Using iPads as Dynamic Teaching Tools


Discover effective and creative ways to use the iPad to support student learning and assessment. I'll share lesson presentation, organization and communication applications, as well as applications that encourage higher-level thinking skills while meeting state and national standards. Classroom management ideas, project samples and group discussion will help attendees feel confident about using the iPad for creation, not just consumption. Participants should bring their own iPad.

Primary Resources:

For additional iPad application 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 Blogspot, Best iPad Apps Teachers Need , Core Apps for Students & Teachers
Blogs: iPads in Education, Apps in Education
iTouches Wiki
Edudemic Android Apps
7 Ways to Use your iPad in the Classroom
Teacher's iPad Apps from Educational Technology & Mobile Learning blog

Additional Applications and Resources to Explore:

Screen Sharing and Projection software: Doceri , AirServer, Team Viewer, and Reflector
Software for managing multiple iPads: Apple Configurator and Meraki
Rate that App Resources: Blog , Kathy Schrock's page (6+ linked rubrics) , Harry Walker's Rubric
DiskAid - transfer of files from iPad http://www.digidna.net/products/diskaid
Meaningful Use of iPads: Digital Citizenship on your Mobile Device
BYOD Policy from Hortonville Middle School

Suggested Apps by Grade Level / Subject Area

Early Childhood / Primary K-3

futaba.jpggrolly.jpgphoneforkids.jpgpaintsparklesdraw.jpgoldmacdonald.jpgmusicsparkles.jpgtwinkletwinkle.jpgtheabcsong.jpg Name that Category.jpg iSee iLearn.jpg Jumpstart Preschool.jpg

Math

UmiZoomi Math.jpgmotionmathzoom.jpg Splash Math.jpg Skip Counting.jpg Adventures Undersea math.jpg Aliens Math.jpg Amazing Coins.jpg Counting Money.jpgMoney Free.jpgMoney Counting.jpg

Fractions Basics.jpg Fractions Lite.jpg Hunderterfeld.jpg I Learn with Poko Math.jpg Math Adventure.jpg Math Bingo 2.jpg Math Bingo Games.jpg Math Bingo.jpgMath Dictionary.jpg
Math Puppy.jpg Monkey Math.jpgInteractive Telling Time.jpg Telling Time.jpg

Reading

Super Why.jpg Storybooks.jpg Spelling Rocket.jpg Spelling City.jpg ABC Phonics.jpg Sight Words.jpg A+ Spelling.jpg ABC Magnets.jpg ABC Phonics Free.jpg ABC Starfall.jpg

Boggle.jpgBluster Vocab.jpg English First.jpg Homophones.jpg iDiary for Kids.jpg Jumbled Sentences.jpg

Science
Discovery.jpgPeriodic_Table.jpgMolecules.jpgFrog_Log.jpgPocket_Universe.jpg3dbrain.jpgscienceglossary.jpg Nova Elements.jpg Nature Tap.jpg

Bobo Explores Light.jpg 3D Heart.jpg Butterfly Home.jpg Chem Pro.jpg Ency Brittanica Dinos.jpg Field Notes.jpg I Learn with Poko Weather.jpgMoon Globe.jpg

Intermediate / Secondary Level Math
algebraIreview.jpgElevated_Math.jpgGraph_It.jpgCalculator.jpgquickgraph.jpgYour Math Teacher.jpg Robot Tycoon.jpg
super7.jpg Geometry Pad.jpg GeoSketch.jpg HMH Math on the Spot.jpg iFactor Quad.jpg Math Blaster 2.jpg Math Wiz.jpg Middle School Math.jpg Rocket Math.jpg

Social Studies
Virtual_Tour.jpgGoogle_Earth.jpgBeautiful_World.jpgNational_Geographic.jpgWorld_Capitals.jpgWorld_Maps.jpgconstitution.jpgtapquizmaps.jpgthisdayinhistory.jpgsmithsonianchannel.jpgsmithsonianmobile.jpg World Explorer.jpg Tour Wrist.jpg Pin Your World.jpg Pendu Geography.jpg
Intermediate / Secondary Level Language Arts

Grammar_Girl.jpgtraditionalriddles.jpgversespoetry.jpg Word Stack.jpg Storify.jpgPoetry Magnets.jpg Idioms.jpg iTooch English.jpg
Foreign Language
Duden_Dictionary.jpglivinglanguagespanish.jpglivinglanguagegerman.jpglivinglanguagefrench.jpglivinglanguagechinese.jpg Google Translate.jpg
Music / Art
Sheet_Music_Reader.jpgvirtuoso.jpg Art_Museum.jpg 123dsculpt.jpg doodlebuddy.jpg

Health / Phy Ed
My Food.jpg Coaches Board.jpg Fitness Trainer.jpg Grocery IQ.jpg Health Tip of the Day.jpg Health Tips 1000.jpg

