Education Apps

Reviews and suggestions for effective use of classroom apps. Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement from Web English Teacher.

Excel Templates for Teachers and Students
Recommended by students, this page offers templates for a grade book, lesson plans, attendance, and behavior records. It also offers a GPA calculator, the Periodic Table of Elements, graph paper, and links to other templates.

Free Books
From the site: "Free Books unlocks a world of public domain content, allowing you to acquire the great books of human history. Letters of leaders, the collected works of geniuses, the finest Victorian novels, the plays of Shakespeare, the philosophy of Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Carnegie. It's all here, along with tens of thousands of other books. " It integrates with Dropbox and allows for notes, highlights, bookmarks, and dictionary support. Free app.

iPad Apps and Bloom's Taxonomy
A breakdown of the skills at each level of the taxonomy and apps that support those skills. Not all of the apps listed are free.

Screencasting Apps for the iPad
Commentary on Show Me, Screen Chomp, and Explain Everything.

Websites and Apps for Teaching Digital Writing
A list of free and inexpensive resources organized by purpose (brainstorming, documenting, collaborating, etc.).