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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  • Kindle

    Name: Kindle

    Developer: Amazon

    Price: Free

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

    We all need an app to access and read our e-books, and Amazon's Kindle is a decent choice. The free app can load, organize and store Kindle books, magazines, textbooks and .pdf files on your mobile device for the spare 5 minutes you might have on the commute to work.

    If you need extra reading material, you can buy additional books from Amazon's Kindle store. 

    Via: Apple App Store

  • Notability

    Name: Notability

    Developer: Ginger Labs

    Price: $2.99

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

    There will always be things you need to prepare in time for lessons, and so rather than scribble down the 'must remember' tasks on scraps of easily-lost paper, the Notability app can store data in one place for you. You can jot down text, annotate documents, sketch ideas, sign contracts and create quick presentations. 

    Notability now includes iCloud support to update your notes across all of your devices. 

    Via: Apple App Store

  • iTunes U

    Name: iTunes U

    Developer: Apple

    Price: Free

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

    This app grants you access iTunes U, a platform where courses from universities and other schools are hosted as well as a large collection of free educational content and lesson plans. Suitable for students to study and teachers to find supplementary material, iTunes U is also a way to find and take free courses offered by academic institutions. 

    There are currently over 600,000 lectures, videos, books and documents available on thousands of subjects.

    Via: Apple App Store

Topic: Education

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