Last Friday I was asked if I could share instructions for teachers and students using the latest version of the Google Drive for iPad app. I’m in the process of organizing all of my screenshots into a PDF. In the meantime, I have the following video overview of how to use the basic features of […]
Literacy Leveler is a an iOS app (iPhone and iPad versions available) that allows you scan a book’s ISBN barcode and discover the reading level of the content of that book. Literacy Leveler supports Lexile®, DRA (Developmental Reading Assessment®), and Guided Reading leveling systems. If you don’t have a book’s ISBN barcode available, you can […]
I can’t tell you how many books, CDs (remember when we used those to listen to music?), and DVDs I’ve lent out and never seen again. Who Has What? 2 is an iPad app that could help me keep track of those things from now on. Who Has What? 2 allows me to create an […]
Box.com is a file hosting and sharing service that I use for hosting large files and some smaller files that I want to display online. Today, Box.com released an updated iOS app that features improved preview support for more than 100 file types, the option to view files in a grip view or list view, […]
iVisual Info Touch is an iPad app that you can use to create relatively simple infographics. The app makes it easy to create your infographics. It is not necessary to create an account in order to use iVisual Info Touch. To get started just open the app and select a background for your infographic. After […]
Did you receive the gift of a new iPad this year? If so, you may be spending this holiday vacation trying out all kinds of new apps. Here are ten that I recommend to try first. Free apps are great because they don’t cost you anything except time to try them out. Apps Gone Free […]
Thanks to Tony Vincent, I just learned that Doodlecast Pro is currently available for free. Usually, this awesome app costs $3.99. Doodlecast Pro is an excellent iPad app for creating instructional videos. At its most basic level Doodlecast Pro allows you to draw on a whiteboard and explain what you’re doing at the same time. […]
Quick Key is a new and free iOS app that turns your iPhone into a bubble sheet scanner. My former colleague, Mike Morrell, was raving about it on Facebook a while back so I had to check it out. Quick Key has two parts to it that when combined make it very easy for you […]
Last week after publishing A Short Guide to Sharing Media Through Google Drive for iPad I had a few people ask me how I created the video. I use two tools to create video demonstrations of iPad apps. First, to mirror my iPad’s screen to my MacBook I use either Reflector which costs $12.99 or AirServer […]
When I am giving presentations and leading workshops I like to use AirServer to mirror my iPad to my laptop. That allows me to project my iPad’s screen without being tethered to VGA cable. At $14.99 (less with volume pricing) AirServer is a heck of a lot cheaper than Apple TV too. Usually everything works […]
I was recently contacted by a teacher who has just received a new iPad to use for the rest of the year before her students receive them in the fall. She was...
As someone who used to teach U.S. History I still get excited when I see iPad apps made specifically for the purpose of helping students understand significant...
Videoshop is an iPad for creating and editing videos. Through the app you combine video clips and images into one video project. You can import video clips and...