Apps for Education

There are far too many educational apps available for me to list them all. Below is simply a list of the apps I have personally tried and found useful. If you know of other apps you think would be beneficial to your colleagues, please email me the info and I’ll add them to the list!


Explain EverythingExplain Everything
“design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export; create slides; add new or existing photos and videos; import PDF, PPT, DOC, XLS, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, and RTF files from Evernote, Dropbox, Box, GDrive, WebDAV, Email, iTunes; export MP4 movies, PDF documents, PNG images, or XPL project files directly from your iPad and iPhone”

“create, present, and watch prezis prezis from any location; zoom into any detail or pull out to show the big picture; professionally designed selection of color themes and templates”

“Start with an Apple-designed theme and add text, images, charts, tables, and shapes with just a few taps. Highlight your data with interactive bar, column, scatter, and bubble charts. Present on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch; or use video mirroring to present on an HDTV, and preview your slides and notes on your device using the Presenter Display.”

Show MeShow Me
“ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online;
Drop in images onto the whiteboard.”

Screen ChompScreen Chomp

“a simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know-how easy and fun! Just – Record It. Sketch It. Share It. – to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly.”


“Create and share videos using
your phone’s pictures and video clips.”

“add a video filter, animated title, and soundtrack to any clip; choose from 14 trailer templates with stunning graphics and original scores; select the best videos and photos for your trailer with the help of animated drop zones”


“compose a post that you can save to draft or immediately publish; view list of your saved and published posts; switch account/blog if you have more than one; embed an image from the gallery, or by taking a picture directly from the app; add labels and location info”

“Manage your WordPress blog or website on the go, from your iOS device: view your stats, moderate comments, create and edit posts and pages, and upload media.
All you need is a blog or a self-hosted site running 3.6 or higher.”


Timeline MakerTimeline Maker
“Timeline Maker helps you display a list of events in chronological order; timelines can be shared by email, saved to Photo library and printed; you can stack up to 8 events per timeline entry, four different event designs, combine image and text, year, month and day based timelines; create timelines based on your own base and sort order; choose background image from photo library”

Timeline 3DTimeline 3D
“enter your events, add your media, and Timeline 3D will create a timeline automatically; present your timelines full screen and with 3D perspective; export slideshows to PowerPoint and Keynote; add images, movies, or PDFs to events”


“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”