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.
This is a great post about preparing a school for an iPad deployment.
This free app lets students view and manipulate molecules in 3D.
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.
This app gives students hands-on experience with the laws of physics. For $.99, it’s a very cool app.
This is a great, free, dictionary app that also includes audio pronunciations.
This is a great list of options for publishing student work either as PDF, ePub, or other document format.
Present powerpoint files from an iPad. By uploading to SlideShark – web based or from an iPad – open and present from an iPad.
This is a visual database of “extra solar planets” that includes images, visualizations, animations, and links to scientific publications
This is a great site full of widgets to use when creating publications using iBooks Author.
Create iOS games from this program. 149$ to publish games to app store
Data & analysis of an iPad program at a HS level.
Edmodo is a free social networking/blended learning platform for schools. It now has an app as well.
This is a great article about using iPads to create literature circles.
Step by step process of creating a “IWB” using Apple TV, iPad and projector.
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.
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.
Another app in the “iTeach” collection, this one addresses Chemistry, providing a solid study resource to accompany the curriculum.
“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. ”
This is a good list of animation apps. Most of them are not free, but they could be good alternatives for digital storytelling.
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.
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.