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Smartphones: The 21st Century Teacher Toolbox


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Presentation from the ISACS conference, November 4, 2011. Learn how the iPhone has transformed the classroom of one teacher who uses a variety of apps to replace dozens of typical classroom tools. …

Presentation from the ISACS conference, November 4, 2011. Learn how the iPhone has transformed the classroom of one teacher who uses a variety of apps to replace dozens of typical classroom tools. Creative real life examples and solutions will be shared from the perspective of an art, technology, and elementary classroom.

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  • 1. Smartphones: The 21st Century Teacher Tool Box that Fits in your Pocket! Karen Bosch K - 8 Technology/Art Teacher Southfield Christian School Twitter: karlyb Discovery Star EducatorSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 2. 20941345Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 3. Presentation Resource Link: Karen Bosch Twitter: @karlybSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 4. My iTools iPhone 3GS and iPad2 iPEVO Point 2 View USB Camera ($69.99) 11 iPod Touch devices - for students to use 5 iPads for student use Thought Out NAJA-KING-FORM Flexible Stand ($34.95) - tripodSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 5. Calendar/ Communication Alerts for appointments/meetings Reminders student medication Email while laptop connected to Smartboard projector Text questions to teaching partner Have been testing iStudiez Pro app for lesson plansSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 6. Reference Dictionary/ (free) Units - conversion tool (free) YouVersion Holy Bible (free)Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 7. Tools Clock (included) Stopwatch for testing/timings Alarm/World Clock Lose It (free) Calories/carbs for diabetic studentSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 8. Music/iPod Pandora Radio Slacker RadioSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 9. Grading A+ Grader ($0.99) Common Core Standards (free) NumberKey ($1.99) - turns your phone into a wireless keypad that can enter numbers into a grading program or spreadsheet!Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 10. Google Mobile App (free) Traditional Search Links to Google Apps Voice Search Image SearchSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 11. Ideas - RSS/Notebook MobileRSS (free) Evernote (free)Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 12. Voice Recording Voice Memos (included) Audioboo (free) - uploads to your account on web, can embed files into a blog Thanksgiving Example Link iTalk (free) - allows you to wirelessly link to computer to transfer multiple files to iTunes for further editing in Garageband Ecology Podast Example LinkSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 13. Digital Storytelling SonicPics ($2.99, free lite version) StoryKit (free) Fotobabble (free) Art Fotobabble ExamplesSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 14. Digital Storytelling FaceJack (free)Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 15. Discovery Video Mobile Site (iPad only), October 29, 2011
  • 16. Camera Photo of worksheet - email to use on Smartboard Videotape fun classroom moments to upload to class blog Visual directions for art clean upSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 17. Camera/Scanners Genius Scan (free) JotNot (free) Image to Text (free)Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 18. Blogging Instant posting to internet! Wordpress (free) Blogpress ($2.99)Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 19. Field Trips Maps (included) Weather Channel (free) Wordpress (free) - to “live-blog” the trip. category/trips/Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 20. Camera Tools CropForFree (free) Gorillacam Camera+ (free) - self ($0.99) - timer, press zoom, anywhere timer, burstSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 21. Photography - Editing Fotolr PS (free)- crop, adjustments, frames, filters Adobe Photoshop Express (free) - crop, adjust, effects, borders HDR Pro ($1.99) - takes two pictures at once, automatically balances lighting and creates one perfect imageSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 22. Camera - Photo Transfer Photo Transfer ($2.99) - quickly transfer many photos and video from phone to laptop in a zip file using wifi, also between two devices Simple Transfer Lite (free) - use with first 50 picts on camera roll Photocaster ($0.99) -transfer photos/videos to laptop using shared network Flickit (free) - upload many photos to Flickr Bump (free) - transfer from iPhone to iPhone/ iPod by bumping devicesSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 23. Photography - Effects Lunapics (free) - all kinds of amazing filters for photosSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 24. Photography - Effects BeFunky (free) Pixlr-o-matic (free) Effects (free) 10 Fun Free Photo Effect AppsSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 25. Photography - Fun Effects ToonPAINT ($1.99) - cartoonize your photos Photofunia (free) - add photo to pictures, dozens of cool effectsSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 26. Photography - Fun CamWow (free) - like PhotoBooth, great with front facing camera ClassicBooth (free) - photobooth strips PopBooth (free) - photobooth stripsSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 27. Photography - Fun CamWow - Andy Warhol style pop art photo wall Use for creative writing!Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 28. Video Splice (free/$3.99 for full version) Easy and fast app to edit multiple video clips and images together Add simple titles, transitions, record audio, and add music Free version contains ads in the app, but not the video Export projects to camera rollSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 29. Video Silent Film Director (free/$0.99 for full features) Record videos with old- fashioned silent film effects! Highly recommend to update to full version - you can edit your together multiple clips, add titles, and add music appropriate to a silent movieSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 30. Animoto (free) Use this app to combine images/video clips into a movie with music and cool effects Free full featured account for educators! http://, October 29, 2011
  • 31. iTimeLapse Pro ($0.99) http:// 20021471 Thought Out NAJA-KING-FORM Flexible Stand ($34.95) - tripodSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 32. Video Vimeo (free) Free online account to publish videos, similar to Youtube Simple video editing Use this app to upload videos from your camera roll to VimeoSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 33. Game Tools Wheel of What (free, with ads) Decide Now ($0.99, no ads) Game Show Sound Board (free) - sound effects, timer, scorekeeper NBC Olympic Cheer (free) - crowd cheers, horns, cowbellSaturday, October 29, 2011
  • 34. Just for Fun! Noise Control ($0.99) Words with Cheats for Friends ($0.99) Balloonimals ($1.99, also lite version for free)Saturday, October 29, 2011
  • 35. Presentation Resource Link: Karen Bosch Twitter: karlybSaturday, October 29, 2011