The final Friday Forum of the year involved sharing our favorite apps we use both inside the classroom and outside of the classroom.
|App Icon||App Name||App Description|
|Zoom ||Stay connected wherever you go – start or join a 100-person meeting with crystal-clear, face-to-face video, high-quality screen sharing, and instant messaging – for free! |
Award-winning Zoom brings video conferencing, online meetings and group messaging into one easy-to-use application.
|Expeditions||Google Expeditions is a virtual reality teaching tool that lets you lead or join immersive virtual trips all over the world — get up close with historical landmarks, dive underwater with sharks, even visit outer space!|
Built for the classroom and small group use, Google Expedition allows a teacher acting as a “guide” to lead classroom-sized groups of “explorers” through collections of 360° and 3D images.
|Periscope|| Periscope lets you broadcast and explore the world through live video.|
See where news is breaking, visit a new place, or meet people and share interests – all in real-time.
Use Periscope to:
• Broadcast live video and interact with people through hearts and comments.
• Discover popular live video streams from around the world or search for broadcasts by location or topic.
• Missed out on a live video? Don’t worry – watch the best parts with replay highlights.
• Instantly share your live videos to Twitter and other social networks.
• Broadcast privately to specific followers or friends.
|Parkmobile|| PAY-BY-PHONE WITH PARKMOBILE|
The days of digging for change are over with the installation of pay-by-phone. How does it work? Believe it or not, it’s incredibly easy!
|Scanner Pro||Scanner Pro is the best app for scanning and saving a digital version of a paper document. Scan any papers, ranging from a receipt to multi-page documents. Scanner Pro will automatically detect borders, correcting distortion and geometry. Share, email and upload your perfect scans. Use OCR to convert any scan into a text.|
Toodledo is a set of incredibly powerful tools to increase your productivity and organize your life. More than just a to-do list, Toodledo provides you with a place to write long notes, make custom lists, create structured outlines and track your habits. You can collaborate with friends, family or your co-workers, and we’ll safely store and sync all your data to your devices.
|Plickers||Plickers is an assessment tool made by a teacher who was looking for a quick and simple way to check student understanding. This assessment tool allows teachers to collect on-the-spot formative assessment data without the need to have students use devices or paper and pencil.|
|IMDB||IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV, and celebrity content. Explore popular movies and TV shows, entertainment news, and the latest awards and events. Track what you want to watch using your Watchlist, and rate movies and shows you’ve seen. Get parental guides for TV shows and movies.|
|Instructional Design Guru|| |
Instructional Design Guru is like having a brilliant companion with you at work or school. The ID Guru app is a reference and glossary that defines over 450 terms for learning experience designers and educators. It covers terms in the fields of instructional design, online learning, cognitive psychology, multimedia development and more. $2.99
|Voice Changer Plus|| Change your voice in fun and amazing ways with Voice Changer Plus!|
Choose from dozens of fun voices and sound effects. It’s not just for talking – try singing with Bad Melody or Bad Harmony! Even play your voice backwards!