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8 Good Productivity Apps for Teachers Using Macs

June 20, 2017
For those of you using Mac, here is a collection of some good apps to help you boost your productivity and enhance your workflow. They will help you stay organized and get things done effectively.  Examples of what you can do with these apps include: create and share  tasks and to-do-lists, set reminders, organize your thoughts though visual mind maps, sketch ideas and take notes, annotate  PDFs and photos, record and share audio notes, capture a screenshot and  mark it up then share it with others...and many more. Links to the apps are under the visual.

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1- Audio Recorder
‘Audio Recorder lives in your menubar and makes it easy to start recording audio at a click of a button. Use it to record voice notes, lectures, meetings, interviews and much more.’

2- Evernote
‘Let Evernote change the way you organize your personal and professional projects. Dive in: take notes, create to-do lists, and save things you find online into Evernote. We’ll sync everything between your phone, tablet, and computer automatically.’

3- Skitch
‘See something that sparks an idea? Use Skitch to snap it, mark it up, and send it on in an instant. Your bold ideas stand out even brighter with Skitch.’

4- Todoist
‘Need to assign tasks to your collaborators? Or remind your better half to buy milk? Create to-do lists for each one of your life’s projects and stay on top of everything you need to get done. Todoist is your life support every day, anywhere.’

5- Notability
‘Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note taking experience at school, at home, and at work. And with iCloud, your notes are always up to date.’

6- SimpleMind 
‘Mind mapping helps you organize your thoughts, remember things and generate new ideas.We've created a beautiful, intuitive app, so you can mind map wherever you are and whenever you want.’

7- Any.do
‘Any.do is a calendar, a notepad, a board for post its or sticky notes, a project management tool for small teams, your daily scheduler, and overall the simplest and most useful organizer you will ever have. Best of all – it’s free for basic use!’

8- Wunderlist
‘Wunderlist is a simple to­do list and task manager app that helps you get stuff done. Whether you’re sharing a grocery list with a loved one, working on a project, or planning a vacation, Wunderlist makes it easy to capture, share, and complete your to­dos.’