Recomended iPad Apps
- Apps we originally installed on all of the teacher iPads *
- Apps that Matt will expect you to have (and presumably use) ^^^
- Paid apps that Lincoln Lutheran initially provided can be put on new teachers iPads. See Lloyd for details.
- Feel free to substitute other apps with similar functionality that you like better.
- Kindle Application: Read your kindle books on your iPad.
- iTunes University: Use or generate classroom resources.
- Various Bibles: Logos Bible *, Glo Bible *, LifeChurch Bible *
- The Book of Concord: The Book of Concord
- Prayer Notes: Keep track of prayer requests, prayer life.
- Dropbox: Store and sync files between all your desktop and mobile devices.* ^^^
- Evernote: Store and sync notes between all your desktop and mobile devices. *
- Find my iPhone: Finds lost/stolen iPhones, iPads & iPod Touches.* ^^^
- Calculator: There are lots of these. This one has high ratings. *
- InstaWeb: Convert a website to PDF. $2.99 (or try URL2PDF for $0.99)
- Scanner Pro: Corrects for skew and converts to PDF. Highly recommended. $6.99 *
- PDF Forms: Fill out PDF forms from your iPad and share them. $8.99
- OmniFocus: Create and maintain to-do lists and projects. $39.99 (or Wunderlist for free)
- iCab Mobile: A browser with some upload capabilities to use with Moodle. $1.99 *
- Google Drive: Access and work with your Google Drive documents on the iPad (not as full featured as web version) ^^^
- Gmail: You can access your Gmail account through the built in iPad mail program or this app (a matter of preference)
- Google Maps: Arguably a better map application than comes with the iPad
- Google Earth: If you don't know what this is, just download it already. *
- Google: Single app for accessing most Google tools (Search, Calendar, Gmail...)
- List of all Google Apps: If you want other or individual Google apps.
- Pages: Apple's word processor for the iPad $9.99 (now free) *
- Keynote: Apple's presentation software for the iPad $9.99 (now free) *
- Numbers: Apple's spreadsheet for the iPad $9.99 (now free) *
- iMovie: Apple's video editing software for the iPad $4.99 (now free) *
- iPhoto: Apple's photo editing software for iPad $4.99 (now free) *
- Garage Band: Apple's Musical instrument sort-of software (way cool). $4.99
- Smart Office 2: View, create & edit Microsoft Office documents. $9.99
Whiteboard type drawing apps: (one of these) ^^^
- Penultimate: integrates well with Evernote. *
- Draw Pad Pro: Does sketching well $2.99 *
- Noteabilty: Can write on PDFs and add voice notes (Lloyd likes this one) $1.99 *
- neu.Annotate+: Can write on PDFs $1.99 *
- ShowMe: Very simple, record voice over whiteboard, can upload and share *
- Educreations: Very simple, record voice over whiteboard, can upload and share (yeah, a lot like ShowMe) *
- Infinite Whiteboard Free: What it sounds like. Neat idea, takes some getting used to.
- Infinite Whiteboard: Same app without the ads. $0.99
- PaperDesk: Highly rated note taking app (paid version syncs with everything)
- PowerTeacher: PowerSchool's iPad gradebook. * ^^^
- Pointer: Mirrors whatever is on your computer and provides a laser pointer
- Classroom Timer: Time things (displayed visually for students) $0.99 *
- Decible Meter: Measure how loud your classroom is getting? I don't know.
- Skype: Video Conferencing.
- Prezi: Work with your Prezi presentation. *
- SlideShark: Suppose to be really good for displaying PowerPoints on an iPad
- MindMeister: Mind mapping software.
- Keynote Remote: Control keynote on your Mac/iPad from your iPhone/iPod. $0.99 *
- TED: Application for access TED talk presentations. (or you can use their website) *
- Khan Academy: Application for accessing Kahn Academy lessons.
- YouTube: Access YouTube content (see below).
- ProTuber: Everyone says this is much better than the official one above.
- Wolfram Alpha: Mobile app for accessing Wolfram Alpha datasets $2.99 *
- Flipboard: Create your own personal magazine from sources that you would like to keep up on. *
- Twitter: If you're using it like Facebook, you're doing it wrong. Use it for Professional Development. *
Finding Great Apps:
- AppStart: Sort of a welcome to the world of apps. Highly recommended.
- AppAdvice: Review of apps, lists of the best apps in lots of categories. $1.99
- AppsGoneFree: Daily list of the best apps that are temporarily free. Highly recommended.
- Facebook: Um, how would your describe it? *
- Pinterest: If you're into that sort of thing. *
- Yelp: Review of local restaurants and other venues.
- Craigslist: Local classified ads on the internet.
- Pandora: Create your own radio station based on genre or artist(s). DO NOT USE DURING SCHOOL DAY!