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Updated by Jana G. Dixon on Aug 12, 2013
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Reinforcing Effort & Providing Recognition

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Skitch

Skitch

Skitch lets you communicate your feedback and important ideas in an instant. Use Skitch to mark up a PDF, snap your screen, annotate a photo, or draw something new. Share your thoughts with friends or co-workers. Annotate images and PDFs with arrows, stamps, text, shapes, and more. Getting everything done just right has never been easier.
Free

ClassDojo

ClassDojo helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators.

Teachers can use this app to give students realtime feedback while in class - it will sync with the main ClassDojo website.

Better learning behaviors, smoother lessons, and hassle-free data - and it's free for teachers!

NEW: Parents can now view their child's progress via the ClassDojo app! Just ask your child's teacher for an email invite or a parent code!
Free

Student Clicker - Socrative

Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a whole new level. Be engaged for the entire class with educational exercises and games. See all your classmates’ ideas in real time and interact with the responses. Provide your instructor feedback on the lessons and how well you understand the material. Ask your own poll questions for the entire class or build a premade activity for your whole class. Have Fun!

--WORKS ON ANY DEVICE WITH A WEB BROWSER: Tablets, Smartphones & laptops (expect some types of blackberries)

MOST POPULAR ACTIVITIES:
✔ Short Answer Questions
✔ Space Race
✔ Exit Tickets
✔ Quick Quiz
✔ Multiple Choice
Free

Teacher Clicker - Socrative

--ENGAGE THE CLASS, MAKE THINKING VISIBLE, CAPTURE DATA, SAVE TIME ON GRADING.
--WORKS ON ANY DEVICE WITH A WEB BROWSER: Tablets, Smartphones & laptops

Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a whole new level. Engage the entire classroom with educational exercises and games while capturing student results in real-time. Interact with the data to further student understanding in the moment, and review the reports to prepare for future classes. Socrative will even aggregate and grade your pre-made activities! Saving you time, so you can engage more with your students on an individual level. Create a library of activities and share them with your colleagues and learning community. Not a 1:1 school? That’s okay! Have students bring their own devices and join in the learning!

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Edmodo

Edmodo

Edmodo makes a teacher’s daily life easier by providing a safe and easy way for teachers and students to engage and collaborate for free, anytime, anywhere.

Use Edmodo for:

• Secure classroom discussions
• Posting assignments
• Gradebook tracking
• File sharing and uploading

Key Features:

• Classroom activity feed
• Student progress tracker
• Educational resource library
• Professional learning networks
Free

Kidblog

Create and manage Kidblog accounts from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Teachers can monitor blog activity and moderate comments and posts. Students can easily upload photos and videos directly from their iOS device - with no embed codes or HTML. Happy blogging!
Free

Easy Assessment - Rubric Creation & Assessment Tool for Teachers

Easy Assessment is the app teachers, trainers and coaches have been waiting for. A simple way to capture and assess performance in any context or situation. Experience a new level of efficiency.

With Easy Assessment you can

✓ Add/Manage entire groups (classes) or smaller groups
✓ Easily develop a rubric in two simple steps

★ ★ ★ Video/Image Note Taking★ ★ ★

✓ With one step, add a video or image note to each student showcasing the item/skill/behaviour that you are assessing them on. Never again will you need to rely solely on your memory for assessments. Simply take a picture or video and review it as many times as you need to make an accurate judgement.

★ ★ ★ Written Comments ★ ★ ★

✓ Add text comments for each student during their assessment.

★ ★ ★ Send Results ★ ★ ★

✓ Once finished easily share your groups results via Email or link it to your personal Dropbox folder to have the photo/videos and assessment results automatically delivered to your computer for archiving. Results are sent in spread sheet compatible format for easy review on your computer.
$1.99

Chartkeeper

You can keep student information on your iPad instead of a paper seating chart with Chartkeeper, the free seating chart app.

Create and share seating charts
• Drag students into any classroom configuration
• Auto-align rows and columns
• Take attendance with just a tap

Tap once for absent, twice for tardy
• Store student observations together

Tap to quickly flag students for follow-up
• Take free-form notes
• Record participation and behavior with a simple thumbs-up and thumbs-down rubric
Free

Formative Feedback for Learning

Utilizing the Ipad 2 camera, formative feedback allows students to play back video and allow feedback to be given on performance. This is done through editing the video. Formative Feedback has built in icons (positive and constructive feedback) that fosters communication and collaboration between students. Based on the philosophy of assessment guru's Robert Mazano and Dylan William, Formative Feedback is transforming the way feedback is given in schools today.
$1.99

Stick Pick

Pick a student at random just by giving your device a shake or tapping the screen -- but that’s just the beginning. Stick Pick suggests question starters for learners at different levels and also records how well students respond during classroom discussions. If a student is consistently scoring near the top or bottom, simply change the level so students aren't bored or frustrated. Depending on students' levels of English proficiency, they might be asked simple yes-or-no questions or to elaborate in longer sentences.
$2.99

GradePad: mobile performance assessment

GradePad, an iPhone/iPod touch performance assessment tool for teachers and trainers, is available at the iPhone App Store for $1.99. Manage groups. Create GradePad Rubrics. Assess performance. Track improvement. Share data.