App Smackdown: University Style
Todd, Roland, Chris, Karen, Janet & Joan
What are your favorite apps?
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Todd Nesloney (Tech Ninja Todd) , Navasota ISD
Unroll.Me - declutter your inbox
Tunity - Allows you to hear any muted, live TV’s audio directly on your mobile device. Simply scan the TV, let Tunity locate the channel and stream the audio through your headphones or bluetooth speaker. (Google Play Store)
WordSwag/WordFoto/FaceTune/CapDis - ($3.99) Word Swag *automagically* turns your words into beautiful photo text designs!
Chris Pombonyo (Famous in First), Orlando Florida
Plickers - Plickers lets you poll your class for free, without the need for student devices. Just give each student a card (a "paper clicker"), and use your iPhone to scan them to do instant checks-for-understanding, exit tickets, and impromptu polls. (Google Play Store)
Bloomz - Teacher-parent communication tool
Roland Rios, Fort Sam Houston ISD
Google Street View – Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants and small businesses with Google Street View. A great tool to use with Google Cardboard (Google Play Store)
Karen Wright-Balbier, El Paso ISD
EPIC! (eBook library for kids 12 and under- if you register as an educator, you have access to all of the books for FREE, they've added books in Spanish!) (Google Play Store)
Math Learning Center- catalog.mathlearningcenter.org/apps teachers are using these great app manipulative and app smashing them to show learning
Adobe Voice- create a story in a snap
First8studios.org -to find free Early Childhood Math Apps that are researched based for understanding early learning with technology
ZooKazam- augmented reality zoo app (Google Play Store)
Makeup Genius - Try makeup looks and products on yourself (Google Play Store)
Janet Corder, J2 Training
The Math Keyboard App - You can now use math symbols on your phone or iPad with this free app! How nerdy is that?
Nearpod iPhone App - Now you can launch your Nearpod from your phone! How cool is that?
Ninja Chicken - Tiny Chicken learns Prime Numbers - Learn prime numbers in this super cool Ninja game.
Word Clouds (free) - Remember Wordle? Now you can create and share word clouds with on your iPad with this app.
Joan Gore, J2 Training
Instagrok - an educational (re)search engine that lets students research any topic in an engaging, visual way. instaGrok finds the best information on the topic and presents it as interactive concept map ("grok"), showing key facts, concepts and relationships. (Google Play Store)
Dreamscope - Turn your pictures into paintings. Give your selfie the brush strokes and coloring of a Picasso or Van Gogh!