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The Best K-12 Classroom Apps

Mar 07, 2014 10:20 AM EST


K-12 Classroom Apps offer great opportunities for both students and developers. IESD and STEM Market Impact indicates mobile technology is increasingly playing a large role in K-12 education, creating the need for business leaders to react accordingly. The survey collected responses from 558 educators and is the second annual report.

According to the study, 59.6 percent said that mobile technology had been adopted in about 25 percent or more of the schools in their district. Additionally, 15.5 percent said that their districts were very likely to adopt mobile technology in the next one to two years.

Below Is A Recommended List of The Best K-12 Classroom Apps:

Frog Dissection

Frog Dissection is a learning tool with app features such as experiencing what it is like to dissect a frog using a set of virtual tools and advanced 3D modelling. Designed for biological and scientific accuracy, the app provides a realistic, virtual simulation of a frog dissection. The application replicates an actual dissection of a chloroformed specimen, using a full set of dissection instruments including pins, scalpel, marker, and forceps. Step-by-step instructions and 3D views provide complete imaging of the frog anatomy, helping the user visualize internal organs effectively.


Evernote is a task armed app for Android enables everything information from To-Do lists to daily reminders. Evernote Android App is simple for users. Uploads for Android should not exceed more than 60MB a month. AK Note for Android enables instant sharable note creation for smartphone devices.


BrainPOP’s Android App is available for users 2.2 and higher. Students can watch a different animated movie every day, then test new knowledge with an interactive quiz. Featured Movie topics tie in to current events, historical milestones and figures, holidays, and more. The app is perfect for informal, exploratory learning at home or on the go. For more than a decade, BrainPOP has been a trusted, go-to source of animated, educational content. With more than 11 million visits a month to our sites, we’re used by millions of students in thousands of schools, at home, and on mobile devices around the globe.


The Doodle mobile app for Android is for executives who are always on the go. Doodle mobile is an interactive app where users can admin and engage using custom polls. Polls can integrate through meetings, calendars, address books and more. The app is available for Android tablets and phones.


MathBoard at Google Play is a highly configurable math app appropriate for all school aged children. Beginning in kindergarten, with simple addition and subtraction problems, through elementary school where learning multiplication and division can be a real challenge. MathBoard will allow you to configure the app to best match the abilities of your individual child/student. More than just standard drills, MathBoard encourages students to actually solve problems, and not just guess at answers. This is done by providing multiple answer styles, as well as a scratchboard area where problems can be worked out by hand. Students can also turn to MathBoard's Problem Solver for further help. This powerful teaching feature walks students through the steps required to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division equations. Additionally, the included quick reference tables serve as a valuable learning tool.

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