5 Best Classroom Management Apps for Teachers

Whether you are a new educator or a seasoned one, managing a classroom can be hard. That is especially true if you are managing multiple classrooms or looking to manage one efficiently. 
Some of the things you can do with these apps include: control the noise level at your class, build a strong communicative channel with students and parents, access a safe virtual space where you can connect and share learning materials with students, track your students daily behaviour, effectively manage your students grades, document students learning and achievement using digital portfolios, easily poll your class and many more. 
 
Luckily, teachers aren’t confined to the resources in their classroom, at least not anymore. Nowadays, there are tons of classroom management apps designed to make teachers’ jobs easier as well as provide value to their students. However, no one wants to pay a heavy cost for these services. Check the list of best classroom management apps to help you manage the classroom effectively.
Schoology

( Android - Free , iPad - Free )

Schoology is also one of the top classroom management tools. Schoology is a web-based learning management system (LMS).  The basic package for Schoology is free, and includes instructional tools that allow you to create courses in a simple and intuitive way, a calendar, online gradebook & attendance. Teachers can create tasks/assignments, assessments, and discussions for students (or even other teachers).

Individual teachers can opt for the free version loaded with features related to time management, organization, and feedback, or schools/districts can pay for the enterprise version that includes additional audio, student progress, and support features as well as all the administrative features necessary to manage hundreds of users and many different classes. Schoology is also an online gradebook with the ability to create assessments and rubrics and keep track of student performance. 

ClassDojo

( Android - Free , iPad - Free )

ClassDojo is a consistent and very structured classroom management tool designed to help teachers improve student behavior and communicate more effectively with parents. It can be used to a small or large extent depending on your time, purpose, and interest. 
 
As part of the behavior management system. the students receive points for specific behaviors (On-task, working hard, persistence, etc.) and receive negative points for negative behaviors such as being off-task, bullying, or blurting out. Teachers can create their own targeted behaviors as needed. Reports are calculated each time student's points are updated and these can be shared with the students and parents if they accept your invitation to an account.
Socrative Teacher

( Android - Free , iPad - Free )

Socrative is an amazing app to use to assess students in your classroom. The ease of use of Socrative makes it so teachers can gather data and assess their students by simply pressing a button. The teacher app lets you create and run quizzes, general feedback and games. The nice part about Socrative is that exporting the data is a breeze! Data can be exported in many different reports including full class and individual student and can be exported as excel or PDF!

Kahoot!

( Android - Free , iPad - Free )

Teachers can use Kahoot as an assessment tool to review student progress intermittently. It is a great way to identify the level at which each student understands the material when preparing for more summative quizzes or exams.
 
Math, science, health, and social studies are just some of the possible courses where teachers can use Kahoot! Many teachers find Kahoot to be an effective way of uniting the classroom and engaging their students in a positive learning environment.
TeacherKit

( iPad - Free )

TeacherKit is another great free classroom management solution. TeacherKit doesn’t have quite the comprehensive features of Schoology, but it does offer pretty much everything you need to manage a classroom. You can track attendance, record grades, track behavior, and create a seating arrangement and print and share reports. You can also add behavioral notes to track the mannerisms of your students. 
 
Manage multiple classes and students simultaneously. This is great for K-12 and beyond.  This one is exclusively available as an app though on all major platforms; namely Windows, Android, and iOS. It is a great resource for teachers looking to manage their classrooms from a mobile device. It’s also free.