Learning Community

Best apps for learning communities

The apps included in this category give users provides digital learning spaces to teachers, students, and their classes. Teachers can gain ideas about how to integrate these best apps for the digital classroom by clicking on an app’s logo and reading its review. Within each app review, teachers are provided a detailed description of the app, a comprehensive evaluation of the app, and three or more instructional ideas for how to use the app.

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Google Meet – A Tool for Digital Collaboration

Freemium Google Meet provides users a video-conferencing tool that they can use to connect with other users. To access the tool, users must have a Google profile. To begin, users will need to go to the Google Meet website and then click the “Start a Meeting” button. Next, they will need to sign into their Google account. Once signed in, ...

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Parlay Ideas

Parlay Ideas: The Future of Class Discussions!

Paid! Parlay Ideas is a platform that allows teacher users to either create or select multimedia discussion prompts for their student users to engage. To begin, teacher users must launch and then register with the site. Once registered, teacher users will be presented with three options on the left side of the screen that include: New Roundtable, Browse Universe, and ...

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GroupMap: Collaborative Brainstorming & Problem Solving

Paid! GroupMap is a flexible tool for creating collaborative charts, graphic organizers, figures, mindmaps, and more! This tool is ideal for users who wish to visually represent collaborative thinking about a topic with other users. To utilize Groupmap, users will first need to log in using their credentials. They will then be taken to their home screen, which is a ...

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Makebadges: A Website for Digital Badges, Avatars, Banners, & More!

Free! Makebadges is a website for creating digital products including badges, avatars, banners, and site logos. With an easy-to-use interface, the process for creating the digital products is the same. To begin, users must launch the website and then choose if they wish to create a badge, avatar, banner, or logo by clicking the corresponding button at the top of ...

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Learn to Code with Swift

Learn to Code with Swift provides users with lesson-based units for learning to code an iOS app. After downloading and launching the app, the dashboard will load, and users are supposed to complete each unit that is comprised of separate lessons – starting with “The Basics” unit and advancing all the way through “Your First iOS App” unit – in ...

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StudyAce: A Flexible Platform for Creating Games

Paid! After launching the StudyAce website, users will need to first login. Next, the users’ dashboard will load, and users can see the groups they belong to, study materials they developed or download, and sample games. Users can click through the websites’ options to add content to their dashboard. To begin, users can click the “Courses” button on the top ...

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StudyAce Learning Games

StudyAce is a flexible platform for users to create, share, and engage study materials. After launching and logging into the app, users can tap the “Home” button on the bottom of the screen and select one of the “Sample Games” to play. Next, a new screen will appear, and it will display the games users can play at the top ...

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YouTube

YouTube: The World’s Largest Online Video Database!

Free! YouTube is an enormous website database of videos that can be streamed directly to a computer or another device. To locate a video, users must type the name, keyword, or topic of a video they wish to view. YouTube will then report a list of videos that match their criteria, and users can view the video by clicking it. ...

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Google Sites

Google Sites: An Online Platform for the “G” Suite!

Free! Google Sites allows users to create their own website with a template-like structure. To begin, users will need to download the Google Site app to their Google Drive (New > More > Connect More Apps > Search for Google Sites). Users can then create their website by clicking the “New” option followed by “More” and then selecting the “Google ...

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Sutori

Sutori: Create and share visual stories

Freemium! Sutori allows users to customize and share stories, and users can add images, text, questions, and more to their stories! To begin, users must register with Sutori, and then they can begin building their first story! (Please note, this review will focus on the free version of Sutori.) At this point, the user’s dashboard appears and they can click ...

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