One of the best ways to help people learn how to use an app or complete a workflow process on an iPad is to show them. Every year schools have workshops dedicated to showing teachers how to use their iPads. The trouble comes after the workshop is over and teachers have forgotten a key step […]
The Google Slides iPad app received a nice little update this week. Now you can change your presentation theme and template in the Google Slides iOS app. Previously, you could only do that in your web browser or in the Android app. Make sure you run the update in order to take advantage of this […]
TinyTap is a popular tool for creating your own educational games. TinyTap lets you create educational games on your iPad. Games that you create can be played by your students on their iPads, Android tablets, or in the web browser on their laptops. Earlier this month TinyTap introduced a new game format that you can use. That […]
In a week full of Google Apps updates, here comes another one. According to the Google Apps update blog, over the next week the Google Drive iOS app will add the option to select multiple files for offline use. Enhanced file organization functions will be added to the app too. This might not seem like a […]
Disclosure: I have a very small advisory and equity interest in eduClipper. The Apple Watch was officially released today. I don’t expect that a whole lot of teachers and or students will be sporting these soon. That said, I’m sure there are a few early adopters who are looking for an educational app for their […]
ScreenChomp has been around for a few years now. In fact, I think it was one of the first apps of its kind. While other whiteboard apps have come along and offered more features, ScreenChomp remains as a simple and free tool for creating whiteboard videos. So when a reader asked me earlier this week […]
Every year at this time I publish a short list of the apps that I recommend installing if you received a new iPad during this holiday season. Even if you don’t take your new iPad to school, these apps are helpful. I have terrible typing technique and I like to sketch ideas before writing about […]
For the last 18 months Google has allowed you to upload your own PDFs and EPUB files to your personal Google Books account. Unfortunately, you could only access those uploaded files through a web browser or on the Google Books Android app. That has changed with the latest update to Google Play Books for iPad. […]
Skaffl is a free iPad app designed to help you distribute, collect, and grade assignments. In the app you can create classrooms that your students join through a class code. Once your classroom is created you can distribute assignments and hand-outs to your students. Assignments can be created in the app or you can attach […]
Over the weekend on FreeTech4Teachers.com I shared a list of my most frequently used desktop apps. That post was fairly popular so I think that a similar post about iPad apps is in order. These are the apps that see the most daily use on my iPad. Evernote When I am reading a blog post […]
Teach Your Monster to Read is a great game environment in which students can develop the speed and accuracy with which they recognize letters, sounds, and...
McGraw Hill has put the classic Country Mouse and City Mouse into an interactive format for iPads. The Country Mouse and City Mouse iPad app gives students the...
When it comes to creating videos in elementary school there are some qualities needed in an iPad app that aren’t needed in apps for older students. For...