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7 Teaching Apps That’ll Change Your Classroom Experience (And Are Google Classroom Friendly, Too!)

by on 04/01/2022 214

Schools these days are ever evolving to keep up with current times, especially during the pandemic. Teachers who mainly rely on traditional teaching aids have no choice but to love and embrace tech, transforming their classroom into a virtual one. With a plethora of apps available to download on almost every platform available, here are Kiddy123’s favourite classroom apps that’ll help enhance your teaching method.

1. Kahoot!

7 Teaching Apps That’ll Change Your Classroom Experience (And Are Google Classroom Friendly, Too!)

Kahoot! is a game based online platform for learning that allows educators to be creative and teaches children healthy competition. Its lively audio & simple interface allows for positive classroom dynamics and motivates students to participate. The app is easy & simple to use, even for teachers who are just starting to dip their toes in the virtual teaching world.

Available on Windows, iPhone, iPad & Android.

App can be integrated with Google Classroom. Learn how here.

2. StoryJumper

7 Teaching Apps That’ll Change Your Classroom Experience (And Are Google Classroom Friendly, Too!)

Students can have a go at creating online books for free on this platform. Teachers can use templates to assign writing projects to students where they can demonstrate their creativity and have a go at narrating & illustrating their own book.

Available at storyjumper.com

App can be integrated with Google Classroom. Learn how here.

3. Animation Kit

Animation Kit is an easy to use, child-friendly platform for creating exciting animation sequences using drawings, photos, shapes & texts. The app eases complex animation processes, allowing for creation in a short space of time. Its easy to navigate & very intuitive, making it a suitable app for students and educators of all ages.

Available on iPad.

4. Memrise

Memrise is a fun and efficient tool that helps children memorise in class and beyond. The app uses creative and easy ways to learn English by helping students expand their vocabulary and enjoy their lesson in an effective way. Educators are becoming more and more creative with their usage of Memrise, that the app is even used beyond teaching language & vocabulary. Try it for yourself!

Available on iPhone, iPad & Android.

7 Teaching Apps That’ll Change Your Classroom Experience (And Are Google Classroom Friendly, Too!)

5. DOGONews

Share current events on the news with students through DOGONews, a kids version of a newspaper. Kickstart engaging discussions on current news or create assignments for them to explore interesting topics.

Available on Windows, iPhone, iPad & Android

App can be integrated with Google Classroom. Learn how here.

6. BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

7 Teaching Apps That’ll Change Your Classroom Experience (And Are Google Classroom Friendly, Too!)

BrainPOP gives teachers access to an abundant of videos, games, and quizzes to explain diverse topics to students of all ages. Teaching materials are diverse, offering subjects like health, arts, social studies, language, science, and math. Typically, students start of with an introductory video on the topic of discussion, and then may choose interactive follow up activities – including quizzes, games, or a vocabulary review.

Available at brainpop.com

App can be integrated with Google Classroom. Learn how here.

7. GeoGebra

7 Teaching Apps That’ll Change Your Classroom Experience (And Are Google Classroom Friendly, Too!)

GeoGebra is a great tool in assisting with STEM lessons! The app has over a million free activities, stimulations, games, resources, and teaching lessons for math and sciences. The best part? It’s free to use!

Available at geogebra.org or on the App Store or Google Play

App can be integrated with Google Classroom. Learn how here.