July 25, 2015
Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other apps out there with more or less similar features, but based on our experience from the numerous reviews we covered in the past, these apps are particularly ideal for teachers keen on enhancing their teaching workflow. besides the grading features, the apps offer a variety of collaborative features perfect for paperless classrooms.
Skaffl is an excellent iPad app for teachers. It allows you to seamlessly distribute and collect assignments from students. You can also use it to create classroom activities and save them for distribution when you need them. The app supports annotation and commenting, two essential features for creating interaction around assignments.
‘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 Student 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!’
‘Over a million educators worldwide trust TeacherKit with managing their time and activities. TeacherKit helps you organize classes and students easily. Create a seating chart, record attendance, log behavior, and track grades all with few taps. TeacherKit lifts the headache of routine administration, allowing you to focus on what really matters to you – teaching.’
‘Everything you love about grading with Turnitin is now available on iPad, allowing educators to Grade Anywhere™. Teachers using Turnitin’s grading tools save time grading student papers while offering more meaningful feedback and ensuring their originality.’