7 Apps You Must Try in Your Elementary Classroom

7 Apps You Must Try in Your Elementary Classroom

Schools worldwide are experiencing the digital transformation. Educators are using technology in the form of Tablets and iPads in their classroom and trying to sort out which apps to use and which to leave.

To help you out, here we have collected seven wonderful apps that you must try in your elementary classroom. 

Cookie Monster's Challenge

Platform

iPad

Grade

Pre-K

Price

Paid, $2.99

Skills

Self-control, Focus, Memory, and Problem solving

Website/iTune link

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cookie-monsters-challenge/id890530382?mt=8

About

Cookie Monster's Challenge is a unique game that assists kids to build vital school readiness skills. Games are intelligently created that appeal and engage kids.

 

Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read Classroom Edition

Platform

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire

Grade

Pre-K-1

Price

Paid, $49.99

Website/iTune

https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/hooked-on-phonics-learn-to/id806401149?mt=8

About

The platform offers huge resource that contains a full phonics course for whole classroom. Educators can keep track of student’s progress individually (for up to 25 students). However, the only negative aspect of this app is its hefty price tag.

 

 IF... The Emotional IQ Game

Platform

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Grade

1-7

Price

Free

Skills

Cultivates social and emotional skills of kids

Website

https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/if...-the-emotional-iq-game/id709306030?mt=8

About

Fantastic and superior-quality visual gives fun and engaging learning experience to students. By playing games kids will learn to manage sadness and frustration, stress, anger and anxiety.

 

Nearpod

Platform

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Nook HD, Chromebook, Apps for Windows

Grade

K-12

Price

Free

Website

http://www.nearpod.com/

About

On Nearpod platform, educators can create multimedia presentation and assessments. They can also upload audio clips, videos, images, PDF files, multiple-choice quizzes, polls.  

 

Shadow Puppet Edu

Platform

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Grade

2-5

Price

Free

Website/ iTune

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shadow-puppet-edu/id888504640?mt=8

About

Users can make superior-quality, adaptable presentations using this platform. Students can utilise their own pictures from different online resources. However, editing is bit trickier than creating presentations.

 

 TinyTap

Platform

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Grade

Pre-K-5

Price

Free

Website

https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/tinytap-make-play-educational/id493868874?mt=8

About

You can create interactive books and games using this amazing tool. Educators can create and find games according to their students, by customizing the content.

 

LightSail

Platform

Android, iPad, Chromebook

Grade

1-12

Price

Paid, By subscription

Website

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lightsail-education/id828297984?mt=8

About

LightSail is a literacy platform that supports educators to assist their pupils’ independent reading. Pupils can utilise LightSail to find out content from school’s digital library and read using their own device. It is a powerful platform to grow engaged readers.

 

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About the Author
Author: Prasanna Bharti
Prasanna is a blogger by profession, and loves to write about education technology. Her write-ups intend to provide a deep insight about enormous resources and ideas available to make learning better and effective with the use of technology.
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