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In today's session we will briefly demonstrate useful apps in a variety of categories. Please peruse the categories on the tabs above for more information. Please feel free to submit suggestions in the box below, or to start a discussion or ask a question on the Discussion Board tab above.
Some apps are included for teacher use only; some are appropriate for student use. Please preview each app accordingly.
Using a Great App list submissions
BeSeen by Zach Berger
"BeSeen from Carnegie Mellon University and Web Wise Kids, teaches students how to keep things copacetic online." Recommended for grades 6-12.
News-2-You by Zach Berger
"News-2-You is a symbols-based newspaper for special-needs students, and this app is its digital version." Recommended for grades 2-6.
Mobento by Zach Berger
"Mobento is focused on finding high-quality learning videos from around the internet for students' and teachers' benefit." Recommended for grades 9-12.
The LibraryThing by Sharon Webster
"LibraryThing helps you create a library-quality catalog of books: books you own, books you've read, books you'd like to read, books you've lent out ... whatever grouping you'd like."
Edcreations Interactive Whiteboard by Zach Berger
"With Educreations Interactive Whiteboard, it's easy for students and teachers to create a multipage presentation or lesson that can easily be shared with other students, teachers, or parents." Recommended for grades 6-12.