App of the week: Collabomate

By Meris Stansbury
December 9th, 2013

collabomateName: Collabomate

What is it? An educational tool to help teachers and students connect and collaborate in an open, real-time, safe setting using the newest technologies available.

Best for: Middle-high school students and teachers.

Price: FREE

Rated: 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.


  • Create an assignment, invite students to participate, and then watch the collaboration begin. All while allowing the teacher to interact with students and track posts and participation.
  • To be used for both in class and take-home assignments.


About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Managing Editor of eCampus News, and was formerly the Associate Editor of eSchool News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated cum laude from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.