with Tony Vincent  •  April 2012

More Opportunities Belong in Learning Environments

QR Codes - Scan with i-nigma app and create at Watch Tony's video about QR codes.

Edmodo - Create an online community for the classroom. Download the app. Our group code is wbipi9. The app is only necessary to upload images, otherwise using Safari to access Edmodo is recommended.

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.

Skitch - Annotate an image using drawing, shape, and text tools.

Vocabulary for Garbage! Monster! Burp! -

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.

Up in Pieces - a.k.a. PuzzleGame. Turn any photo or saved image into a playable jigsaw puzzle. - Browse ready-made flashcard sets or make your own. Garbage! Monster! Burp! vocabulary is at

Flashcards*app - App for making flash card sets and for viewing sets from Quizlet. - Create onilne Bingo boards. Garbage! Monster! Burp! board: If you like BingoBaker, you'll love

iBooks app - Apple's eBook reader and ebook store. You can add bookmarks, highlights, and notes.

Garbage! Monster! Burp! - Free eBook by Tom Watson - Create quizzes, polls, and surveys. Students enter the teacher's room number at

StoryKit app - Use images, text, and sounds to create an online storybook. Some examples by 4th graders:

Audioboo - Record and share audio - 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. Our Linoit canvas is at

Evaluating Educational Apps - Rubrics and checklists.

App Directories, Reviews, and Lists -, and

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.

Poll Everywhere - Create open response and multiple choice surveys.

45x Microscope for $4.85 each.

Splice app - Combine photos, images, and voice overs into a movie.

More about mobile movie making.

Inexpensive Styluses - 3 packs

Zwipes - Microfiber cleaning clothes