Mobile Apps Summary
PRESENTED BY:
Robbie K. Melton
February 6, 2014
NearPod Teaching Tool:
www.nearpod.com
Mobile App Resource Center

TBR Educational & Workforce
Mobile App Resource Bank
50,000+ APPs

www.TBRMobile.org
NearPod Mobile Classroom Tool
Polling Question # 4
How do you find out about mobile apps for
teaching and learning?
[ ] Word of Mouth (other teachers, f...
Mobile App Resource Center:
TBR Educational & Workforce
Mobile App Resource Bank

50,000+ APPs

www.TBRMobile.org
Apps for Education
Teaching
Native Apps

Learning
Web Browser Apps
Across All Devices

ADA
Device Accessibility Features
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App Assessment by Tony Vincent
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Use of app is relevant to the purpose and student needs
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App Assessment by Tony Vincent
• Design of app is functional and visually stimulating
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• MERLOT is a free and open online community of resources
designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher
edu...
No Cost Browser Based Apps
http://youtu.be/Vsf0LDx4TK8
LiveBinder of Apps
PreK-12
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=58780
TABS

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Top Ten Apps for Administrators
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Word Lens
Quad Browser
InClass
SoundNote
Sign & Send
iBooks
Google Transl...
Top Apps for Teaching
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NearPod
Ask3
Video Time Machine
Explain Everything
Educreations
12-n-Calulators
Wor...
Walters State Community College
Apple Distinguished College Program

Teaching and Learning with Mobilization
*Website of t...
Top 11 Higher Education
Back To College Apps
Fall classes will start with over eighty-five percent of
college students bri...
Social Sciences
http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/apps/Hum
anities%20&%20social%20sciences/iPad/
iSSRN

• Search over 260,000 research papers in the
Social Science Research Network electronic
library
• Disciplines :educ...
OECD Factbook

• Provides a global overview of today’s major
economic, social and environmental
indicators. Organized arou...
World Bank DataFinder
• Access data on global development indicators
from The World Bank Group:
economy, environment, gend...
Gale: Access My College Library
• After a one-time log-in using the library's
password, the mobile app will give you
free,...
www.MERLOT.org

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Learning Objects
Faculty / Peer Reviews
Apps Lesson
Scholarship
Online Training
Demo Apps
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ROMA (Virtual Rome)
Art Authority
Access My College Library
Piano Studio
iBooks
Science/Technology/Engineering/Math
Medical & Allied Health
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/math./id469234810?mt=8
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/elements-visualexploration/id364147847?mt=8
Walters State Community College
Natural Science Mobilization
http://library.ws.edu/mnaturalscience
Khan Academy

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/khanacademy/id469863705?mt=8
Additional Resources
• Prognosis Apps (free)
Humanities & Social Sciences
http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/apps/Hum
anities%20&%20social%20sciences/iPad/
iSSRN

• Search over 260,000 research papers in the
Social Science Research Network electronic
library
• Disciplines :educ...
OECD Factbook

• Provides a global overview of today’s major
economic, social and environmental
indicators. Organized arou...
World Bank DataFinder
• Access data on global development indicators
from The World Bank Group:
economy, environment, gend...
Gale: Access My College Library
• After a one-time log-in using the library's
password, the mobile app will give you
free,...
www.MERLOT.org

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Learning Objects
Faculty / Peer Reviews
Apps Lesson
Scholarship
Online Training
Demo Apps
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ROMA (Virtual Rome)
Art Authority
Access My College Library
Piano Studio
iBooks
Teacher Education
Educational Apps
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Digital Storytelling Apps for iPad


Presentation Apps for iPad


iPad Apps to Create eBooks


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Educational Apps
• Video Apps for your iPad

• Educational Music Apps for iPad
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iPad Apps for Reading Disability

