We have reached the end of the iSchool column on the best apps for school, useful not just for children and teenagers but also for adults and teachers thanks to suggestions for classroom management tools.
A reminder that the original list was collected by Microsoft and that all of the apps are available on Windows marketplace, but they are not private applications.
#1. Splashtop Whiteboard
Original name: Splashtop Whiteboard Author: Splashtop Inc. Category: Classroom Tools Age: Adults Price: $9.99 Splashtop Whiteboard allows teachers and students to transform their own devices into interactive whiteboards.
#2. Sprout’s Good Night Star
Original name: Sprout’s Good Night Star Author: Sproutonline Category: Early Learning Age: 3-5 years Price: Free . An interactive game for parents and preschool age children. Youngsters go to sleep following the routines taught by the application’s characters: brush teeth, wash face, read a story before going to sleep.
#3. Tag Touch Art Gallery
Original name: Tag Touch Art Gallery Author: Brown Graphics Group Category: Art, design and photography Age: +13 years Price: Free. TAG (Touch Art Gallery) was created by Brown University in collaboration with Microsoft Research, it is a way for museums, libraries, and other collections to show works in 2D that are too big or too fragile to be touched and would otherwise be inaccessible. It allows visitors to see high-resolution images with interactive tours.
Original name: TeacherKit Author: ITWorx Category: Classroom Tools Age: AdultsPrice: Free. TeacherKit is a simple and intuitive interface that allows teachers to follow their students in various materials. Teachers can manually add the status of students with a color code and various customizable labels.
#5. Teq PD
Original name: Teq PD Author: Teq Inc Category: Classroom Tools Age: Adults Price: $1.99. The application offers access to the collection of short video tutorials for using SMART Notebook, SMART Response, and SMART Table.
#6. Test Policy
Original name: Test Policy Author: AssistX Education LLC Category: Classroom Tools Age: Adults Price: Free trial. Test Policy is a new generation solution for online evaluations that are possible to associate even with the personal devices of students in order to allow increased sharing of results.
#7. The Social Express
Original name: The Social Express Author: The Social Express Category: Classroom Tools Age: Adults Price: Free. This is a fun and easy to use online program for evaluating and guiding the learning of children from 6 years of age and up who have learning disabilities. The program uses the “Webisodes” platform for guiding children in the learning process. In each lesson they are confronted with important themes that develop their social-emotional competencies in order to learn how to confront society successfully.
#8. Ultimate Ink Flashcards
Original name: Ultimate Ink Flashcards Author: Teknikos Category: Reference Age:+12 years Price: 30 days free trial – successively $1.49 . Thanks to this app it is now possible to create, modify, and share digital learning cards to be used in a personalized way. It is possible to see an image, listen to audio, and share one’s own work.
#9. Weird but True
Original name: Weird but True Author: National Geographic Kids Category:Reference Age: 8-14 years Price: Free. This app engages children and parents in the discovery of strange and extravagant facts about nature, thanks to the support of such a trustworthy name.
#10. Learn Spanish with Babbel
Original name: Learn Spanish with Babbel Author: Lesson Nine GmbH Category:Foreign languages Age: +13 years Price: Gratis. Interactive exercises to improve one’s knowledge of Spanish. There is no need for an internet connection.
The preceding appointments with the best apps for school
Before concluding we have added a list below of the previous appointments in which we proposed a total of 100 applications to use in the school world.