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iPad-iPod Apps for Secondary Classroom

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									  There’s an app for that!

Using iPad/iPod applications
 in the secondary classroom
Language Arts Secondary




              SAT Word Lite (Free) – “This trial has the same features as the full version
and includes a sample set of 26 SAT* words”
tp://itunes.apple.com/app/sat-word-lite/id291807250?mt=8#




     Shakespeare (Free) – “A cooperative project between Readdle and
PlayShakespeare.com, the free Shakespeare application puts the complete works of
William Shakespeare literally at your fingertips.”

http://itunes.apple.com/app/shakespeare/id285035416?mt=8#




              StoryCorps (Free) – “StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose
mission is to honor and celebrate one another’s lives through listening. Since 2003, over
50,000 everyday people have interviewed family and friends through StoryCorps. Each
conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the Library of
Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions
listen to our weekly broadcasts on NPR’s Morning Edition and on our Listen pages.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storycorps/id359071069?mt=8#




                Shakespeare in Bits (Mindconnex Learning) – Struggling with
Shakespeare? This fully animated study edition of Romeo and Juliet will help. Each line
is illustrated as well as vocabulary functions to help understand Shakespearian language
to modern day phrases. Review biographies of each character and a character relationship
map, demonstrating key relationships.
Mathematics Secondary:




             Convert Units for Free (Free) – “We worked very hard in bringing you an
application that has everything you need for unit conversions, while keeping it as simple
and user friendly as possible.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/convert-units-for-free/id337224035?mt=8#




              411 Prep: SAT Math (Free) “411 Prep’s SAT Math takes the guess work
out of test prep!
Comprehensive Math Coverage - designed by an SAT tutor with almost a decade of
experience, detailed lessons review math the way it is tested on the SAT. A Daily Study
Plan means you always know what you need to work on. And with over 500 different
question types, there won’t be any surprises on test day.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/411-prep-sat-math-lite/id304948314?mt=8




             gFlash+ Flashcards & Tests (Free) – “Our schedules are getting packed
making it increasingly difficult to find the right time and place to learn or just find a
minute to unwind. With gFlash+ you can learn anything from math to chemistry or take a
minute to relax and enjoy some trivia; anywhere and anytime.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gflash-flashcards-tests/id286531709?mt=8#




             Math Ref Free (Free) – “Math Ref Free is a free version of the great math
reference application, Math Ref. This app gives you just a sample (over 600) of the many
(over 1,300) helpful formulas, figures, tips, and examples that are included in the full
version of Math Ref. So, if you're a student, teacher, or need math for work and want to
try before you buy, this app is for you.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math-ref-free/id312756358?mt=8#




            Pcalc lite (Free) – “PCalc Lite is a fully functional and free taste of our
popular scientific calculator. It includes an optional RPN mode, multiple undo and redo,
unit conversions and constants, as well as two stylish themes and our highly praised
design.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pcalc-lite-calculator/id300311831?mt=8#




             Betty Crocker Cookbook (Free) “This FREE application puts more than
4,000 tried-and-true recipes at your fingertips – and it’s fully loaded on your iPod Touch
or iPhone, so it’s lightning-quick and doesn’t require a wireless or 3G connection.
Breakfast or dinner, appetizer or dessert, you’re seconds from a great recipe wherever
you are.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-betty-crocker-mobile-cookbook/id304132604?mt=8#




             Pearson Algebra Prep




                  Calculator function in the dock
Social Studies Secondary:




            Atlas 2010 (Free) – “View quality World Maps conveniently and easily on
your iPhone/iPod Touch.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/atlas-2010/id359844152?mt=8#




            Constitution (Free) – “Now prepare to own any legal debate with a copy of
the US Constitution on your iPhone or iPod Touch!”

http://itunes.apple.com/app/constitution-for-iphone-ipod/id288657710?mt=8#




            Declaration (Free) – “This copy of the Declaration of Independence is a
companion to our Constitution application, also free.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/declaration-for-iphone-ipod/id289320718?mt=8#




            Google Earth (Free) – “Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With
Google Earth for iPhone and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just
the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the
desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the
world's population and a third of the world's land mass.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-earth/id293622097?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D2#
             History: Maps of World (Free) – "History:Maps of World is a fun and
educational collection of high-resolution historical maps. Check it out to keep up with
your history, learn something about history.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/history-maps-of-world/id303282377?mt=8#




