This site is used to identify educational and workforce apps available for Android, iOS, Windows, and many other platforms.
Type of Material:
Selection by purpose, device, academic are and educational level links to a list of resources.
Instead of doing an online search and getting many extraneous results, the teachers can access this one web site and target the population and subject they teach.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Assists teachers, students, business people in finding apps applicable to specific subjects.
Target Student Population:
Teachers at any level, K-20. Business trainers may find this applicable.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
If you need an app for a specific purpose, this site gives you the tool. This tool provides a great service to anyone that needs to find an app. It is simple to use by just using drop down menus for your selections. It allows filtering for specific purposes.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This tool is a time saver. Instead of using a search engine on the Internet, this tool searches and offers specific apps.
While the search engine does target apps related to the selected field, the teacher, of course, must decide which apps are appropriate for them and their classes.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
This tool is very user friendly. No special knowledge is required to use this tool. There are clickable pictures that allow you to contact the site webmaster or sign up for alerts.
The search field is on the right of the screen and is prominent. In the right of the screen there is a section with smaller clickable graphics. Many of the links did not contain information or contained only a few resources.
Other Issues and Comments:
This is very simple to use. Selecting criteria is as simple as clicking. Signing up for free app alerts makes this tool that much better.
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