App #59: iPad Teacher Guide [Promo Codes Available]

I would like to introduce you to a fantastic app for teaching with the iPad: iPad Teacher Guide ($2.99USD iTunes link). This app includes literally hundreds of lesson activity ideas for all age groups across several subject areas. I am giving you a chance to win one of five promo codes for this app. Just…

App #56: Fun Math at the Ballpark [Promo Codes Available!]

Fun at the ballpark is a unique app for kids who love baseball. There are lots of fun math questions and activities that can be done either at the game and at home/in the classroom. Read to the end of this post to have a chance at winning a complete version of this app ($4.99)….

The Social Life of the App-Addicted Teen

App-Addicted Teens As the digital Wild West forges ahead, it is our youth that are becoming the guinea pigs of this global experiment. The more that is realized regarding how platforms such as newfound apps affect teens, tweens and even toddlers, the more can be done to avoid any pitfalls. It is no surprise that…

App #55: Make it! [Promo Codes Available!]

Are you a teacher that has lots of ideas for review games for your students? Here is an app where you can begin building your collection. There is a large selection of templates to help you along. You can import your own pictures/images. Make it is an original app that fosters individual creativity, both of…

App # 54: Frolyc + Activity Spot – Win a Premium Account!

I have TWO premium accounts to give away to lucky readers. Please read until the end to find out how! Introducing Frolyc, an amazing teaching tool for teachers of Kindergarten all the way up to Grade 12. Frolyc is a web-based platform for teachers to create, curate, share and publish educational activities. Frolyc's main selling…

Green Screen Movie FX Studio – Promo Codes Available!

In preparing for a Green Screen Workshop this week, my good friend Matt and I created this presentation profiling the app Green Screen Movie FX Studio, by Epocfield ($2.99, iTunes link). We have been using this app for almost two years now, and have been very happy with what it can achieve. Although the learning…

Epic: Tons of Books Available on iPad!

The following is a guest post from colleague Sharon Snyder, a kindergarten teacher and avid iPad user. She has very recently discovered this great reading app for younger kids. Epic (iTunes link) was created because the developers noticed that when kids used iPads, they were often playing games or viewing videos. They wanted to make…

AirFile for iOS 8: Cloud Storage Made Easy [PROMO CODE GIVEAWAY]

This is an update to a post I published almost two years ago. AirFile is a great file-manager for iPad and iPhone.┬áIt is an incredibly useful cloud-manager if you, like me, have multiple cloud services for all your files. I have a few promo codes to give away. Just read to the end of the…

Benefits of Getting Professional Help With iPhone Accessories

One of the most important possessions that a person has is their phone and getting all of the right accessories is usually a top concern. There are so many different options out there in the world of phone accessories and getting the right ones can be a bit hard to do for a beginner. The…

App #53 – Capo Touch – PROMO CODE GIVEAWAY!

Capo Touch (iTunes link, currently on sale for $4.99), originally a Mac app, has recently been released as an excellent iOS app that will make the iPhone and iPad all the more powerful in playing music. All tech-savvy musicians, especially guitarists and bassists should get this app. I can guarantee that it will impress you….

Slingshot – Share Your iOS/MAC Screen with Anyone Around the World!

From the makers of the extremely popular Reflector (also featured on teachingwithipad.org) comes an exciting new application called Slingshot. If used to its full potential, Slingshot can bring together both educators and their students to collaborate and make presentations in a whole new way. AirPlay mirroring has been an excellent feature in the classroom to…