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50 Of The Best Free Apps For Teachers

From TeachThought, the best free apps for teachers, from iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile.


ClassDojo offers a beautiful classroom management platform for teachers to easily encourage any behavior or skill in the classroom and keep parents in the loop.

Haiku Deck Presentation and Slideshow App with Beautiful Charts and Graphs

Haiku Deck makes it a snap to create beautiful presentations that will wow your audience – whether you’re pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, telling a story, or igniting a movement.

Shadow Puppet for iPhone & iPad

Shadow Puppet is a digital storytelling app for iPad designed for kids. Students record mini-movies or presentations that combine photos and their voice. See examples of Shadow Puppet in the classroom.

Google Drive - free online storage from Google

All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.


Dropbox is the place for your photos, docs, videos, and other files. Files you keep in Dropbox are safely backed up and you can get to them from all your devices. It’s easy to send large files to anyone, even if they don’t have a Dropbox account.

Microsoft OneNote – lists, photos, and notes, organized in a notebook

Capture your thoughts, discoveries, and ideas with OneNote, your very own digital notebook. With OneNote you can seize that moment of inspiration, take your class notes, or track that list of errands that are too important to forget. Whether you're at home, in the office, or on the go, your notes are available to you on all your devices.


Come explore with NASA and discover the latest images, videos, mission information, news, feature stories, tweets, NASA TV and featured content with the NASA App for iOS.




Tweet, Retweet, reply and favorite in a flash. Quickly see recent Tweets and top trends. Share your location, a song, or your thoughts with a flick on the wrist. It's Twitter, but littler.

Adobe Voice – Show your story

Voice helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming – just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online. Make an impact.

Google Earth

Search for cities, places, and businesses. Browse layers including roads, borders, places, photos and more. Visit the Earth Gallery to find exciting maps such as real-time earthquakes, planes in flight, hiking trails, city tours, and more. Integrated Google Maps Street View allows you to explore the world at street level.

Read&Write for iPad

Boost confidence and attainment for students with dyslexia or English language learners who struggle with reading and writing.




Want to motivate hesitant learners? Küdzoo is an easy-to-use rewards app that allows you to turn Monday morning wins into Friday night rewards. Scan your report card for deals to your favorite brands, giveaways, concert tickets, scholarship opportunities and once ina lifetime experiences! All while saving up Küdzoo Cash (Ü)to use at your favorite places to eat, shop, and relax.


Unlike most classroom management tools and behavior trackers like gold-star charts, ClassDojo helps teachers focus on positive feedback. Teachers can customize the behaviors or skills, such as “Working hard” and “Participating”, and instantly award students in class Dojo points for doing the right thing.

Google Photos - store, search, and share

Google Photos is the home for all your photos and videos, searchable and organized by the people, places and things that matter.

Skype for iPhone

Video calls, conferencing, and more for school-to-school or school-to-expert video interactions.

Coursmos. Knowledge power.

At Coursmos we believe that knowledge is the path to your dreams! So we have collected 35 000+ online courses on 7000+ unique authors like Dave McClure, Tim Draper, etc. in over 20 most popular categories (from business and personal development to music, design and games). We have courses to satisfy the most demanding students – from bite-size courses, to full-length lessons from the best authors and universities like Stanford, MIT, Draper University and many others.


Evernote for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch gets you effortlessly organized with notes that sync between all your devices. Be productive anywhere.

Duolingo - Learn Languages for Free

Learn another language from your phone in your spare time.

OneDrive - Cloud storage for files & photos

Google Drive and Dropbox not your thing? The OneDrive app for iOS lets you easily work with your personal and work files when you’re on the go.

Microsoft Word

The core Word experience is free, including viewing, creating and editing documents.

Storehouse - Photo & Video Collages, Stories, Albums

Turn a collection of photos and videos into a shareable story.

Pocket: Save Articles and Videos to View Later

Don’t lose track of the interesting things you find by emailing yourself links or letting tabs pile up in your browser. Just save them to Pocket.




Zite is an intelligent magazine that helps you discover interesting things to read.

Newsify: Your News, Blog & RSS Feed Reader

Read and share your favorite websites and blogs with an amazing newspaper-like layout.




The Nearpod platform enables teachers, schools and districts, to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones, iPods or Macs. It seamlessly combines interactive presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.