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The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010

The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010
Since publishing our 30 Best iPhone Apps for Art Teachers last year (August 2009), we have discovered many new apps that are worthy of being added to our best list. Covering a wide range of interests and uses, below are the Teaching Palette’s 10 Best iPhone, iPad and iPod Apps for Art Teachers 2010 – the latest and greatest apps for art teachers and their students. Consider this an amendment to last year’s list. Apps for Student and Teacher Use Animalia Based on the beautiful illustrations from the classic book by the same name, this app brings “eye spy” to a whole new level. Accudraw Update your traditional grid drawing system with technology. Faces iMake Appropriate for younger students, this app uses a creative mix of collage materials inspired by author and artist Hanoch Pivin. KidsOrigami Beautiful images illustrate simple origami folding techniques for kids. Sketchn’ Guess Lite Available only on the iPad this app capitalizes on the larger screen size for game play. Related:  iPads 在教室的應用

Planbook Touch: iPad Lesson Plan Book App For Teachers Planbook Touch has dozens of features to help you get more organized, save time, and share your lesson plans Choose Your Schedule Planbook can accommodate schedules where you teach the same thing each day, your classes change each day but repeat weekly and rotating schedules (up to a 14 day rotation). Write your Lesson Plans Planbook gives you 6 customizable fields to hold your lesson plans. Attach Files and Links to Your Plans Planbook Touch lets you attach any web link or file directly to your plans. Print/Email your Plans Planbook makes it easy to share your plans with your administrator, other teachers or students via print or email. Adjust your Schedule When the weather gets rough (or any of the 100s of things happen that can affect your best laid plans), Planbook lets you quickly bump or pull back lessons to adjust your plans. Track Standards Planbook Touch lets you view standards you've previously entered using Planbook for Mac. Dropbox Support Convert Days Companion Mac and Windows Apps

10 essential iPad apps for high school students Thanks to Scott McGlynn at for this one. The free app delivers trusted reference content from and, including nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations, similarly spelled words and’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people.  Accessing Wikipedia has never been faster and easier than with Wikipanion, designed for easy, search, navigation and display of Wikipedia entries. Graphing Calculator turns your phone or iPod into an intuitive high-resolution function plotter and scientific calculator. You can quickly enter your class schedule and use it to differ between homework assignments. myHomework will also notify you when you have late and upcoming assignments by numbering them on your application icon. Like reading? This app is especially made for this kind of a situations.

50 Essential iPad Apps - Wireless Feature at IGN So you've bought an iPad? That's the easy bit. Now, with a week passed since launch in the UK and the little fella no longer able to thrill on hypnotic sheen alone, it's time for the tricky part. That is, starting to put it to practical use, wading through the endless minefield that's Apple's iTunes store, figuring out what on earth to buy, and what to steer clear of. 1Password £2.39 Unless you actively enjoy identity theft (in which case, you rotter), you've probably accumulated more passwords than the average failing brain can reasonably accommodate. AirVideo £1.79 (Lite version free) Complaints about the iPad's relative lack of storage space go out of the window once you add the superb AirVideo app to the system. Alice for the iPad £5.49 (Lite version free) Inspired by Lewis Carroll's legendary fantasy novel, this deliciously illustrated 52-page iPad 'makeover' is awash with beautiful backdrops and interactive 'props' and quirky tilt-sensitive animations. Amazon Kindle Free

inClass for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store Middle School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. To create a new wiki, log in, then click the Add (+) button and choose New Wiki. Content previously available at this address is temporarily available at If you're looking for our iPad wiki content, it's still online at: Calendar | Change Password | Profile Manager

Jailbreaking the iPad To un-jailbreak, click Restore in iTunes when you sync it. You should always backup before you jailbreak and after!! The big thing Jailbreaking does for you is gives you Video Out and lets you show everything. Greenpois0n iPad Tutorial: Jailbreak iPad 3.2.2 To download Green Posion: / Greenpois0n for Windows is out now to jailbreak 3.2.2 on iPad Wifi & 3G. Before you Begin: Update iPad to iOS 3.2.2. Step 1: Download Greenpois0n Step 2: Run the greenpois0n app Step 3: Turn your iPad off and connect it via USB Step 4: Press “Prepare to Jailbreak (DFU)” button in greenpois0n, you will be guided by Greenpois0n on how to perform next steps. That steps are illustrated below: Step 5: Press and hold sleep button for 2 Seconds. Step 6: Now Continue holding sleep button and also press and hold home button for 10 seconds. Step 8: Greenpois0n will show “Ready to Jailbreak” message, click on “Jailbreak!”

