Favorite iOS Apps

Assessment Apps

  1. Socrative 
  2. NearPod - a great tool for presentations and / or assessment
  3. Kahoot 
  4. Quizziz 
  5. Quizalize 

Presentation, Storytelling, and Screencasting Apps

  1. Haiku Deck 
  2. Google Slides
  3. Show Me 
  4. Explain Everything (paid) - Click here to see how first graders used the app to "explain everything." 
  5. Educreations 
  6. Screenchomp - very simplistic screencasting app. Perfect for elementary!
  7. Teach Pro (Knowmia) - both a free and paid screencasting app
  8. Book Creator (paid) - create your own book with this excellent app!
  9. Shadow Puppet Edu - excellent storytelling app
  10. SeeSaw - an online journaling tool with video and annotation capabilities 
  11. Telegami - create 30 second gamis 
  12. Telestory - create your own television show
  13. Adobe Voice
  14. Toontastic 

Photography and Video Apps

  1. Skitch - a great annotation tool powered by Evernote. See creative ways to use it!
  2. Snapseed - a great photo editing tool powered by Google.

Note Taking, Brainstorming, and Concept Map Apps

  1. Evernote 
  2. Notability (paid) 
  3. Penultimate - a great tool to create hand-written notes
  4. Super Notes
  5. Venn - from Read Write Think to create your own Venn Diagrams
  6. Post-It Plus - combining the power of Post-It notes and technology
  7. Lucid Chart - flow charts and diagrams

Coding Apps

Classroom Management Tools

  1. Class Dojo - behavior management app
  2. 30 / 30 Timer - great tool to help teachers or students manage their time
  3. Breathing Zone App (paid) - great tool to help students manage behavior through breathing techniques
  4. Wunderlist - keep yourself organized with this checklist App


  1. LiquidText is a free App for researching, annotating, and highlighting your documents, websites, and PDF's.
  2. Pocket is a great way to save your favorite articles to read later!