March 23, 2012

Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (3/12)


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.

The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English

Though this is not necessarily a post specific to the iPad, many of the suggested resources either have apps or can be used on the iPad via a web browser. There are some interesting concepts for ELL/ESL or even foreign language learning.

Tags: audio, resources, esl, pronunciation, ipad, apps, english, foreign language

Online converter – convert video, images, audio and documents for free

Much like Zamzar, this web site converts files between formats. It could be a great way to create ePubs for students.

Tags: converter, ebook, ipad, apps, technology, iBooks, digital content

TCEA-Recommended iPad Apps

This google spreadsheet from the Texas Computer Education Association is a color-coded list of apps by grade level and content area.

Tags: ipad, apps, education, deployment, technology

My Ten Most Used Apps to Become Fluent on the iPad

This article from the Langwitches Blog recommends 10 apps for achieving iPad fluency.

Tags: ipad, apps, education


This is an interesting app that seems to be a cross between Fotobabble and Animoto. The idea is that you can record ambient sound while taking pictures in order to create a short video. Could be an interesting way to document field trips or create a digital story.

Tags: ipad, apps, digital storytelling

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Study Materials from Evernote Notes

In the past, we’ve looked at both Evernote and StudyBlue. Thanks to Richard Byrne for showing us how the two can work together!

Tags: ipad, apps, education, evernote, workflow