New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012
New apps include student file sharing, special education, cyber bullying information
What is it? Edmodo makes it easy for teachers and students to stay connected and share information.
Best for: High school students; iPhone, iPod, iPad
Features: Send notes; submit assignments; post replies; check messages and upcoming events while away from the classroom; teachers can post last-minute alerts to their students, keep tabs on recent assignment submissions, and grade assignments; students can view and turn in assignments and check their latest grades.