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Apps for Learning

40 Best iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone Apps for High School Classrooms

This book offers practical strategies for integrating 40 of the most effective applications—or apps—for the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone to cultivate 21st century fluencies.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12, Secondary
  • ISBN: 9781452225326
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: The 21st Century Fluency Series
  • Year: 2011
  • Page Count: 224
  • Publication date: October 20, 2011

Price: $28.95



How to teach "generation app"

This first book in a three-book series offers a wealth of strategies for integrating 40 of the most effective applications—or apps—for the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone into K–12 classrooms to cultivate 21st century fluencies. The authors show how to use them to enhance teaching and learning and to address curricular objectives in an engaging, relevant, real-world environment. Written by practitioners for practitioners, key features include:

  • Apps with an extended shelf life, such as Pages, Keynote, iMovie, and Google Earth
  • An overview of each app's cost, application type, curriculum area, basic functions and features
  • Examples for using each tool in practice


Key features

  • Offers apps that have considerable staying power, (e.g., Pages, Keynote, iMovie, Google Earth) in order to give teachers a resource that will have an extended shelf life.
  • Includes snapshots of some of the best and most appropriate applications for the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone for use in the classroom.
  • Written by classroom practitioners for classroom practitioners.
  • Demonstrates ways to harness the power of mobile digital devices for learning, creativity, and discovery in classrooms.
  • Provides cost, application type, curriculum area (where applicable), basic functions and features for each app.
  • Includes an example of classroom application in each app module that shows how to use the tool in practice.


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Harry J. Dickens

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Harry Dickens is an Instructional Technology Consultant for several school districts in Arkansas and other states. Previously, he was the Technology Director for the Arkansas Public School Resource Center. Prior to his position at the center, Harry was a classroom teacher in Texarkana and El Dorado, Arkansas. He left the classroom to become the instructional technology director for the Texarkana School District. Harry teaches professional development classes on infusing technology into instruction throughout Arkansas, as well as at national conferences. He is a member of the core Technology Infused Education (TIE) team, a technology group of more than 100 instructional technology trainers in Arkansas. Harry is also a member of the Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL), which is a cadre of administrators that contributes new technology resources and provides orientation and training sessions throughout the state. He is currently serving on the Arkansas State technology planning committee and is chairing the teaching and learning subcommittee. Harry believes that receiving education content extends beyond district or state boundaries. He also believes we must embrace mobile technologies as a teaching tool, as well as a delivery mechanism for relevant content for classrooms. Harry has a wife named Quita and two young sons, Harrison and Jordan.

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Andrew Churches

Andrew Churches is a teacher and ICT enthusiast. He teaches at Kristin School on Auckland’s North Shore, a school with a mobile computing program that sees students with personal mobile devices and laptops. He is an edublogger, wiki author, and innovator. In 2008, Andrew’s wiki, Educational Origami, was nominated for the Edublogs Best Wiki awards. He contributes to a number of web sites and blogs including Techlearning, Spectrum Education magazine, and the Committed Sardine Blog. Andrew believes that to prepare our students for the future we must prepare them for change and teach them to question, think, adapt, and modify.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Apps at a Glance: Quick Reference Chart

I. Utility Apps

1. Atomic Web Browser

2. Box.net

3. GoodReader

4. Print nShare

II. General Apps

5. Adobe Photoshop PSExpress

6. Dragon Dictation

7. eClicker Host/eClicker

8. Evernote

9. Garage Band

10. Google Earth

11. iBooks

12. iMovie

13. iThoughtsHD

14. iTranslate/iTranslate Plus

15. Keynote

16. Keynote Remote

17. Lynkee 2 QR Barcode Reader

18. Note Taker HD

19. Numbers

20. Pages

21. Skype

22. TED

23. Teleprompt+

24. Whiteboard HD

25. Wikihood/Wikihood Plus

III. Specialty Apps

26. Algebra Touch

27. Comic Touch/Comic Touch Lite


29. Frog Dissection

30. gFlashPro

31. iMathematics

32. Manual for the United States of America

33. NASA App HD

34. Play2Learn

35. Rory's Story Cube

36. Shmoop

37. Stack the States/Stack the Countries

38. StoryKit

39. VideoScience

40. World Factbook




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