We hope that everyone had a good Thanksgiving holiday last week. In addition to iPad resources curated from the past two weeks, we have some news and announcements.
First, registration is now open for the 2013 EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA in Atlanta, GA from April 10-12.
Next, we are thrilled to announce our 2013 Summer Teaching with Technology Workshop Series. For the first time, we are offering workshops in Chicago, Atlanta, and in Cambridge (near Boston).
Finally, EdTechTeacher’s Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland are in the process of updating the iPad As… page. Stay tuned for new suggestions, learning objectives, and video tutorials.
Free app from NASA lets users control a virtual lunar rover to explore the moon.
Both an app as well as a web site, learn about various human biological systems with this drag & drop game.
Programming apps for the iPad. Alternatives to Scratch
Clever iPad workflow solutions
1 iPad classroom resources
Interesting iPad workflow solution using Goodreader and Gmail.
Really clever way to mirror a teacher’s iPad to a student’s iPad in the classroom using join.me and Reflection.
This app reads PDF files aloud and includes an interactive cursor to help readers follow along. It is one of the only apps that converts any PDF to an OCR file to support learners.
Painting apps for the iPad
4 Sample lessons using iPads.
ISTE’s iPad in Education Webinar resources
iPad resources for the classroom. This blog post links to pages with longer lists of iPad specific resources for classroom use.
Best audio book apps according to App Advice.
How to make an iPad program successful…Personal Ownership of the device
Wes Fryer’s list of best apps to record / edit audio
Great blog with tips for implementing project based learning.
Great blog from middle school teacher, Ms. Orozco, from National Teacher’s Academy in Chicago.
This may be the coolest Google trick to date! Doctopus runs a script in Google Drive to automate the creation of docs, hangouts, and more, plus creates a grading platform.
This is a great portfolio solution for elementary students.
Blippar – new augmented reality mobile app (iOS & Android)
Similar to Layer & Aurasma
Edcanvas video tutorial – a web based lesson curation platform that can display well on an iPad.
Storytelling not just with one app but w/ the WHOLE iPad. This is an awesome idea for a classroom presentation.
Jenny Magiera outlines 5 workflow solutions for ipads.
Ning about iPad use in a Chicago Public School
This free iPad app lets you create games based on pictures. This could be a great way for students to conduct reviews with each other.
Articles and resources about tablet integration from the National Teachers Alliance.
This team of teachers from the National Teacher’s Academy did an excellent presentation at the EdTechTeacheriPad Summit. This site lists some of their favorite tools, apps, and sites.
Excellent class blog from Chicago teacher Jennie Magiera.
Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Weblog of Wesley Fryer
Blog from Dr. Wesley Fryer – “digital learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and change agent.” Interesting suggestions for iPads and the arts.