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Educational Apps
• iPad Apps for Blooms Taxonomy
• Dictionary Apps for iPad
• Audio Recording Apps for iPad
• iPad Apps fo...
Educational Apps
• Screen Sharing Apps for iPad
• Homework Apps for iPad
• Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Apps for iPad
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Educational Apps
• Photo Collage Apps for iPad
• iPad Apps for Professional Development
• Writing Apps for iPad
• iPad Cre...
Educational Apps
• iPad Apps for Research
• iPad Apps to Help you Stay Organized

• iPad Annotating Apps
• iPad Skills Stu...
www.Livebinder.com
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http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=777
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Toca Boca
Behaviors Breakthrough
iKids Play
Bop It
Dinosaur Zoo
Bitsboard
Tracer
Je...
Business Programs
Evernote
• Evernote (Free, www.evernote.com) – Ever feel like the
absent-minded professor? Stay on top of tasks with this
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Scanner Pro
• www.readdle.com) – Instantly transforms your iPhone into
a portable, multi-page document scanner than can ca...
MightyMeeting
• http://app.mightymeeting.com) – Upload
presentations and product videos to the cloud, then
access them nea...
Jump Desktop
• www.jumpdesktop.com) – Offers the option to control
your desktop remotely, regardless of where business
tak...
Square
• www.squareup.com) – Process credit card payments
from anywhere using your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
with Square’...
13 Business Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs
(Infographic)
• A recent infographic from Desk.com compiled
13 of these apps that ...
Additional Apps
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Quad Browser
Virtual Fire Fox
Soundnote
InClass
ASK
NearPod Business
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  1. 1. Mobile Apps Summary PRESENTED BY: Robbie K. Melton February 6, 2014
  2. 2. NearPod Teaching Tool: www.nearpod.com
  3. 3. Mobile App Resource Center TBR Educational & Workforce Mobile App Resource Bank 50,000+ APPs www.TBRMobile.org
  4. 4. NearPod Mobile Classroom Tool
  5. 5. Polling Question # 4 How do you find out about mobile apps for teaching and learning? [ ] Word of Mouth (other teachers, friends, etc.) [ ] Your School [ ] App Stores (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft, etc.) [ ] Searching Internet [ ] Other (RSS feeds, App developers, etc)
  6. 6. Mobile App Resource Center: TBR Educational & Workforce Mobile App Resource Bank 50,000+ APPs www.TBRMobile.org
  7. 7. Apps for Education Teaching Native Apps Learning Web Browser Apps Across All Devices ADA Device Accessibility Features Native Apps
  8. 8. App Assessment by Tony Vincent • • • • • • • • • • Use of app is relevant to the purpose and student needs Help or tutorial is available in the app Content is appropriate for the student Information is error-free, factual, and reliable Content can be exported, copied, or printed App’s settings and/or content can be customized Customized content can be transferred to other devices History is kept of student use of the app sharing App provides useful feedback
  9. 9. App Assessment by Tony Vincent • Design of app is functional and visually stimulating • Student can exit app at any time without losing progress • Works with accessibility options like VoiceOver and Speak Selection • App is free of charge • No in-app purchases are necessary for intended use of app • App loads quickly and does not crash • App contains no advertising • App has been updated in the last 6 months • App promotes creativity and imagination • App provides opportunities to use higher order thinking skills • App promotes collaboration and idea
  10. 10. • MERLOT is a free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy. MERLOT is a leading edge, user-centered,collection of peer reviewed higher education, online learning materials, catalogued by registered members and a set of faculty development support services. • MERLOT's strategic goal is to improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning by increasing the quantity and quality of peer reviewed online learning materials that can be easily incorporated into faculty designed courses.
  11. 11. No Cost Browser Based Apps http://youtu.be/Vsf0LDx4TK8
