Getting Smart is acknowledging people and organizations making a difference with a series of back to school top 10 lists. During August we will run about 40 ‘best of’ lists, not in order, not exhaustive, just people we appreciate.
Today we are recognizing 10 great apps for teachers to share lessons, 10 apps for students to show what they know, and 10 tools for tracking achievement.
Sharing Lessons & Reviews
Learni.st: share what you know
Pinterest: it’s for teachers too
BetterLesson: teachers sharing lessons
ShareMyLesson: an AFT JV to share lessons
EduClipper: explore, share and contribute educational content
ShowMe: create and share lessons on iPad
Claco: collaborate to create great lessons
TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing
Show What You Know
Pathbrite: K-20 portfolio system
Digication: K-20 portfolio system
Three Ring: manages student artifacts
ShowEvidence: standards-based grading
SchoolTube: student created video
Touchcast: container for digital media
And 14 more more from EdShelf
Gradebooks & achievement tracking
PowerTeacher: Pearson’s web-based classroom management system
SchoolNet: Pearson’s instructional management platform
Pinnacle Grade from GlobalScholar
Kickboard: keep track of what matters
JumpRope: standards-based mastery feedback
Mileposts from Silverback Learning: instructional improvement system
Schoolzilla: launched by Aspire; do more with data
Engrade: gradebook, attendance, and calendar
Spiral Universe: SIS with a gradebook
What would you add to the list?
MasteryConnect, SchoolTube, and ShowMe are Learn Capital companies. Pearson is a Getting Smart Advocacy Partner.