5 Great Apps and Sites to Help Students Stay Organized

Help students stay on top of their assignments with these tools.

November 08, 2013
Ellen Holderman
Common Sense Education

CATEGORIES In the Classroom, Out-of-School Learning, Technology Integration, Tools

This Top-Pick List Friday, we are looking games and apps that help students stay organized. These tools will help students stay on top of their assignments, keep their notes in one place, and create multimedia presentations.

To see the most updated version of this list as well as the rating of each app, game, or website, visit the Top Picks List: 


time timer app

Time Timer
Time Timer is a productivity app that can help kids (or adults) focus on timed tasks, as well as manage transitions or waiting. The customizable timers act as clear, colorful visuals to help kids represent concepts of time -- such as having a limited amount of time to complete something or needing to wait for a certain amount of time. Read full review.

evernote app

A cloud-based storage system, Evernote allows teachers and students to access information from multiple devices and locations. Students can create notes, snap images, make checklists, or record audio on a mobile device or computer and make the information available on any other device or computer. Read full review.

prezi website

Prezi is an online presentation maker that features a unique 3D zoom animation to move between slides. Teachers and students can turn ordinary slide presentations into more stylish and potentially more engaging experiences than those made with other presentation software.Read full review.

educreations interactive whiteboard app

Educreations Interactive Whiteboard
With Educreations Interactive Whiteboard, it's easy for students and teachers to create a multipage presentation or lesson that can easily be shared with other students, teachers, or parents. The best part of this app is that it's easy to use while still providing enough options from which to source and use content, add audio, and display images to create highly engaging, descriptive lessons and presentations. Read full review.

tiki toki website

Tiki Toki
Tiki-Toki is an online, interactive timeline creator. With lots of comparable sites out there, what sets Tiki-Toki apart is its ability to blend traditional chronological mapping with multimedia and text in a slick, professional-looking layout. Students add events with text, images, and even videos and can print, embed, or share their timelines. Read full review.


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