with Tony Vincent • March 2012
Poll Everywhere - Create open response and multiple choice surveys.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary app - Look up words by browsing, typing, or speaking.
Comic Touch Lite app - Create a comic from a photo or saved image.
Vocabulary for Garbage! Monster! Burp! - tonyv.me/mv2
Up in Pieces - a.k.a. PuzzleGame. Turn any photo or saved image into a playable jigsaw puzzle.
Flashcards*app - App for making flash card sets and for viewing sets from Quizlet.
iBooks app - Apple's eBook reader and ebook store. You can add bookmarks, highlights, and notes.
Garbage! Monster! Burp! - Free eBook by Tom Watson
Skitch app - Draw and annotate on top of an image.
Bump app - Wirelessly exchange images. Requires the app to know your location.
iPad Camera Connection Kit - Hardware to import images from cameras and other iPads.
Scribble Press app - Easy eBook publishing. Books are opened in the iBooks app.
iBooks Author - Mac software for making eBooks.
4 Cs - Critical Thinking, Communication, Creativity, Collaboration
Studies have shown that groups outperform individuals on learning tasks, and further that individuals who work in groups do better on later individual assignments as well.
Linoit.com - Contribute to an online canvas with stick notes. To create your own collaborative canvas, make a new one and choose Everyone may post stickies and Allow guest to post stickies.
PaperPort Notes app - Import images, PDFs, and websites to annotate.
Evaluating Educational Apps - Rubrics and checklists.
Share files with students by putting them in a Dropbox public folder. Right-click any item in the public folder to get the URL. Shorten the QR code the URL for easy distribution.
45x Microscope for $4.85 each.
Splice app - Combine photos, images, and voice overs into a movie.
More about mobile movie making.
Flipboard app - View Twitter and other news sources as a magazine. Input a Twitter search for #edapp to learn about new and on-sale apps.
Inexpensive Styluses - 3 packs
Germ Guardian - UV Sanitizing Wand
Zwipes - Microfiber cleaning clothes
Sphero - iPad controlled ball