It’s not easy to be a teacher. The entire responsibility of the education of our young ones lies on the shoulders of teachers. Often there are not sufficient tools to manage their work. Fortunately, this’s where technology can help a little bit.
There are many apps around now that can help them teach better and easily. Some are just flat educational and fun.
Here are the 7 teacher apps for Androids users:
1. Class123 Teacher Apps
Class123 is a free classroom management application which is equally popular also. Using this app you can manage a lot of things like individual feedback, record-keeping, communication, and organization features. This app also features time, stopwatch, and alarm functions along with seating chart and even screen sharing including some sort of learning curve. There is a separate app for parents and students each and all three apps work together for a better learning environment for everybody involved.
ClassDojo is a virtual classroom app enabling teachers, students, and parents to interact with one another. Teachers can send alerts to parents, send feedback to students, and even accept assignments. It’s a free platform and user-friendly also. This is the app you must try.
3. Google Classroom
Google Classroom is Google’s venture into the education system. The best part of this Google Classroom app is that it’s free to use. For schools, G Suite for Education (that is also free) can automatically integrate Google Classroom into their system. Every student will receive their email, cloud storage, and more. Teachers can assign work to students, receive work from students, and communicate with students and parents, and more. You get access to the Google Drive suite with all of its various office apps, cloud storage, and other features.
4. Microsoft Office 365
Price: Free / $6.99 per month up to $12.50 per month
Microsoft Office also the only office suite that can compete with Google Drive. Many universities, schools, and others not only use Microsoft Office on PC but also give it away to students at the university level. The only issue is that its heavy software with a complicated pricing structure.
5. PBS Kids Video
Price: Free with in-app purchases
PBS Kids Video is also a free resource from PBS featuring over 1,000 educational videos for students. You can have access to your local PBS station schedule, learning goals, and more. This also allows you to buy shows from Google Play. You may also add some video to your lesson plan. Most of the content is free with new stuff coming out frequently.
Price: Free / $27.99 per year
TickTick is an amazing Android app available, particularly for teachers. It’s easy to use with a powerful to-do list. In this app, you can schedule events and reminders. It’s also useful for shopping lists in case you need things for an art project. Most of the people use the free version that works well. You can also get the pro version is $27.99 for a year. It’s not bad, but most teachers shouldn’t need it. This is a great way to stay organized.
7. YouTube Kids
Price: Free / $12.99 per month
YouTube Kids is just similar to PBS Kids Video which is a collection of videos that are meant specifically for kids. Packed with educational and entertainment stuff to watch. You can also flag videos that could be deemed inappropriate. It’s free to use with some advertising. If you want to watch ad-free content you may opt for YouTube Red subscription for A $9.99 per month.