Top iPhone, iPad apps for teachers

Top iPhone, iPad apps for teachers

Summary: What apps can make your life as a teacher a little easier?

TOPICS: Education

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  • Dropbox

    Name: Dropbox

    Developer: Dropbox

    Price: Free

    Compatibility: iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. 

    Dropbox is one of the standard cloud storage providers currently available online. A popular choice -- wheres Box is often in use for business -- Dropbox offers free accounts to share photos, film, documents and music with others.

    Once installed, the app creates a virtual folder so you can drag and drop files from the company's website or your PC and mobile devices. You can then create links to share this folder with others -- useful if you want to share assignments. 

    Each free account comes with 2GB of space at signup.

    Via: Apple App Store

  • Pages

    Name: Pages

    Developer: Apple

    Price: $9.99

    Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. 

    Pages is Apple's answer to Microsoft Word, and works as a word processor application complete with access to iCloud. You can create, edit, share and transfer files, whether created in Pages or imported as plain text, mail or Microsoft Word documents.

    Via: Apple App Store

  • Numbers

    Name: Numbers

    Developer: Apple

    Price: $9.99

    Compatibility: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later. 

    Numbers, Apple's answer to Microsoft Excel, is a spreadsheet application complete with tables, charts, photos and graphics. The app includes over 250 formula functions and automatically saves as you work. Microsoft Excel, CSV and mail files can be viewed and edited in Numbers. 

    The app can be used in conjunction with the iCloud. 

    Via: Apple App Store

Topic: Education

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