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Kathy's List of Classroom Management Tools

A list of mobile classroom management tools including lesson builders and data trackers.

School 4 One - Classroom workflow to plan lessons, collect homework assignments & track students by Common Core Standard

DESCRIPTION:

School 4 One is a workflow designed for teachers with iPad classrooms. The app takes care of the fundamental steps to easily manage classrooms with one to one or one to many iPad programs. In a nutshell, School 4 One enables:

  1. Teachers to share files and assignments with students
  2. Students to annotate assignments and send them back to teachers
  3. Teachers to grade and provide audio-visual feedback over student assignments
  4. Teachers to track student progress throughout a class

School 4 One transforms day to day activities into formative assessments that can be tracked by teachers to provide individualized education to each student. Best of all an easy and frictionless user interface makes this process accessible for every teacher.

The app also, provides teachers with library of content in multiple subjects to share with each student. This empowers them to differentiate instruction while remaining in control of the content shared with their students at all time.

FEATURES

  • Interactive Whiteboard: Our record interface enables teachers and students to record their voice and hand notations over a variety of files.
  • Lesson Planner: Our curriculum builder allows teachers to easily build lessons and add content such as files and assignments.
  • Grade Book: Our grading interface allows teachers to grade assignments using different types of rubrics.
  • Common Core Progress Visualization: Schools can tag student schoolwork to Common Core Standards to see how they progress in each skill.

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS:

Basic Plan:

The Basic plan give access to 5 GB of storage space and allows the creation of unlimited number of classes.

Standard Plan:

The Standard plan comes with 20 GB of storage space, unlimited number of classes and the Grading Module, where you can grade student work and provide meaningful audio-visual feedback.

Subscription options:

One-month Basic Plan for $9.99, automatically renewed until canceled.
One-month Standard Plan for $14.99, automatically renewed until canceled.

Activity Spot By Frolyc : Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies & Math Activities

Interact with Common Core Standards aligned, high-interest activities published in "real-time" from Frolyc.

What is Frolyc?
Frolyc is a web-based platform for authoring Common Core aligned educational activities and publishing to this app in real-time. You can create reading, writing, drawing and answering activities in any subject area.

Who can create & publish?
Every educator - teacher, tutor or parent, can author or create activities. Frolyc makes it simple for you to create activities relevant to your lessons for the day & publish in REAL-TIME to this app on your student iPads.

What type of activities can I create?
You can create simple to complex activities. You can create an activity that requires your students to
- draw in response to a question.
- write a paragraph in response to a question.
- write using scaffolding text that you provide.
- take quizzes
- to fill-out visual organizers for concept mapping, sequencing, cause & effect etc.
- read/hear multimedia content incl. specific websites & videos.
You can create simple activities in as less as 3 minutes! We have teacher use cases on Frolyc website & blog. Visit http://frolyc.com to read specific teacher use cases.

How do students interact with Frolyc activities?
Your students & kids interact with activities using this safe & interactive app. You specify an access code to download student profiles & activities to this app.

Does Frolyc support multiple student profiles & differentiated learning?
On frolyc.com, you can create classroom with student profiles. When you assign activities to students and publish to your iPad(s), your student profiles are automatically synced with the devices. Each student can interact with only the activities assigned to him or her!

Is there a catalog of activities?
Yes! Frolyc provides a catalog of activities by grade and common core standard authored by teachers. You may select and publish these pre-authored activities to this app from the Frolyc website.

For very young readers, the app has built-in voice over for text.

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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

With over 38 million users, Edmodo is the largest, fastest growing social platform for education. Awarded the 2013 EdTech Digest Award for Best Product, Edmodo makes the idea of a paperless classroom a reality.

Questions? Contact our award-winning Edmodo support team anytime at support@edmodo.com, with ‘iOS’ in the subject line.

For more information, visit www.edmodo.com.

Socrative Teacher

SOCRATIVE 2.0
Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative.
Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide graphs of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now!
To get started using Socrative, register for a Socrative account.
Features
•Visualize student understanding
•Ask multiple choice and true/false questions
•Ask open-ended questions and vote on the results
•Create your own quizzes
•Share quizzes with other teachers
•Give end of class exit tickets
•Play games with our space race!
•View students results in real time
SUPPORTED BROWSERS / DEVICES –
Socrative also works on every browser: including Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer.
Use any Web Enabled device: including Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops and Desktops

Nearpod

Experience for yourself this magical educational app that has more than 5,000,000 engaged students around the world.
Nearpod is a must have application for teachers and schools that have access to a set of iPads, iPods, iPhones or Macs for their classes.

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

Before You Start
Nearpod is a synchronous solution for the use of iPads, iPods, iPhones and Macs in the classroom. To try Nearpod, you will need one iPad and at least one other device (Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch), both running Nearpod. All devices should be connected to the Internet.

To create an account or log in as a teacher you need to download the Nearpod app on an iPad or access on a Mac through our Web App . The Nearpod app for iPhone or iPod allows student access only. .

