Top 10 reasons to use iPads and iPods in the classroom...



1. demonstrate your understanding in math & science by taking pictures of your work and explaining your thinking with an audiorecording

2. create a podcast or audiorecording of your repsponse to a reading

3. create a commercial, movie or movie trailer

4. access documents and work collaboratively with peers

5. use tools to help answer tricky math questions

6. share an idea and get feedback from people around the world

7. create an art project using sketching apps or different film apps

8. share my work with the rest of the class / the teacher

9. create notes in notebooks, just like everyone else, but with NO paper!

10. organize myself so that I don't miss out on great things

Top Ten apps we love to use!

(These are not in any specific order...we just like them!)

1. Notability
2. Evernote
3. Educreations
4. iMovie
5. Google Drive
6. Voice Thread
7. NFB pixstop
8. Dragon Dictation
9. Idea Sketch
10. Hello (evernote)
11. typoHD
12. Corkulous
13. WolframAlpha
14. Qwiki
15. Keynote
16. Lino
17. I like books (grasshopper apps)
18. Zite
19. We want apps
20. Screenchomp
21. Edmodo


Websites and Resources to help guide your use!


ipad as
tech2learn
appitic
recommended iPad apps

goorulearning.org
edshelf

Other apps we like...


Math tool apps

Working with words

Language

Music

Science

Art

base ten blocks
convert units
virtual manipulatives
nctm
graphcalc
find sums (ten frames)
formulae
dice
lets tans
pizza (fractions)
telling time
Khan academy (video tutorials)
wordsworth
hangman
letris 2
word magic
word wizard
word domino
pocket phonics
Learning A-Z
I like Books
Newseum
Comics+ Kids
Storyrobe
StoryLines
Hole Story
Toontastic
Storykit
Inspirations
Tuners
SheetMuse
GarageBand
Metronome
Mozart Interactive
Periodic Table
VideoScience
123 Sculpt
Louvre
My Brushes
My Sketch
procreate
Art Puzzles

NFB Pixstop
iMovie
NFB
viddy
fotobabble
vintagio
project 365