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Apps and Extensions

This is a list of apps and extensions resources for educators.

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Remind

Remind

Remind, formerly Remind101, is a communication tool that helps teachers reach students and parents where they are.

How to use screencastify - YouTube

How to use screen castify

Must Have Teacher Apps!

I have been thinking for awhile about doing my favorite apps for teachers and now that I have 1:1 iPad for my students, it seemed like the perfect time! Thes...

Free Chrome Extensions for Differentiation and Modifications

If you have access to a computer or chromebook, you may already have on hand several free tools to help struggling readers, writers, special education

The Best Apps to Overcome Procrastination | Career Contessa

Procrastination is a debilitating habit. Get efficient with these six time-saving apps. Career advice for women, Best careers for women, Career tips for women

PowToon Presentations

PowToon lets you create awesome animated videos and presentations for free -- in under 10 minutes!

Get smart: The 25 best educational apps for iPhone and Android

Check out our top picks for the best educational apps, whether you're a student, a teacher, or simply an avid learner.

My 35 Favorite Free Apps for Teaching

See more about Apps, Apps for teaching and Teaching.

22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about

March 23, 2015
Over the last weekend, we spent sometime curating what we think are some of the best Chrome apps and extensions for teachers and students.Our selection is based on the reviews we have been posting here over the last couple of years and is also based on criteria such as popularity of the apps, its ratings...etc. Of course the list is no way comprehensive and there are tons of other apps to be included here but for brevity and practicality purposes we limited our list to the titles featured below. Have a look and share with your colleagues.

1- Google Classroom

100+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students | Shake Up Learning

I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. Google Chrome can be customized to fit the needs of our student learners. The database includes 100+ Apps and Extensions and is searchable and filterable. I do not recommend every app and extension for every teacher. Rather, use this as a guide to find what works for you, your classroom and your students. There is something in here for everyone.

The @TeacherCast Top 21 Chrome Extensions for the new School Year · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJef...

The following Google Slides presentation is one of my favorites to give in the beginning of the school year.  There are a million and one things you can do with Google Apps for Education.  It’s even more powerful when combined with Chrome Apps and Extensions.

What's the Difference Between a Chrome Web App and an Extension?

Traditional browsers have extensions and themes, but what is this new Web app idea for Chrome? What's the difference between that and an extension?

Global storytelling with a green screen and iPads - Innovation: Education

Check out how these 6th graders did some global storytelling with a green screen and iPads, app-smashing Tellagami along the way.

30 essential iPad Apps for the paperless classroom

See more about iPad, The school and Apps.

How to Build Vocabulary Lessons Using Digital Interactive Notebooks

See more about Vocabulary, Apps and How to build.

iPad in Schools

Here is a list of iPod and iPad apps for elementary school.

4 Must-Have Apps for Elementary Teachers - Mrs. Richardson's Class

Technology is simply a way of life in the classroom these days. When I first started teaching, I felt so lucky to have an interactive whiteboard in my classroom, especially a mounted one. Now, only a short 8 years later, apps for elementary teachers are a must-have. Along with interactive whiteboards are tablets these days.  With tablets come apps. There are loads of great apps out there for students to use, but what about apps for elementary teachers to use as we are teaching?

Three Classroom Uses for Vocaroo - from Avra Robinson - EdTechTeacher

Vocaroo is a simple, free voice recorder that allows users to create an audio recording with just a few clicks. Once recorded, the audio file can remain on the Vocaroo servers and be easily transmitted via a link, or it can be downloaded into several different file types including MP3, Ogg, FLAC, or WAV. Additionally, it can be embedded onto a blog or website or shared via several social media buttons.

21 Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs

Ryan, Readability only shut down their bookmarking service, not the page clean up feature, which I am featuring in the post. Here's their statement "First, the Readability Reader API, which saves bookmark information for reading later, and which almost no one uses, will be shut down at the end of September. Second, the vastly more popular Readability Parser API, which extracts article content from web pages, will continue to run and will improve."

40 Best Google Chrome Extensions

As Chrome's popularity grows, so does the number of extensions promising a faster, more secure and productive experience. Here are the best extensions currently available.

30 essential iPad Apps for the paperless classroom

This post has many great options for eliminating paper in the classroom... from homework to classroom management (i.e. ClassDojo), there are many great ideas and apps explained. :) I am personally a huge supporter and user of ClassDojo, I highly recommend it for elementary and middle school teachers.

100+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students | Shake Up Learning

I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. Google Chrome can be customized to fit the needs of our student learners. The database includes 100+ Apps and Extensions and is searchable and filterable. I do not recommend every app and extension for every teacher. Rather, use this as a guide to find what works for you, your classroom and your students. There is something in here for everyone.

Best Google Chrome Extensions 2016 Top Favourites On Web Store Links Included

These are the best Google Chrome Extensions for 2016 so far. Here are the links for the top extensions for the Google Chrome web browser: OneTab : https://ch...

GeoGebra Math Apps

Graphing Calculator for Functions, Geometry, Calculus, Statistics and 3D Math

Zero Noise Classroom

The free noise level display and stopwatch for the cooperative classroom.

It helps students be aware of the noise level in the…