Teacher Review for Explain Everything

Explain Everything should be installed on every iPad in schools today.

Dan C.
Technology coordinator
Pine Glen Elementary School
Burlington, United States
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My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
My teachers use it as an interactive whiteboard from anywhere in the room using Airplay. Students use it to create tutorials, share their research findings, demonstrate math problems, and much more. The biggest limitation with this app is the imagination of the user.
My Take
Explain Everything is a powerful presentation creation and screencasting tool. It has a wide range of tools that make it possible for first grade students to create simple narrated slideshows and older students can create sophisticated movies with animations. My only concern with the app s that the increasing functionality may start to come at the expense of its ease of use.