Core Apps for Teaching and Learning
Bellevue Public Schools, Bellevue, NE
Take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your pictures with teachers, friends, and family. Download from the app store here.
Green Screen by Do Ink
Explain Everything is a fantastic app that allows students and teachers to annotate, animate, narrate, import and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere. It offers an easy-to-use design, screen-casting capabilities and an interactive whiteboard. The options are endless with EE. Download from the app store here.
Create or use pre-made quizzes to gather baseline data, review concepts and more for every subject. Students answer multiple choice questions in a game format.
Background knowledge pre-assessment
Post instruction formative assessment
Review for assessment
Students or teachers make flashcards to review key terms and vocabulary. Independent and class review games are easy to set up. Students can create their own sets of cards, or can use teacher created cards.
Practice and review vocabulary terms for all content areas
Practice spelling words by having students type their words
Review games and activities to practice key learnings can be done independently (i.e. Matching, Gravity) or cooperatively with auto-assigned teams
Learning management system connecting people, content, and systems.
Excellent way to push content to the iPad
Download course content and have the material available offline
Create personalized learning environments for students
Increase collaboration with discussions
Private way to differentiate
Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document and share what they are learning at school. There are many options on how teachers and students can use Seesaw in the classroom.
Upload student work that is completed in other apps to share with parents and peers (Book Creator, Pic Collage, etc.)
Browse/assign activities from the Seesaw Activity Library that directly correlate to your teaching objectives
Reflect/demonstrate understanding of learning through various journal posting modes--videos, images, drawings, notes, and file sharing
Create formative assessments both multiple choice and short answer.
Use as a daily bell ringer to get a pulse on student understanding
Use as formative assessments
Create exit tickets
Place Space Race for some friendly competition