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iPad/ iPhone/ iPod Touch Educational Applications and Ideas

 

iPads/iPhones and iTouches can be very effective educational tools that students love to use.  Never before has a device inspired so much creativitiy and the hands-on learning opportunities are practically endless!  The App Store offers students and teachers the opportunity to access and interact with content in new and exciting ways.  Please check out the Apple in Education page to learn more about how these devices can take education to a whole new level.

Check out the resource list below!    

     ipad and books

iBooks Textbooks for iPad:  Introducing an entirely new kind of textbook.  Check out what textbooks are available for iPad.

Apple's Apps for Learning Site: Apple's site for education apps broken into subject-areas. 

Apple's iPad Learning Site: Everything you need to know about learning to use iPad for education.  This site includes tours, suggestions and success stories. 

The All New iTunes U:  This site has more than 350,000 free lectures, videos, and books from schools around the world.

APPitic:  A collection of 1,300+apps recommended by Apple Distinguished Educators

Apptivities:  The application of apps!  This site includes lesson plans and activity descriptions. 

Appolicious:  Education appls list for iPad and iPod touch.

Scoop.it!:  News, ideas and more on the use of iPads in the learning environment.

IEAR.org:  A comminity effort to grade educational apps.  Check this out!  

AppShopper:  an app that allows for the search for apps by price, type, device, category with ratings.

Digital Teaching and Learning:  This is a great site established by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology.

iPads and Mobile Media in Education:  A comprehensive website developed by Apple Distinguished Educator, Julene Reed.

Digital Storytelling with iPad: This site will help guide you in what you need for success in the iPad Digital Storytelling classroom.

50 Must-Download Apps for Lifelong Learners

iBooks Author

iBooks Author:  Create and publish amazing multi-touch books for iPad.

Cool Cat Teacher - Apps in Education:  A monster list of tutorial for iBook Author.

Creating ePub Files with Pages:  A tutorial on creating ePub files.  (ePub is an open ebook standard)

Personal Use Resources

Macworld App Guide:  iPad, iPod touch, & iPhone app reviews by their editors.  Nicely organized by categories.