These are 'must have' utility apps that just make everything work smoother on the ipad. Some are for workflow, others just to allow more functionality.

App

Description

Purpose

Dropbox
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Cloud storage
  • Students can export projects and documents out of the ipad so they can be accessed
Evernote
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organization cloud storage
  • Many other apps work with Evernote, allowing you to export to here in order to provide a better workflow
  • Notetaking
Schoology
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Learning Management
  • App that directs students directly to Schoology, a Learning Management System where teachers create classes. This allows most projects to be uploaded, thus helping with work flow.
Skitch
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Works with evernote
Add to pictures
  • Take pictures and add ideas, send to evernote, email or export from camera roll
QR Code Reader by Scan
QR Code Reader

Voice Dream Lite
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Text to speech app
  • Allows any text to be read to student
iBook
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ibook 'bookshelf' for ipad
Stores ibooks
Bookshelf for displaying and reading ibooks created and/or purchased
Calculator


Touch N Slide Calculator





Teacher Utility Apps:

App

Description

Purpose

Nearpod
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Synchronized presentations
Create teacher account at nearpod.com
How nearpod changed an entire school
Get engaged with nearpod video
Grades 4-12
  • Create presentation for students to follow along, or do for homework.
  • Have students solve problems using whiteboard feature
  • Send students websites, or videos
  • Have students answer questions for immediate formative assessment
Timetimer
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Timer
  • Put students 'on the clock'
Class Dojo
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Class management app

SMART Notebook
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Create SMART Notebook lessons
  • Create and/or show SMART Notebook lessons on ipad
Socrative
Student and Teacher
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Assessment creation
Create teacher account
  • Create formative assessments to be used during instruction to check for understanding