Educational Mobile Device Apps



  Pages – Word processor for the iPad.  Pages has everything needed to create, edit, format and share documents.   $9.99.


Numbers – Spreadsheet application for the iPad.  Numbers has everything needed to organize data, perform calculations, and manage lists.   $9.99.


 Keynote – Presentation application for the iPad.  $9.99.



  Evernote -  MUST HAVE. Takes notes and syncs them along multiple platforms (PC, Mac, iPhone, Android, iPad, etc.) –  free


Soundnote – Best way to take notes – it tracks what you type and draw while recording audio – $4.99


WritePad for iPad – $9.99 plus $14.99 for the stylus

Dropbox – works as a cloud-based storage drive to access documents on computer and open them on iPad – free








  Teacher’s Attaché - gradebook and assignment tracking app. Great email tools and easy to navigate



  Blackboard Mobile Learn – will work with our new version of Blackboard (9.1)







iTranslate – translator app for multiple languages







Sign-N-Send – allows for completing PDF with text and signatures. Very cool.






NEWS and the iPad



Wall Street Journal – Tablet Edition – Get the latest news updates and market data throughout the day – free

USA Today - Get the latest news stories, scores, weather and photos – free

News Browser – Quick access to top news web sites – $0.99





Kindle and Nook Readers – great app to have along with iBooks

Amazon free reader – located under the Kindle site – bookmark, highlight, write notes and store on the same page as correlated reading. –

iGoogle – personalized Google page

Google Chrome - combines minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

How can touchscreen devices help you as a Professor? – -devices-help-you-as-a-professor

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators –

Wes Fryer –  iPads in Education Workshop

Wes  Fryer –  iOS Apps for Productivity and Fun (iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch)