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Updated by Jana G. Dixon on Mar 18, 2013
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My Fav Apps

A collection of my favorite apps to share at Schools Without Walls Conference.

Dropbox By Dropbox

Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. Any file you save to your Dropbox is accessible from all your computers, iPhone, iPad and even the Dropbox website!Features:• Bring all your photos, videos, and docs anywhere.• Automatically save photos and videos to Dropbox and earn up to 3 GB additional free space.• Share a link to your photos, videos, and docs — no more attachments.• Add files to "Favorites" for fast, offline viewing.Take your work on the go and review docs when you're out and about. Even if you accidentally leave your iPhone in a taxi, your stuff is always safe in Dropbox.Terms of Service:

Calendars by Readdle

Calendars is the most elegant and easy to use calendar application available on the App Store. It works perfectly with Google Calendar and built-in iOS Calendar Calendars lets you manage events both online and offline. Thanks to the unique interface you can move events simply with Drag & Drop, navigate quickly between dates, change event time, repeat schedule and reminders rapidly with custom keyboards.Calendars supports everything you can find in Google Calendar: appointments, tasks, SMS reminders, recurring events, invitations and even more. Sync is really fast and your information is always up to date.

Evernote By Evernote

Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.

Pinterest By Pinterest, Inc.

Pinterest is where you can dream about, plan, and prepare for thethings you want to do in your life. Whether it's vacation plans, newgadgets, favorite recipes, fashion or the latest home decor, Pinterest is an easy way to save it.

Paprika Recipe Manager - Get your recipes organized! By Hindsight Labs LLC

Delightfully simple recipe management for everyone: from aspiring cooks to professional chefs. With ingredient scaling, grocery lists and meal planning, Paprika is the perfect kitchen companion. If you love to cook, Paprika will be most useful app you've ever downloaded!Use Paprika's FREE cloud sync service to wirelessly sync between your Mac, iPhone and iPad and take your recipes everywhere you go!

Print n Share for documents & email By EuroSmartz Ltd

Print to ALL printers (Not just AirPrint Printers). Print direct to most WiFi/Wireless printers without extra software. Print to ALL printers and any document type via your Mac/PC. View read and display large PDF, Office & iWork files. Easily transfer & store files from the Cloud or your computer.

ABC - Magnetic Alphabet HD - Learn to Write! For Kids - Halloween Special! By Dot Next "Magnetic Alphabet is a great tool for everyone. It aids in teaching preschoolers their alphabets/numbers, a learning tool in teaching one how to spell or sending messages to friends and family! The characters on the app are rendered beautifully and provided with nominal sound effects! [

App Hits for iPad - Discover Hot Top Apps On Sale Quickly! By Sane Apps LLC

Find the FREE apps you want FAST! App Hits helps you discover the latest and hottest apps for your iPad in no time. Grab the best deals on apps and never miss a sale again!

Appsfire Deals (Free) - Daily Deals on Top Apps By appsfire

Appsfire does the work of selecting the best of the best so you don’t have to.App Deals = Great apps + Great deals.

Scribble Press By Scribble Press

Scribble Press for iPad is a book creation platform that allows kids to imagine, create and share their own stories with great drawing and writing tools. Download your books instantly to your iBooks library! Scribble Press for iPad makes it easy to create an ebook – either write your own or use one of over 50 story templates.

Collins Big Cat Apps:: iPad Apps for interactive reading

Collins Big Cat Apps are animated books that assist in language acquisition. Children can record their own narration and play it back as they read the book.
to inspire and motivate your class


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS television series anytime, anywhere (in the USA). “PBS KIDS Video” features more than 1,000 videos from over a dozen top PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! television series, including Curious George, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That, Dinosaur Train, SUPER WHY!, Sesame Street and Wild Kratts.

ClassDojo By Class Twist Inc

ClassDojo helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators.Teachers can use this app to give students realtime feedback while in class - it will sync with the main ClassDojo website.Better learning behaviors, smoother lessons, and hassle-free data - and it's free for teachers!

Rover - The Browser for Education By iSwifter Learn Inc.

