Top 5 Apps For Teachers And Students
In the 21st century age where everything is at the tip of your finger, the ecosystem for students and teachers to teach and learn has changed dynamically. From education being restricted to four walls of the classroom, old attendance register, blackboard and chalk it has come a long way where answer sheets of students are digitally marked, attendance is electronically recorded and 24*7 teacher support is available for students to clear their doubts. There are multiple apps for both students and teachers but it is important to know the best ones.
If you are a student looking for smart and experiential learning for your next big exam, LearnNext App by Next Education is a one-stop solution for K-12 sector. It has solutions backed up with 400 hours of video lessons, 2D & 3D animation to make learning experiential and fun, topic wise questions with solution, sample papers, question from All India Test Series and detailed performance report. In case of doubt, the online question-answer forum helps you in getting a solution within 24-hours. In addition to this, Next Education provides next book, next mentor, next lab (robotics, English, Hindi, math, science) and pre-designed curriculum for facilitating better academic planning for teachers and students.
Teachers love to turn a boring lesson into a game to motivate their students, but not everyone has the skills to make a game from scratch. Thankfully, the GetKahoot website makes it easy to turn your class into a game-show. All you have to do is enter your prepared questions and answers into the site to create an instantly playable game. Your students can then download the Kahoot app to use as a buzzer to join in on the fun. Start off with simple tasks on your home screen and view your key stats in your Profile area.
There is a better way of keeping attendance, grades, and class notes than in easily misplaced notebooks or on random pieces of paper. As a digital grade book and classroom management app, Additio lets you take attendance, calculate grades, and plan your timetable, all on your mobile device. Recent versions incorporate a new system to calculate averages based on categories and subcategories. For additional features, like performance analytics and note-keeping, you need to opt for the $8-per-month Plus edition.
Edmodo allows the discussion to continue even after that school bell rings. Teachers and students can share content and use the app as a conduit for new information or notifications, submitting assignments and receiving grades in the process. The ability for teachers to post assignments, messages, polls and quizzes, while providing access to relevant resources and calendars, is simply invaluable. Check out the new Discover, an after-school activity space that features low-stress activities and games.
You can’t go wrong with TED. The organization’s official app houses hundreds of inspiring and intriguing TED Talks, featuring fascinating lectures from industry and subject experts spanning a wide swath of topics such as neuroscience, traditional folk music, human evolution, and many more. Some are perfectly suited for sparking classroom discussions and online debates, while others can serve as inspiration for educators creating new lesson plans or lectures.
Author: Baishali Mukherjee
Profile- An independent writer and journalist for last nine years; presently working with Education World, Entrepreneur India, Scrabbl.com and Stoodnt.com. Worked as the content head for four books and have articles and features published in leading print and digital media spaces.
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