App #47: Silent Light

It is safe to say that most teachers have struggled with classroom management at one point or another in their careers. As we gain teaching experience, our management ideally should become better over time. Silent Light is a brand new app that can assist you with the noise levels in your classroom. Here is a…

The Mobile Learning Revolution: 101 Top Resources

“The entire relationship between teachers, students, and producers of educational content like books, videos, and interactive activities is transforming. Teachers at all levels, from elementary schools to universities, are experimenting with how to provide the best educational experience through mobile, Internet connected devices at school, at home, and everywhere else.” A special thanks to bestonlineuniversities…

App #46: Benson Handwriting Program [Promo Codes Available!]

Handwriting, many will argue, is becoming a lost art in this world of technology that the students are growing up in. Why not amalgamate the two, instead of having to choose from one or the other? I believe this app is perfect for doing just that. A lot of my students are incredible typists, but…

App #45: Test Producer

Test Producer ($9.99) is a solid and robust iPad app that allows educators to create (paper) quizzes and tests directly from their iPads. This app is another way that we can be less reliant on our PCs, and shows that iPads can indeed be a creation device. Create and begin managing all of your tests…

App #44: IFTTT (free)

IFTTT (If this, then that) has been around on the web for a couple of years now, but has now come up with its own iOS app. This is a free service that lets you automate actions within your iPhone. This is great service if you use apps such as Dropbox, Evernote, Instagram, Twitter etc….

App #43: Mailbox – Receive 1GB Bonus Dropbox Storage!

Update: August 2013 – Get 1GB Bonus Dropbox Storage! (photo source: Dropbox.com) Update: Get 1GB of Dropbox Storage! If you have Mailbox installed, you are able to gain 1GB of Dropbox storage, simply by linking the two services! Don't worry, if you have linked it already, just unlink and redo it. It's that easy. (Make…

Your Perfect Solution For Sharing Student iPad Projects

There is an ever growing number of teachers and students using iPads for creation projects. Little by little, people are understanding that the iPad is not just a consumption device for reading emails, watching YouTube and checking FaceBook and Twitter. The iPad is a powerful creation device. But an issue arose during the year at…

Guest Post: 10 Great Ideas for Using iPads in the Classroom

The iPad isn’t just a great tool for reading your e-books or surfing the web while you’re waiting for your plane. It is a powerful and sophisticated piece of technology that can help teachers connect with students and facilitate learning in the classroom. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of great apps that can help…

App #42: Musi (free)

I discovered Musi this week through this post from iFans. Musi (free) is an iOS application that allows you to stream audio (and video) content directly from YouTube. Since almost all popular songs out there are readily available on YouTube, this app will definitely come in handy during a variety of situations, both for the…