iPads in the Classroom


Lists:

iPad Apps - extensive list sorted by topic and grade
Specifics-
Screen Recording Apps
App Handouts

Tips and Tricks

http://www.apple.com/ipad/guided-tours/ - Guided Tours from Apple.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14529/the-complete-list-of-ipad-tips-tricks-and-tutorials/ - to help you get started, here is a comprehensive list of tips, tricks, and tutorials.
http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/04/50-really-useful-ipad-2-tips-and-tricks.html


Websites that work on iPads

iPad Websites for Integration
www.Chatzy.com – Have an on screen brainstorming/conversation with a group similar to TypeWithMe or TitanPad.
www.Worditout.com – Create word clouds similar to Wordle.
www.Spellingcity.com– Enter spelling words and then take a spelling test. Note: Spelling test only. Games do not work.
www.Vozme.com – Type in text and it will save it as an .mp3 (audio) file.
http://wiffiti.com/ - Can be used to share ideas. Students can enter text from iPads or cell phones. The wiffiti cannot be viewed using an iPad.
www.twiddla.com - Collaboratively mark up websites, graphics, and photos, or start brainstorming on a blank canvas. Choices are limited on an iPad.
http://todaysmeet.com - Have an isolated room where you can ask questions and students can respond.
http://watch2gether.com/ - Have students watch the same video on different iPads. It allows you to chat about the movie as it is playing.
http://www.socrative.com - Turn the iPads into response systems.
http://mobile.discoveryeducation.com/users/login - Discovery Streaming Mobile site

GCISD Website Suggestions:
Wikispaces for Educators
http://www.wikispaces.com/content/for/teachers - with a wiki you can post, publish, and share with ease. Also you can have unlimited pages let you and your students share text, images, files, and more. For more instructions and ideas:
http://gcisdtraining.wikispaces.com/Real+Life+Writing+and+Collaboration+with+Wikis+and+Blogs

Blogs for Students
http://kidblog.org/home.php - is designed for elementary and middle school teachers who want to provide each student with their own, unique blog.
For more instructions and ideas - scroll down to blogs:
http://gcisdtraining.wikispaces.com/Real+Life+Writing+and+Collaboration+with+Wikis+and+Blogs


iPad Model Lessons:
http://www.techchef4u.com/