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Turn Drawings Into Video Games With Pixel Press Floors

Pixel Press Floors is a promising new iPad app (currently free) that kids can use to turn drawings into pictures. This is the simple explanation of the service. Students draw on specially designed paper (printable) or draw in the app (designs printable). Students then use their iPads to see their drawings become games. Games can […]

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Explore National Parks & UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Your iPad

Fotopedia National Parks app contains stunning imagery of U.S. National Parks. Beyond the imagery the app offers photo-stories based on the imagery of the national parks in the app. And just like on the Fotopedia website each image is linked to a related Wikipedia entry. Fotopedia offers ten other iPad apps including an app featuring UNESCO […]

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Experience America HD Showcases Common Tourist Attractions

Experience America HD Magazine is a free iPad app produced by USA Today. The app features popular tourist attractions around the United States. The app is populated with lots of “top ten places to see for X” articles which are nice even though they’re not terribly informative. The best aspect of the app is the […]

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Notezilla – Sheet Music Synchronized to Beautiful Recordings

Notezilla is a neat iPad app that features sheet music synchronized to recordings. As you listen the recording the sheet music scrolls along. You can choose to see a red line moving to indicate the notes being played or choose to not see the red line at all. You can select sections of a recording to […]

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Pocket Law Firm – A Civics Game for Students

Pocket Law Firm is a fun iPad app created by iCivics and Filament Games. Pocket Law Firm is the iPad version of the popular iCivics online game called Do I Have a Right? In the game students play the role of the head of a law firm specializing in Constitutional Law. To succeed in the game […]

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How to Combine Tellagami Clips in iMovie

Tellagami is a great app for creating short digital stories on an iPad or on an Android device. The shortcoming of the app is that you can only record one scene before you have to save the movie to your iPad. Today, I facilitated a workshop in which we created a bunch of Tellagami stories. […]

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84 iPad Apps to Share With K-12 Teachers and Students

Each day this week I shared sets of 21 iPad apps for various grade levels. To wrap-up the week I have put all four of those sets in this post. Please feel free to make copies of these slidedecks and share them with your colleagues. To make copies click the gear icon at the bottom […]

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21 Good iPad Apps for Teachers of High School Students to Try This Summer

Each day this week I have shared a selection of apps appropriate for various grade ranges. On Monday I shared 21 apps for Pre-K through 2nd grade. On Tuesday, I shared apps 3rd through 5th grade students. Wednesday’s list featured apps for grades six through eight. Today’s list is for 9th through 12th grade. If […]

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Animation Desk Premium – Free for a Limited Time

The premium version of one of my favorite video creation apps, Animation Desk, is free today (At least in the U.S. I have not verified availability outside of the United States). Animation Desk is an iPad app for creating short, animated videos. The app allows you to create drawings using just your finger on your […]

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Math 42 – A Calculator and Math Tutorial In One App

Math 42 is a neat iPad app that I tried earlier this week. The app is one part calculator and one part mathematics tutorial. When students enter an equation into Math 42 they not only receive the answer they also receive a break-down of the steps needed in order to solve the equation. Along with […]

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