5 iPad Apps for Creating Charts, Diagrams and Visualizations Continuing our focus on business apps for the iPad, today we look at tools for visualizing data and information. The iPad's interface begs to be used for manipulating visual information, and it certainly delivers. And if you're used to creating charts and diagrams at your desk with Microsoft Excel or Visio, these five apps will deliver comparable tools that you can use from anywhere. Numbers Numbers is the spreadsheet application Apple's iWork suite. OmniGraffle and OmniGraphSketcher OmniGraffle is an iPad app for building charts, diagrams and other visualizations. OmniGraphSketcher is a cheaper alternative priced at $14.99. Roambi Visualizer We also covered Roambi Visualizer in our round-up of business intelligence tools for the iPad. The free version only works with Excel, CSV files and HTML. Easy Chart HD On the lower end, Easy Chart HD is a simple and inexpensive ($.99) way to create and share bar, line, pie and sidebar charts. Instaviz Which One is Best? Total Votes: 290

My Tests - TestBuilder - The Kansas Assessment Program (KAP) includes a variety of tests aligned to the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards in English language arts and mathematics, the Kansas Science Education Standards, and the Kansas Standards for History, Government, and Social Studies. These tests are designed to support educators and policymakers in evaluating student learning as well as to meet the requirements for federal and state accountability.

iOSnoops | iPhone and iPad News | Top Apps, New Apps, Free Apps, Deals and Apps on Sale for iOS TOP 5 Educational iPad and iPhone Games IGN the undisputed king of online gaming content recently published its top 25 iPad, iPhone games and it is well worth the read if you own an apple device and enjoy a good game. As an avid gamer and educator I have taken this a little further by identifying the top 5 educational gaming experiences on the iPhone and iPad. Now I am not interested in times table challenge games or blatant learning games I am talking about games that require you to think outside of the square in across a range of curriculum areas without even really knowing that you're participating in a learning experience. These are the games that will improve our memory, number facts and knowledge of the world and get us addicted through fun and challenging elements which keep us coming back for more. Civilization Revolution - Build. IGN Says: "Outside of SimCity, no game defines the strategy genre like Sid Meier's Civilization. The Oregon Trail: Price $1.19 iBlast Moki Price $3.99 ZenBound 2: Price $3.99

9 Presentation Apps for the iPad Continuing our series on iPad apps for work, today we'll look at presentation tools. Presentations seem like the killer use case for business travelers that need to give presentations but don't need a full-powered laptop. Not every iPad app is capable of outputting to a projector, so even if you want to present just Web pages, you're probably going to need to download an app. Let's take a look at what's available. Keynote Many of you won't want to look much further than Keynote, especially if you already use it on your Mac. But what if you want to present something from the Web? Power Presenter Power Presenter lets you display local PDFs, websites or draw on the screen for live white boarding. 2Screens 2Screens offers all the features of Power Presenter, plus a couple of extras: the ability to use an iPhone as a remote, and it can the ability to open local Keynote and PowerPoint files. Quickoffice Quickoffice is a full mobile office suite, complete with a presentation app. Box

iPad Apps How do I get Apps to this device? Or If you are new to the mobile world, what is an App? App or an application is a program that can be installed on to the device. Notes on Selecting Apps: When selecting an app, there is not one app that is perfect for everyone. By far the Best iPad browser for EDU Jun292011 While writing my previous article about DotEpub I stumbled upon the best web browser I have seen so far on IOS. Yes even better than Diigo’s Ichromy which I praised in a previous article. I am SUPER psyched about iCab because of all of the features that will help me as an administrator, a teacher, as well as my personal musings. Icab was recently released into the App Store. If you read my previous post on iChromy this has all of those features (tabbed browsing, save bookmarks to other services, and share to social network features) plus about 50 other cool plugins. At first glance you can see that it has tabbed browsing which if you do not have IOS 5 yet Mobile safari does not offer this. First up is gestures. Next up is the several “General” options you can set. Next is the “Share” feature which we are used to seeing on the IOS platform (it’s the little square with the arrow on the corner) when you click on this button you are presented with several unique options. Thanks TJ