Can’t access Flash on your iPad? Rover CAN! Rover is the free education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad.Rover is a free education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages. Rover is targeted towards enhancing the K-12 education experience, bringing the best online learning content to your iPad- including access to content ordinarily available on the Apple tablet (e.g. Flash content). We have partnered with major education brands, including Discovery Education, to make sure you have access to leading educational content on the iPad. Rover can transform your classroom into a fun, easy to use, and exciting learning lab Note: Rover requires a Wi-Fi connection and 3G iPads also require a wireless connection.

Destiny Quest By Follett Software

Search your library catalog -- anytime, anywhere! Available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, this app puts the powerful searching capabilities of Destiny Quest -- in the palm of your hand. An intuitive, easy to use app allows you to: • Search for resources in your library• Submit and read ratings and reviews • Place holds and add items to My List • Discover the Top 10 Most Popular titles and New Books at your library • Maintain lists of books you’re Now Reading, Want to Read and Have Read • View your Account information including checkouts, holds and outstanding fines• Use the Resource Lists posted by Teachers & Librarians, to find resources on the topics discussed in class.Your access to these features will be set up by your librarian.

EasyBib, for iPad By Imagine Easy Solutions

Just like our iPhone app, you can create accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code or by typing the name of a book. Build and manage your works cited list on the larger screen of the iPad. Once done, email your citations and then export your citations to's popular bibliography management service.

Bluefire Reader By Bluefire Productions

Bluefire Reader is your go-to reading app for ePUB and PDF eBooks from stores and libraries around the world. With Bluefire Reader, you can read digital editions protected by Adobe® Content Server—the most widely used eBook rights management system. This app is designed with you, the reader, in mind—and now it’s better than ever! With just a tap you can highlight, bookmark, annotate, look up a definition, and share excerpts via email, Facebook and Twitter. Have a large collection of eBooks? Now you can organize them into collections. Want to export your annotations? You can do that too. Popular bookstores from around the world use the Bluefire white label platform to power their own apps. Try Bluefire Reader today and see why!

Bats! Furry Fliers of the Night By Story Worldwide

a 3-D book app that is unlike anything I have seen before for a nonfiction book. If you use an iPad in your classroom or with your own child, it is definitely the price of admission to enter this world of Bats!." ★★Bats! lets kids aged six to 11 search jungles, deserts, woods and other vivid 3-D environments; flap their “wings” and fly like a bat; “see” how sound waves help bats find food; and much more. Written by Mary Kay Carson and created for the iPad by other experts in nonfiction for children, Bats! is a true innovation in children’s publishing. It’s is a wonderful original nonfiction book and a new kind of reading adventure for children.

Kobo By Kobo Inc.

Download our FREE app and start reading millions of free and affordable eBooks from the palm of your hand. Read everything from the hottest new releases to popular classics, plus stay on top of current news and trends with newspaper and magazine subscriptions.

Photon Flash Video Player & Private Web Browser for iPad By Appsverse Inc.

★★★★★ LIMITED TIME SALE: USD$9.99 -> USD$4.99★★★★★ Appsverse Photon Browser is a powerful new browser with Flash capability designed to enhance your browsing experience on the iPad.

YALSA’s Teen Book Finder By American Library Association

Find the best books and media for teens, as selected by library staff and educators across the United States! The Teen Book Finder, generously funded by a grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, offers easy access to the titles honored each year by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association. Search for books by title, author, genre, award, or list; create a reading list with the favorites button; share what you’re reading on Facebook and Twitter; and find a copy of the book in your local library, all from one screen! Not sure where to start? YALSA offers three hot picks on the homepage each day.

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.

Toontastic: FREE By Launchpad Toys

Toontastic is a storytelling and creative learning tool that enables kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons with friends and family around the world through simple and fun imaginative play!

Puppet Pals HD By Polished Play, LLC

Create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time!Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later. This app is as fun as your own creativity.

Book Creator for iPad By Red Jumper Studio

The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad.Read them in iBooks, send them to your friends, or submit them to the iBookstore.Ideal for children’s picture books, photo books, art books, cook books, manuals, textbooks, and the list goes on.