Supporting Struggling Readers with iPad Applications
Presented at FETC (WMP035)- Monday, January 28 - 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Presented at SITE (38235) - Thursday, March 28 - 10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
This workshop informs educators of APPS and creative ways to effectively use the iPad to support struggling readers and writers.
Learn how to use the iPad to improve student performance and understanding of concepts through creation.
Participants are encouraged to bring their iPads to download and try suggested applications.


Additional Resources:

For 1000 additional iPad application resources & ideas click HERE.

This list was put together with Jenna Linskens, Naomi Harm, and Tim Nielson.

The Texas Computer Educators Association (TCEA) has a chart that lists skills and applications to improve student learning. Click HERE.

For additional application ideas check out this Apps in Education Blogspot along with a rubric for evaluating iPad applications and a checklist for app content.

Dr. Alice Christie has a variety of resources available.

Tony Vincent provides resources and links to a rubric for reviewing iPad applications to help you decide what will work for you and your students.


Recommended Apps:
A+ Spelling.jpg
A+ Spelling

ABC Magnets.jpg
ABC Magnets

ABC Phonics Free.jpg
ABC Phonics Free

ABC Phonics.jpg
ABC Phonics

ABC Starfall.jpg
ABC Starfall

audiobooks.jpg
Audiobooks Free

Bluster Vocab.jpg
Bluster!

Boggle.jpg
Boogle

Book Creator.jpg
Book Creator

Common Core Teachers.jpg
Common Core

Dragon_Dictation.jpg
Dragon Dictation

Drop_Box.jpg
Dropbox

Edmodo.jpg
Edmodo

EDU App Store.jpg
EDU App Center

English First.jpg
English First (EF)

Educreations.jpg
Educreations

Flashcards*.jpg
Flashcardlet*

Free_Books.jpg
Free Books

Free_Books_EDU.jpg
Free Books EDU

futaba.jpg
Futaba

Google Drive.jpg
Google Drive

Google Play.jpg
Google Play (Books)

Google_Books.jpg
Google Books

Grammar_Girl.jpg
Grammar Girl

Homophones.jpg
Homophones Free

iBooks.jpg
iBooks

iBrainstorm.jpg
iBrainstorm

Idea Sketch.jpg
Idea Sketch

iDiary for Kids.jpg
iDiary for Kids

Idioms.jpg
Idioms

iSee iLearn.jpg
iSee iLearn

iTooch English.jpg
iTooch English

iTunesU.jpg
iTunesU

joinme.jpg
JoinMe

Jumbled Sentences.jpg
Jumbled Sentences

Jumpstart Preschool.jpg
Jumpstart Preschool

Khan Academy.jpg
Khan Academy

Kindle.jpg
Kindle

M-W Dictionary.jpg
M-W Dictionary

Name that Category.jpg
Name that Category

Nook.jpg
Nook

Notability.jpg
Notability

Optiscan_QR_Codes.jpg
Optiscan QR Reader

Pages.jpg
Pages

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Paper by 53

Paper Helper.jpg
Paper Helper

Paperport Notes.jpg
Paperport Notes

PBS Kids.jpg
PBS Kids

PD 360.jpg
PD 360

Pearson_Textbook_Resources.jpg
Pearson Textbooks

Penulitmate.jpg
Penultimate

Poetry Creator.jpg
Poetry Creator

Poetry Magnets.jpg
Poetry Magnets

Popplet.jpg
Popplet

Puppet Pals.jpg
Puppet Pals

Qrafter.jpg
QRafter

Quick Voice.jpg
QuickVoice

Readability.jpg
Readability

Rover.jpg
Rover

screenchomp.jpg
Screenchomp

Scribble.jpg
Scribble

Show Me.jpg
ShowMe

Sight Words.jpg
Sight Words Free

Simple_Mind.jpg
SimpleMind+

Skitch.jpg
Skitch

SMART Notebook.jpg
SMARTNotebook

SMARTpad.jpg
Smartpad

Smart_Paper.jpg
Smartpaper

Socrative Student Clicker.jpg
Socrative Clicker

Spelling Rocket.jpg
Spelling Rocket

Story Maker.jpg
Story Maker HD

Storybooks.jpg
Storybots (Book)

Super Why.jpg
Super Why!

Talk'n Photos.jpg
Talk 'n Photos

Talking Roby.jpg
Talking Roby

Textbook_Reader.jpg
Textbook Reader

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This Day in History

Toontastic.jpg
Toontastic

Voice Thread.jpg
VoiceThread

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Whiteboard