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Getting started with iPads and App sites for Teachers. Getting Started with iPads is my site, it contains apps by content area, articles, information, resources and about anything you want to know.

Getting started with iPads and App sites for Teachers

Add to daily. APPitic is a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. These apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings. Mind Leap – Mind Leap makes sure that parents and educators know which apps are educational and which aren’t, which keep kids engaged and which bore them to tears. Best Kids Apps – We’re a review blog for parents who want to find the best children’s iPhone, iPad, and Android apps without slogging through the entire internet.

Fun Educational Apps The iTunes App Store is a great source to look for the best apps for kids. Smart Apps for Kids – Designed by a dad, tons of great information. Best Apps for Kids - nice breakdown of an educational app, to help parents find the best apps for kids. 50 Must-Have Educational Apps. It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities!

50 Must-Have Educational Apps

What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone? Many of these apps were found by The Teaching Palette, be sure to check out their fantastic site for more helpful resources! From learning the ABCs to doodling, there’s plenty of terrific apps out there that will pass the time but also educate. If you have other apps you want added to this list, just add them in the comments. *Most of the links below are to the iTunes store which will open another window and/or iTunes.

Great Apps For Kids (And Adults) Alphabet Animals Perfect for your talented toddler, this game is packed with colorful animations, animal sounds, and tons of tips for learning their letters. Mad Libs Just as goofy and fun as your remember. SmackTalk Annoying? Super Why! Plants Vs. 5 Apps for Creating Interactive Books and ePubs on your iPad. iPads in the Classroom. Bloomsapps. Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students.


With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps! If you find any that you have worked with in your classroom please email or tweet @bloomsapps or @dmileham75 with your suggestions. Thanks for checking the site!

Two Links to some iTunesU courses relating to iOS Integration: 1 iPad by Erie 1 Boards of Cooperative Educational Services ( Movie Making\Digital Storytelling Camera to PDF Free - cool little app that turns your device into a scanner. LiveBinders: I would be remiss if I didn't post this. Quixey - Find apps that do what you want. Blooms Taxonomy with Apps.