            National Geographic TV (Free) – “Itching to know what everyone is
talking about on the National Geographic Channel, but you’re stuck in a meeting, at the
big game or lounging at the neighbor’s backyard barbecue?”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nat-geo-tv/id365527399?mt=8#




              Today In History Lite (Free) – “Today In History is the easiest/best way to
get the history information you want when you want it. We are dedicated to sharing
world history, and personally significant "historical" information.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/today-in-history-lite/id312028719?mt=8#




            NPR News (Free) – “NPR News: The ultimate portable NPR experience for
your iPhone or iPod Touch. Follow local and national news and listen to your favorite
NPR stations wherever you are and whenever you want to.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/npr-news/id324906251?mt=8#




              StoryCorps (Free) – “StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose
mission is to honor and celebrate one another’s lives through listening. Since 2003, over
50,000 everyday people have interviewed family and friends through StoryCorps. Each
conversation is recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the Library of
Congress. StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind, and millions
listen to our weekly broadcasts on NPR’s Morning Edition and on our Listen pages.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storycorps/id359071069?mt=8#




              We the People (Free) – “We The People includes comprehensive
information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, executive branches, and
fundamental documents, symbols, and anthems.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/we-the-people-citizens-almanac/id325266860?mt=8




              WorldView (Free) – “There are thousands of webcams taking pictures of
places, streets, landscapes and whatever else. Providing impressive views of the world.
WorldView brings the world into your pocket. Watch over 12000 webcams from all over
the world in fullscreen on your iPhone or iPod touch when connected to the internet.
Search for a place, for webcams nearby, or take a look at popular webcams from around
the world. All webcams listed in http://webcams.travel/ are available!"




               Italy Guides: Vatican Museums Lite – Take a trip through the museum
viewing the art, history and creativity beginning at the massive bronze door that opens to
take you on a tour
Science/Health:




              The Chemical Touch light (Free) – “Sometimes all you need is a simple
periodic table... The Chemical Touch: Lite Edition is a free and easy to use periodic table
for your iPhone or iPod touch. Consisting of a simplified version of the periodic table
display from the full application, it puts the masses, densities, melting & boiling points,
radii, and electronegativities of the elements right at your fingertips. If you need more
elemental information, touch the internet button to open the wikipedia page for the
selected element.” tp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-chemical-touch-lite-
edition/id300111574?mt=8#




             Convert Units for Free (Free) – “We worked very hard in bringing you an
application that has everything you need for unit conversions, while keeping it as simple
and user friendly as possible.”


http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/convert-units-for-free/id337224035?mt=8#




             gFlash+ Flashcards & Tests (Free) – “Our schedules are getting packed
making it increasingly difficult to find the right time and place to learn or just find a
minute to unwind. With gFlash+ you can learn anything from math to chemistry or take a
minute to relax and enjoy some trivia; anywhere and anytime.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gflash-flashcards-tests/id286531709?mt=8#




             Mild EleMints 2 (Free) – “Mild EleMints 2 is the interactive Periodic Table
for the iPad. It is the free version of EleMints, which not only offers a Periodic Table, but
also a Plot Graph, Element listing, Electron Diagram and a wealth of information on
every element.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mild-elemints-2-free-periodic/id364842422?mt=8




             My Fitness Pal (Free) – “Reach your weight loss goals with MyFitnessPal,
the best calorie counter on the iPhone or iPod Touch. Set a daily calorie goal, then record
your daily food and exercise to make sure you stay on track. Then watch the pounds
come off!”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/calorie-counter-diet-tracker/id341232718?mt=8#




             MyNetDiary (Free) – “MyNetDiary is the fastest, easiest, and smartest
iPhone calorie counter. High-quality over 100,000 foods database with search-as-you-
type magic lets you enter foods in seconds. Includes free web site access. You've got
nothing to lose, but that extra weight - it's FREE.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/calorie-counter-by-mynetdiary/id287529757?mt=8#




             Muscle System (Head and Neck) (Free for limited time) – “This app is free
for a limited time only to promote the full version app, "The Muscle System Pro". This
version includes details of each muscle's origin and insertion. It also include details of
each muscle's action and nerve supply.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/muscle-system-head-and-neck/id325185672?mt=8




