Three educators explain how the slide-sharing app Nearpod--which lets teachers create and share presentations on students' iPads--is changing the face of lesson delivery at their schools.
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"Teacherkit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is a free app (iTunes link) for teachers that many iPad/iPhone users will find extremely useful in the classroom. This app, formerly known as TeacherPal, claims to be the “perfect teaching companion” for teachers. I would agree; I have used this app for over a year now, and have been very satisfied with what it can do. The latest update at the end of summer has brought with it many improvements."
Very good news for Skitch users out there. Evernote has released Skitch 2.0 (free), a very welcome update to the Skitch app (first reviewed here). Skitch is a screenshot and photo annotating app that is very easy to use.
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Dropbox and Notability are two powerhouses of iPad education. Notability is arguably the best notetaking app for students and Dropbox, second only to Google Drive, is the best place to store students work. At the Berlage Lyceum we’ve started syncing the two tools which enables teachers to always have insight into the students’ notes and assignments.
Many of the schools that have introduced iPads in the classroom also use the Google Apps for Education suite. Unfortunately these two do not always mix well together. Using Google Apps on the iPads has always been quite tedious, but today Google updated its Google Drive app that solves many of the problems.
"So you are looking fog Google best apps for iOS ? Well you landed in the right place. I have just finished compiling and reviewing a bunch of Google apps that you can use on your iPad. All of these apps work perfectly well and can have some educational value as well."
Ultimate iPad Stylus Guide for ArtistsTouch Reviews (blog)The New iPad more than any other tablet is not only a consumption device but also a creation device and that's certainly the case when it comes to art.
Want to create your own interactive eBook for the iPad? It's actually really simple using the iBooks Author program that Apple provides for free! Writing eBooks has so many awesome business applications and benefits.
While the major features of iOS 6 are going to steal most of the limelight, there are plenty of awesome features that deserve just as much attention. So we're bringing to you a list of the best, hidden features of iOS 6.
For this feature we have rounded up some of the best and most useful Filmmaking Apps that our Deal Leader Steve Jobs has approved for the App Store. As more filmmakers explore the possibilities with these powerful mobile devices, we are sure this list will continue to grow.
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