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  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 12+
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About Trello

Trello is a free productivity and task management app to help you get organized. With Trello, you can easily plan a new lesson plan or organize your thoughts as you are designing a final exam. Trello also offers a terrific mobile app so you can organize your thoughts or course content while on the go. If you have an iOS or Android device, you will be able to use Trello.

If you are looking for an app that helps you organize projects, whether in a team or solo, Trello is a great resource. This app is a collaboration tool that helps you organize your to-dos, projects, and other lists onto "cards" and "boards". This tool helps the user see what projects are in progress, who is working on what, and how far along each project is.

Teacher Review

What Is Trello Used For?

Many organizations are using Trello to manage both large and minor group projects due to the app’s easy-to-understand visual interface that displays the different stages that tasks are at and who’s working on them. Trello can also be used by individuals for managing personal and professional schedules, organizing events, and for tracking progress. Trello is also a popular organizational tool for students.

Although, it is great for helping the user see things at a glance, it can become overwhelming very quickly if using with teams who use the app more like a chat app, which it is not intended for.

The users who trialled this app were a team of teachers who were working on a professional development unit during the school year. The users commented that it was helpful to have a collaboration tool, which they could use on the go (on mobile devices) and that they felt it helped them stay accountable and up to date on next steps and to be aware of task priorities.

Trello is also a good tool for students, especially when working on group projects, to help them with timelines and organization of tasks. For students who need and thrive on structure and knowing timelines, Trello is a great tool to add to your organization resource library.

Using Trello for project management in your personal life can be really effective as the apps can show you how much progress you’ve made, what needs to be done, and also what tasks may need changing.
The most-common way to use Trello for personal task management is via the popular progress column method which begins with a To-Do column full of tasks on the left side of the Trello board and additional columns for each phase of completion.
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App Details


Android, iPad, iPhone




Communication Skills
Organisational and Productivity Skills


In-App Purchases - No


Fog Creek Software

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Publisher's Description

Organize anything, together. Whether you’re managing a team of freelancers, writing an epic screenplay, or just making a list of stuff, Trello makes sure you’re organized and on top of it all.

Like a whiteboard with super powers, Trello is simple to use and infinitely flexible. You’ll know exactly what needs to get done, who’s going to do it, and what’s coming up next. Plus, everything you do is synced and saved instantly to the cloud so that all your devices are always up to date.

With Trello, you can create boards to organize anything you’re working on. Use them solo - or invite colleagues, friends, and family to work together.

Write your ideas down on Trello cards and arrange them in lists on your boards. Add details to your cards such as

  • Checklists to keep track of to-dos;
  • Comments to update your co-workers;
  • Photos, videos, and PDFs;
  • Or just who’s working on it currently.

With the Trello app in your pocket, you can make to-do lists while waiting in line at the grocery store, assign tasks to your co-worker while you’re on the train home, or upload a photo of that paisley couch you saw the store — it would look lovely in the living room, wouldn’t it?

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