Below are ten great apps to start using in your classes.

Bb Grader

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Bb Grader provides teachers with a mobile solution to conveniently measure student success anytime, anywhere. With Bb Grader, teachers use their iPads to review, provide feedback, and ultimately grade submitted Blackboard Learn assignments from within the app.

Price: Free

App Store | Only on iPad

Blackboard Mobile

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Blackboard Mobile Learn™ makes it easier for you to keep up with your courses by letting you access them whenever and wherever you want.

Price: Free

App Store | Google Play Store

Bonfyre

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Bonfyre is a private social communication platform that is creating a new level of employee engagement around events, project teams, employee groups, learning programs and more. This unique focus on human connections is helping organizations leverage existing investments in events (conferences, meetings, incentive trips) and employee engagement programs - leading to more actionable intelligence, productivity and revenue. 

Price: Free

App Store | Google Play Store

Educreations

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Educreations is a unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool that's simple, powerful, and fun to use. Annotate, animate, and narrate nearly any type of content as you explain any concept. Teachers can create short instructional videos and share them instantly with students, or ask students to show what they know and help friends learn something new.

Price: Free

App Store | Only on iPad

Explain Everything

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Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere. Add photos, videos, shapes, import PDF documents from local storage, Google Drive, Dropbox or insert a fully functioning web browser window. Export MP4 movies, YouTube videos or save Explain Everything projects locally, to Google Drive and to Dropbox.

Price: $3.99

App Store | Google Play Store

Google Drive

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Get started with Google Drive for free and have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.

Price: Free

App Store | Google Play Store

Notability

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Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to take notes, sketch ideas, annotate PDFs, mark-up photos, record lectures, provide audio feedback and more. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note taking experience at school, at home, and at work. And with iCloud, your notes are always up to date.

Price: $5.99

App Store | Only on iOS

Kaltura MediaSpace

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Kaltura MediaSpaceTM is a market leading social video portal that empowers your organization/institution with online video. Users can create, search, browse, watch and share videos, video presentations, screencasts, and other rich media content. The application brings together rich media contributors, viewers, content, knowledge, and conversations in a controlled channel-based environment. 

Price: Free

App Store | Google Play Store

Microsoft Office 

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A familiar Microsoft Office experience. It’s easy to pick up the app and get started, because it’s like the Word experience you already know. The familiar navigation and menu options are built for a touch experience. No keyboard required. On your phone, the ribbon is located at the bottom of the screen for easy access. Links below go to Microsoft Word app, but Excel, Outlook, and Power Point apps are also available.

Price: Free to view, requires Office 365 subscription to edit

App Store | Google Play Store

Panopto

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Panopto Mobile lets you access all of your organization’s video content from any iPad or iPhone. View HD video presentations, lectures, training courses and events. Search inside your videos to find any keyword or topic. And record video presentations using your built-in camera.

Price: Free

App Store | Google Play Store

Pocket

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Save articles, videos and other web content for later in a beautiful and optimized easy-to-view experience for your phone and tablet -- even offline. Pocket is your perfect mobile companion for commutes, travel, or curling up on your couch.

Price: Free

App Store | Google Play Store