Top 5 Apps for Teaching

Technology has really opened the doors for both teachers and students

Miss Wong's Teaching Journey

Moving on to my last practicum where the focus is on inquiry learning in a modern learning environment, it has led me to discover with great joy some of the apps that are out there. I’ve come up with a Top 5 list that can help with classroom management and introduce new ways to create excitement in the classroom:

1. Class Dojo

It works wonderfully for my senior class where they can earn individual points for sensible behaviour, being proactive and working quietly. I use a tally on the whiteboard and add the points at the end of the day. Alternatively to maintain a quiet working environment, I can leave this on and a satisfying ding can be heard every time a point is added. Negative points can be used but I use this tool as a reward for positive behaviour.

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2. Too Noisy

To keep students working quietly, this fun…

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