Digital and mobile learning can invigorate a dull classroom, boosting student engagement and motivating students to immerse themselves in learning.
As with any tech-based instruction, the technology is just a tool for a highly-qualified teacher to use to augment a lesson and link learning to real life.
We’ve gathered a handful of popular digital and mobile learning apps, websites, and resources for you or your team of educators to try in the classroom. Some are for student use, others are management tools, but they’re all worth a look.
1. Doceri: Doceri is the professional iPad interactive whiteboard and screencast recorder with sophisticated tools for hand-drawn graphics and built-in remote desktop control. Originally designed for teachers, Doceri is used by creative individuals in myriad roles and professions from education to entertainment. CREATE hand-drawn lessons, presentations and graphics and SHARE them as still images, PDFs or audio/video screencasts – or mirror anything you’ve created to Apple TV via AirPlay.
2. Pocket: Educators can save articles, videos, and stories from any publication, page, or app for use in the classroom. Curate your own space filled with everything you can’t wait to learn. Immerse yourself in great content anywhere – even offline. Read or listen without distraction, on any device.
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