Chronicle for Conference Notes

Chronicle is a powerful conferring app for Reading and Writing Workshop. With the ability to easily associate and share pictures, videos, and audio recording with any individual or group note, Chronicle is also effective for communication and data documentation in any subject.  Designed for the iPad, this app gives teachers space to stay organized and […]

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Articles for Kids: Smithsonian Tween Tribune

I’ve shared some of my favorite online resources for informational text and current events.  Smithsonian Tween Tribune is another website to check out. Its has a collection of articles for kids, perfect for elementary and middle school students. You can easily access sports stories, national news, and more on their site.  With a free login teachers […]

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Post-it Plus for Digital Sticky Notes

There are some great brainstorming and planning apps for iPads (sticky notes, GRID, Popplet) and a new app from the makers of Post-it Notes combines the traditional tool with a digital platform.  Post-it Plus is a super cool app that lets users snap a picture of their post-it notes and the app will recognize each […]

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ShowMe for iPad Screencasting: Terrific Creation Tool

There are a handful of apps that I absolutely love for iPad screencasting (Educreations, ScreenChomp, Doceri) and here is another free app you’ll want to check out.  ShowMe is an easy to use screencasting tool that lets users record their voice as they write on the screen. It’s a great way for teachers to create […]

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Caribu for Long Distance Read Alouds

You may have seen Caribu featured in the most recent Apple keynote event showing off the new iPad Air 2.  This very cool app connects two readers from down street or across the world so they can explore a picture book together – perfect for long distance read alouds.  Users will be able to see […]

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Halloween Party App for iPads

Here’s a fun app for classrooms getting ready for Halloween!  Halloween Party App lets up to four players work together on one device to answer trivia questions related to Halloween.  Perfect for elementary schoolers, this app is also completely customizable.  I love apps that allow a couple of users to share the screen and Halloween […]

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Create Fantastic Videos with Wideo!

Wideo is fantastic video creation tool that lets educators and students make their own tutorials, in-class presentations, and so much more.  Users create animated videos that are perfect for students of all ages.  It’s a great way to breakdown complex topics, explain an idea, or demonstrate understanding.  Not only will you get the information across to […]

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Canva Creation Tool: Poster Making on iPads

I’ve shared how Canva is one of my favorite web tools and now it’s available on iPads!  Canva is perfect for poster making on iPads.  It’s a great example of how a website can transfer its high quality user experience to an iPad app.  You’ll love how quickly you can make posters for your classroom and how […]

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Tiggly Counts an iPad Math Toy!

Tiggly Counts is a wonderful iPad math designed for pre schoolers.  These physical toys let students interact with their iPad screen in a completely unique way.  After opening up one of Tiggly Counts apps, like Tiggly Addventure or Tiggly Cardtoons, kids can use the counting toys to tap their way across the screen.  These apps […]

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Wonderful Wireless Document Camera for All Devices

This year I’ve had the opportunity to try out a wonderful document camera that has tons of great features. iZiggi HD Wireless Document Camera for iPad, PC and Mac lets users wirelessly stream video of documents, objects, devices and more straight from your iPad and computer.   It’s a great tool for turning your iPad into […]

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