If you enjoy our SILVER Edition (FREE), you have the option to upgrade your account to the Nearpod GOLD Edition , which offers the following benefits:

  • more storage space (up to 3GB),
  • larger file uploads (up to 40MB),
  • more students per session (up to 50),
  • additional interactive features (add audio slides, twitter timelines and insert web pages in your presentation),
  • student self paced feature (Nearpod homework)

The subscription to Nearpod GOLD edition costs $12 per month. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase and it will renew automatically unless user turns off auto-renewal by going to the Account Settings after purchase.

NEW:

Nearpod Homework
Now your students can experience the interactive Nearpod Presentations at their own pace.

Nearpodize
Turn your PPTs, PDFs, pics, videos, and/or audio files into Nearpods directly from your iPad!
How It Works

Teachers use Nearpod to share content with their students and to manage the flow of the lecture. Students use Nearpod on their iOS devices or Macs to receive multimedia content and to participate in engaging assessment and collaboration activities.

Nearpod allows teachers to:
1. Create Content:
Teachers log in to www.nearpod.com to create multimedia presentations with interactive features such as quizzes, videos, polls, drawing tools, and more.
They can also download featured Ready-to-Use Lessons from certified publishers and fellow educators.

  1. Engage:
    In the classroom, teachers log in to the Nearpod iPad app to share content with their students and manage the flow of the lecture. Students use the Nearpod app on their iOS devices or Macs to receive curricular content, participate in activities and submit responses.

  2. Assess:
    Teachers can see students’ answers in real time on the Nearpod app. Additionally, teachers can log in to www.nearpod.com to access post-session data and obtain detailed activity reports.

You can learn more about the terms and conditions, privacy policy and how to cancel your auto-renewable subscription here http://www.nearpod.com/terms-conditions/ and here http://www.nearpod.com/privacy-policy/

Download Nearpod now and sign up for a FREE account to start experiencing the magic of Nearpod!

TeacherKit - Class Organizer, Teacher Planner, Gradebook, Assignment List, Attendance and Student 's Grade Tracker

Over a million educators worldwide trust TeacherKit with managing their time and activities. TeacherKit helps you organize classes and students easily. Create a seating chart, record attendance, log behavior, and track grades all with few taps. TeacherKit lifts the headache of routine administration, allowing you to focus on what really matters to you – teaching.

* "This app is a teacher's Swiss Army knife, with tools for classroom organization, behavioral monitoring, and grading. The only thing it doesn't do is teach the class for you." - Mac|Life
* "TeacherKit is a complete solution for any teacher looking to keep an organized classroom. It is bright, and user friendly" - Teachercast
* PCMAG "Back to School: The top Apps for teachers"
* "Every teacher has to keep track of these tasks throughout the day anyway, so why not make it easy for yourself and keep track on your iPad." k6educators

Key TeacherKit Features:

* Organize your classes
* Import your student roster
* Add your timetable
* Log student's attendance
* Create and print a seating chart for your students
* Add behavior notes for students
* Create a grading schema and record students' grades
* Stay informed on your student's performance and the class overall progress
* Keep the parents informed

TeacherKit is free to download and use. TeacherKit Premium upgrades the experience with reporting and lots of amazing features to help you work even smarter.

TeacherKit Premium Subscription
1-month subscription - $3.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
1-year subscription - $39.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)

Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel a subscription during the active period. You can manage your subscriptions in the Account Settings after purchase.

Our Terms of Use: http://www.teacherkit.net/terms-and-conditions/
Our Privacy Policy: http://www.teacherkit.net/privacy-policy/

It’s time to give yourself a well-deserved break! Learn more at www.teacherkit.net

Teacher's Aide (Attendance & Gradebook)

Take control of attendance and grading with A+ Teacher's Aide. Three courses are included. Unlimited courses can be purchase from within the app.

Grading
Both weighted and total points options
Drop lowest or drop specific grades
Sliding grader for computing scores
Record notes for grades

Attendance
Text or e-mail absentees
Display last date of attendance
User-defined attendance statuses
Record notes for attendances

Reports
Individual and class level grade reports
Individual and class level attendance reports
E-mail reports to students or parents
View/e-mail reports as HTML or spreadsheet

Data
Import course/student data from CSV files
Export course/student data as HTML or CSV
Backup data to e-mail or iPhone/iPad

More
Never forget attendance using alerts
User-specified grading scales
Privacy protection with app passcode
Generate random student or groups
Contact students through text, email, phone
Import student data from Contacts

  • Katherine Page Burdick worked as a teacher and a school administrator for more than fifteen years. She has spent equal time developing a strong track record of creating innovative, leading, educational products while holding marketing and editorial positions within companies such as Pearson Education and Scholastic Inc. She recently left her position as Vice President of Development at Learning A-Z, a company that delivers educational resources in reading, writing, and science over the Internet, to consult with schools and businesses on the subject of mobile learning.

    Mrs. Burdick reviews educational apps in her blog, mobileieducator. Her publishing and education experiences coupled with her passion for mobile learning gives her a unique insight into the mobile market for education.

    Specialties:Program Developer, Author, Public Speaker, Curriculum Specialist, Applications for Mobile Learning, Content Innovator

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