K-12 mLearning Tools
Mobile Apps That Will Enhance The Classroom Experience
Raz-Kids is a website and app that allows students to read or listen to over 400 books. There is also comprehension quizzes that can be done at the end of a book. Students create an account and both the teacher and parents have access to account and can monitor the child's progress.
Using Raz-Kids in the classroom: The teacher could set up Raz-Kids, as a center or the students could use Raz-Kids as their nightly home reading instead off taking books back and forth from school.
Sushi Monster in the classroom: Teachers could have students play the game to practice basic facts as a fun alternative worksheets. Students are able to practice and reinforce their basic facts and improve their confidence and fluency.
Tynker in the classroom: Set up time and space for students to work together to explore the program. Using Tynker, students build a robot and then us a 3D printer to bring their creation to life.
FreshGrade in the classroom: Teachers can set it up in their classroom to open up communication with parents and provide them with some insight into their child's day. Teachers can use the app to send reminders for parents and students about what is happening in class. Teachers and students can share what they are achieving in class without having to bring everything home.
Mathletics in the classroom: Teachers could set away time for students to practice their skills after learning a new topic to see how well they understand it. Teachers can also tell their students to achieve certain number of tasks.