June 22, 2012

Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (6/11-6/18)


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.

Web Highlighter
These are directions for adding Diigo to the iPad bookmarks bar.

Tags: diigo, iPad, highlighter

5 Apps for Creating Interactive Books and ePubs on your iPad
5 apps to create ePub eBooks on your iPad

Tags: iBooks, ebooks, ipad, apps, books, epub, ebook

Give Speech Foundation – FreeSpeech for iPad
“FreeSpeech is a communication tool based upon research in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and human-computer interaction, as well clinical insight and expertise in speech and communication disorders.” This free app could also be used to support early readers.

Tags: ipad, communication, app, sped, education, differentiation

Animation Desk™
There is a free and pro version of this app to create hand-drawn animations. It has great potential for digital storytelling.

Tags: ipad, animation, app, Education, technology

iPad/iPod Resources
iPad apps by subject and grade level — huge list.

Tags: ipad, apps

Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind
Silvia Tolisano wrote a fantastic post on her blog, Langwitches, about evaluating iPad app and includes a great infographic.

Tags: ipad, apps, Evaluation, langwitches, Education

Best way to manage 100 iPads? Give them to 100 managers #edchat #connectedca – A Stick in the Sand
Great post on how to manage iPads…give them to kids & let them mange:)

Tags: ipad, management, deployment

iBooks Author – Adding review questions to an Electronic textbook | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Adding review questions to iBooks Author

Tags: iBooks, iBooksAuthor, author

The new Book Publishing possible with iBooks Author from Apple
iBooks Author overview & tutorial

Tags: iBooks, iBooksAuthor, publishing

iBooks Author: Add a movie or an audio file
Apple Support Site: Adding a movie to iBooks author

Tags: iBooks, iBooksAuthor, movie, audio

iBooks Author: Add a Keynote presentation
Apple Support Site: adding a Keynote to iBooks Author

Tags: iBooks, iBooksAuthor, keynote, presentation

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Responding to 20 #iPad Implementation Questions
This is a great article to read for anyone planning an iPad deployment.

Tags: ipad, education, implementation, deployment, technology

Chemistry Self-Assessment
Great way of using Google Forms to have students self assess on an iPad

Tags: googleforms, forms, assessment, Googledocs, google, docs

VideoScribe HD for iPad on the iTunes App Store
Create stop motion animation on the iPad…slightly similar to RSA animate style films.

Tags: iPad, video, animation, screencast, screencasting

Posted from Diigo. The rest of iPad for ETT group favorite links are here.