Thanks for being here and welcome to 60in60: App Attack. In this presentation you will learn about 60 different apps for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. These apps are useful for classroom, professional, and/or personal uses.
60in60: App Attack
Scott Snyder & Brandon Lutz
Description: With a Google Voice
account and an additional phone
number, use your cellphone to make
calls but keep your personal number
private. Ideal for making parent
contact or interacting with students.
Description: Transfer and share ﬁles
between devices using a drag and
drop interface. All that is needed is a
wiﬁ or bluetooth connection. Can
share with a Mac Computer too.
Windows app coming soon.
Description: A teacher organizes his
class, lessons and resources on the
Teachers.io website, and students
access the materials with the
myHomework App. Students can also
keep track of their schedule,
homework and reminders. Everything
syncs across multiple devices.
Description: Replace or supplement
your textbooks with customizable
multimedia courses. Teachers
customize texts online that students
Description: Helps teachers uncover,
manage and distribute the best tools
for learning. Students can then
access the content from nearly any
Price: 14.99 or 3.99 for 10
Description: AirServer is an AirPlay
receiver for Mac and PC. It allows
you to receive AirPlay feeds, similar
to an Apple TV, so you can stream
content or Mirror your display from
your iOS devices or Macs running
Mountain Lion or Mavericks.
Green Screen by DoInk#7
Description: Create green screen
videos from your iPad!
Description: Let the audience
respond in a conference setting and
be heard with ease.
Too Noisy App#9
Price: Free or Paid
Description: Anyone who has
attempted to keep the noise levels
under control of a group of
youngsters will appreciate this
simple, fun and engaging app.
Description: Remind provides a
safe way for teachers to text
message students and stay in touch
with parents. It is 100% free and is
used by over 500,000 teachers,
students and parents to send
millions of messages every month.
Description: Record lectures,
discussions (full class, small group),
etc. Skips silent segments and boosts
quiet voices. Ideal for books groups
or when you can’t be everywhere at
Description: Have a paper
document you need in electronic
form? Take a picture with your phone
and turn it into a PDF. Then use it on
your computer or tablet. Text
Description: This app converts study
outlines to spoken audio. Flexible
playback controls let you vary speech
rate. As they study, students can
focus on main points only or also on
supporting details. You can also jump
forward and backward and loop
SAS Data Notebook
Description: Students can set and
monitor goals, and keep electronic
scratch pages for all subjects they
take. Notebooks can be emailed to
parents or teachers for progress
Price: Free w/ new device purchase;
Description: Presentation software
from the Mac OS jumps to iOS
devices. Latest iteration makes both
versions nearly identical and ﬁles can
be seamlessly shared and edited
across devices and platforms. Also a
great presentation tool on the iPad.
Description: Share notes, links,
photos and more while on the same
Description: Video and the web are
coming together. Experience both
like never before with TouchCast: a
new medium that looks like video,
but feels more like the web.
Description: Millions of parents rely
on Common Sense Media's age-
based ratings and expert reviews to
ﬁnd the best entertainment for their
Number Pieces Basic#19
Description: Number Pieces Basic
helps students develop a deeper
understanding of place value while
building their computation skills with
multi-digit numbers. Students can use
the number pieces to represent multi-
digit numbers, count, regroup, add,
and subtract. The drawing tools allow
students to label representations and
show their understanding.
Description: Math curriculum
form Kindergarten and up.
Engaging games and fun for
students to learn!
Description: A free, dynamic
mathematics software for all levels of
education, the app brings together
geometry, algebra, spreadsheets,
graphing, statistics and calculus in
one easy-to-use package. Interactive
learning, teaching and evaluation
resources created with GeoGebra can
be shared and used by everyone at
HMH FUSE Algebra 1,
2 & Geometry
Price: Free (1st chapter only; $19.99
Description: Gives every student a
personalized learning experience
using video tutorials, MathMotion
step-by-step examples, homework
help, quizzes, tips, hints, and many
other integrated features to teach,
review, and assess all concepts.
iSolveIt: MathScaled &
Description: Puzzle based games
that teach basic operations, logic and
reasoning. Both included embedded
supports for solving, such as a
Scratch Pad for recording information
and the option for immediate
feedback on your progress. Created
with UDL in mind.
Description: Want to learn algebra?
Algebra is used every day in any
profession and chances are, you’ll run
into algebra problems throughout
Description: Explore the surprising
side of sound with Sound Uncovered,
an interactive collection featuring
auditory illusions, acoustic
phenomena, and other things that go
bump, beep, boom, and vroom.
Description: Working? Relaxing?
At the gym? Songza plays you the
right music at the right time.
Description: Learn a language for
free on your computer on an app.
Description: Easily create digital
stories. Easy integration for photos,
music and design. Student can
create these easily in a class period.
Price: Free, 9.99 Pro Version
Play: Bitsboard includes dozens of
addictive mini-games for all ages.
Learn: Download thousands of
carefully curated lessons across
hundreds of subjects.
Teach: Create your own lessons,
track user progress, and share
Description: GamePress is a game
creation app that allows anyone to
make the games of their imaginations
with no programming or graphic
design. Whether you have a story to
tell, a topic to teach, or just want to
play a game, GamePress allows you
to create, share, and play right on
your iPad. GamePress is fun,
creative, and entertaining.
