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Evidence Based Course Design and Strategies for Teaching & Learning

Teaching Strategies

Teaching and Learning Mobile Apps

  1. Adobe Voice  (Free)

    A simple tool for creating stories by recording voice over your own images or a library of themes, and images.

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  2. EdPuzzle (Free)

    Take already existing . videos from Youtube, Khan Academy, Crash Course, etc. or upload ·your own. Add your voice or questions t,o the video to enable self-paced learningwith interactive lessons. Track participation, progress, and see the ' answers they give. The web app is available from your device browser.

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  3. Adobe Scan - PDF Scanner (Free)

    Adobe Scan is a portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR) in PDF files ready to be uploaded to the Adobe Cloud. 

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  4. Genius Scan - PDF Scanner (Free)

    Genius Scan is a scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as JPEG or multi-page PDF files.

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  5. Glogster

    The app (purchase required $29.99/1user) is a multimedia poster tool for creating posters from your device web browser and sharing.

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  6. iAnnotate PDF

    The app (purchase required) is a tool to mark up, and share PDF, DOC, PPT and image files in iPad/iPod Touch/ iPhone. 

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  7. Kahoot (Free)

    From your device browser, create a quiz or a survey that your students respond to through any device that has a web browser (iPhone, iPad, Android device, Chromebook). Your Kahoot questions can include pictures and videos.

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  8. Norton Snap QR Code Reader(Free)

    Norton Snap is a QR code scanner. It also provides warnings of dangerous QR codes and blocks unsafe websites before they load on your device.

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  9. Poll Everywhere (Free for 25 participants)

    Creating questions for live interaction for powerpoint presentations; Inviting audience to response; Viewing the results.

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  10. Remind (Free)

    Remind offers teachers a free, safe and simple way to instantly text students & parents. Teachers, coaches, or administrators can send reminders, assignments, homework, assessments, or motivational messages directly to students' & parents' phones. Including: regular text messages, voice clips and attachments. You can also schedule texts. Messaging is safe because phone numbers are kept private.

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  11. Skitch by Evernote (Free)

    Skitch is a free app that helps you communicate visually with friends, co-workers, and the world. Can markup and edit images.- can add text, highlight, blur, arrows, sticker to mark images. Tip: Share a diagram of the earth’s layers and have students label it with you.

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