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Here are some Apps to get started with your iPad for the Classroom:
School A - Z App: This is a NSW Education App. Heaps of free resources and definitions to many Curriculum areas. FREE
Barcelona En Gotic App: This free App is a virtual tour through the Barcelona En Gotic. You could use this App as a way of stimulating writing or creating imaginative stories. Potentially create creativity in cross this App with other Apps.
GradeKeeper for iPad App: Haven't used this as yet. But will be purchasing it to explore its capabilities. Looks like a very good assessment tool. $5.49
Comic Book: Very similar to Comic Life add photos, alter page set up.
Explain Everything: This is a screen recording App for the iPad. Very good to assist in explaining how Apps work or the workings of the iPad
Discovr App: This app assists in searching for liked Apps. Sets it up at a mind map format. Once you've found the App that interests you, then you can download from iTunes.
Half Tone: Free App. Using images and the like you can create comic pages similar to Comic Life. Students in my class love this App to create comic pages to use on Keynote Slides.
Dragon Dictation: This app is amazing. You dictate, it types what you say (the definition of dictation). Fantastic for students who are reluctant writer's, poor spellers or have learning needs. You do need to speak slowly and fluently to get accurate sentences. You can edit the text. The best part I have found is sharing it, copying and pasting to other Apps such as Page or Keynote. Brilliant! Free!
Toontastic: This app is great for animation and creating fictional narrative stories. It allows you to create animation with an orientation, complication, resolution and builds stories that flow. This app is similar to Puppet Pal, but more advance in it animations and story process. $1.99
Tour Wrist: All I can say about this App is AWESOME! Head to any country on the map, touch the drop pins and explore. Great App for LOTE subjects, Geography, History, Literacy and more.
360 Panorama: This app is best used on an iPad2 or iPhone with a camera. It allows the user to create 360deg. photos. Good fun and creative.
Step Test: P.E. Teachers may wish to use this App for their lessons. Made by a Victorian P.E. Teacher. $1.20
Wordfoto: iPhone App that can be used with the iPad. Use Photos and add words to the photo that are significant to the author of the photo. Versatile app for all curriculum areas.
Evernote: This is more a Teacher App. It will create areas of better organisation for you as a teacher. You can record audio (students reading) take photos of work samples and type notes and all is recorded and saved in the account you save. Worth exploring.
WordCloud: This App is FREE and simple to use. It can be for Spelling, Poetry, introducing new units of work, LOTE or other aspects of the Curriculum. Also used to cross over into other App, such as iMovie, ReelDirect or Keynote. Good visual app.
Jumbo Calculator: Must have in all Primary Classrooms. Full version has scientific option. FREE
MathBoard is free. But you can pay for a better version.
Reel Director will allow you to create movies using your photos and screen shots from your iPad. At the same time use voice overs to narrate the movie you create.
DoodleBuddy is a free drawing App that can allow you to take notes, draw, stamp, colour and create many artist images or note taking.
AppShopper is where you will find Apps that are on special and some free Apps that will be useful.
iMathematics! is a good advance Mathematics Apps. Good for the more high end student.
Dropbox is a great way of sharing documents with students. Create an account and share your dropbox with your students. This is allow you to save work, share work without emailing or saving to a share drive. Watch the Dropbox video on their site for a better understanding and it is FREE.
Pages this App is $13, however, it is worth it. Pages is the where you can create Word Documents that can be printed from an iPad. Heaps of Templates to choose from. A very useful App.
Virtuoso Piano This a free piano App. Students can create music, play duets with someone on the other side of the iPad. Fun!
Printing for iPad: This App is $6, however, i have found it useful when printing email attachments and PDF flies. It allows you to print to Network printers and finds them in a matter of seconds. Select the printer and it will print. There are other features to this App that are worth exploring.
Keynote: Very user friendly. At $13, it is worth the money. Explore this App to work out what to do. it won't take you long.
Strip Design: This App is very similar to Comic Life. There are a few Video Demos on YouTube worth exploring. Fun App that can be used for Literacy, Humanities, Maths or themes such as Mother's Day etc.
InaWorld...DRAMA: Using photos you can create amusing movie trailers. The voice of the actual movie trailers is on this App. You select sentences to match your movies and create a movie trailer. The kids will love this App. Link it with media unit, humour in Literacy, emotions topics or part of your ICT focus. Share online or in DropBox. Cost: $2.50.
Tunein Radio: Digital Radio for the iPad. Easy to listen too and something that is more a teacher App. Could be used in the classroom context, but more for personal use.$1.19
Good Reader: $5.99 Identifies your servers and can link them to your iPad.
Notability: $2.50 Note taking App, with more. Record oral notes, screen images with note taking application. Looks impressive.
Puppet Pals: This is a free App that allows you to create animation using many characters available on the App. Create your own voice overs and stories. Great for reflections/LOTE subjects/narrative stories etc. See video link tab for a demo.
i-nigma QR Code: QR Codes are Quick Response Codes that are black and white squares. Using a QR Reader App and a camera device, once you scan a code you will receive a message embedded in the code or a URL, Podcast, PDF document, video and more. Depending on what has been embedded. Lots of potential with QR Apps.
The Poetry Games: This is a poetry app that gives students a chance to create and generate poems from words given to them on a page. You will need to be aware that this is a 12+ App, however, I haven't seen anything offensive as yet.
Pocket Pond: This is a fun app that relaxes you. I can see this app being used with children with special needs or low vision students. Touch the 3D pond and it ripples and sounds like you are touching a REAL pond.
TeacherPal: FREE. Great teacher app for keeping assessment records, notes, behaviour reports and emailing information to students/parents.