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17 iPad Apps For Elementary School Shared Carts

A list of apps for our traveling set of iPads. These apps cover a variety of areas and focus on creation, coding, and productivity in the elementary school classroom.

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Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 80
Adobe Voice – Show your story

*** Featured by Apple as one of the Best Apps of 2014 ***

App Store Editors’ Choice. #1 Best New App.

“One of the simplest, most creative, most joyous apps ever written.” —David Pogue, Yahoo! Tech

Voice helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming – just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online. Make an impact.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 77
Shadow Puppet Edu

STUDENTS CAN:
∙ Present a project or describe an experience
∙ Search Library of Congress, NASA, Met Museum, Creative Commons, and more for images to explain an idea
∙ Develop digital storytelling skills
∙ Demonstrate understanding of a concept for assessment
∙ Improve speaking skills or practice reading aloud

TEACHERS CAN:
∙ Create mini-lessons for blended learning or flipped classroom
∙ Develop more engaging prompts for assignments or discussions
∙ Provide examples of final projects

APP FEATURES:

  • Use photos and video clips from camera roll ∙ Up to 100 items per video and up to 30 minutes long
Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 76
TouchCast Studio: Interactive Video Studio and Editor

Video and the web are coming together. Experience both like never before with TouchCast: a new medium that looks like video, but feels more like the web.

A TouchCast is a video that is fully browsable, responsive, and alive. Webpages, images, and an assembly of video Apps (vApps) can be tapped for a two-way video experience.

TouchCast Studio is a TV studio in your hands. Create broadcast-quality videos with a built-in teleprompter, green screen, visual filters, sound effects, and titles. Watch TouchCasts from any of the apps or online at TouchCast.com.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 74
Seesaw: The Learning Journal

Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students of all ages to independently document and share what they are learning at school.

FEATURES:

Easily Capture Student Learning in Any Form
∙ Students can use photos, videos, drawings, text notes, links or PDFs to show what they know. You can also import directly from over 100 other apps.
∙ When students add to their Seesaw journal, content is uploaded, organized by student, and accessible from any device.
∙ Teachers can browse work from the entire class or for a single student. Optionally, use folders to organize work by subject area or project.
∙ Teachers can flag items for follow up or to review at parent-teacher conferences.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 76
ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard

Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard!

ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or old!

INTUITIVE AND POWERFUL

  • Record your ShowMe tutorial right away — no manuals or complicated menus needed
  • Drop in images onto the whiteboard
  • Easily switch between drawing and erasing (as well as pausing and playing) to make your ShowMe flow from concept to concept
  • You can make your ShowMe as long or as short as it needs to be, and record as many ShowMe’s as you want. Go nuts!
  • Once you’re finished recording, upload your ShowMe to share with the community (or keep it private if you prefer)
  • Discover awesome tutorials created by other members of the ShowMe community
Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 77
Explain Everything™ Interactive Whiteboard

ANIMATE YOUR THINKING
"Explain everything is a stunning peek into a cutting edge new paradigm of communicating…”*

• Create slides using an infinite canvas, use a laser pointer, draw in any color, add shapes, text,

math equations, videos, images and audio files

• Rotate, move, scale, flip, copy, paste, clone and lock any object added to the stage,

• Record everything you do within the app (even yourself while using the front-facing camera)

to create high quality, creative and valuable content for others to learn from!

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 71
Haiku Deck Presentation and Slideshow App with Beautiful Charts and Graphs

Haiku Deck makes it a snap to create beautiful presentations that will wow your audience – whether you’re pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, telling a story, or igniting a movement. Featured on the iTunes “New and Noteworthy” and“What’s Hot” lists!

“It's the Instagram for pitch decks.” -- Mashable
“Makes creating beautiful presentations a cinch and a joy, whether you have design skills or not” -- Lifehacker
“A smart app that makes beautiful slideshows in no time and makes your iPad a more productive tool” -- Wall Street Journal

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 72
Book Creator for iPad - create and publish ebooks, pdfs and comics
  • THE No.1 Book app for the iPad in 80 countries.

  • Voted Best Educational App in the 2015 BETT Awards.

Book Creator is the simple way to make your own beautiful ebooks, right on your iPad.

With over 15 million ebooks created so far, Book Creator is ideal for making all kinds of books, including children's picture books, comic books, photo books, journals, textbooks and more.

And when you're done, easily share your book, or even publish to the iBooks Store!

  • Book Creator makes e-book publishing easy - Wired
  • One of the Top 50 Apps for the iPad - The Guardian
  • Winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award
Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 83
Adobe Slate – Make your words and images move

Named App Store Editors’ Choice, Slate lets you turn your next newsletter, report, invitation or travel adventure into a gorgeous visual story that delights readers on any device. Simply tap to select a unique look — beautiful fonts, color and magazine-style design are automatically incorporated. Fluid movement and elegant motion are applied instantly. Share your Slate story link anywhere. Grab attention, increase awareness and inspire action. Stand out.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 72
ChatterPix Kids - by Duck Duck Moose

Grab your camera! Let’s ChatterPix! Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk -- pets, friends, doodles, and more.

Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your Pix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, or even fancy book reports. And best of all, it’s FREE! AGES: 6-12.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 73
Snapguide - How-tos, Recipes, Fashion, Crafts, iPhone Tips and Lifehacks

Snapguide is a beautiful, easy way to create and share how-to guides. Discover new recipes, DIY projects, fashion ideas, make-up tricks, tech tips and lifehacks. Create your own guides and share what you love doing.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 83
ScratchJr

With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) learn important new skills as they program their own interactive stories and games.

By snapping together graphical programming blocks, children can make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. In the process, children learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. They also use math and language in a meaningful and motivating context, supporting the development of early-childhood numeracy and literacy. With ScratchJr, children don’t just learn to code, they code to learn.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 64
Hopscotch -- Make your own games. Coding made waaaaay easier.

Learning to code has never been easier or more fun. Hopscotch offers free, super simple videos that let you to make your own versions of your favorite games (like Geometry Dash!), create drawing apps, and build tons of cool projects. Plus, over 40 challenges help you develop your skillz. Most importantly, the Hopscotch community is always around to answer questions, squash bugs, and give you ideas.

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Chirp

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 74
Chirp

Chirp is a magical way to share your stuff - using sound. Chirp sings information from one iPhone to another! Make & share videos, photos, links, MP3s, PDFs, GIFs & more: all from your built-in iPhone speaker. What will you chirp?

Chirp lets you send information over the air to anyone running the app near you. Use Chirp to send or receive pictures or video clips from your phone. Chirp is the super-simple, totally free way to share that everyone's talking about. Download it now!

• Share pictures & video clips with groups of friends!

• One-button simple: just chirp it!

• Share any link you like...

Note: You need to run Chirp to receive chirps. Sharing requires a network connection.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 65
i-nigma QR Code, Data Matrix and 1D barcode reader

i-nigma turns your camera into a sophisticated barcode reader. Thanks to exceptionally quick and robust scanning, it is regularly ranked as top performer in this category.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 72
Google Drive - free online storage from Google

Get started with Google Drive for free and have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.

Oct 20, 2015 - itunes.apple.com - 64
Google Docs

Create, edit, and collaborate with others on documents from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the free Google Docs app. With Google Docs you can:

  • Create new documents or edit any that were created on the web or on another device
  • Share documents and work together with others in the same document at the same time
  • Open, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents
  • Get stuff done anytime -- even without an internet connection
  • Add and respond to comments
  • Never worry about losing your work -- everything is automatically saved as you type
  • Protect your documents with a 4-digit passcode