App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Title: Silent Light - Classroom Timer and Decibel Meter
Summary: Useful tool helps students keep noise levels down and stay on task
Pros: You can set noise levels to fit different tasks, choose how many points to award students, and choose at what intervals to award points.
Cons: Incentives are not built into the app
Bottom Line: Silent Light offers tools and incentives to help students stay on task and keep their voices at an appropriate level.
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