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12 Good Chromebook Apps for Teachers

June 26, 2017
If you are using Chromebook in your instruction you may want to have a look at the app collection below. These are apps you cam use to perform a wide variety of tasks some of which include: record and share notes, speak voice memos, annotate and transform video content into interactive learning experiences, turn your slides into engaging presentations by adding interactive elements, easily record and edit  videos, access a huge library of resources and tools to use with your K-12 students, and many more. Check them out and share with us your feedback. Links to the apps are under the visual.

12 Good Chromebook Apps for Teachers

1- Google Keep
‘Quickly capture what's on your mind and share those thoughts with friends and family. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily organize or find it later in search.’

2- PlayPosit
‘Transform video content you find online (YouTube, Khan Academy, LearnZillion, TeacherTube, Vimeo, etc.) into an interactive learning experience for your students. By presenting questions that students engage with as the video progresses, you keep students accountable to the material and, through our analytics, know who watched the video, where misconceptions arose, and what material needs to be retaught.’

3- Pear Deck
‘Transform existing Google Slides, PPTs or PDFs into interactive presentations, or choose to build your presentation from scratch. Add in temperature checks, formative assessments, discussion prompts, diagnostics, or exit tickets. Invite every student to join your presentation from their devices so they can interact with the material and respond to prompts. You can also choose to turn on student-paced mode to allow students to work at their speed in the classroom or at home.’

4- Evernote Web
‘Evernote is an award-winning service that turns every computer and phone you use into an extension of your brain. Use Evernote to save your ideas, experiences and inspirations, then easily access them all at any time from anywhere.’

5- WeVideo
‘WeVideo makes video editing easy for everyone and accessible from anywhere. It works seamlessly with Google Drive WeVideo adds a folder called "WeVideo" to your Google Drive directory. This folder will contain names of the WeVideo projects and videos you create.’

6- EDpuzzle
‘If you use videos in the classroom, EDpuzzle is a must have. Take any video from YouTube, Khan Academy, Learn Zillion, etc. make it perfect for your classroom and more engaging for your students. Make any video a true lesson by making it to the point, personal and effective, plus get all the data about your students so you know if they truly understand the lesson.’

7- CK-12
‘CK-12 is an app to help students, and teachers improve K-12 learning globally by providing self-pace learning content and tools. Learn over 5,000 math and science concepts at your own pace and in your own style! (videos, assessments, interactive objects, etc) ’

8- GeoGebra Math
‘GeoGebra (www.geogebra.org) is free dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. Interactive learning, teaching and evaluation resources created with GeoGebra can be shared and used by everyone at tube.geogebra.org.’

9- Google Classroom
‘Classroom is a new tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes. Classroom helps students organize their work in Google Drive, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers and peers.’

10- Math Games
‘Math Games allows students to practice math skills with more than 1.5 million questions that cover Kindergarten to the 8th Grade.’

11- Socrative Teacher
‘Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative!  Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative Teacher app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide visuals of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now!’

12- Storybird
‘Storybird Studio: A powerful suite of easy-to-use creative, administrative, and social tools for writing, reading, and storytelling in educational settings.’