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DLD List of recommended apps

Here are a list of apps that we currently use at DLD and that you will find on DLD iPads.

Socrative Student

SOCRATIVE 2.0
Engage, assess and personalize your class with Socrative.
Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide graphs of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now!
To get started using Socrative, register for a Socrative account.
Features
•Visualize student understanding
•Ask multiple choice and true/false questions
•Ask open-ended questions and vote on the results
•Create your own quizzes
•Share quizzes with other teachers
•Give end of class exit tickets
•Play games with our space race!
•View students results in real time
SUPPORTED BROWSERS / DEVICES –
Socrative also works on every browser: including Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer.
Use any Web Enabled device: including Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops and Desktops

BaiBoard - Collaborative Whiteboard

Visualize, Create and Collaborate from your iPad.

BaiBoard is a cloud based collaboration app that enables users to create and collaborate on educational content, through the use of collaborative whiteboard, voice conferencing, document annotation etc.

BaiBoard is integrated with cloud services including Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud Drive and Evernote.

www.BaiBoard.com

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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If your device fails to display the camera preview when you launch i-nigma, go to Settings=>Privacy=>Camera, and make sure that i-nigma is set to on.

Features of the i-nigma reader:
◇ Scan QR, DataMatrix and UPC/EAN (a.k.a. "Supermarket") codes
◇ Additional codes available with our SDK (details below) include: PDF 417, Micro QR, Code 39, Code 128, Codabar/NW7, Interleaved 2 of 5 (ITF), QRcode Models 1&2
◇ Scan colored and creative barcodes
◇ Scan reversed codes (bright patterns on dark background)
◇ All codes are scanned simultaneously - no need to preset barcode types
◇ The i-nigma Shopper compares prices of books, games, CDs and many more products at leading online retailer sites such as Amazon and eBay
◇ Scan QR and DataMatrix codes off printed material as a quick and easy way to access video, news, music, sweepstakes or any mobile content.
◇ Share scanned codes through Facebook, Twitter and other social networks
◇ Share scanned codes through SMS
◇ Create QR codes on screen for scanning and sharing by other devices
◇ Scan vCards or MECARDs, and save to phone contacts
◇ Scan Geo barcodes and open them on Map
◇ Scan Calendar barcodes and save them to phone calendar
◇ Multi lingual support: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Hungarian and Thai.

Based on 3GVision's barcode decoding engine, which has become the de-facto standard for Japanese handsets, the i-nigma Barcode Reader SDK is licensed to many mobile developers. For more details go to http://www.3gvision.com/QR-Barcode-Reader-SDK.html.

We also offer mobile marketers the i-nigma Campaign Manager, an end-to-end solution for creating, managing and tracking mobile barcode activity. See http://www.i-nigma.com/CampaignManager.htm.

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.

“It’s one of the company’s most beautiful iPad apps to date, and it’s incredibly easy to use." — Macworld

“The end result is a polished, professional-looking job (seriously) suitable for your business, or just making all the others kids in class look like rank amateurs.” — Engadget

YOUR VOICE TELLS THE STORY.
• Fun, fast and super simple.
• Touch to record your voice, one line at a time.
• Voice automatically adds the perfect soundtrack. Play it back and hear yourself sound amazing.

TAP TO MAKE IT BEAUTIFUL.
• Pick from the stunning collection of over 25,000 icons and millions of images, or use your own.
• Choose a custom look with one tap: beautiful fonts, colors, and motion make every element memorable.

AMAZING RESULTS. IN MINUTES.
• Voice automatically adds cinema-quality animation so your story looks incredible. Effortlessly.
• Share your video on Facebook, Twitter, email, or your own web page for anyone to watch, on any device.

This app is currently available in English-only.

Our screenshots include images by Screenshot 1: eleephotography — “Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park, Canada.” • whologwhy — “Chestnut Leaves” • Dan Hetteix — “Wetland” • mikebaird — “California poppy, Eschscholzia californica, flower, flowers, poppy-fields-buchon-trail-MdO-2” • Dan Hetteix — “Wetland” Screenshot 2: Sergi Delgado — “Bicycle” • LukePricePhotography — “Orange Flower” Screenshot 3: Luis Prado — “Hiker” Screenshot 4: NASA Goddard Photo and Video — “Best-ever Ultraviolet Portrait of Andromeda Galaxy.” • Sweetie187 — “space” • Sweetie 187 — “space” • Luis Prado — “Jet Pack” • NASA Goddard Photo and Video — “Sun Rising on the Final Shuttle Mission” including icons from the Noun Project.