            Planets (Free) – “A 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/planets/id305793334?mt=8#
            PocketDyno (Free) – “PocketDyno measures vehicle performance,
providing up to 20 different metrics that report time, distance, speed, acceleration, and
power. Create a vehicle profile to store and compare test runs or evaluate vehicle
modifications”

http://itunes.apple.com/app/pocketdyno/id291249223?mt=8#




             Pocket Pond (Free) – “Create relaxing ripples while you enjoy the sounds of
nature. Interact with the fish - scare them, feed them, and watch their schooling behavior.
It's your own personal pond to cleanse your worries and free your mind.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-pond/id363154844?mt=8#




             Science Facts! (Free) - "Science Facts contains thousands of science related
facts from eighth categories (Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Biology, Inventions,
Geography, Bugs, Miscellaneous)"

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/science-facts/id358368369?mt=8#




            Science Glossary (Free) - “An extensive glossary of scientific terms and
short biographies of key scientists. Formatted specifically for the iPhone and provided by
Visionlearning, Inc. All definitions link to related terms and detailed science learning
modules.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/science-glossary/id331657060?mt=8




             Spark Vue (Free) – “SPARKvue brings real-time measurement, data
visualization, and analysis to science education everywhere. Students can use the new
PASPORT AirLink 2 Bluetooth interface to connect to over 70 PASCO sensors,
measuring a wide range of phenomena, including pH, temperature, force, carbon dioxide
level, and many more. SPARKvue is designed for scientific inquiry in biology,
chemistry, earth science, environmental science, physics, and physical science.
SPARKvue can also record data from the iPhone or iPod Touch's internal accelerometer,
with no additional hardware needed”

              http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sparkvue/id361907181?mt=8#

               Sketchmania (Free) -" Sketchmania is an incredibly intuitive and fun
               drawing app anyone can use -- but it isn't your usual sketch app! Watch
               your creations instantly come alive on your iPhone or iPod Touch! As you
               draw, your shapes don't just stick to the canvas -- they react to the forces of
               gravity, friction, and momentum -- automatically! Your imagination is the
limit. Great for all ages, you don't need to be an Einstein to enjoy Sketchmania!”

http://itunes.apple.com/app/sketchmania/id306761857?mt=8#




            Weather Channel (Free) – “The Weather Channel 2.80 takes your weather
experience to the next level full screen maps, pollen forecasts and more.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-weather-channel/id295646461?mt=8#




             60Beat Heart Rate Monitor – Students can get the most our of their
             workout by calculating their heart rate to make sure the exercise is at the
             right level to maximize their fitness experience. Perfect for running,
walking, cycling and spinning.




               Heart Rate Calculator - Touch Screen heart rate calculator.
              Beep Test – The beep test or multistage fitness test/pacer test helps to test
              cardiovascular fitness. Can support students prepare for the CSDE Physical
              Fitness exam.




Fine Arts:




            Art Gallery Free (Free) –“ Enjoy viewing famous art right on your iPhone
or iPod Touch! Browse our huge collection of user submitted art, pick your favorites, and
save them to your photo album.”

http://itunes.apple.com/app/art-gallery-free/id291693489?mt=8#




          Art Lite (Free) – “Great Artists and their masterpieces. Factbook, Gallery and
Quiz game.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/art-lite/id299037255?mt=8#




            Composer of the Day (Free) – “Read concise, one-sentence biographies of
classical composers, one biography per day, on each composer’s birthday. Learn why
Igor Stravinsky was important, what inspired Robert Schumann, what major works Aaron
Copland composed, and much more. What does the composer of the day’s music sound
like? Simply click on a link to iTunes. This free app features Composer of the Day
biographies created by music majors, faculty, and alums at Wittenberg University, a
small liberal arts college in Springfield, Ohio.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/composer-of-the-day/id336077559?mt=8#
            Doodle Buddy (Free) – “Doodle Buddy is the most fun you can have with
your finger! Finger paint with your favorite color and drop in playful stamps. Connect
with a friend to draw together over the Internet”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doodle-buddy/id313232441?mt=8#




            Etch A Sketch Lite (Free) - "This "Lite" version allows you to draw and
color with your finger or with the knobs! You can "shake to erase", and save up to 3 of
your drawings.”


