To help with planning and implementation all apps are rated to indicate the amount of class time needed

Apple Apps

  • GarageBand - [$4.99] create podcasts - Examples
  • iBooks - [FREE] download books, many of them free - Examples
  • iMovie - [$4.99] create movies and movie trailers - Examples
  • iTunes U - [FREE] take courses from universities or school districts for free *Not for use with multiuser devices
  • Keynote - [$9.99] similar to PowerPoint; opens PowerPoint presentations and can export as PowerPoint - Examples
  • Numbers- [$9.99] similar to Excel; opens Excel spreadsheets and can export as Excel
  • Pages - [$9.99] similar to Word; opens Word documents and can export as Word - Examples

Books, Magazines, Newspapers

  • Flipboard - [FREE] make magazines on specific topics by saving content from the web - Examples
  • Revista Iguana - [FREE app, but a subscription is $17.99 ] read articles in Spanish for students ages 7-12 - Examples

Chinese for Beginners


Classroom Management

  • ClassDojo - [FREE] record student participation, behavior, homework, etc. and share with students and parents - Examples
  • Edmodo - [FREE] stay connected to students, assign homework, grade quizzes, conduct discussions, share resources Uses
  • Learnist - [FREE] create Learnboards to pull together resources on a specific topic - Examples

Clickers / Polling

  • Socrative (Student) - [FREE] engage students in clicker-like educational games and exercises - Examples
  • Socrative (Teacher) - [FREE] engage students in clicker-like educational activities

Cloud Storage

  • Box for iPhone or iPad - [FREE - 5GB] store files, music, photos, videos; access across devices and on Box website
  • Dropbox - [FREE - 2GB] store files, music, photos, videos; access across devices and on Dropbox website
  • Google Drive - [FREE - 5GB] store files, music, photos, videos; access across devices and on website; links to Google Docs
  • SkyDrive - [FREE - 7GB] store files, music, photos, videos; access across devices and on website; part of Microsoft (MSN)

Communication

  • GV Mobile + for Google Voice - [$2.99] make calls and text; international calls at low rates; have students call the number and leave messages in the target language on a specific topic or in response to a prompt

Digital Storytelling

  • Book Creator - [FREE] create storybooks with photos, audio, text - Examples
  • Buncee – [FREE] create stories and lessons with photos, videos, audio, & text
  • Comic Life - [$4.99] create comics (no audio) - Examples
  • Doodle Cast for Kids - [$2.99] record touch and audio on a plain background or photo to explain a concept or tell a story
  • FotoBabble - [FREE] record audio over photos to explain a concept (can only be shared with Fotobabble account)(iPhone) - Examples
  • Puppet Pals HD - [FREE / $2.99] create animated "shows' with audio narration - Examples
  • ScreenChomp - [FREE] record touch and audio on a plain background or photo to explain a concept or tell a story - Examples
  • SonicPics - [$2.99] create photo books with audio - Examples
  • Storybook Maker - [$4.99] create storybooks and include audio
  • StoryBuddy 2 - [$4.99] create storybooks and include audio
  • Story Creator Pro - [$1.99] create storybooks with photos, drawings, audio, and video (can only be shared on Facebook or email)
  • StoryKit - [FREE] make stories with pictures, text, and audio (iPhone app only - not optimized for iPad)
  • Tapikeo - [$3.99] make stories, storyboards, or flashcards with photos and audio
  • Toontastic - [FREE] additional packs for $1.99] create cartoons with audio - Example
  • Videolicious - [FREE] record or add audio or music; add video or photos - Example
  • VoiceThread - [FREE] create and share conversations around documents, photos, videos, etc.; links to website version

Games


Interactive Whiteboards


Music

  • Songify - [$2.99] turn your words/voice into a song

Note-takers

  • AudioNotes (Lite) - [FREE - 10 minutes/note] create audio or written notes; link text directly to point in audio (similar to smartpens)
  • Evernote - [FREE] take notes, shoot photos, record reminders, capture webpages; organize into notebooks; syncs across devices; share notes or notebooks
  • OneNote - [FREE] take notes, shoot photos, record reminders, capture webpages; organize into notebooks; syncs with Microsoft Office (PC); share notes or notebooks

Portfolio Management

  • Portfolio Up - [FREE] upload images and videos directly into Mahara (ePortfolio for HCPSS) - Example
  • Three Ring - [FREE] take photos of projects and writings or make recordings to upload and share with teachers and students; make comments on work and share - Examples

Presentation Creators

  • Haiku Deck - [FREE] export to PowerPoint, Keynote, or PDF
  • Keynote - [$9.99] similar to PowerPoint; opens PowerPoint presentations and can export as PowerPoint - Examples
  • Prezi for iPad - [FREE] create, edit, present, and share Prezis - Examples
  • Videolicious - [FREE] record or add audio or music; add video or photos - Examples
  • VoiceThread - [FREE] create and share conversations around documents, photos, videos, etc.; links to website version

QR-Code Readers

  • i-nigma - [FREE] QR code reader / 1D barcode reader

Remote Control

  • Doceri - [FREE / $4.99 full edition] combine screencasting, interactive whiteboard, and control of your laptop from the iPad
  • Reflector - [$12.99] mirror the iPad to a Mac or PC for projection through LCD

Screen-Casting

  • Doceri - [FREE / $4.99 full edition] combine screencasting, interactive whiteboard, and control of your laptop from the iPad
  • ScreenChomp - [FREE] record touch and audio on a plain background or photo to explain a concept or tell a story - Examples

Spanish for Beginners


Study Tools

  • Bitsboard - [FREE] use already-made flashcards or make your own; includes games with the cards
  • Quizlet - [FREE] create flashcards; include audio - Examples

Utilities

  • Converter Plus - [FREE] converts units in a variety of categories, such as temperature, currency, etc.
  • PortfolioUp - [FREE] upload images and videos to Mahara

Video Creators


Voice Recorders


Website/Blog Production

  • Weebly - [FREE] create, edit, and share websites or blogs created in Weebly
  • WordPress - [FREE] create, edit, and share blogs created in WordPress