  12. 12. LiveBinder of Apps PreK-12 http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=58780 TABS • • • • • • • iPad Device Apps iPad Ed Impact Teaching with Apps Learning with APPS ADMIN Apps Office/Productivity Apps • Grade Level Apps • Subject Areas • Special Education • • • • • • • • • Assessments Parent Apps School Board TBR HighEd Pilots Free Apps Games Robbie’s Apps Library Books
  13. 13. Top Ten Apps for Administrators • • • • • • • • Word Lens Quad Browser InClass SoundNote Sign & Send iBooks Google Translate Flipboard • • • • • • • • HealthMap Virtual Fire Fox CloudOn Speak to Text KOBO Myscript Calculator The Elements TI-nSpire (Texas Inst)
  14. 14. Top Apps for Teaching • • • • • • • • NearPod Ask3 Video Time Machine Explain Everything Educreations 12-n-Calulators WorldBook SplitNote • PuppetPals • Science (NGSS) Common Core • Discovr • Sign4Me • The Elements • Field Trip • Behavior Breakthrough • Frog Dissection
  15. 15. Walters State Community College Apple Distinguished College Program Teaching and Learning with Mobilization *Website of teaching and learning (videos, etc.) http://library.ws.edu/mnaturalscience
  16. 16. Top 11 Higher Education Back To College Apps Fall classes will start with over eighty-five percent of college students bringing some type of mobile device (smart phones, tablets, etc.) to campus. Here are the top eleven FREE mobile apps to assist students and faculty with teaching and learning activities. (Some of the apps have been around and some are new to higher education.) http://wcet.wiche.edu/learn/mobile-app
  17. 17. Social Sciences
  18. 18. http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/apps/Hum anities%20&%20social%20sciences/iPad/
  19. 19. iSSRN • Search over 260,000 research papers in the Social Science Research Network electronic library • Disciplines :education; humanities & social sciences; law
  20. 20. OECD Factbook • Provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators. Organized around 12 themes such as population an • Disciplines: education; health sciences; humanities & social sciences; law
  21. 21. World Bank DataFinder • Access data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group: economy, environment, gender, health, popul ation, infrastructure etc • Disciplines: education; health sciences; humanities & social sciences; law
  22. 22. Gale: Access My College Library • After a one-time log-in using the library's password, the mobile app will give you free, unlimited access to Gale online resources. • Disciplines: arts; education; health sciences; humanities & social sciences; science & engineering
  23. 23. www.MERLOT.org • • • • • Learning Objects Faculty / Peer Reviews Apps Lesson Scholarship Online Training
  24. 24. Demo Apps • • • • • ROMA (Virtual Rome) Art Authority Access My College Library Piano Studio iBooks
  25. 25. Science/Technology/Engineering/Math Medical & Allied Health
  26. 26. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/math./id469234810?mt=8
  27. 27. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/elements-visualexploration/id364147847?mt=8
  28. 28. Walters State Community College Natural Science Mobilization http://library.ws.edu/mnaturalscience
  29. 29. Khan Academy https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/khanacademy/id469863705?mt=8
  30. 30. Additional Resources • Prognosis Apps (free)
  31. 31. Humanities & Social Sciences
  32. 32. http://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/apps/Hum anities%20&%20social%20sciences/iPad/
  33. 33. iSSRN • Search over 260,000 research papers in the Social Science Research Network electronic library • Disciplines :education; humanities & social sciences; law
  34. 34. OECD Factbook • Provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators. Organized around 12 themes such as population an • Disciplines: education; health sciences; humanities & social sciences; law
  35. 35. World Bank DataFinder • Access data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group: economy, environment, gender, health, popul ation, infrastructure etc • Disciplines: education; health sciences; humanities & social sciences; law
  36. 36. Gale: Access My College Library • After a one-time log-in using the library's password, the mobile app will give you free, unlimited access to Gale online resources. • Disciplines: arts; education; health sciences; humanities & social sciences; science & engineering
  37. 37. www.MERLOT.org • • • • • Learning Objects Faculty / Peer Reviews Apps Lesson Scholarship Online Training
  38. 38. Demo Apps • • • • • ROMA (Virtual Rome) Art Authority Access My College Library Piano Studio iBooks
  39. 39. Teacher Education
  40. 40. Educational Apps • • • • Digital Storytelling Apps for iPad

