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 app leverages the power of the online WolframAlpha search engine and also performs computations.

Tags: ipad, apps, wolfram alpha, math, statistics, graphing, science, technology, education

Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation – iPads in Education

This is a great post about preparing a school for an iPad deployment.

Tags: ipad, implementation, deployment, mlearning


This free app lets students view and manipulate molecules in 3D.

Tags: ipad, apps, science, chemistry, biology, molecules

Apps for Literacy Support : Spectronic

Spectronics, a company that focuses on Inclusive Learning Technologies, has put together this list of apps for literacy support. Not all of them are free, but they make great suggestions.

Tags: ipad, apps, Special Education, literacy, differentiation, elementary

Coaster Physics

This app gives students hands-on experience with the laws of physics. For $.99, it’s a very cool app.

Tags: physics, coaster, apps, ipad, science

WordWeb Dictionary

This is a great, free, dictionary app that also includes audio pronunciations.

Tags: dictionary, ipad, apps, elementary, english

Teacher Experience Exchange – 9 web 2.0 sites to publish student work

This is a great list of options for publishing student work either as PDF, ePub, or other document format.

Tags: publishing, web2.0, ebooks, ipad, apps, epub

SlideShark | PowerPoint Presentations on the iPad

Present powerpoint files from an iPad. By uploading to SlideShark – web based or from an iPad – open and present from an iPad.

Tags: presentation, appletv


This is a visual database of “extra solar planets” that includes images, visualizations, animations, and links to scientific publications

Tags: ipad, apps, science, astronomy

Class Widgets – Custom Widgets for iBooks Author

This is a great site full of widgets to use when creating publications using iBooks Author.

Tags: ibooks, widgets, Author, ebooks, publishing, ipad

Stencyl – Upgrade to iOS Pro

Create iOS games from this program. 149$ to publish games to app store

Data and Analysis of a High School 1:1 iPad Program. «

Data & analysis of an iPad program at a HS level.

Tags: data, analysis, research, 1:1


Edmodo is a free social networking/blended learning platform for schools. It now has an app as well.

Tags: ipad, apps, edmodo, education, blended learning

iPads (or other devices) and Literature Circles – co-starring Edmodo.

This is a great article about using iPads to create literature circles.

Tags: ipad, apps, edmodo, literature circles, education, literacy, english, ebooks

A Principal’s Reflections: Mobile Interactivity That Won’t Break the Bank

Step by step process of creating a “IWB” using Apple TV, iPad and projector.

Tags: appletv

iTeach Physics

This app could be a great review for a basic physics class. It includes a study guide and covers most common units such as motion, vectors, energy, and optics.

Tags: ipad, apps, physics, science, technology

iTeach Maths

For $.99, this is a great app for a general math review. It covers Arithmetic to Calculus, and could be a good study guide or resource for review.

Tags: ipad, app, math, education

iTeach Chemistry

Another app in the “iTeach” collection, this one addresses Chemistry, providing a solid study resource to accompany the curriculum.

Tags: ipad, app, chemistry, science

Technology in (SPL) Education | Lexico Cognition for iPhone

“Lexico-Cognition is an App to develop language understanding, vocabulary building, cognitive, memory and auditory skills in a playful way. It was developed and tested by qualified speech therapists. ”

Tags: technology, education, cognition, vocabulary, differentiation, ipad, apps, elementary

Apps in Education: 10 Animation Apps

This is a good list of animation apps. Most of them are not free, but they could be good alternatives for digital storytelling.

Tags: ipad, apps, animation

The Evolving Classroom

This is a great blog from a group of educators in Texas. They have written a few good articles about iPad deployment as well as mobile technologies in the classroom.

Tags: ipad, education, technology, deployment

Learning Ratings | Common Sense Media

Common Sense offers great reviews and advice to parents as well as educators. Their new Beta site – Learning with Technology – reviews apps, games, and other media for kids in terms of learning.

Tags: commonsense media, apps, iPads, parents, technology, education, elementary


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