Useful Links for Teachers
GREAT SITES FOR EDUCATIONAL APPS
Top 10 Sites for Educational Apps
- APPitic - Great site with over 1300 reviews done by Apple Distinguished Educators. These apps have been tested in different grade levels with different instructional strategies.
- Mind Leap - Excellent site with reviews built on a five-star scale. Reviews are done on a wide range of subjects and offers a nice breakdown of statistics such as educational quality, engagement factor, and shelf life.
- Best Kids Apps - Site with great reviews on iPhone, iPad, and Android apps. These reviews have a basic age rating and a nice image to go along too.
- Mac App Store - Probably the most comprehensive list of apps around. This application from Apple is the ideal place to find and purchase apps. Works on Snow Leopard OS and above.
- Fun Educational Apps - Ideal place to find reviews of apps for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. This is one of my favorite sites to find in-depth reviews with lots of pictures of the app.
- Smart Apps for Kids - Designed by a dad on a journey to find the best iPhone & iPad apps. These apps are reviewed on a four-star scale and offer a nice "bottom line" for those who don't want to read the whole review.
- Best Apps for Kids - Wonderful site that does a great breakdown of an educational app, with reviews done on a scale of one through five. Offers readers advice on whether they should purchase the app or not.
- Teachers with Apps - Great site with reviews of apps that include videos and images. Ideal for teachers looking to find that perfect app for the classroom.
- Apps in Education - Nice collection of iPad apps that are reviewed by subject. These reviews are brief and to the point.
- I Education Apps Review - Designed as a community effort of reviews posted by a variety of users. There are even student reviews to give a unique perspective on the use of an app.
Bonus - Teach with your iPad - Wonderful wiki that lists a ton of apps by subject, type, and grade level. A must see!
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