Word Documents, PDF, Excel File Readers & File Sharing
Docs_to_Go.jpgDrop_Box.jpgGood_Reader.jpg preziviewer.jpgReadability.jpg mendeley.jpg
Evernote.jpgCloud_Reader.jpgPrinter.jpg e-print.jpg Google Drive.jpg Groupboard.jpg Onlive Desktop.jpg
Organizational & Ideas
Smart_Paper.jpgPenulitmate.jpgWhiteboard.jpgPaper_Desk_Lite.jpgPopplet.jpgSimple_Mind.jpgsimplenote.jpg
Quick_Voice.jpgDragon_Dictation.jpgSpringpad.jpgTotal_Recall.jpgiDo_Notebook.jpgpearltrees.jpgFlipboard.jpg
iBrainstorm.jpg Idea Sketch.jpgScribble.jpg Paper by 53.jpg Paperport Notes.jpg Paper Helper.jpg Notability.jpg
Project Creation / (iWork)
Keynote.jpgPages.jpgNumbers.jpgiMovie.jpgGarage_Band.jpgvoicethread.jpg Book Creator.jpg wixtools.jpg
Story Maker.jpg Puppet Pals.jpg Toontastic.jpg Art Maker.jpg Talk'n Photos.jpg animoto.jpg Show Me.jpg iMotion HD.jpg

Picture
Photogene.jpgsnapseed.jpg Skitch.jpg Pic Jointer.jpg
Accessibility / Special Education
Assistive_Chat.jpgProloquo2go.jpgTextbook_Reader.jpgVerbally.jpgGet_Talking.jpgRFB_&_D_Audio.jpgiASL_.jpg
Unstuck.jpg Talking Roby.jpg Social Skills Builder.jpg Social Express.jpg eCove SpEd.jpg iTouch Feelings.jpg
40 Applications for Special Education
9 New Apps for Autism
Must Haves
EDU App Store.jpgBump.jpgPimp_My_Screen.jpgqrreader.jpgOptiscan_QR_Codes.jpg Qrafter.jpgSocrative Teacher.jpg Socrative Student Clicker.jpg
commoncore.jpg PD 360.jpgPromethean.jpg SMART Notebook.jpg Professor Garfield.jpg Flashcards*.jpg Getty Images.jpg
Administration
School Leaders.jpg Common Core.jpg A+ Focus.jpg eCove Admin.jpg Go Observe.jpg
Business Education
Bloomberg.jpg Finance_Calc.jpg Finance_Flashcards.jpg Home_Budget.jpg Money.jpg Accounting_Vocab.jpg Morning_Star_.jpg Fidelity.jpg USAA.jpg Tap_Typing.jpg
Video Apps
brainpop.jpgitubelist.jpgkhanacademy.jpg PBS Kids.jpg

Brain Pop Jr.jpg Sprout TV.jpg




Additional Resource Apps

Current Events
ABC_News.jpgPBS.jpgPeople_Magazine.jpgUSA_Today.jpg Time_Magazine.jpgCBS.jpgCNN.jpgFox_Business.jpgFox.jpgNPR.jpgNYTimes.jpgUS_News.jpgWSJ.jpg
TED.jpgThe_Chronicle.jpgThe_Daily.jpgThe_Weather_Channel.jpgWeatherbug.jpg Intellicast_Weather.jpggooglecurrents.jpgzite.jpg
Library / Reference
Access_My_Library.jpgAccess_My_Library_College.jpg Learn_by_Video.jpgLibrary_of_Congress_Tour.jpgAPA_Assist.jpgEasy_Bib.jpgAPA_Journals.jpgebscohost.jpg Ency Brittanica.jpg M-W Dictionary.jpg
Web Browsing
Atomic_Web.jpgDragon_Search.jpgQwiki_Web_Browser.jpgTerra_Web_Browser.jpgBing.jpgdiigobrowser.jpg Rover.jpg iSwifter Web Browser.jpg
Course Management Systems
Blackboard.jpgMoodle_for_iPad.jpgEdmodo.jpgMoodleEZ.jpg
Textbooks / Digital Books
CourseSmart.jpgKNO_Textbooks.jpgInkling.jpgPearson_Textbook_Resources.jpgGoogle_Books.jpgaudiobooks.jpgilikereading.jpgiTunesU.jpg
iBooks.jpgFree_Books.jpgKindle.jpgNook.jpgShakespere.jpgbooksy.jpganovelidea.jpgkobo.jpg Google Play.jpg
Social Media
Twitter.jpgEchofone_for_Twitter.jpgWordpress.jpgFacebook.jpgpinterest.jpg Learnist.jpg
Screen Sharing
SMARTpad.jpgTeam_Viewer_HD.jpgiTeleport.jpg Confrence_Sharing.jpg Air_Sketch.jpgjoinme.jpgscreenchomp.jpg

Doceri Screen Share.jpg