I believe the ipad should be used to engage the student. The tool should not be used as another data entry tool but rather as a way for students to create and interact in/with the target language. These are apps I suggest
Apps that the teachers would like to use with students on the ipads
Descriptions are copied and pasted from the app store. Please feel free to add to this list.
Aroundertouch is a journey of discovery of the world's top travel destinations by mesmerizing 360 panoramas that puts you at the center of the picture.
So either take an imaginary getaway or pre-plan your travels by experiencing up-close the historical cathedrals, renowned art museums, majestic landmarks, glorious mountain-top vistas as well as those local cafes, shops and quiet places that make each city unique. Through vivid virtual exploring, you can time travel to a location without taking a step.
iTalk Recorder is a full-featured recording app with a streamlined and intuitive user interface. Press the big red button to record; press it again to stop. You can append to existing recordings, choose from three levels of recording quality (11.025, 22.05, or 44.10 kHz sample rates), and manage your recordings, all with just a fingertip.
You can email recordings straight from iTalk. iTalk also supports direct file sharing through iTunes.
Whether you're recording minutes of a meeting, a lecture, or the sounds of birds singing in a meadow far from any electrical outlets, iTalk Recorder puts the sound quality you need in the palm of your hand.
The Kindle app is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, giving users the ability toread Kindle books, newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs on a beautiful, easy-to-use
interface. You'll have access to over 1,000,000* books in the Kindle Store plus
hundreds* of newspapers and magazines. Amazon Whispersync automatically syncs your
last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices (including Kindle), so you
can pick up your book where you left off on another device.
Pinterest is a tool to find your inspiration and share it with others. Use it to collect things you love, organize and plan important projects, and more.
TELEPORTATION IS HERE!
With TourWrist®, iOS devices become portals. So when you point your device up, you'll truly appreciate a new property's grand staircase. Turning around will give you the full stadium seating experience. And looking down will reveal just how much leg space a vehicle has to offer. You can also view "tours" through our intuitive, touch-based controls. Check out travel destinations one minute, hotels and restaurants the next, or even look inside new homes. With powerful creation, editing, search, sort and sharing tools, TourWrist® gives you the power to travel, remotely.
CREATE YOUR OWN:
Creating tours is just as fun and easy too!
Snapguide is a simple, beautiful way to share and view step-by-step how to guides. Discover new things to cook, build, wear, play and more. Create your own guides and share what you love making with your friends on Twitter, Facebook and more. Discuss your interests with other people who share your passions.
Fill Flipboard with the things you like to read, from niche blogs to publications like The New York Times and Rolling Stone, and use Instapaper or Readability to save articles to read later. Flipboard creates a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you.
La Aplicación de Univision extiende el poder de las noticias, el entretenimiento y la cobertura deportiva sin precedentes de Univision para los usuarios con teléfonos móviles. Brinda el mejor contenido en español de Univision en un sólo lugar, con artículos, fotos y video clips de las últimas noticias de inmigración, los talentos de Univision y chismes de las celebridades latinas, y las últimas novedades deportivas hispanas, incluyendo el fútbol, boxeo y béisbol. La aplicación permite que los usuarios sigan sus historias favoritas y que obtengan actualizaciones personalizadas y locales, haciéndolos participar con los contenidos que les interesan más, adonde quiera que vayan.
Puffin Web Browser is wicked fast. Once users experience the thrill of using Puffin, regular mobile Internet just feels like torture. Puffin Web Browser Free is the free version of the Puffin family.
Wherever you are, Twitter brings you closer.
An organized stream of Tweets that delivers the best content to you.
All the media, news, events, and information you need.
Your world, expressed in Tweets and photos.
Search in real time. Follow people you'd like to know. Watch rising trends.
GoDocs for Google docs
With most common document formats support you can read and view all your documents on-the-go, with the ease and speed of iPhone or iPad.
Download for Offline
Download any document and you will be able to read it without any Wi-Fi or Internet connection.
Edit Documents Online
Full support of Google Docs document editing lets you edit your documents whenever you are, just with few taps.
Share your monthly balance with your boss or pdf page with designer. Just add them to your share list.
Professional PDF Viewer
GoDocs has an enterprise standard PDF Viewer built-in. PDF files, even large, load amazingly fast. You are also able to open pdf links, go to specific page and even read in two dimensions.
Search for documents
Lost documents found easy with name search - the ability to search for any document and find them fast.
Search Document Contents
With document contents search there is no more hassle in finding that specific paragraph, you were looking for.
Create new documents and folders
GoDocs allows you to create new documents, spreadsheets and folders from within the application.
Organize documents in collections
With GoDocs, you can make a convenient structure for your documents, moving files into folders.
With our Push Notifications service you will receive push notification when a new document has been shared with you or when a shared document has been changed by someone else.
Manage and view revisions
Viewing separate revisions, ability to open them in other applications, send revisions by email or print specific revision.
Do you need to use 2 or 3 or may be 5 google accounts? It's so easy - just add them.
Google Drive!" Support
GoDocs is the first application on the App Store, that fully supports Google Drive!".
Turn your photos into stunning, professional-quality videos,
complete with music and text
Award-winning Edmodo for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad makes it easy for teachers and students to stay connected and share information. Use your iOS device to send notes, submit assignments, post replies, and check messages and upcoming events while away from the classroom.
-TURN ANY BOOK OR DOCUMENT INTO A DIGITAL CLASSROOM-
In Subtext teachers and students can exchange ideas as they read, right in the pages of almost any digital book or document. You can also layer in enrichment materials, assignments and quizzes-opening up limitless opportunities to engage students, foster analysis and writing skills, and assess student progress. Subtext's service extends the reading experience far beyond traditional books and aligns with the Common Core Standards across reading, writing and 21st century digital skills.
Nearpod – teacher / student
The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones or iPods. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.
How It Works
· Teachers use Nearpod to share content with their students and to manage the flow of the lecture.
· Students use Nearpod on their iOS devices to receive multimedia content and to participate in engaging assessment and collaboration activities.
Create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos -- basically anything there is to talk about. You can talk, type, and draw right on the screen. VoiceThread takes your conversations to the next level, capturing your presence, not just your comments. Anyone can join the discussion from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC -- anytime, anywhere.
Socrative – teacher/ student
Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a whole new level. Be engaged for the entire class with educational exercises and games. See all your classmates' ideas in real time and interact with the responses. Provide your instructor feedback on the lessons and how well you understand the material. Ask your own poll questions for the entire class or build a premade activity for your whole class. Have Fun!
--WORKS ON ANY DEVICE WITH A WEB BROWSER: Tablets, Smartphones & laptops (expect some types of blackberries)