Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tech Tip Tuesday: 6 Apps for Student Interactions

This apps will allow you to conduct polls, communicate and interact with your students, and setup a gaming learning environment.  These apps are available in the web version, text and/or app market.

1- PollEverywhere

Create multiple choice and open-ended polls. Students respond by going to a URL on any device or computer or by sending a text message. See the results in real-time on your iPad.

2- Kahoot

Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system. The teacher can create quizzes and surveys on getkahoot.com. Students join on any device or computer by entering the game-pin at kahoot.it

3- Plickers

Poll your students without the need for them to have any devices. Simply print a card for each student to hold up. Pan your iPad across the room so Plickers can scan the cards using the camera.

4- Remind101

Use the Remind101 app to send text messages and emails to groups of students or parents. Teachers never see students' phone numbers, and students never see theirs.

5- Game Show Soundboard

Top to instantly play sound effects that are great when playing game shows in the classroom. There are even countdown timers, complete with dramatic music. Sound best with speakers.

6- PicMeBuzzer

Have up to 5 students gather around your iPad to host a little competition where students buzz in. You can clearly see who touched their number first. PickMeBuzzer can be set up to work with multiple Apple devices.

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