In this article we will tell you about some of the top rated iOS apps for teachers. Here’s the list of some.
Apple has launched numerous Apps for different purposes and there are educational Apps which can be installed in iOS to help teachers in their day-to-day activities like taking attendance or presenting lessons to their students with help of their iPhone/iPad. Some of the popular iOS Apps for teachers are,
This free App can save grades of students and also provide suggestions to grade the students. It can save your remarks for all the students in your class and will show it to you when teaching the next lesson. You can also store the grades for students along with date and comments on why you have graded the student accordingly. Teacher tool can also be used to track the attendance of students in the class and record their absences. This can also help you to take regular backups and synchronize with your Macbook.
This App can be purchased from Apple store for 10.49 dollars. It is very powerful tool for making presentations and has rich set of features similar to a Desktop Application. The tool has options to include slide transitions, rich set of animations like 3D charts and various other features for making presentations to students. You can also download new presentation templates and insert your own graphics from other Apps.
It can work very well on iPad and can be integrated with iWork suite as well. This is an excellent tool for any teacher who wants to make interesting presentations to their students in their iPad. There are more than 12 presentation themes designed by Apple with perfectly matching backgrounds, textures and colors. You can save unfinished presentations as drafts and also find different layouts for various sizes of slides along with preset styles. You can just tap to organize your slides and switch between different layouts. You can find more details about the App in the URL, https://ssl.apple.com/au/apps/keynote/.
This App costs $5.99 and is useful for teachers to take attendance of students in their class every day. It has some cool features like option to add photos for every student, recording the absence and lateness for all students and option for emailing students who are absent. You can import list of students from external files or from your phone’s address book. You can synchronize and backup the data from this App to your Macbook or any other external device.
Apart from taking attendance, this App can also be used for organizing group gatherings and meetings. It has various unique features like customizable attendance status, photo recognition and moving students from one class to another. The URL for downloading this App from Apple store is http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/attendance/id301753475?mt=8.
It is a very powerful App for teachers which allows them create their own courses using iPad. It can be used for all levels of students from K-12 school, colleges or university grade. This App can be used to create audio and video lectures, taking notes and synchronize with existing lectures. Teachers can create presentations and ebooks for students. There are options to generate assignments for each course and students will be graded based on their assignments. You can include a new Course with syllabus, quizzes, assignments and handouts. You can also include audio and video lectures along with interactive elements like links and contents from online sources, iTunes library and iBook store.
There are more than 500, 000 public resources available in the Catalogue of iTunes which can be used in designing your course.You can also maintain documents, lecture notes, bookmarks and highlights which can be synchronized and backed up with other Devices like Macbook. You can find more information from the URL, https://ssl.apple.com/au/apps/itunes-u/
PowerTeacher Mobile is a free iOS App for teachers, which is loaded with plenty of interesting features. It helps teachers to grade students and make observations while they are on the go in field trips or science labs, classrooms or in gymnasiums. They can post assignments to students using this App and record the scores of students in real-time. It is very easy to create and manage new assignments and grade the students based on their performance. The App can access student demographics and send email updates to them. It can generate analytics of class metrics and auto-calculate the overall grade of the students. It has a virtual chalkboard and integrated help along with the App. It can be downloaded from the URL, https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/powerteacher-mobile/id390563073?mt=8
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