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iPad Applications: General Information

A collection of app recommendations for educators by educators

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know


If you have any receomendations please let the library know


Some general reasearch and tools from Australia:

Selection of Apps to get organized :



Penultimate (handwriting your notes)

Adobe Reader or PDFReader (with some more options thand Adobe Reader)

Sticky Notes for iPad

Dropbox (ideal to store and share large files)

DocScan (better quality than taking a picture)

Simple Mind(create a mindmap)


Convertor Plus and Calculator+

Desk Connect (good tool to get content off an iPad or share with a teacher)

WAB Specific APPS:


Destiny Quest (Library Access)


PowerSchool for Students 

Zinio Reader (for Library Digital Magazine access)

iTunes U (for school specific published items)

Other useful Apps discussed at WAB PD November 2013:

Coaches Eye (ideal for sports teaching and coaching, could also be used for dance) 

Nearpod (create cool and interactive content for class room teaching / computer based upload, interactive with iPads)

LeafsnapHD  (find out what trees grow in your area or what the tree is called, collect data on trees and find out about flowers, fruits and so on)

Solar Walk ( very cool but unfortunatly not free)

Book Creator (create a quick book with pictures and audio on the iPad)

AppsGonefree (get free apps on a daily basis)

RemarksPdf (mark and grade assignements)

Movie360 (record movies with several filters)

Snapseed (photography, edit your images with cool filters and effects)

Lenslight (photography) … more photography apps on iphoneography libGuide
Evernote Food (keep all your recepies organised)

Digital Story Telling with an iPad


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Jeri Hurd
WAB HS Library
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Chaoyang District,
Beijing, PRC 100102