http://itunes.apple.com/app/etch-a-sketch-lite/id303324044?mt=8#




              GlowColoring (Free) – “Glow Coloring is the first doodle app that allows
you to scan in images that you can color in or trace. With Glow Coloring, you can adjust
brush pattern, brush size, and color. When you are done drawing your masterpiece, you
can save it to your camera roll or email it directly from the app.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glow-coloring/id360776513?mt=8#




            iColoring Book lite (Free) – Coloring App

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icoloringbook-lite/id312623577?mt=8




            iFractal (Free) – “Explore the famous Mandelbrot and Julia sets with a few
gestures. Mandelbrot and Julia sets are famous mathematical objects where art meets
mathematics.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ifractal/id285558755?mt=8#
             JamPad – (Free) iPad only - “A digital music maker at your fingertips. Play
up to 4 instruments at once: piano, rhythm guitar, electric guitar, and drum kit. Slidable
keyboard with 7 octave range. Electric guitar with virtual strings. Customizable rhythm
guitar with different strumming and fingering options. Over 180 different drum beats and
6 drum kits to choose from.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jampad/id364503678?mt=8




             Metronome-iTick (Free) - "This is a simple digital metronome with time
signatures, Italian tempo markings, and BPMs, and allows you to locate your desired
tempo quickly."

http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/metronome-itick/id288292919?mt=8#




              130 + Amazing Illusions (Free) – “This app has the largest number of
illusion pics in the app store! And you can find almost all the illusion pics in other
illusion apps in this app! All the pics are the best collection of optical illusions. And each
pic almost has one tip to tell you which kind of illusions is this pic.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/130-amazing-illusions-lite/id335073857?mt=8




             Pocket Piano Song Universe Lite (Free) - "A great way to try out the
fantastic Pocket Piano Song Universe for free - learn hundreds of songs on the piano by
playing in time with the falling notes on the screen - very addictive and educational at the
same time."

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-piano-song-universe/id303369832?mt=8#
              Pop Art Lite (Free) –“ Pop Art Lite brings a modern Andy Warhol-like
effect to your photos. It draws your photo into four different frames and applies coloring
effects to each of the frames in much the same way that PhotoBooth does to your photos
on the mac. You can either take a new photo using the iPhone's built-in camera or use an
existing photo from your photo library. There is also a pop art preview section with a
slider to change your low intensity and high intensity color settings. By changing the
color settings on-the-fly you can preview the best effect before saving.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pop-art-lite/id320338807?mt=8#




            Scribble Lite (Free) – “Use scribble to draw, doodle, finger paint, sketch
and trace. Great for kids and children of all ages.”

http://itunes.apple.com/app/scribble-lite/id285008210?mt=8#




              Sketchmania (Free) – “Sketchmania for iPhone/iPod Touch is an incredibly
intuitive and fun drawing app anyone can use -- but it isn't your usual sketch app! Watch
your creations instantly come alive on your iPhone or iPod Touch! As you draw, your
shapes don't just stick to the canvas -- they react to the forces of gravity, friction, and
momentum -- automatically! Your imagination is the limit. Great for all ages, you don't
need to be an Einstein to enjoy Sketchmania!”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sketchmania/id306761857?mt=8#




              TonePad (Free) – “TonePad is the easiest and coolest way to make music.
Discover the inner musician in you. Create songs by simply touching the screen and
seeing notes light up. Share your unique creations with friends. If you like Andre
Michelle's ToneMatrix or the Tenori-On, then you will absolutely love this app. TonePad
features a clean minimalist user interface with a full 16x16 matrix. The sound quality
remains excellent regardless of how many notes are playing at the same time. You can
save an unlimited number of songs. The current song is also saved automatically on exit.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tonepad/id315980301?mt=8#
            Virtuoso (Free) – “Be the maestro with Virtuoso Piano Free, a new iPod
touch, iPhone and iPad instrument. Learn and play the piano anytime and anywhere.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/virtuoso-piano-free-2-hd/id304075989?mt=8#




             Water Gallery II & III (Free) – “When your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad be
shaking, be touching, or just be watching, still paintings becomes so dynamic with living
ripple effects, swiping the screen with your finger makes rows of ripples, occasional rain
drops make more wonderful effects, melodious classical music makes you relaxed.”

o http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/water-gallery-ii/id366590073?mt=8#




            WTD – What’s the Difference? (Free for a limited time) “I'm a huge fan of
JVL's games. WTD is not an exception because it's another very, very polished game
with a top-notch production in several ways, I mean: awesome graphics, subtle sounds,
good background music, local and a complete online high score... by Carlos on iTunes
Store”

              http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/whats-difference-ipad-
              edition/id364616409?mt=8#



               WhiteBoard Lite (Free) (at ELC must turn on BlueTooth) – “Whiteboard
is a new collaborative drawing tool that allows 2 iPhone or iPod touch devices to create
pictures together over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth peer-to-peer.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/whiteboard-lite-collaborative/id301962306?mt=8#
World Language:
           Free Spanish Tutor (Free) - "Learn or refresh your Spanish, anytime and
anywhere with your own personal language lab.