YouTube Capture

Create beautiful movies on the go with YouTube Capture 2.0. Start recording in a snap, then edit and share videos of any length right from your phone.

Features:

  • Capture the moment: Start recording instantly
  • Stitch together an unlimited number of clips as you build your story
  • Trim and rearrange clips right from your phone
  • Add a soundtrack from your music collection or YouTube’s audio library
  • Touch up videos with color correction and stabilization
  • Upload to YouTube and share on Google+, Facebook, and Twitter - all in one step
Book Creator Free

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 iBooks Store.
Ideal for children’s picture books, photo books, art books, cook books, manuals, textbooks, and the list goes on.

  • The no. 1 Book app for the iPad in over 60 countries
  • "Book Creator makes e-book publishing easy” - wired.com
  • Over 6 million books already made with Book Creator
  • One of the Top 50 Apps for the iPad - The Guardian
  • Winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award

Try it free to create your first book (with in-app purchase for unlimited books).

Watch the video of Book Creator in action and find out more at www.redjumper.net/bookcreator

Perfect for the home
Use Book Creator to create a personalised story for your child, or arrange family pictures and art into a beautiful eBook. Then pass your iPad to your child and watch their imagination run free!

Perfect for the classroom
"My students loved this app. They felt it was so easy to use, that they could open it for the first time and know intuitively what to do. Having it then go to iBooks and create an individual bookshelf was fantastic."

  • Rosey McQuillan, Pre-K-12 Assistive Technology Specialist, Massachusetts

Perfect for designers
"What a great tool! It’s sleek, intuitive, and easy. Being able to design a fixed layout picture book right on the iPad makes total sense. Highly recommended."

  • Liz Castro, Author of ‘EPUB Straight to the Point: Creating ebooks for the Apple iPad and other ereaders’

FEATURES

  • Choose from portrait, landscape or square book sizes.
  • Quickly add pictures from the Photos app, or grab them from the web, then move, resize and rotate them with your fingers.
  • Edit text using the onscreen keyboard, and apply rich formatting to make it look great.
  • Choose from all of the iPad's fonts - over 50 to use.
  • Import video and music, and record speech within the app.
  • Draw and write in your books with the freehand pen tools.
  • Layout your book exactly as you want it with guidelines and snap positioning.
  • A quick tap and you're reading your book in iBooks!
  • Send your books to your friends over email, to iTunes on your computer, over Dropbox, or to a WebDav server.
  • Print using AirPrint or other printer apps, or export as PDF.
  • Export as a movie and upload to the web.
  • With your books created using the international ePub standard you know they will be readable now and in the future.
  • Support for iBooks’ fixed layout format, including double page images and soundtracks. Please note that fixed layout iBooks are not ideal for long texts such as novels.
  • Includes a Getting Started tutorial plus online support articles at www.redjumper.net/bookcreator

A NOTE FOR EDUCATORS

For schools there is a full version of the app called "Book Creator for iPad" with unlimited books and no in-app purchase. The full version is available with a 50% discount under Apple's volume purchase program.

STAY IN TOUCH

Talk with us on www.facebook.com/bookcreator and on Twitter at @bookcreatorapp

TESTIMONIALS

"It’s easy to learn and intuitive to use. This app rates an A+"
– Dallion, Children's illustrator

"The app is super intuitive! I was working on a book for my 7 year old niece (who lives in Brazil) in no time. It took me about 30 minutes to put together a book for her, publish in iBooks and email the ePub file to my brother…to open it up on his iPad…. for my niece to read it."

  • Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano, langwitches.org

"In my opinion the essential education app for the iPad!"

  • Andrew Rhodes, Apple Distinguished Educator and Director of Technology, International School of Stavanger

"Book Creator is a marvellous idea"

  • The Guardian

"I’m genuinely excited about this app"

  • appplayground.com

"We are very excited about Book Creator... off to layout a kids picture book, then maybe mom’s recipes."

  • igoipad.com
Showbie for iPad

Go paperless in your classroom! With Showbie, you can quickly and easily assign, collect and review student work on your iPad, then provide rich feedback to your students by adding annotations, text notes and voice notes directly onto their documents. Students can show their learning creatively by submitting to Showbie from thousands of compatible iPad apps, or by completing assignments with Showbie’s built in tools. Showbie keeps everyone organized with individual student assignment folders, email and push notifications.

