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Appstravaganza Workshop

Below is a list of apps that were shared during the Appstravaganza workshop in June 2012.
  • Amazon – App to scan or snap a picture of a book to add to your wish list.
  • Art Jigsaw – Free – get additional paintings through In App Purchasing
  • Book Creator – $4.99 – Create your own book that will export to iBooks.
  • Brainpop – Free
  • Common Core Standards – Free
  • Conundra Math – Free – Math operations 5th grade through……
  • Craigslist – Free
  • Dropbox – Free
  • Edgar Allen Poe Collection – Free
  • Edmodo – Free
  • Educreations – Free – Turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard.
  • English Cursive Letter Practice – Free
  • Evernote – Free: staff appropriate for productivity, notes, organization. Syncs with your computer, iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
  • Explain Everything – $2.99 Easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials.
  • Frog Dissection – $3.99 Virtual frog dissection.
  • Futaba – Free Word game for kids, elementary
  • Gale Databases AccessMyLibrary School Edition Free
  • Grammar Up – Free lite version or $4.99 full version Middle School
  • Hubble Top 100 – Free
  • iBooks – Free
  • Inspiration Maps – There is a lite version and a $6.99 full version – mind map: any age
  • iStopMotion – $9.99 Stop motion animation.
  • Khan Academy – Free math videos – branching into other areas such as science and humanities. Over 2700 videos.
  • Kindle – if you have a Kindle or other device you can pull your Kindle purchases into the iPad app
  • Literary Analysis
  • Murky Reef – Lite version: basic reading and math for elementary – there are 5 Murky Reef reading and math apps of varying prices
  • My Radar – Free weather application that displays animated weather radar around your current location, allowing you to quickly see what weather is coming your way.
  • NASA – Free
  • Nook – Free – if you have a Nook or other device you can pull your Nook purchases into the iPad app
  • Notability – ¢0.99 Powerfully integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes your way!
  • Patrick Carman 3:15 – Free – look on his website to find information, middle school appropriate
  • PBS – Free
  • Photogene – $2.99 Photo editing app
  • Piano – there are several apps that pertain to the piano….Piano Tutor, Virtuoso Piano, Pianist Pro
  • Pic Collage – Free Create awesome collages!
  • Planets – Free 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers
  • Plant Pictures – Free contains over 23,000 plants in it’s database
  • Pocket Algebra – Free
  • Quick Office Pro – $19.99
  • Qwiki – Free (reads information to you) Explore 3,000,000 topics in a format perfect for the iPad: learn about what’s near you, across the world – and everything in between.
  • S & T sky week – $1.99 a day-by-day calendar of events to observe in the changing night sky.
  • SciFri – Free Science, technology, health and nature explored and explained in both an enjoyable and informative way.
  • ScreenChomp – Free record on screen activities and voice – Just – Record It. Sketch It. Share It. – to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly.
  • Scribble Press – Free
  • Sentence Builder – $5.99 Designed to help elementary students learn how to building grammatically correct sentences.
  • Show Me – Free Turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard.
  • Side by Side – $1.99 have web site and doc open at the same time next to each other
  • Skitch – Free, owned by Evernote, use shapes, arrows, sketches and text annotation to get your point across fast.
  • Sky View – $1.99 view real time constellations, point the camera to the sky, tap on what you see and get information about these sky objects.
  • Smithsonian Channel – Free
  • Snag Films – Free documentaries
  • Songza – Free curates music to fit your mood.
  • Sparkle Fish – Elementary, audio story completion game
  • Splashtop Whiteboard – $19.99 turn your iPad into a mobile interactive whiteboard
  • Stack the States – ¢0.99 there is a free lite version, Elementary
  • Storia – from Scholastic: eReading app designed to help kids learn and love to read in a fun and interactive way. Scholastic Storia comes with 5 FREE eBooks.
  • Story Builder
  • Sushi Monster – Free from Scholastic – Math
  • Thermo – Free temperature of the day and day before
  • USGS Seismic – Free
  • WebMD – Free
  • Wild edibles Lite – Free Provides an intuitive and easy to use interface for identifying and using wild edible plants
  • Xfinity TV – Free Comcast
  • Zite – Free personalized magazine that automatically learns what you like and gets smarter every time you use it.
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