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15 Free Mobile Apps that Take Social Studies into the Future

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Would you like to engage and immerse your students in a variety of social studies topics? Would you like to take them on virtual field trips, help history come alive for them, send them to explore the wonders of the natural world, and more? Join Jenna Linskens as she shares 15 free mobile apps that support learning and allow students to demonstrate an understanding of social studies and history concepts. In addition, Jenna will cover effective uses for the apps and creative ways to incorporate them in the classroom, explaining how to use them to improve student performance and understanding of concepts so that students become creators of knowledge, not just consumers. Apps for all grade levels will be included in this whirlwind overview.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Saturday, March 14, 2015 @ 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning Intermediate
Tags: history, iPads, mobile apps, producers of knowledge, social studies, tablets

Reviews (10)

Full Member
Very informative
Full Member
lots of great tools for social studies and integrating other strands too. Thanks so much!
Full Member
Nice Presentation.
Basic Member
Some excellent ideas I can us in my social studies lessons.
Full Member
I I will use these apps while planning my lessons.
Full Member
Great resources!
Very practical resources able to be implemented in any classroom. Thank you!
Basic Member
Great Social Studies apps and information! Thanks for sharing.
Full Member
Great information to add to our social studies program. Thank you.
Full Member
I will share this apps with the social studies teachers.
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