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15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher

15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher

Socrative Teacher

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 Student app.

Seesaw: The Learning Journal

Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students of all ages to independently document and share what they are learning at school.

Google Drive - free online storage from Google

Perhaps the most essential tool here, Google Drive is a cloud-based digital locker to save, share, collaborate with documents and related files for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and more.

Evernote Scannable

Evernote is great, but what about Evernote Scannable? Scan and store documents, images, drawings, pictures, project-based learning artifacts, and more.

SimplyCircle - Group Communication

With a focus on communication and attention to data privacy, SimplyCircle allows you to use a single, synced calendar for all parents, use group messaging or one-on-one, use one-click volunteer signups, and, in short, run a more efficient, organized, and productive classroom. With SimplyCircle, you can communicate with the entire group, or have individual conversations with parents as needed, all in a secure and private environment. In short, SimplyCircle is Remind, SignUpGenius and Facebook all rolled into one - so parents and teachers can ditch the burden of planning and remembering, and instead focus on doing.


Create a channel for your classroom--flipped or not--where you aggregate lesson extensions, upload student work, or store digital content for lessons and units. All in one place.


Store files, backup media, create shared folders for students to send and receive work, and more. It often ties in nicely with Apple's native interface as well for easier sharing.

Remind: Safe Classroom Communication

Remind (formerly Remind101) offers teachers a free, safe and simple way to instantly text students & parents. Teachers, coaches, or administrators can send reminders, assignments, homework, assessments, or motivational messages directly to students' & parents' phones.

Paperless Assignments with Dropbox and Google Drive | SubmitBox

Use Dropbox or Google Drive to collect, annotate, and grade your students' documents with a simple paperless workflow Tired of collecting your students' documents with email attachments or via a learning management system? SubmitBox harnesses the power of cloud storage apps like Dropbox and Google Drive to make collecting documents super easy.

Pocket: Save Articles and Videos to View Later

Save and tag essential media--documents, books, blog posts, social media posts, and more--for your curriculum and classroom application.

Newsify: Your News, Blog & RSS Feed Reader

Read and share your favorite websites, blogs, and other digital content with students in a newspaper-like layout. Easy skimming, reading, saving, and sharing of news-style digital content.

Allcal - Social Planning App

Google Calendar is great. Another possibility is Allcall, a unique social planning calendar for projects, academic coursework, or parent-teacher interaction.

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.

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

TeacherKit helps you organize classes and students easily. Create a seating chart, record attendance, log behavior, and track grades all with few taps.




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.