layouts, which make it apt for various teaching activities to take place .
The second application that is worth mentioning and that is suitable for teachers is Viper. It is in fact a valid Windows application that has ready-made themes which lets teachers to showcase them directly to students. In this application, students are also allowed to compare their work to know how to write better by avoiding grammar errors, paying more attention to typos and syntax .
With this free application, teachers can ask their students any question which can be answered with a single word or by a short answer phrase. Responses are received through a QR code , web link, or AnswerGarden’s iOS app. The words that are submitted already most often appears as the largest in the cloud. This is an easy tool to use for brainstorming activities with a group in the classroom with students and teachers.
While using Slido, students can submit questions through a regular web browser via using a different event code. Questions that appear on the presenter’s screen can then be agreed by other participants while moving the famous question to the top. Once a question is answered, the presenter can remove it from the line . Slido offers the audiences with polling via multiple-choice and word cloud options also.
5. Book Creator
This easy and effective tool lets students of any age to make e-books. These books can contain texts , video files , photos, audio files and even hand-drawn images, which are implanted in content as the Google Maps or Flipgrid grids. Finished books can then be shared via a link, that is downloaded as an EPUB. It can also be sold through iBooks and Google Play. Teachers are allowed to create classroom libraries, and the site has many resources and ideas for classroom use.