Visual Timers for your iPad Classroom
Students do not always have a great sense of time and many of my
students over the years have miscalculated the time remaining on a
particular task or assessment piece. This is a skill that they develop
over time but not without some devastating consequences. These visual
timers are exceptionally good for visual learners but work just as well
for all the students in your class. Start to generate better time
management in your class with the use of one or more of these visual
Visual: $0.99 AU
Visual is a visual countdown timer. Know how long you have left with a
simple glance. With Visual, the passage of time is presented through the
changing of your screen colour. Time remaining is communicated like
traffic lights. Green means lots of time left. Yellow half. And red
means it's time to wrap it up.
TicoTimer: $0.99 AU
Tico Timer is a visual timer for children. Select from ten different
types of countdown available, from disappearing squares to a shrinking
circle, and it will tell your students - in a visual way - how much time
there is left. Tico Timer is a great way for developing the sense of
time in small children.
VisTimer Free: $1.99 AU
The VisTimer was developed to provide a gentle implementation of time
imposed limits. It utilizes an animated shrinking pie chart to depict
elapsed time. Visual thinkers often have difficulty conceptualizing
time. Being able to see the changing pie chart as time passes makes it
easier to understand time.
Timetrack - Visual Timer: FREE
TimeTrack is a tool used to visually display time. It is intended for
children and other people who have a hard time understanding the
abstract concept of time. Each light represents a fixed number of
minutes. When the time is up, lights will flash and a sound will play.
Visual Time HD: $2.99 AU
Visual Timer HD is a timer which slowly uncovers a stunning photo over
time. The time chimes when the time is up. The timer can be set quickly
by controlling a slider and/or plus and minus buttons for adding or
subtracting minutes and it includes a digital representation of the
Timer Visual 1.0: $0.99 AU
Do you have students who have difficulty understanding the concept of
time? Time can be an abstract idea, this can generate anxiety in people
that do not have the ability to calculate the amount of time for left to
complete an activity. Timer Visual helps to solve this problem by
providing visual clues.
Visual Countdown Timer: $2.99 AU
A digital timer that shows the elapsed time clearly and is easy to use.
You can countdown from any duration. It uses the full screen of the
iPhone/iPod touch without any additional clutter while running. It helps
to better visualize the concept of time, useful for example during an
oral exam or to teach time to kids.
Kiddy Timer: FREE
Kiddy Timer is the perfect time management tool for parents, and
teachers to monitor children's daily activities. This is a beautiful,
easy-to-use, functional timer. Simply add child’s photo, name and select
up to 4 timers that fit your child's age and daily schedule.
PiTimer is a clean and simple visual timer. It is useful for any
situation where you want a visual representation of time remaining.
Great for giving students an idea of how long is left on an activity.
This is especially useful for timing children at home or in class.
Timers and Tokens: $0.99 AU
Timers and tokens provides two separate functions for use in the
classroom or at home. First, it gives you a visual timer. Useful when
working in the classroom to demonstrate how much time they still have
to work on a task. The timer starts as red and then becomes yellow and
green as the end of the time approaches.
Waitstrips: $0.99 AU
The Waitstrip provides a concrete visual representation of increments of
time, amount of steps to be completed, number of minutes to work,
number of math problems to be completed etc. It is a visual guide that
allows an individual to remain on task or focused for a duration of
SessionTrac Time: $0.99 AU
SessionTRAC is a visual timer that allows for easy monitoring of the
time remaining in any timed session. It is ideally suited for
presentations, speeches, play or nap time. The interface is designed to
be easily understood, providing quick understanding of the fraction and
pace of the time remaining, .