Magazine article Internet@Schools

Skaffl, LLC

Magazine article Internet@Schools

Skaffl, LLC

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Company: Skaffl, LLC, 116 Research Dr., Suite 2204, Bethlehem, PA 18015; 610-8495066; website: www.skaffl.com

Price: The basic package is free. A premium package is $12 per month or $99 per year. Schools and districts should contact the Skaffl, LLC sales team.

Audience: This app is intended for any classroom with students and teachers using iPads.

Format: This is an iPad app that can be purchased from the Apple app store.

System Requirements: The only requirements are a recent iPad and the correct app or apps and PDF, the Full Office Suite, and the Full iWork Suite. Some of these are not required for the Basic suite.

Other system requirements are an iPad 2 running iOS 7. Additionally, to make attaching documents to assignments easier, you should have a Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box account where you store your documents.

Description: The app is designed for iPad classrooms to allow teachers to distribute and collect assignments digitally. Students can complete their assignments and teachers can assess them all directly on Skaffl.

Reviewer Comments:

Installation: Installation is standard and involves paying for and downloading the app from the App Store, then setting it up on the iPads. All is pretty standard for most iPad users. Installation/ Rating: A

Content/Features: One of the bigger challenges facing educators is incorporating current technology into the classroom, and Skaffl provides a relatively easy way to do that if iPads are available.

Skaffls basic package, available after the 30day Premium trial expires, is free until early 2015 and allows users to work with up to 150 student each, with as many as 100 assignments. Supported file types include PDF, full Office Suite, full iWork Suite, photo and video, web clips, audio, and many others.

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