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Top 10 Free, Engaging Apps To Make Learning Fun

These are my top 10 technology tips to help make learning in the classroom more engaging.

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Quiver

Quiver

Quiver uses 3D augmented reality to take coloring to the next level. Teachers are able to print pages out and have students begin coloring. Once done with that, students are able to use ipads to bring their art to life. Characters will leap off of the page and come to life.

http://www.quivervision.com/

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Todo Math

Todo Math

With this app it offers 28+ multi level engaging games, 60+ standards aligned mission, and a lot of learning to help students learn pre-K-2nd grade math skills. This could be used as an alternative to workbooks. This app is not dull or repetitive. There website is very up to date and colorful.

http://todomath.com/

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Seesaw

Seesaw

This app gives students a sense of independence. They are able to document their own work while having an audience being able to view it. Parents, teacher, and peers will be able to see it. Parents are able to see their child's work. They are able to set the app to where they will receive notifications when their child has posted their work onto the app. This app saves teachers time on organization and parent communication. It also makes assessments a lot easier.

http://web.seesaw.me/

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Brain Pop

Brain Pop

Students are able to pick any subject such as: science, social studies, or english. This app offers animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, and other additional resources for grades 3 and up. It can used individually or as a whole class. Teachers are also able to keep track of their students learning and be able to give individual feedback.

https://www.brainpop.com/

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GoNoodle

GoNoodle

This app will help teachers get their kids moving with short, interactive activities. Kids will get up and move while learning some new things. This is said to improve students performance.

https://www.gonoodle.com/

4

Kahoot

Kahoot

This fun learning game can be make in minutes. You create a series of multiple choice questions. You are able to add videos and images to make it more engaging. It can be played in an individual setting as well as a classroom setting. Players answer on their own devices. While the game is displayed on the screen, students are able to chose the answer of their choice. It is based off a speed and correctness.

https://getkahoot.com/

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Padlet

Padlet

This app is an online bulletin board that can be used to display any information for any topic. You are able to add links, videos, and images. Students can post their ideas on any subject. It can be used to brainstorm or collect ideas.

https://padlet.com/

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Learning Planet

Learning Planet

Students are able to practice the alphabet, shapes, colors, and number.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.extwebtech.kidslearningplanet

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Edpuzzle

Edpuzzle

This app will save teachers time. With this app, teachers are able to take videos from youtube and crop voices into the videos. You are also able to insert voice narration. Students are engaged easily because they are able to move at their own speed. They are able to add their voice into the videos. Teachers are able to see if the students actually viewed the videos, see how many times they did, and see the answers they gave.

https://edpuzzle.com/

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Roomrecess

Roomrecess

This app is aimed more towards kinesthetic learners. This app reinforces vital skills important for elementary school kids and their learning process. This app has the fundamental learning concepts of math, reading, spelling, language arts, and basic problem solving. The app has a lot of visuals and and is very colorful.

http://roomrecess.com/