iPads




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iPad apps for Learning (Bloom's)




Helpful Links for Getting Started

If you are just getting started with the iPad in general, here is a free user guide that you can download to your iPad and view in iBooks: http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-user-guide-for-ios-5.1/id509611900?mt=11 

(PRO TIP: If you have email set up on your iPad, email yourself the link and click it on your iPad. Click the FREE button and the book will open up for you on the iPad).


Teaching with iPad:

iPad in HiEd Tips: http://ipadacademy.com

Learning with iPad: http://www.apple.com/education/ipad/

Teaching with iPad: http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/

The Education App page from Apple: http://www.apple.com/education/apps/



iTunes U information: http://www.apple.com/apps/itunes-u/

Volume Purchase Program: http://www.apple.com/itunes/education/



iBooks and iBooks Author:

Create iBooks for your students: http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author/

iBooks Author Help: <http://help.apple.com/ibooksauthor/mac/1.0/>

iBooks Author Support: <http://www.apple.com/support/ibooksauthor/>

Publishing with iBooks Author - An Introduction to Creating Ebooks for the iPad (free book from O'Reilly Press) <http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920025597.do>



Apps Common in Education: 

eClicker Host: This is a classroom response system (like the hand held clicker systems). eClicker Host is the instructor App and eClicker is the student App. This is a full featured student response system.

The Waste Land: An interactive and immersive look at the poem by TS elliot.

Outliner: A comprehensive note and task management program that is excellent for students who need help with organization.

Evernote: A cross platform program for note taking. Syncs notes with your phone, iPad, and computer. Supports pictures, web clips, and audio.

Shareboard: Turns an iPad and an LCD projector into an interactive whiteboard. Projecting iPad can also yield control to up to 4 other iPads in the room making this an interactive whiteboard.

Molecules: Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers.

Photoshop: a solid photo editor for the iPad (free)

Sketchbook Pro: A professional grade painting and drawing program.

Papers: An electronic repository for research journals. Connects to academic electronic repositories of research including local electronic libraries.

Blausen Human Atlas: A dynamic medical atlas of the human body that contains 3-D images, medical information, and a cross-searching medical term glossary.

Goodreader: Opens a large number of file formats for viewing. Great for grading papers with a stylus or typed feedback. It’s has file managing, searchable text, notes, highlighting, and full integration with Dropbox. Many, many features.

OmniGraphSketcher: Quickly create and present detailed graphs and charts on iPad.

Dragon Naturally Speaking: Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages.

MoneyReader: A powerful app for non-sighted students that reads the denomination of bills.

Pages: A full powered word processing and publishing tool that is simple to use and visually stunning.

Numbers: A powerful spreadsheet program that supports interactive charts and dynamic forms.

Keynote: A slide based presentation program that allows you to create presentations with dynamic graphics, transitions, and embedded media. Keynote for the iPad is capable of working with PowerPoint files as well.


App Store Links: 

The following links do not represent every App in the category. Educators have curated these special collections.

Learning Chemistry: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=470258415&s=143441

Learning to Read: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=432100106&mt=8

The Math Store: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=424538008

Special Education: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=399470755

English as a Second Language: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=467144168&s=143441

Life Sciences: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=428160315

Astronomy and Earth Science: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=463506436&s=143441

Geography: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=434439645&s=143441

Writing: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=451906108&s=143441



Additional Links:

Ten Apple iPad Apps To Help Children With Autism: http://www.autismepicenter.com/autism-blog/blog2.php/2010/10/23/autism-apps-that-will-help-you

Free online seminars from Apple: https://edseminars.apple.com/seminars/



On the Technical side:

MIT Open Source Project: a collection of schools working on apps based on the MIT open source code: https://spaces.internet2.edu/display/imobileu/Welcome+to+iMobileU

Free App development course: http://www.openculture.com/2010/11/developing_apps_for_iphone_ipad_a_free_stanford_course.html


iPad Mirroring / Whiteboard Apps:
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