• Best Apps and Extensions

    This is an ever growing list of the best iPad apps

    and Google Extensions I've tested for use in the classroom.  

    These would also be great to download at home.

     Many are available on multiple devices.  All are free.

     

  • Whiteboard

    show me  Show Me

    Record drawings and sounds.  Incorporate photos.
    Create a free account to save multiples. 
     

    educreations  Educreations

    Similar to Show Me.
    App and website.
    Added "duplicate page" feature.
     

    Portfolio

    seesaw  Seesaw

    Students document learning with videos,
    photos, voice recordings, and drawings.  
    App and website.
    Share with parents, too. 
     

    Drawing

    doodle buddy  Doodle Buddy

    Draw, stamp, type, incorporate photos,
    and shake to erase.
     

    Photos

    pic collage  Pic Collage

    Make a collage of photos with 
    backgrounds, text, and stamps.
    Website and app.
     

    Reading

    epic  Epic

    Free with a teacher account.
    Books to read and listen to.
    Website and app.
     

    Recording

    recording  Voice Recorder

    Simple voice recording tool.
    Save to iPad or email.
  • Movie Making

    imovie  iMovie

    Create movie trailers,
    record and edit videos.
     
    stop motion  Stop Motion
    Turn a series of photos into
    an animated movie. 
     
     tellagami  Tellagami
    Make a talking avatar.  
    Record your voice and choose your background.
     
    chatterkid  Chatterkid
    Add a mouth to any photo and record. 
     
    hp reveal  HP Reveal
    Formerly Aurasma.
    Website and app.
    Movies appear when you hover over an image. 
     
    puppet pals 2  Puppet Pals 2
    Choose setting and characters.
    Voice record to tell a story.
     
    flipgrid  Flipgrid
    Record and share your ideas with the class. 
    Website and app.
     

    Writing

    story creator  Story Creator

    Type simple stories.  Records voice and highlights text as read.  
    Draw or add photos.
     
    story kit  Story Kit
    Type simple stories. Record voice and add photos.
     

    word cloud  Word Cloud

    Create beautiful word clouds. 

     

    Math

    vm  Virtual Manipulatives

    Fractions, decimals, and percents. 
    Add photos and annotations.