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.
Vernier offers a host of products to support physics instruction, and for $2.99 there is now an app. Students can perform hands-on experiments and collect real-time data through the iPad.
eBackpack provides storage and collaboration features to individuals, classes, teachers, and schools. Now, there is an iPad module to help manage workflow and student portfolios. The pricing is quite affordable.
This app supports math instruction by providing students with an opportunity to have virtual manipulatives similar to the blocks frequently used in classrooms.
3DTOAD.com is a library of 3D images that you can rotate and explore. It includes skulls, skeletons, dissections, coral, geology, and even music. These could be great visuals on an Interactive White Board or used on an iPad.
This is a free app that is similar to iMovie. For an additional $.99, you can have full capabilities of adding photos, music, voice over, and transitions.
DocsTeach is a great site from the National Archives. Now it is available for iPad.
A good article about using iPads in elementary classrooms.
This is a great site from the UK for investigating and review apps.
This free mind mapping tool includes the ability to integrate photos, prioritize tasks, and auto-sync to Dropbox files.
This is a great blog post from Free Tech 4 Teachers about using AirSketch in the classroom.
Andy Cinek’s blog covers examples of iPad integration at Burlington HS.
Practice Math Worksheets on the iPad through Math Pentagon. Though the app is free, you do have to pay for the service. It definitely has a lot of potential.
This is an interesting article from the Phillips Exeter Academy Bulletin about the schools’ use of iPads with the Harkness Method.