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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Easy Studio is an iPad app that children can use to create animated videos. The process of creating a video on Easy Studio is a drag and drop process. To create a video a child drags shapes and characters into place on a scene. The process is repeated to create each new scene in the […]
The Knowmia Teach iPad app is an excellent app for creating your own whiteboard videos. I’ve written about the app and shown it workshops quite a few times over the last year. Recently, Knowmia Teach received a bunch of updates worth noting. The most significant update is the addition of an assignment wizard (available now in public […]
SonicPics is an iPad app that I learned about just after writing yesterday’s post about the digital storytelling tool 30hands. SonicPics, like 30hands, is an iPad app that allows you to take your pictures and arrange them into narrated slideshows. You do not need to create a SonicPic account in order to use the service. […]
30hands is a free iPad app that makes it very easy to create a narrated slideshow. To create a basic narrated slideshow on 30hands all you need to do is import images from your iPad’s camera roll then press the record button below each image to record your narration. If you don’t have any pictures […]
Loopster is a video editing tool that I first tried as a web app last fall. Recently, I learned that Loopster has a free iPad app. The free iPad app offers all of the same features that are available in the web version of the service. The Loopster iPad app provides a four track editor. There […]
Reading stories, watching videos, and listening to podcasts is one way to learn with an iPad. But a more fun way to learn with an iPad is to create things. Here are five iPad apps that elementary school students can use to create stories. Doodlecast for Kids is an iPad app that allows students to create […]
Last week I spent a day working with teachers at Bridgton Academy in Bridgton, Maine. Bridgton Academy is a private boarding school serving male students who have completed high school, but are spending a year gaining more skills and knowledge before going to college. I was invited to spend the day consulting with teachers to […]
Rocket Science 101 is a free iPad app offered by NASA. The app is designed to help students understand how rockets work and understand the differences between...
Fotopedia Wild Friends is a beautiful iPad app that takes students on a photographic tour of Europe and beyond. The app features more than 2,400 images of...