Required and suggested mobile apps, online apps, and accounts

All the required and suggested apps and services are free. *You do not need to pay any money to use them. Everything you need is available with the free versions.


Google account. You need to have a Google account to use some of the apps and online websites we will be using in the class. If you already have a Google account, you can skip this step.

Coggle. Please us your Google account to create a Coggle account.

Socrative student version. Please choose the iOS or Android version that fits your phone. Make sure to download the student version. It's the blue one.

Highly recommended apps and services

These apps let you access your files from any computer or mobile device, anywhere, anytime. Your files are stored in the "cloud". These apps replace a USB thumb drive. All of them will offer you some free storage. You do not need to pay anything.

Cloud apps and services
  • Dropbox. Maybe the easiest one to use.
  • Google Drive. If you like Google, this is a good one to use.
  • Box. Similar to Dropbox but not quite as easy to use.
#Writing apps