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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
"iPad-iPod Apps for Secondary Classroom"