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Updated by Mindy Walsh on Mar 12, 2013
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iPad applications you can use in the classroom

This a set of resources you can use to help you find applications that you can use in your classroom


Has several activity apps that students can use. More geared towards upper elementary---would help to ensure lessons are higher up on Bloom's taxonomy!

iBooks By Apple

iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest bestselling books or your favorite classics – day or night.

--has FREE books that you can download and use for students in the classroom. I have used this to download several books to read to my students.

Katie Christo (katiechristo) on Pinterest

Breaks iPad applications up into grade levels for teachers to find easier access to iPads for their classroom

Where Inquiry and Creativity Rules: iPads in the Classroom: App Recommendations Galore! Good, extensive list...

A blog run by a teacher who has used several of these apps in her classroom and recommends them

iPads in Education

List of applications you can use that are broken up by subject


A Wiki with a list of applications broken down by grade level


App Annie

App Annie

Educational apps listed by free & ones you have to pay for

Apple - Education - Apps

Take a look at some of our favorite educational apps from the thousands available on the App Store.

StoryKit By ICDL Foundation

Create an electronic storybook. Make use of the little gaps in life - on the sofa after dinner, in the back seat of the car, or on a train - to do something creative together. To create your story: * Write some text.* Illustrate by drawing on the screen, taking a photograph of something you see, or drawing on paper and then photographing the paper, or attaching photos from your album.* Sounds can be recorded for telling your story or as sound effects.* Layout the elements of your story (text boxes, images, and sound clips) freely by dragging them or pinching to resize.* Add, reorder, or delete pages from your book.Your story is always saved in your iPhone. Carry it with you and work on it any time. Upload your story to the StoryKit web server and email a link to the story from within the app. No account is necessary. Stories are private.The application includes four public domain children's books that you can rewrite and rearrange into your own new story. These are scans of the original bound books that have been specially processed for use on the iPhone. Take "The Three Bears" and make them four. Rewrite "The Three Little Pigs" with the wolf as the victim. Or, start with a blank book and write whatever story is on your minds.Send us feedback at order to improve StoryKit, the application sends us anonymous usage data. The usage data contains no personal information or content from your stories. However, if you upload stories to our website, we may look at those to see how StoryKit is being used and understand what kinds of features would be useful to add in the future. We will not share your stories with anyone outside our research group without your express permission.StoryKit was designed by researchers at the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab as a basis for studying how mobile devices can be a conduit for children to work with their family members doing creative and educational activities. The idea is that by creating stories on iPhone - as opposed to paper and pens - you can find time to work on these activities anytime and anywhere. When you're done, you can carry it with you in your pocket, show it to friends and family you meet in your daily life, or send it electronically to people who live further away.Supported by the National Science

Top 50 Free Education Apps | iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch App Store App Reviews

Below is the top 50 free applications in the Education category(data is pulled from iTunes). We also have a list of the best paid education iPhone apps.