Mobile devices are a key component in many classrooms, and apps go hand-in-hand with those mobile devices. When those apps are free and device-agnostic, it's even easier to integrate them into the classroom.

Some districts implement programs where students use tablets, and others allow students to bring and use their own devices. Some districts do both, letting students use their own devices while offering classroom devices for those students who need to borrow one.

During an ISTE 2018 session, five educators each presented their four favorite apps in a "smackdown" format that gave each educator two minutes to highlight the coolest features...

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