Archive | August, 2014

WeLearnedIt – A Great New iPad App for Digital Portfolios and More

WeLearnedIt is the latest offering from Adam Bellow and eduClipper. WeLearnedIt offers many of the great features of eduClipper that you currently enjoy along with additional digital portfolio elements. Through the WeLearnedIt iPad app you and your students can create digital portfolios that contain files from Google Drive, Dropbox, links from the web, images and […]

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Plickers – A Great Feedback Tool for the One iPad Classroom

Plickers is a great student response system that is perfect for the one iPad classroom. I’ve featured it on Free Technology for Teachers and used in workshops this summer, but I’ve yet to feature it here. Plickers is a neat student response system that uses a teacher’s iPad, iPhone, or Android device in conjunction with […]

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Review of the Pi Dock-iT Air iPad Case and Keyboard

The Pi Dock-iT keyboard and iPad case is one that I’ve seen advertised in quite a few places this summer. I recently received one to evaluate. DockiT provided me with the keyboard and case in exchange for a blog post. That has not influenced my evaluation of it. The Dock-iT Air iPad case and keyboard […]

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Comics Head – A Nice iPad App for Creating Comic Strips

Comics Head is a nice app for creating comic strips on your iPad. The app makes it easy to create comics even if, like me, you don’t have any drawing skills. To create comics on Comics Head you simply choose a template then add a background, characters, and speech bubbles from the art galleries. You […]

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Try Creating Comics to Get Students to Share Stories About Themselves

I shared this idea on Free Technology for Teachers earlier today and I’m sharing it here to bring an iPad slant to it. At the beginning of the new school year it can take a while for new students to open up to each other and to you. One way to get them to share stories […]

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Fetchnotes Adds an Intuitive Reminder Option to Task Management

Fetchnotes is a simple service for creating and organizing notes for yourself. The Fetchnotes iOS app was updated today to make it easy to add reminders to your notes. Fetchnotes lets you set reminders by general time of day like “tomorrow afternoon” instead of a specific time like 10:34am. Of course, if you want to […]

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Two iPad Apps to Help You Reduce Paper Consumption in Your Classroom

I don’t know any teacher that doesn’t want to reduce the number of papers he or she has to collect and organize. These two apps will help you do just that. Three Ring is a free service for digitizing and organizing your students’ physical work. With the free app installed on your iPad or iPhone […]

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AudioCopy – A Simple App for Creating and Sharing Audio Recordings

AudioCopy is a free iPad app that makes it easy to record and share audio files. To use AudioCopy simply open the app, tap the red record button, and start talking. You can use the app to trim the end and beginning of your recording and normalize sound fluctuations. Your finished recording can be published […]

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Create an Educational Game on TinyTap and You Could Win an iPad Mini

TinyTap is one of my favorite free iPad apps for elementary school teachers. Through TinyTap you can create your own educational games to share with students. Throughout the month of August, 2014 TinyTap is running a game creation contest for teachers. Every week TinyTap will award an iPad Mini to the teacher who creates and […]

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