The Dirty 30: Thirty FREE apps & websites for classrooms, schools & districts

Published on Nov 18, 2015

There are over 700 Apps & Chrome extensions that are being introduced a week! Who has time to figure out what works? This is version 7.0 of all of the latest & greatest that are FREE and EASY TO USE in classrooms, schools, and district-wide​.


The Dirty Thirty:
*version 7.0*

30 FREE Apps, Extensions,
& Websites for
Classrooms, Schools, & Districts

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Our world today: 2019

700 apps STILL come out every WEEK!

1) Rocketbook Wave

A notebook you can re-use by nuking it in the microwave     

2) 1600

Learn about The White House from a dollar bill via AR.           

3) Stop, Breathe & Think

5-minute videos based on students picking an emoji on how they feel! 
Photo by Jason Michael

4) Nickelodeon Avatar Creator

Bitmoji for kids; great for google/ SN logins    
Photo by Dako

5) AdBlock

Removes all ads: pre-roll video ads, text & banner ads.  
Photo by Darren Chan

6) Cashivity

Real world math & financial literacy problems. Free. 
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7) EmojiBalls - measure classroom noise via your computer mic & screen (balls, emojis, eyeballs)!

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8) Auto Highlight

1Think T-L-D-R, but auto highlighting sinstead
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9) Speak and Translate

Speak into the app and have it translated into over 30 languages. Vice versa! 
Photo by Nils Geylen

10) Dualless

 Create a split-screen on one computer (not 2 screens).
Photo by Farzad Nazifi

11) Noisli

 Channel peace-n-love on demand.

12) Quiver

Print, Color, turn it into Augmented Reality 
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13) Proton Mail

Servers in Switzerland; 3 levels of encryption. Free 
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Friends don't let friends give worksheets.  
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16) Trello

Think Pinterest, but not being distracted by Pinterest 


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Photo by Thomas Hawk

18) AlphaText

 Switch any online text to any online font and color.
Photo by askpang

19) Name Picker - Boardwalk Wheel!

Photo by designsbykari

20) Chrome Experiments

See what students all over the world are creating with chromebooks 
Photo by mpeterke

21) Comics Head

Create comic storyboards & comics - for free! 
Photo by Daniel Y. Go

22) VoiceIn

 Text-to-speech speech typing for text boxes on websites.
Photo by Matt Botsford

23) Google Oceans

Think google maps, but underwater: 
Photo by allyaubry

24) CybraryMan

Categorizing the Internet for 18 years! 

25) Turn Off The Lights

Dim everything on the page so you can watch just the video! 
Photo by Jake Hills

26) Mercury Reader

Take out all of the garbage and just have text! 
Photo by John-Morgan

27) ZooKazaM

Bring the zoo to you...literally. Or dinosaurs. 
Photo by Calidenism


Make the gaming connection with your students 
Photo by Clover_1

Draw arrows on photos on your phone

29) THIS 
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30) ChatterPix

Make ANY PICTURE talk on your phone w/ your voice!

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