There’s an App for That!

Looking for ways to engage students? Want to find the free app of the day without having to search the app store?  Want to take notes more efficiently in a meeting or have your students record, write on and add their own notes during class?  There’s an app for that!  Check out the faculty curated apps listed below.  If you have an app you’d like to add to the list, send an email to

Class Engagement

Socrative Teacher: An interactive assessment tool – free for faculty

Socrative Student: An interactive assessment tool – free for students

Nearpod:An interactive presentation and assessment tool – free for faculty and students

ShowMe: Interactive Screen Recording Whiteboard, can draw, insert photos, documents, pdf, etc and write on the document – free for faculty and students

Edpuzzle: Interactive engagement tool to encourage students to watch posted videos.  Edpuzzle allows analytics to be viewed (who watched the video, how many times) and questions to be asked in the middle of the video – free for faculty and students

Adobe Spark Video: A free online video making software – free for faculty and students

Adobe Spark Page: A free online tool for making web pages and posters- free for faculty and students

Kahoot: An interactive rapid response tool to be used in class for students – free for faculty and students

Clips: Have students create video projects, show mastery of learning, or create about me class introduction videos – free for faculty and students

Work Productivity

Notability: A simple note-taking and PDF annotation, record voice notes/lectures, take handwritten notes, insert photos, export as a word, pdf, etc document – a one-time purchase

OneDrive: A cloud storage and productivity app, share your documents, photos, and other files from your iOS device, computer (PC or Mac), and any other devices you use – free for faculty and dacc/nmsu students (college username log in required)

Evernote: Have access to your information when you need it. Input typed notes or scan handwritten notes.

Office Lens: Office Lens trims, enhances and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable. Office Lens can convert images to editable Word and PowerPoint files too.

Canvas Teacher: Time is a teacher’s most valuable resource. Save time and use Canvas more efficiently from your mobile device with Canvas Teacher.

Sharepoint: Find files, news, sites and people – personalized for you and your organization. Seamlessly switch between your DACC and NMSU sharepoints without repeat logins.


Netflix: Watch TV shows and movies recommended just for you, including award-winning Netflix original series, movies, and documentaries.

Kindle: Apple Books Alternative: Turn your iPhone or iPad into a Kindle with the free Kindle app, and carry all your eBooks with you, wherever you go.

Nook: Apple B ooks Alternative: Get the FREE NOOK Reading App for your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to start enjoying Barnes & Noble’s award-winning eBook discovery and digital reading experience.

Dad Jokes: What’s the difference between a bad joke and a dad joke? What do you call a bagel that can fly? This app has the answers.

1LINE: Simple line puzzle game

Jigsaw Puzzle: Jigsaw puzzle app

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