5 Best Lesson Planning Apps for Teachers
Using apps for lesson planning has had a major positive impact on teaching and has saved several hours of preparation time for teachers because it is so easy to plan and to find the previous lessons. These apps helps teachers to create, share and manage their lesson plans to use it in the classroom.
Nearpod offers teachers an easy-to-use tool for creating interactive lesson plans, presentations, assessments, and digital content. Nearpod allows teachers to create digital lesson plans, share it with students during class, and track individual progress. Lessons are comprised of teacher-created slides that can include text, video, images, websites, questions, quizzes, polls, and assignments.
Planboard is becoming an increasingly popular way for educators to plan lessons. Teachers can use this app as their primary lesson planning tool. That way, after having written all their lesson plans into this app, they will be able to view their lessons on the app while they teach. In addition, once having taught the lesson, teachers can go back into the lesson and make any revisions or edits based on their teaching of it and then save them.
Educreations Interactive Whiteboard is an app designed mainly for teachers to present lessons that can easily be shared with other students, teachers, or parents. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content in the lesson as teachers explain any concept. Teachers can create short instructional video-lesson and share them instantly with students, or ask students to show what they know and help friends learn something new.
Evernote is a great tool for daily lesson planning. Having a record of our lessons, including what went right and wrong with the lesson as well as ideas for next time, is an invaluable tool for being effective and improving as a teacher. For the weekly routines within your teaching, you can create templates for certain days of the week in order to save time.
ShowMe Interactive whiteboard app is an application that allows teachers to create lessons that can be shared via the device on online privately or to a community audience. The teachers can record and create engaging voice over presentations and lessons of their chosen topic by using some of the many tools such as adding text, drawings, photos and images.
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