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Teacher Planning

A board of apps to help teachers plan and teach on Windows 8 Desktops, Laptops and mobile devices.

Edmodo // Edmodo takes learning beyond the classroom by providing a free, safe place for teachers and students to connect and collaborate—anytime, anywhere. Specifically designed for Windows 8.1, this app includes the full suite of features found on the Edmodo website as well as integrations with core Windows 8.1 tablet functionality, such as live tiles, split screen, and charms.

Edmodo app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Core Score // is a free educational app that provides students with practice math questions created for the Common Core State Standards, while allowing teachers the ability to monitor student performance and usage with ease.

Core Score app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app! A great reference for students, parents, and teachers. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways (as outlined in Appendix A of the Common Core) and synthesizes Language Arts standards with the Corresponding College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR's).

Common Core Standards app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

ClassPolicy // is a next generation classroom management solution for Windows 8 devices delivered as a cloud service. With ClassPolicy, teachers are empowered to lead their students to effectively utilize technology for learning. - Eliminate distractions by restricting web and application access - Orchestrate your class by automating the sequence of your lesson plan - Gauge understanding by quick polling students throughout the lesson

ClassPolicy app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

ClassFlow Learner // allows teachers and presenters using Promethean's ClassFlow software to give interactive lessons to students using Windows 8.1 devices, such as tablets, phones, etc.

ClassFlow Student app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

eBackpack // Assign, Collect, Review, Annotate, and Return student work easily with eBackpack. Supports Offline Access to your assignments! Integrates with your calendar. Now with multimedia PDF, layered PDF, annotation edit, voice, and video capabilities

eBackpack app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Splashtop Whiteboard // Splashtop Whiteboard allows teachers and students to turn their mobile device into an interactive white board. Once connected to their computer over Wifi, they can watch Flash media with fully synchronized video and audio, control PC and Mac applications then annotate lesson content all from the mobile device. Now interact with students at their desk or teach from all four corners of the class!

Splashtop Whiteboard app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

AppSwitch // With AppSwitch for Windows 8, it’s easy to find replacement apps for those you have on your Apple iOS, Google Android or BlackBerry device. Just search for your old app and be presented with a list of alternative apps available for Windows 8.

AppSwitch app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Office Mix. Turn your PowerPoint presentation into an interactive online lesson. We call this a mix. Everything you need to create and share your mix is included. Add audio and video of yourself giving your presentation, write on slides as you talk to them, insert quizzes, practice exercises, and more – all from within PowerPoint. It’s like a screencast, but better. All you need is Office 2013 and the free Office Mix add-in.

21st Century Learning Design app // Students around the world need advanced skills to succeed in the globalized, knowledge based world of today. 21st Century Learning Design, or 21CLD, professional development helps teachers design lessons and learning activities to build students’ 21st century skills. The program is based on rubrics developed and tested in one of the largest ever international studies of 21st Century Skills

21st Century Learning Design app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Nearpod // Experience this magical educational app that has been used by more than 1,000,000 students around the world within one year. Nearpod is a must-have application for teachers and schools that have access to Microsoft Surface tablets for their classes. What's Nearpod? The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their tablets to manage content on students' devices. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

Nearpod app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Socrative app // Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative. Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative Windows app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide graphs of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now!

Socrative app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Common Core Standards // A great reference for students, parents, and teachers. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways (as outlined in Appendix A of the Common Core) and synthesizes Language Arts standards with the Corresponding College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR's).

TeacherKit // is a simple and intuitive interface that enables teachers to track attendance, manage their students and classes. TeacherKit allows teachers to manage attendance by importing or adding students to classes along with their personal photos or by assigning one of TeacherKit’s interesting avatars. Teachers can manually add students’ status with color code such as late, sick…etc. They can also pinpoint certain classes or favorite students for quick access on the start menu.

TeacherKit app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Flipboard app // Flipboard is your personal magazine. It is the most popular way to catch up on the news you care about, read stories from around the world and browse the articles, videos and photos friends are sharing. To begin, pick a few topics and tap any of the tiles to begin flipping through your personal magazine.

HeuX // Description HeuX allows teachers to deliver lesson content to students through the use of whiteboards, quick polls, and forums.

HeuX app for Windows in the Windows Store

apps.microsoft.com

Haiku Learning for Windows 8.1 // gives you quick access to all of your Haiku class material in a beautiful Windows 8.1 interface. With the Windows 8 app, you can hand in assignments; view discussions, assessments, and other activities; and create To-Dos that can be linked to any activity.

TeacherKit // is a simple and intuitive interface that enables teachers to track attendance, manage their students and classes. TeacherKit allows teachers to manage attendance by importing or adding students to classes along with their personal photos or by assigning one of TeacherKit’s interesting avatars. Teachers can manually add students’ status with color code such as late, sick…etc. They can also pinpoint certain classes or favorite students for quick access on the start menu.

TED // Watch the latest thought-provoking and inspiring talks from TED, TEDx, TEDYouth & TEDFellows. Share with videos with friends & be informed via live tiles.

iView Guide // iView guide gives you a quick and simple way to see what is currently available on ABC iView. Complete with Recently Added, Last Chance and all genre categories for shows. The show details gives the title, description, play time, series and a launch in iView player link.

Intel® Education Help Guide // Great for educators and students, the Intel® Education Learning Windows 8 app can help you find time-tested friends like the Desktop, charms, live tiles, and an option to power down to get your through airport security and onto your destination.

Adobe® Reader® // is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing and interacting with PDF documents across platforms and devices. Adobe Reader Touch has been specially designed for the new Windows 8 Touch user interface to give you a great experience working with PDF documents on your Windows 8 Tablet. Adobe Reader Touch works with a keyboard and mouse, but desktop users with keyboard and mouse may prefer to install and use Adobe Reader XI.

Hyper // is the most advanced way to view YouTube videos on your Windows 8 device. It allows watching videos in SD, 720p and Full HD 1080p, as well as the ability to download in all those qualities. You can sign in to see your latest Subscribed videos as well as comment and rate videos.