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Top Ten Technology Apps for Elementary-Age Students

These are my top ten useful, fun, and engaging technology apps or websites that elementary teachers can use in their classroom. Some of them are free and others may contain in-app purchase. Have fun!

BrainPOP

BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology

BrainPOP is an ideal tech tool that will benefit not only students but also teachers and parents. It contains a variety of videos, quizzes, interactive activities and games, and more. Teachers can find unlimited lesson plans and strategies that will make teaching a fun experience. The good news? The contents are aligned with Common Core and academic standards. BrainPop is definitely a must-have tech tool for educators. Check it out!

MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online

MyStorybook.com is a digital writing creator that combines elements of writing process with art and creativity. It allows students to develop their story into a storybook through the unique, easy-to-follow features. The tool enables students to publish, share, and receive feedback on their story easily online. Your students will thank you for making writing a fun and engaging learning experience!

FETCH! Lunch Rush | PBS KIDS GO!

FETCH! Lunch Rush is an augmented reality app for Math that will help younger students to reinforce their addition and subtraction skills. Students can visualize the equation and make a connection with the real object. The app contains easy-access features and voice assistant that will be easy for students to manipulate and support kinesthetic learners. Teachers just need to print the handouts and students are ready to explore!

GoNoodle

GoNoodle is an online site that offers unlimited videos on fun, engaging physical activities and games. It is an ideal tool for exercise, recess, or even for the icebreaker. Parents and teachers, just sign up for free and your children will thank you. This website will definitely be the teacher's best friend, especially during rainy days. GoNoodle!

Plickers

Plickers is a great app for formative assessment in the classroom. Students do not need to have electronic devices, just the teacher. Everyone will have the chance to participate and engage without feeling the pressure. The app is free and ideal for all grade level. Students who are shy and timid in participating the classroom discussion will absolutely appreciate this app.

Tellagami

TellagamiĀ® app enables you to create a video that combines photos, voice recording, and 3D avatar customization. It is an ideal tool for creative way of presentation such as book reports. The app is free and contains in-app purchases. However, TellagamiĀ® Edu is a paid version of TellagamiĀ® app without in-app purchases. Students that are shy and timid will really enjoy using this tool for their presentation.

The number one site for online educational games for kids of all ages.

FunBrain is an educational online site that offers endless games and fun activities that will reinforce students' learning. The site is free and has easy-access features for students to use. It is categorized into different grade levels that develop skills in Math, Reading, literacy, and problem-solving. FunBrain also provides easy-access of popular books and comics such as the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid." It is also best known as kid-friendly educational online gaming environment.

Home - Quiver 3D Augmented Reality coloring apps

Quiver 3D is an augmented reality app that presents coloring pages in live 3D scenes. Simply print and color the free pictures from the app, then look at them through Quiver 3D. The app is free and contains easy-access features. It offers variety of free printable pictures with some engaging and interactive quizzes and games. Quiver 3D allows students to see coloring from different perspective.It will spark their creativity and imagination in coloring. Students will enjoy this app regardless of their grade level.

Popplet for School

Popplet is an ideal app for students in organizing their ideas and learning visually. It helps students to remember the information whether for individual work or collaborative assignment. It is a free app with easy-access features. Students can add pictures along with the words and see the connections between ideas and concepts.

Home - Todo Math

Todo Math is an ideal app that allows Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grade students to study Math from different approaches. It offers more than 28 multi-level engaging games, and they are aligned with Common Core State Standards. Each level is very engaging and reinforces students to apply the problem-solving skills. Additionally, Todo Math provides easy-access features to manipulate and progress report for parents and teachers.