MOBILE APPS

Jordan Bidewell
Mind Map by Jordan Bidewell, updated more than 1 year ago
Jordan Bidewell
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Mind Map 4.1-EDU 580
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MOBILE APPS
1 Collaboration
1.1 PingPong

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  • This is an app where once the students are logged into the course, they can see lessons and hear recordings. They are always engaged with the lesson because they are not allowed to open anything else with the app open. 
1.2 EduCreations

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  • This app turns your tablet into a recordable whiteboard. It records voice, when you write, so students can see lessons step by step even if they are not in the classroom. 
1.3 Diggo

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  • This app allows you to save web pages. Students and teachers can easily use this app to catalog information and where they found it from. Great for group projects. 
1.4 AirDrop

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  • AirDrop lets you stream files from one device to the other. The app is sucure and only allows those with the passwords for the documents to use them. 
2 Creating Apps
2.1 AppMaker

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  • Another way to create your own app. This app shows video details of how to create the app step by step. 
2.2 IBuild

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  • Another easy way to build an app. With IBuild you can test your app against others that are similar in nature. Track and update data as you go along. 
2.3 MIT App Inverntor

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  • Students can create their own apps using computer programming skills. This would be great for a computer or technology class. 
2.4 NoRedInk

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  • An app created by a teacher to help students at all times. This takes away from the conventional way of grading and helps students understand their mistakes and changing them instead of just pointing them out. 
3 Educational Games
3.1 Math Ninja

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  • This app takes math and puts it into an adventure of a Ninja. Kids will love working through problems while following the storyline of their ninja. 
3.2 Stack the Countries

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  • An engaging app that has students answer questions about different countries as they have to choose from the country shape and size. This helps them learn not only about the country, but how to locate them on a map. 
3.3 The Oregon Trail

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  • This app takes you on a journey through the old west. You must survive by fishing and hunting. It allows you to pace yourself through the trail. It is a great way for students to learn about history and also about how to manage real life situations that people had to endure during those times. 
3.4 Garage Band

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  • This app has a whole music studio in one app. You can create songs and recordings with music made by you. Anything you record you can instantly share with friends. 
4 Social
4.1 Twitter

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  • Twitter gives students a chance to interact with teachers and admin outside the classroom. Teachers can use this tool to start discussions about topics of today. 
4.2 Facebook

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  • Facebook is a social site that is used by millions. Students can stay connected to schools and even create pages for classrooms. 
4.3 Schoology

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  • Schoology is a learning management system that allows users to create, manage, and share content. It is set up like Facebook, but is strictly for educational purposes. 
4.4 Edmodo

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  • Edmodo is a free app that allows students to collaborate together on projects and connect with other students inside the classroom. 
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