Educational Mobile Device Apps

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PRODUCTIVITY 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

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

EDUCATION APPS


 

  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)

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

REFERENCE APPS


iTranslate – translator app for multiple languages

 

  

 

 
 
 

 

BUSINESS APPS


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

 

 
 
 

 

GOOD TO KNOW


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.

 eLearn.com –

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? – http://touchscreendevices.wordpress.com//tips/how-can-touchscreen -devices-help-you-as-a-professor

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators – https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/

Wes Fryer -  iPads in Education Workshophttp://wiki.wesfryer.com/Home/handouts/ipads-in-edu

Wes  Fryer -  iOS Apps for Productivity and Fun (iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch) http://wiki.wesfryer.com/workshops/handouts/ios