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. It 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…

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….

App #52: USA Illustrated Atlas

Here is a brand new app that both teachers and students will enjoy. USA illustrated Atlas ($1.99, iTunes link) is a USA map app that features six different interactive maps plus four different review fun games the kids can play after the material is learnt. Discover several (almost 200!) different details about the Unites States…

App #51: Write to Read (Currently on Sale!)

Write to Read is an impressive book creator app in which children from the age of three can use their imagination to create their own books on iPads including both text and photos. The app provides parents and children with the opportunity to interact with one another, where the child is encouraged to use his creativity and craft a DIGITAL BOOK which can proudly be shared with family and friends.

Writing with the iPad using various writing apps

Writing with the iPad using various writing apps There are numerous applications which allow users for handwriting on the iPad by using the single finger or with the help of a stylus. As people are getting faster and more proficient at typing with the touch screen,  extended writing tips and becomes more viable. When it comes to completing your…

Evernote for Dummies: The App to Finally Organize Yourself!

Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web. –Evernote.com (Try out ONE MONTH of the Premium version of Evernote for free by clicking the link at the bottom of this post!) I’ve always wanted to write a post on Evernote. It…

App #48: STORYPANDA BOOKS [PROMO CODES AVAILABLE!]

“Storypanda is an iPad story platform that brings families together by enabling them to read, create and share kids stories. One App, Unlimited stories.”   With this interactive children's book app, students, parents and teachers will be able to create personalized stories based on the original books. Storypanda is an app that has a great…

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…

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 #41: Sock Puppets [Promo Codes Available!]

As a primary school teacher, I am always looking for ways to enhance the learning experiences for my students. As we have recently set up a partial class set of iPad minis, we are encouraging all of our teachers to use content-creation apps as opposed to content-specific consumption apps to share our knowledge. Sock Puppets…