One of the most popular New Year resolutions for teachers is to get more organized and productive. These 6 great apps will help you do just that.


TeacherKit (free) TeacherKit is a teacher’s best friend. It enables teachers to organize their classroom in a stress-free way. You can keep track of students, classes, grades, attendance, and behavior. With almost 3,000 ratings and 4 stars on iTunes, it is safe to say this app is teacher-approved.


ShowMe (free) ShowMe is a new solution for out-of-classroom lessons. Teachers can record voice-over whiteboard tutorials for students to watch anywhere and anytime. The app is easy to use and convenient for both teachers and students.


TeamViewer (free) TeamViewer is your all-in-one remote control for the classroom. Teachers can have access to Windows, Mac and Linux via their mobile phone or iPad. Teachers can use this app to project their documents from anywhere in the classroom.


Dropbox (free) This app allows teachers to access their files from all computers, iPhone, iPad, and the web. Teachers can sign up for free and are allowed 2 GB of space from the start. With this app, you no longer have to worry about your computer – your files are always safe with Dropbox.


Evernote (free) Evernote is another great app to use for taking notes, snapping pictures, and creating lists. With a searchable interface, it makes organizing a classroom a piece of cake. With 4.5 stars and over 800 ratings on iTunes, you can trust that this app is worth the try.


Phone Drive ($1.99) With Phone Drive, you never have to worry about a USB drive ever again. This app allows you to store, view and manage your files on your mobile device or iPad. Features include a PDF reader, multimedia player, document reader, and easy file uploading/sharing.

These recommendations come from a presenter from the SDE conference, Mary Amoson. For more resources like these, check out her site.

For educational apps recommendations (apps to use with your students), visit our App page.