http://www.TheDotProject.org As part of our reading program, Mr. Colosi's First Grade class read the book "The Dot," by Peter Reynolds. Students were so inspired by the book's message of uniqueness that they decided to create art in a brand new way. Using the classroom iPad, each student sketched their own "dot" using the Drawing App app. Using this unique app, students were able to draw with crayons, paints, and markers to make original artwork that could be shared with the world!
iPad Video Editing AppsPC MagazineVideo editing software—one of the most demanding tasks in computing—comes to Apple's iPad in several new apps. How do they stack up? By Michael Muchmore Talk about the "post-PC" age.
We have spent a lot of time on our blog sharing iPad/iPhone apps that are great for higher education and for use in the classroom. Some of the best apps are great for educational purposes, but some are just really cool and fun! Today we are sharing some apps we have discovered that are really interesting, unique, and fun to use for everyday purposes or when you are feeling like getting a little creative!
Wonderful game that encourages players to solve a variety of problems with creative solutions. Simply type in an idea, and the game makes it happen. Need a pair of jet shoes to fly over a chasm, or maybe a polka-dotted helicopter would be a better idea. One of the coolest and most creativity-inducing games for the iPad yet!
Pitch Painter is a musical finger painting app that is simple, yet introduces kids to sequencing, musical concepts like inversion and retrograde, the musical instruments of the world and world tunings.