iPad App Basics
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 Tech News & Reviews
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 ‎Pages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. Start with an Apple-designed template to instantly create gorgeous reports, digital books, resumes, posters and more. Or use a blank document and create your own design. Easily add images, movies, audio, charts and shap…
This works well for jotting down ideas for later. itunes.apple.com ‎JOIN OVER 4,000,000 USERS IN DOWNLOADING THE BEST NOTES & REMINDERS APP IN THE APP STORE! Now three apps on one: √ A VERSATILE NOTES AND REMINDERS APP Notefuly isn't just a note taking and organizing app - it's a versatile tool to create fun and creative notes and reminders. Add alarms to the note…
Allows you to record information to show later. An interactive whiteboard. itunes.apple.com ‎Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard! ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or old! INTUITIVE AND POWERFUL - Record your ShowMe tutorial right away — no manuals…
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 ‎Create custom videos that are easy to share! Combine photos and video clips with your voice and favorite song. Draw on screen, add emoji stickers, zoom and pan. Create videos to tell a story, explain an idea, or send a personalized message. *** Teachers & students, check out Shadow Puppet Edu. Eve…
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 ‎HP Reveal (formerly Aurasma) changes the way we interact with the physical world. Discover augmented reality (AR) experiences, create your own AR, and share the magic with friends. Bring photos, posters, birthday cards, and more. With HP Reveal, print is only the beginning – and we can’t wait to s…
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 The interactive whiteboard platform where people share and learn without boundaries. Join from any device and collaborate in real-time both visually and audibly. Turn ideas into understanding with Explain Everything.
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 everything you’re interested in. 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 ‎Share and schedule posts from your Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts all from one app. Hootsuite is the world's most popular social media management app and is FREE for up to 3 social network accounts. Want to manage more accounts? You can upgrade to Hootsuite Professional plan fo…
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