It’s easy to get started!
Create your first class and assignment, then give the Showbie class code to your students so they can join. Your whole class will be up and running in minutes.

Effortlessly distribute material to your students!
Add instructions or a document to your assignment. Showbie will send your students a notification that their assignment has been updated, so they can immediately begin working on their own copy of the materials you provided.

Keep your class organized!
With Showbie’s individual student folders, your students will never lose their homework again. Student work is stored securely in the cloud, so students can even switch between iPads and keep working. Showbie also reminds students when assignment due dates are approaching.

Engage your students with rich, responsive feedback!
Students can ask questions or comment right inside their assignment folder, so you can provide immediate guidance while they work. Students and teachers can also record voice notes for instant verbal feedback.

Let your students show their creativity!
Students can record voice notes, video, and take pictures right within Showbie. They can also submit homework to Showbie from thousands of the most creative iPad apps.

Fast and painless marking!
Showbie shows you which students have submitted work, and which submission’s you’ve already graded. Grab your iPad and a comfy chair and finish that batch of marking in record time.

Have questions, problems or feedback? Check out support.showbie.com

Follow us on twitter for all the latest! twitter.com/Showbie

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Prezi

Prezi

Prezi for iPad - Create, edit, watch, and present prezis anytime, from anywhere.

Always on the go? Then you need Prezi for iPad. Prezi for iPad lets you create, edit, present, and watch prezis in real-time, whenever and wherever you want—even remotely. Present live to your colleagues across town or across the world, or follow along with their presentations, no matter where you happen to be. When you’re traveling to a big pitch or meeting, why not use the transit time to practice or make final tweaks? When you arrive, present right from your iPad or connect to Apple TV’s Airplay and present on the big screen. And finally, on the way home, let’s say the guy sitting next to you turns out to be a killer prospect. With Prezi for iPad, you’ll always have the situation, and your audience, in hand.

“Our sales team loves using Prezi on the iPad because it’s a very professional way to present our message and it makes them look like a hero,”
— Israel Saari, BioGuard’s Digital Marketing Manager.

“With Prezi, meetings with clients have become not just a presentation but a memorable experience.”
— Andy Barrons, Chief Marketing Officer at Navis

Create and share beautiful presentations
• Create basic prezis from scratch using your iPad
• Present and watch live prezis from any location
• Easily share your prezis via email or any chat app
• Create prezis online and finalize them using your iPad
• Zoom into any detail or pull out to show the big picture
• Follow your predefined path or move about the open canvas freely
• Present on a large screen with Apple TV’s Airplay
• Access our professionally designed selection of stunning color themes and templates
• Customize and save your own created templates
• Easily insert YouTube videos with the built-in YouTube search function
• Find the perfect background or image with powerful online image search
• Have all your presentations synced across all devices
NOTE: To enjoy the full creative power of Prezi use your desktop browser.

Access your prezis from anywhere
• Access and view your entire online prezi collection
• Make final adjustments on the fly, even right before you present
• Easily download your favorite prezis
• Run through and rehearse any presentation, anywhere
• Pitch or present at a moment's notice

Find inspiration, wherever you go
• Cruise through our Featured Prezis using this app
• View our prezi collections on Pinterest
• Check your coworkers’ shared prezis from the comfort of your couch

What’s so great about Prezi

Prezi makes you a better presenter
• Create more engaging, effective, and memorable presentations
• Break free of boring and constraining slides
• Zoom into any detail or zoom out to show the big picture
• Follow your predefined path, or move around as you wish

Engage, surprise, and delight your audience
• Turn your presentation into a story they’ll want to follow
• Pitch a big idea
• Pitch your new business
• Present a new strategy
• Present the latest reports
• Showcase your talents
• Present your portfolio
• Win new clients
• Make the sale

Prezi is available for:
Desktop: Mac and Web
Mobile: iPhone, iPad
Web: Prezi online editor

Language support for English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese and Hungarian

Moodle Mobile

NOTE: This official Moodle Mobile app will ONLY work with Moodle sites that have been set up to allow it. Please talk to your Moodle administrator if you have any problems connecting.

If your Moodle site has been configured correctly, you can use this app to:

  • browse the content of your courses, even when offline
  • receive instant notifications of messages and other events
  • quickly find and contact other people in your courses
  • upload images, audio, videos and other files from your mobile device
  • view your course grades
  • and more!

Please see http://docs.moodle.org/en/Mobile_app for all the latest information.
We’d really appreciate your feedback on what else you want this app to do!