 Presentation Apps for iPad

 iPad Apps to Create eBooks

 Printing Apps for iPad

 • Science iPad Apps



  41. 41. Educational Apps • Video Apps for your iPad
 • Educational Music Apps for iPad • • • • iPad Apps for Reading Disability
 Math iPad Apps 
 Note Taking Apps for iPad
 Whiteboard Apps for iPad • Multiple Intelligence Apps for iPad


  42. 42. Educational Apps • iPad Apps for Blooms Taxonomy • Dictionary Apps for iPad • Audio Recording Apps for iPad • iPad Apps for Kids • Google Apps for iPad • Wiki Apps for iPad • Grading Apps for iPad


  43. 43. Educational Apps • Screen Sharing Apps for iPad • Homework Apps for iPad • Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Apps for iPad • PDF Apps for iPad • Apps to Create Digital Portfolios • Textbook and Audio Books Apps for iPad • Learning Apps for iPad
  44. 44. Educational Apps • Photo Collage Apps for iPad • iPad Apps for Professional Development • Writing Apps for iPad • iPad Creativity Apps • Reading Apps for iPad


  45. 45. Educational Apps • iPad Apps for Research • iPad Apps to Help you Stay Organized • iPad Annotating Apps • iPad Skills Students should Have


  46. 46. www.Livebinder.com • http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=777 972&present=true • Search For: rkmelton (author) • Binder: P-20 Tennessee • Subject Area Apps
  47. 47. Demo Apps • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Toca Boca Behaviors Breakthrough iKids Play Bop It Dinosaur Zoo Bitsboard Tracer Jenga PuppetPal Playtime Anna Easy Bake Treats Seuss Band Story Wheel Talking Lab • • • • • • • • • Pottery Pocket Pond Talking Tom Talking Gina Rail Maze Riding Hood Real Racing Toy Story App Mates
  48. 48. Business Programs
  49. 49. Evernote • Evernote (Free, www.evernote.com) – Ever feel like the absent-minded professor? Stay on top of tasks with this service that lets you take virtual memos on-demand. Capable of storing text, photos and voice recordings, you can dictate, snap pictures and automatically synchronize updates across your computer, smartphone or electronic tablet. You can also tag notes by location. • Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220065#ixzz2U6xAV VgA
  50. 50. Scanner Pro • www.readdle.com) – Instantly transforms your iPhone into a portable, multi-page document scanner than can capture electronic copies of invoices, business cards and signed documents. From meeting notes to contracts, its highquality image processing and automatic edge detection readily handle conversions. You can also produce and skim email-ready PDFs on-demand, set up custom page sizes and password-protect your files. • Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220065#ixzz2U6xJeE Lv
  51. 51. MightyMeeting • http://app.mightymeeting.com) – Upload presentations and product videos to the cloud, then access them nearly anytime, anywhere with this handy demonstration tool. Allowing you to quickly call up clips and slideshows on your smartphone or tablet PC, it makes it easy to showcase sales pitches or market overviews on-demand. Users can also connect mobile devices to a widescreen projector for added impact. • Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220065#ixzz2U6 xSR4PB
  52. 52. Jump Desktop • www.jumpdesktop.com) – Offers the option to control your desktop remotely, regardless of where business takes you. Armed with an Internet connection, you can manipulate files or folders via touchscreen, and actively browse on your home or work computer. Compatible with Mac or PC systems, it lets you be productive without having to lug your laptop. • Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220065#ixzz2U6 xfyfb3
  53. 53. Square • www.squareup.com) – Process credit card payments from anywhere using your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with Square’s free card-reader accessory. An intuitive interface and single universal fee (2.75% on each transaction), with no monthly charges or contracts, makes it easy to use for both individual contractors, freelancers and small businesses. Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are all accepted. • Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220065#ixzz2U6 xr16ZW
  54. 54. 13 Business Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs (Infographic) • A recent infographic from Desk.com compiled 13 of these apps that help with financial management, communication, customer support and more http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226105 • Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226105 #ixzz2U6yKIyTF
  55. 55. Additional Apps • • • • • • Quad Browser Virtual Fire Fox Soundnote InClass ASK NearPod Business

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