This is the app I recommend to everyone for productivity. If you purchase the premium account it allows you to share folders and files with others. It works across platforms so is great because it can be accessed anywhere on any device. www.evernote.com Evernote is the app that keeps your notes organized. Memos are synced so they’re accessible anywhere, and searchable so you always find what you need. Learn more!
This is an iPad/iPhone app that works with Evernote and allows you to incorporate Calendar and Reminders. I recommend it as a way to stay organized. It's worth the paid version. www.bridworks.com
Allows you to work collaboratively with a group - share ideas and organize projects. www.ibrainstormapp.com Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has redefined the very nature of collaboration. Think it. Share it. Love it!
Allows for people to join meetings remotely. itunes.apple.com Connecting to the iTunes Store.
This note suite allows you to take notes and organize them and has a mac desktop version. www.notesuite.io notesuite.io - Registered at Namecheap.com
This is one of my favourite apps for making notes and writing because it allows me to type, make highlights, add voice notes. It have used it when writing blog entries to edit what I have written and store ideas as I work on them. www.gingerlabs.com Notability by Ginger Labs
I use this for book purchases and reading because I can purchase through Amazon. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Kindle. Download Kindle and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Another note taking suite that has different options. www.macworld.com On their own, the many functions in this app leave something to be desired. But add them together -- particularly when it comes to annotating PDFs -- and this iPad notation app delivers.
Because you need to be able to edit and write on the go and this works with all types of documents. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Pages. Download Pages and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
This works well for jotting down ideas for later. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Notefuly (Free) - Reminders & Notes w/ Alarms. Download Notefuly (Free) - Reminders & Notes w/ Alarms and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Allows you to record information to show later. An interactive whiteboard. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard. Download ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Allows you to teach what you know. Insert pictures and explain them or add information on the go. www.educreations.com Educreations is a community where anyone can teach what they know and learn what they don't. Our software turns any iPad or web browser into a recordable, interactive whiteboard, making it easy for teachers and experts to create engaging video lessons and share them on the web. Students can replay these lessons any time, any place, on any connected device. We're on a mission to dramatically improve student achievement by extending the reach of great teaching.
This works with Evernote and allows for annotation of ideas with different types of information. evernote.com Skitch | Evernote
It allows you to grade papers without having the paper copy. I used it in my Social class and it reduced the amount of paper I carried around and allowed me to email the info to the students. www.showme.com ShowMe is an open online learning community where anyone can learn and teach any topic. Our iPad app lets you easily create and share video lessons.
Allows you to draw on pictures and make reports of a picture. I used this for assignments with a few pages, take the pic and then make comments on the page - email back to students. Has an evernote app too! www.filu.co.nz Report Monster
Allows you to make presentation and share them. This is a very popular app and now has an online desktop version coming out. www.haikudeck.com Create presentations that inspire. Use Haiku Deck to build your next presentation 10x faster and more beautiful than other presentation tools. Sign up for free.
Records and allows you to record and explain parts of a website for others.
It's how I made this. www.thinglink.com Seamlessly make your images, videos, and 360 content interactive with text, links, images, videos and over 70 call to actions, creating memorable experiences for any audience.
Allows for real-time interaction with students. You can use it for quizzes or exit surveys or other similar types of assessment. www.socrative.com Socrative
People are using Shadow Puppet to: ∙ Explain an idea with photographs or teach someone something new. ∙ Share their experiences with friends. ∙ Record kids talking about their adventures and sharing with grandparents. ∙ Capture the stories behind old photographs. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Shadow Puppet. Download Shadow Puppet and enjoy it on your Apple TV.
http://www.aurasma.com/#/whats-your-aura Aurasma – a new way to see and interact with the world Aurasma is an augmented reality app that’s changing the way millions of people see and interact with the world. · Bring tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations and 3D scenes, we call Auras · Look out for our ‘A’ logo in newspapers, magazines, books and on product packaging and clothing– wherever you spot the ‘A’, there’s an Aura for you to discover itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Aurasma. Download Aurasma and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
VoiceThread bridges the gap between real-time discussions and standard video lectures or online presentations. voicethread.com Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting.
Make videos and share them. Easy to use with a lot of options. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/splice/id386894062 spliceapp.com Splice iPhone video editor
A great presentation tool that I've used for workshops and presentations. I also have students use it for presentations - gets them away from powerpoint. prezi.com
Allows you to record your iPad and make presentations. I've only used it once but it was pretty easy. bcontext.com bContext transforms how we digitally communicate by seamlessly integrating voice/audio and hand-notating tools to static presentations using tablets.
Video creation tool for iPad. Had student use this for making a documentary style video. www.touchcast.com Video and the web are coming together. Experience both like never before with TouchCast- a new medium that looks like video, but feels more like the web.
This app is very simple to use and allows you to do so many things. I've seen teachers use it for recording information with students in class or explaining a concept for a learning centre or recording part of a tiered lesson for students to work through as they circulate. www.explaineverything.com Explain Everything is an interactive whiteboard app that allows users to create, collaborate, and share in an infinite collaborative space.
Vimeo for iOS 7 is the simplest way to store and share videos right from your Camera and Photos apps. And now you can enjoy instant playback — even offline. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Vimeo. Download Vimeo and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
I use this for most of my storage - I can access it from any device and many different apps. www.dropbox.com
I use this for specific things like projects at school. It's more for my work items. Similar to dropbox. www.box.com Box is changing how you manage content across your business from simple file sharing to building custom apps.
This is where I save links from the web for specific groups, like the school. I don't use this for private links. A professional link aggregator. There are also groups you can join to share your links - so the college could set up a group where all people could save items or a class could make a group. www.diigo.com Diigo is a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community
This is where I save links and organize them into groups for searching. So I have education links and app links etc. I use this in conjunction with pocket for saving interesting online information for later. www.pearltrees.com Pearltrees is a place to organize all your interests. It lets you organize, explore and share everything you like.
This is where I save all my online links. It's a storehouse for all things I find interesting. getpocket.com When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket.
Allows you to transfer videos and pictures via wifi. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Simple Transfer Pro - Photo. Download Simple Transfer Pro - Photo and enjoy it on your Apple TV.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/edmodo/id378352300 connects students and teachers in an online environment. Edmodo makes a teacher’s daily life easier by providing a safe and easy way for teachers and students to engage and collaborate for free, anytime, anywhere. www.edmodo.com Edmodo is an easy way to get your students connected so they can safely collaborate, get and stay organized, and access assignments, grades, and school messages.
These are apps I consider essential for a connected educator. Each allows you to connect with other educators and share with others.
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This is the best twitter app I've found. Lets you have different columns open which is especially good for chats. itunes.apple.com Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Hootsuite - Social Media Tools. Download Hootsuite - Social Media Tools and enjoy it on your Apple TV.
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