6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling May 18, 2015 Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using with their students to create, narrate, and share stories. Using these apps students will be able to tell their own stories using a variety of multimedia materials that include: images, characters, avatars, photos, audio recordings, video clips and many more. The editing and creation functionalities differ from one app to the other but overall, the process is fairly simple and student friendly: 1- 30hands “30hands Mobile focuses on the power of storytelling and ITERATIVE CREATIVITY(TM).
Word Mover Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson How Big Are Martin’s Big Words? Thinking Big about the Future Inspired by the book Martin’s Big Words, students explore information on Dr. Loop - Hand-drawn animation tool for your iPad by Universal Everything (@universalevery) Created by Universal Everything and inspired by the working methodology of Matt Pyke (UE lead), Loop is a drawing app for iPad that lets you easily create short hand-drawn animations and share them via email, Tumblr and in the Loop gallery. Matt is known for using pen and paper to sketch ideas and develop creative direction for projects. Like in Communion (image), project he worked on with Field.io or Nike Flyknit ‘Fit’ Installation (image) projects we previously mentioned on CAN, Matt has always used sketches as a communication tool to both visualise and describe ideas to the diverse team of collaborators. Loop is an attempt to fill the gap, create a tool that is simple, easy to use and expressive that adds a time dimension to a simple quick sketch. Apart from the fact that most UI elements in the app were “hand” drawn, the app includes great tools that make process of creating animations fast and engaging. Download from AppStore ($0.99) | Loop Gallery | Universal Everything
40+ Super Secret iPad Features and Shortcuts We all want to get the very best out of our devices! Who doesn’t love finding out a new trick or shortcut? This roundup aims to enlighten those new to the iPad, and guide old hands to a few new tricks – the heading might be laced with hyperbole, but you’re going to have a look anyway… For those of you who are super-confident about your iPad knowledge, I’d like to propose a challenge. Go through and see how many features and shortcuts you didn’t know about, leave a comment with the number at the bottom of the post – and be honest!
4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments July 25, 2015 Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other apps out there with more or less similar features, but based on our experience from the numerous reviews we covered in the past, these apps are particularly ideal for teachers keen on enhancing their teaching workflow. besides the grading features, the apps offer a variety of collaborative features perfect for paperless classrooms. 1- Skaffl Skaffl is an excellent iPad app for teachers.
Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps - Version 4 Nowadays teachers and students have a variety of ways to show what they know and to express themselves. Take a look at some of the hottest online and mobile tools for showing, explaining, and retelling in my infographic, "Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps." These web and iPad apps can turn students into teachers and teachers into super-teachers! iPad Animation with Flip Boom Draw I just did a little 30 second animation on the iPad, using Flip Boom Draw. I recorded the “whooaaa” sound effects on the iPad too, using the free app Sound Recorder with Skins Lite. (You’ll know what I mean when you see the video.) I’m helping to spearhead the Digital Canvas Initiative at the Cleveland Institute of Art, where the iPad is being integrated into the Foundation Curriculum.
The Top 17 Free Digital Storytelling Apps for The iPad 1-StoryKit This is an awesome iOS app that allows users to easily create an electronic storybook via illustrations by drawing on the screen, using pictures and text, and recording audio to attach to stories. 2- Talking Tom & Ben News This is fun app to use. Kids can talk to them and they will repeat what you say in turs. They can also create and record funny conversations between them. Freddy's Fractions Instructions: Compare fractions and collect correct answers, but watch out for submarines! The more answers you get correct the more coins you'll earn. Coins can be used to upgrade Freddy’s powers in 4 different ways -- protect him by adding shells, make him swim faster, keep his correct answer streak going to finish levels faster, and summon his explosive turtle call to scare off dangerous submarines.
Flip Boom Cartoon Free Download (Ver:2.1.0) - vShare Connect with Your Creative Touch! Create your own animated cartoons with Flip Boom Cartoon! Use your imagination to create a drawing or choose a clip-art image, then make it move. Plus, share video and more using the same iCloud or via AirDrop! A Round-up of The Best iPad Apps for Teachers and Educators November 4, 2014 Here is a chart I have been working on for the last couple of days. The purpose behind this work is tp provide teachers with a handy resource where they can have free and quick access to some of the best iPad apps to use in their teaching. As you can see below I arranged the apps in such a way that they cover several categories. From apps to creating presentations to apps for grading and creating portfolios, the chart below will assist you take your iPad experience to the next level. You can also access and download the chart in Google Doc format from this Link.
Shadow Puppet App for iPhone & iPad Image Search Expands Video Making Possibilities Built-in image search makes it easy to create videos, even when you don’t have the right images on your device. Find the perfect images to include in history reports, science concept explanations, and more. Access image search from the photo selection screen.