Description: Cargo-Bot is a puzzle
game where you teach a robot how
to move crates. A basic introduction
to coding. First game created fully on
an iPad in a language called Codea.
Hakitzu Elite: Robot
Description: Learn to code in
with battling robots. Learn to code or
loose the game! Teacher resources
available on app website.
Description: Drawing/painting app
with voice recording and sharing
capacity (within a parent approved
Scribble my Story
Price: Free (in-app purchases)
Description: A book and art creation
platform where kids can imagine,
create, and share what they make
with their parents, makeing it easy to
use for even the youngest authors
Description: Amazing and easy to
use photo editor for iOS and
Description: Pic Collage allows you
to create amazing collages using
your photos, stickers, text and
frames. Once you're done, share it
to Pic Collage, Facebook, Twitter,
Instagram and also also email it!
Perfect for keeping memories :)
Description: Teaches kids to code
using simple, intuitive building
blocks. Kids can make games,
animations and programs in this
colorful, interactive environment.
screencasting, desktop control, and
an interactive whiteboard in one
app, you’ll never have to turn your
back to the class or audience again.
Create a lesson or presentation,
insert images, save and edit your
project and record a screencast
video you can easily save or share.
Doceri does it all!
Bai Board: Collaborative
Description: Create, share and
collaborate your education content.
Collaboratively annotate PDFs, zoom
in on your whiteboard and share it all
with a web browser.
Price: Free (w/ ads)
Description: Bring far away classrooms
closer with this free text messaging /
translation app. This next-generation
instant messaging app features real-time
translation, allowing you to communicate
with anyone you want around the world,
without worrying about language barriers
and without having to use separate
translators. Support for other platforms
Description: This game teaches
students how to describe movement
and motion while visiting rare animals
at the Smithsonian National
Solve the Outbreak by
Description: New outbreaks happen
every day, and CDC’s Disease
Detectives are sent in to ﬁgure out
how the outbreak started before it
can spread further. In this fun app,
you get to earn your Disease
Virtual Human Body
Description: This app allows you to
explore the human anatomy from
head to toe and from skin to bones
with a lifelike 3D human model
combined with an anatomical
dictionary. Locate the various organs
in their context, and learn more about
Price: Free for now
Description: Tellagami is a mobile
app that lets you create and share a
quick animated message called a
Description: Toca Builders makes it
fun to drop, spray, smash and lift
blocks to construct new objects -
may it be a house, lamp or maybe a
Let's get started by putting down
Description: Welcome to
Williamspurrrrg, a family-friendly,
cooperative, multitouch puzzler
where you outﬁt cats in mustaches,
fedoras, bowties, and other hipster
gear. To win the puzzles, hold all the
pieces in place at the same time,
awesomeness for kids and adults
Price: Free or Monthly
Description: Don’t lose your
iPhone or iPad again! Lookout is the
best way to protect your precious
iOS device from data loss, theft and
other threats that put your personal
information at risk.
Description: Pixie is the award
winning authoring tool students can
use to share ideas, imagination, and
understanding through a combination
of text, original artwork, voice
narration, and images. Students can
use Pixie’s paint tools, text options,
clip art, and voice recording to
develop storybooks, curriculum
projects, videos, and so much more.
Description: Interactive book
focusing on “the art, physics and
psychology of color.” Lots of hands-
on activities you can conduct with
and on your iPad using simple
household items. Have fun with and
learn all about color all at the same
PBS Parents Play &
Description: Designed speciﬁcally for
parents, the app provides more than a
dozen games parents can play with their
kids, each themed around a familiar
location–including at the grocery store, at
home, in the kitchen, etc. The bilingual
(English/Spanish) app makes it easy for
parents to seize upon those daily “teachable
moments” through theme-based interactive
games and simple hands-on activities that
connect math and literacy skills to everyday
Sentence Maker Free
Description: An exciting interactive
game that helps your child rapidly
learn to make and complete his/her
own sentences with just the touch of
Description: Whether you need a
single book or classroom sets for a
whole school, you can purchase any
title in a few simple steps, and the
service automatically adds it to the
right user bookshelves in Subtext.
You buy the books, and Subtext does
Description: Fully interactive and
animated apps, originally published as
7 Living Books, bring hours of great
amusement, as well as clever fun-
ﬁlled education for early learners.
Teaches words, word sounds,
sentences and story-telling.
Description: Word Mover mobile
app can be used to supplement
classroom instruction, reinforce
concepts taught in class, offer
increased student engagement, and
promote out-of-school literacy
through the use of tablet devices
and their associated functionality.
Description: Vocabla is an app for
improving your English vocabulary.
You can translate, collect &
memorize words, phrases, idioms
and other chunks of language.
Price: Apps Free
Device: $99 Dollars
Description: Sphero is a robotic
ball that has a ton of free apps that
you can use with it. Programing,
drawing, measurement and many
more educationally relevant areas to
Description: Snapguide is a simple,
beautiful way to share and view
step-by-step how to guides.
Discover new things to cook, build,
wear, play and more. Create your
own guides and share what you love
making with your friends on Twitter,
Facebook, Pinterest and more.
Discuss your interests with other
people who share your passions.
60in60: App Attack
Scott Snyder & Brandon Lutz