12 Must Have iPad Apps in Your Teaching Toolkit

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This post is born out of a request I have repeatedly received from several readers of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Some of you have emailed me asking for apps to help increase teachers productivity in terms of classroom management, planning tasks and assignments....etc. I have already reviewed apps for each of these categories and some of them are included in the links below :

1- 6 iPad Apps for Better Classroom Management
2- 6 Great Grading Apps for Teachers

However, today I have compiled some of the best apps from different categories and featured them  in the post below. Enjoy

1- iDoceo: Teacher's assistant, Gradebook , Diary, timetable and  resource manager

iDoceo is your new powerful and easy to use gradebook for the iPad.  Its spreadsheet engine will calculate averages in real time as you put information in. No internet connection is required to use it.
2- Schedule Planner

The app features a practical user interface that allows users to either create day plans from scratch or by editing pre-existing plans to save time. Creating new activities is always simple to do, requiring only a few sequential steps to complete. To ensure its viability, Schedule Planner allows users to edit and change the app’s settings task-by-task as well.
3- Google Drive

Google Drive is one safe place for all your stuff. Upload photos, videos, documents, and other files that are important to you, then access what you need wherever you go, on any device. Get going with up to 15GB of storage. Free.

4- Class Manager

Plan and Organize your Classes, Assignments, Tests, Paper submissions. Once you start using ClassManager you will never be late submitting your assignments
5- Class Timetable

Class Timetable is the perfect companion for school, college or university. Keep track of classes and add events to your week's schedule with ease.

6- iStudiez Pro

Take charge of your schedule and put iStudiez Pro to work for you! Take advantage of iStudiez Pro easy navigation and never miss another course, lecture and lab, track tasks and deadlines, plan homework, arrange assignments and much more!
7- Teacher Tools

Do the same one or two hands always pop up when you ask a question in your classroom? The Teacher Tools - Who's Next? app will shake things up for your class by allowing you to call on students randomly and even create randomized work groups!
8- Educreations

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula... Create an animated lesson... Add commentary to your photos... Diagram a sports play...
9- Dropbox

Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all your computers, iPhone, iPad and even the Dropbox website!
10- ShowMe

ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or old!
11- Class Dojo

ClassDojo helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators.
12- Socrative

Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via