In addition to this annotated list of apps and ideas, EdTechTeacher’s Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland also maintain the iPad for ETT Diigo Group as well as The iPad As… page which groups apps and resources based on learning goals.
Best content in ISTE Mobile Learning | Diigo – Groups
This Diigo group posts links not only about the iPad, but about mobile learning in general. It is sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).
SIGML & ISTE Mobile Learning Wiki
“SIGML is the ISTE special interest group that is an advocate for mobile learning worldwide, and promotes meaningful integration of mobile devices in teaching and learning in formal and informal learning environments.” The wiki serves as a primary means of communication.
Apps categorized in a unique layout.
Though an older post, this is still a good starting point for integrating QR codes into the classroom. The Mobile Native is a great blog for integrating mobile devices and focuses on younger students.
This is a great YouTube channel that features tutorials on useful apps for education.
Innovation Design In Education – ASIDE: Creating Infographics in a 1:1 Classroom
Discussion of how to use the Visualize app in a 1:1 environment in order for students to create powerful info graphics.
Mirror your iPad to a Mac Book that is on the same wireless network. The free version allows for 10 minutes, the pay version is unlimited mirroring.
How to evaluate iPad apps.
This app, intended as a way for parents to create narrated bedtime stories for their children, could be a great digital storytelling tool for a broader audience. Students can create a movie that incorporates clay-mation figures and their own narration. It’s Free and has potential.
Great app to create infographics on the iPad
The Audio Memos app, mentioned here at Free Technology for Teachers, is a great audio recording option. The Free version is a bit limited, but the Pro version ($9.99) includes editing tools.
iPad blog that isn’t geared towards teachers but Tech / Admin on how to manage iPad deployment.
This list comes from Teacher Reboot Camp. The suggested apps provide multiple ways for students to interact with various aspects of stories: plot, characters, setting, etc.
Volume Purchase Program overview
Tech directors have been struggling with managing large numbers of iOS devices in their schools since the iPad bandwagon got rolling. With the iPad3 announcement, Apple also rolled out the new Apple Configurator to replace the previously existing iPhone Configurator that they recommended for also managing iPads. This app comes free for any Mac running OSX Lion and can be downloaded from the App Store.