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?

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  • Book Creator for iPad

    Name: Book Creator for iPad

    Developer: Red Jumper Studio

    Price: $4.99

    Compatibility: iPad. Requires iOS 6.0 or later.

    Lessons in Western schools have expanded beyond projectors and photocopies, and as the next generation of teachers more readily accept technology as a way to make their lessons more interesting and interactive, a number of applications have been developed for this purpose.

    The creation of e-books -- when and if you have a time as a teacher, or if you want to make money as a publisher -- is made easier through apps including Book Creator. Available for the iPad, users can create their own books and manuals, choose portrait or landscape sizes, add images, edit text, and import video and music for use. 

    Over one million books have been created using the app so far. 

    Via: Apple App Store

  • Teacher’s Assistant Pro

    Name: Teacher's Assistant Pro 

    Developer: Lesson Portal

    Price: $7.99

    Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

    If you consistently drown in paperwork -- especially as report and parent conference season comes calling -- Teacher's Assistant Pro is a worthwhile investment to keep yourself organized. You can create student profiles to keep track of behaviour, achievements and infractions -- documenting incidents and reports, which can then be used for reference or emailed directly to parents and administrators via email. 

    Via: Apple App Store

  • Sand Timer

    Name: Sand Timer

    Developer: Smartphonewar

    Price: Free

    Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

    When you're maintaining a balance between teacher talking time and student activities, and have a number of tasks to plough through in an hour, sometimes lessons threaten to overrun or you may need to think on your feet to spend extra -- or less -- time explaining subjects. 

    Lessons are rarely completed to the exact times noted down in your plan, so why not use a free timer to try and keep things on track?

    Via: Apple App Store

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