If you have ever received an email with an attachment that you need to put your signature on, you need to check out Hello Sign. Hello Sign is a free service that allow you to digitally sign documents. Hello Sign can be used on your computer, on your iPhone, and on your iPad. On your […]
Audioboo is a free tool for creating audio messages to share on the web. Using Audioboo you can record messages on your mobile device using Audioboo’s free Android or iPhone apps. You can also record messages directly on the Audioboo website. Messages that you create can be shared by embedding your recording into a blog […]
Vjay is an iPad app for creating short music video loops. The app provides a collection of free music video clips that you can blend together to create a new music video loop. You can adjust the tempo and volume of each clip individually as you blend them together into your new creation. Your finished […]
Story is a new, free app from Disney. The app is designed for iPhones, but I tried it on my iPad anyway. It worked well on my iPad. Story allows you to pull in pictures and videos from your device’s camera roll and arrange them into photostory books. Creating photostory books with Story is a […]
Last week I reviewed Exploratorium’s Sound Uncovered app which is a nice app that will help students understand the science of sound. Today, I tried out Exploratorium’s Color Uncovered iPad app. Color Uncovered is essentially a seventeen part ebook with some nice interactive activities and videos built into it to support the articles. In Color […]
Sound Uncovered is a free iPad app from Exploratorium. In Sound Uncovered students can explore a series of interactive activities to learn about how sound travels and what makes us perceive sounds the ways that we do. Some of the highlights of the app are Find the Highest Note in which students play a series […]
Essential Skeleton is a free iPad app that students studying the human skeletal system should download. The app puts a 3D skeleton on your students’ iPads. Students can zoom-in, zoom-out, and rotate the skeleton 360 degrees. When students zoom-in and tap on a bone they will see its name in English and Latin, have the […]
The Josephine Hart Poetry App is a free iPad app that students can use to discover and read works of sixteen famous poets including Yeats, Byron, and Frost. Students can browse through the app to find a poet. When they find a poet students can click on that poet’s portrait to open a small biography […]
Rocket Speller is a fun iPad app designed for students in Kindergarten through grade two. The purpose of the app is to help students learn to spell words simple words that are three to ten letters long. As students progress through the levels of the app they get stars. After they get three stars students […]
Autodesk Digital STEAM Applied Mechanics is a free iPad app that contains five simple games. The games are designed to let students experiment with five connected physics concepts. The concepts in the games are energy and work, force, power, loading, and mechanisms. In each game students control one variable to see how changing that variable […]
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...
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....
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...
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...