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 […]
Quiz Dojo is a neat iPad app that allows you to create quizzes by highlighting sections of PDFs on your iPad. You can import PDFs from Dropbox, email, or other apps on your iPad. Once the PDF is imported you can highlight important words and phrases that you want to quiz yourself on later. The […]
Shakespeare: Filling In For Will is a fun game filled with famous quotes from Shakespeare. In this iPad app players are shown a quote that has a word or two missing from it. They then have to select the word or words that complete the quote. After filling in the quote players are shown the […]
T-Charts Pros and Cons is a free iPad app designed to help you organize your thoughts about a question or dilemma. This simple app provides a clean layout in which you can write your pros and cons lists. Each thing that you write on your lists can be given a different weight. For example, if […]
RabbleBrowser is an iPad app that teachers can use to lead their students in a shared web browsing experience. With RabbleBrowser installed teachers can broadcast their browsers to their students’ iPads. Likewise, students can lead the browsing session and the teacher can follow along. Through RabbleBrowser teachers can lock students iPads into the same browser […]
goREACT is a new iPad app from the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. This free iPad app allows students to virtually create chemical reactions. To create the reactions students simply drag elements from the periodic table to the “reaction area.” The app includes suggested reactions to help students get started. In all there are […]
Thoughtree is a free iPad app for quickly recording and sharing your thoughts. The app is quite easy to use. To record your thought just tap the “+” icon at the bottom of the screen and type your note to yourself. Thoughtree does offer the option to create folders to organize your thoughts. Thoughtree notes […]
Even if they haven’t used it, most iPad owners are familiar with iMovie. Many schools buy it for all of the iPads that they distribute to students and teachers. If your school hasn’t bought it for you or you just want to try some other video creation options without spending any money, take a look […]
One of the things that I love about the start of the new school year is that so many students have goals for making “this year the year they…” For many students that blank is filled in with “stay organized” or “take better notes.” If your students are going to be using iPads in your […]
Digital Gene offers a variety of educational apps for iPads and for Android tablets. Two the Digital Gene apps that I recently tried are Enjoy Learning World...
The MoMA Art Lab is a free iPad app that elementary school and middle school students can use to learn about art and create art of their own. On the app...