Mobile Apps for Gr.7-12 Classrooms

Applications for Apple Products

Evernote

What is is?

Evernote is and organizational app, that allows students to keep an agenda, make to-do lists and take notes that can be accessed anywhere on their mobile device. A note can be typed, a webpage excerpt, a picture, a voice memo or even a handwritten note. You can also upload file attachments into notes. Notes can be sorted into files and tagged or annotated to the creators liking.


How can it be used?

Students can stay keep track of homework assignments, due dates and exam days by creating an agenda on Evernote. The ability to create to-do lists can make keeping track of progress much easier. Evernote is a great tool to take notes, which are then stored all in the same easily accessible place, and all organized in a sensible manner resulting in less messy or misplaced notes and easier review sessions!

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High School Anatomy

What is it?

High School Anatomy is an application for students learning about biology or human anatomy. It includes full 3D male and female bodies and well as 9 isolated systems to explore. In HSA you have the option of adding in your personal notes as well as taking any of the four quizzes designed to test your anatomy knowledge.


How can it be used?

Students can review content taught in junior high and high school science and biology classes with HSA. Engaging 3D diagrams allows for visual learners to study effectively, and provides another option for students to learn the course material!

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Grammar Up

What is it?

Grammar Up is a multiple choice quiz app to help practice and review English grammar. It can help learners better their grammar, word choice and vocabulary. There are twenty categories to choose from and the app offers a progress meter to track your strong points and weak points. The app also lets you email yourself detailed feedback from your practice quizzes.


How can it be used?

Teachers can assign certain quizzes for students to review the material that has been taught in the classroom. The email function can be used for students to sent teachers their results, allowing the teacher to keep track of student progress. Students can also use this app outside of the classroom to supplement their in class learning and practice their grammar skills.

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Collaborize Classroom

What is it?

Collaborize Classroom is an app that offers an online option for classrooms that may be disengaged during class discussions. Teachers can post discussion questions and set certain type of response options such as: yes/no, multiple choice, comment based or poll based. Teachers and students may review discussion points after class is finished and the app also tracks participation so teachers may assess engagement.


How can it be used?

Online discussion forums can be created for students to be engaged during class time. It provides a forum for more shy students who are unwilling to participate otherwise. The app can also be used to create group forums, which can be used when students are working collaboratively on school projects.

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iAnnotate

What is it?

iAnnotate is an app that allows people to read, mark up, annotate and share PDFs, word documents, PowerPoints and images.


How can it be used?

Teachers can use this app to assign readings and keep the classroom clean while still allowing the students to annotate their readings and take notes with iAnnotate. This app can also be used by teachers to mark assignments that have been submitted electronically.

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