24/7 Tutor Spanish goes beyond the simple talking phrasebook or flashcard programs,
providing a set of engaging, interactive study tools that help you really learn the
language. FREE Spanish Tutor Lite Edition (LE) is a fully functional version containing
a useful subset of vocabulary and phrases drawn from several of the learning modules in
the 24/7 Spanish series."

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-spanish-tutor/id294858049?mt=8#




              Free Translator (Free) – “This application provides an interface to the free
Google Translate API for many languages including Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch,
English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese,
Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Vietnamese.”
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-translator/id293855167?mt=8#




             iSign lite (Free) – “iSign Lite is the small and free version of iSign. The full
version adds;800 signs, volume control, the ability to add / remove favorites from the
sign play screen, category quiz mode.”

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/isign-lite/id292486900?mt=8#




             SpanishDict (Free) – “The SpanishDict app features a complete Spanish-
English dictionary, talking phrasebook, interactive word game, and a word of the day.
Use it as a handy reference or as a fun way to learn new words. This app is easy-to-use,
feature-rich, and free!”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spanishdict/id332510494?mt=8#
Technology for all Content Areas:


Bump

Bump is practical and fun! Use it in the classroom to rapidly exchange photos, files, and
assignments with students simply by bumping two handheld devices (iPods, iPads,
smartphones) that have the Bump application and are sharing the same WiFi network.
Students will love it.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bump/id305479724?mt=8

Free Grammar Up

Grammar Up is is a free app with a multiple choice quiz system for English which
provides over 50 questions across 10 grammar categories. It incudes Adjective word
choice; Adverbs word choice; Pronouns word choice; Causative Verbs.

It has a TEST MODE with multipulchoice and the results; PROGRESS METER:that
tracks weakn areas.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-grammar-up/id299024911?mt=8

Textfree Unlimited

This app allows you to text from your ipod touch with out having a phone or cellular text
plan. Textfree will give you a internet telephone number and you are on your way to
texting other people for free. You can also register the number to receive your cell texts
on TextFree. This is a great app for the iPhone and iPad as well.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/textfree-unlimited-send-text/id305925151?mt=8

Stick It - Sticky Notes with Bump

Students and teachers can use sticky notes as reminders as well as exchange sticky notes
through Bump technology (see above). Comes with a variety of wallpapers and
emojicons which can be used in any iPod text app such as sticky notes, emails, texting.
Inexpensive but not free (yet).

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stick-it-free-sticky-notes/id346224003?mt=8
Skype

Skype is a free app that allows you to make free WiFi to WiFi calls without a cellular
connection or contract. Great for the iPod Touch. Skype can be used to communicate
with other classrooms around the world - free.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype/id304878510?mt=8

ResponseWare

The app is free but an modest subscription is required to use this system. This app
enables your students to use their mobile device as a classroom polling station, answering
quizzes, voting, and response. Students can even use their iPods to answer homework
questions from home. The responses are collected, formatted and presented from the
subscription site.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/responseware/id300028504?mt=8

Dragon Dictation

Easy to use free voice-recognition software that allows you to dictate emails and memos
up to 5 times faster than typing them into your iPod or iPad.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dragon-dictation/id341446764?mt=8

Notes

This yellow notepad preloaded application can help to differentiate for any student. Can
allow students to take notes on the go, on a field trip, in and out of the classroom. All
notes taken can be emailed as a Word doc to the teacher and then printed for review.




Career and Life Skills:



             What’s the Right Career for You! – Students take a quiz to figure out
             what career is right for them.
Job Search – Tips to find the best career. Videos about job search and career planning
ideas. Find out what kind of job would best suit your personality type. Get tips on resume
writing




             Stanza (Free) – “Read books on your iPhone or iPod Touch! Lexcycle
Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is
unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use."

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stanza/id284956128?mt=8#




            TED Mobile (Free) – “TED Mobile allows you to watch the latest TED
videos based on Themes, Talks and Tags.”

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ted-mobile/id303299045?mt=8

								
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