NLA / NEMA Presentation - October 6, 2011                       9:00 - 9:50 Friday, October 6           Melody Kenney, Med...
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  1. 1. NLA / NEMA Presentation - October 6, 2011 9:00 - 9:50 Friday, October 6 Melody Kenney, Media Coach Lincoln Public Schools mkenney@lps.org Heidi Clarke, School Librarian Cavett Elementary hclarke@lps.orgCarve It! (free) ● Fast app switching / multitaskingCarve a Pumpkin (free) ● Organizing appsEasy-Bake Cupcakes (free) ● Screen shotPhoto Booth – (free) with iPad2 Effects Pinching Twisting ● Power saving features for iOS devices: ○ Turn off Fetch (Mail, Contacts, Calendars Settings) ● Bluetooth (General Settings) ■ Bluetooth: ● Keyboard ● SpeakersCamera (free) with iPad 2 Front and back facing cameras Focusing Zooming Locking screen rotationCorkulous ($4.99) ● Picture FrameComic Life ($7.99)GarageBand ($4.99)Cat Cam (free) ● Managing your browser settings: ○ Search engines ○ Clearing Cookies, Cache, HistoryZinio - (free) (Buy magazines here.)iPad tips and tricks app - (free)eReader appsiBooks - Apple’s bookstore - Free - included with iPad purchase
  2. 2. Nook for Kids and Nook - Free - Barnes and Noble’s bookstore. You can no longer shop forbooks within the app due to Apple’s new rules.Kindle - Free - Amazon’s bookstore. You can no longer shop for books within the app due toApple’s new rules.Mercer Mayer’s Interactive Story ($4.99)On the Road - Melody ($16.99)Story Chimes - Most are free if you buy the simple version. (Some sell for $.99.)Puzzle Book - Cars 2 Disney Mobile lite is freeMonkey Preschool Lunchbox ($.99)Alphabet Tracing ($2.99) to purchase worksheet featureMotion Math Zoom (free) You can upgrade for $3.99 for all of the levels.Dragon Dictation (free)Prezi (player only) - Heidi - Free (requires an account to create your Prezi)Whiteboard (free)Social Networking: FaceTime (free) with iPad - only works with Wi Fi connection - not with G3 Skype (free) Diigo (free) Twitter (free) Flipboard (free)Other practical apps we love:Tools - ● Banner (free) ● Timer (free) ● Whirligig (free) ● Coin (free) ● Nightstand Central (free)Movies:Melody uses MoviePhone (free) Heidi uses the Flixster app (free)Netflix (free)Redbox (free)Other apps we love - but didn’t have time to show you. . .Book Apps:Rocket Reads ($4.99)Pat the Bunny ($3.99)Freight Train ($.99)Read Me Stories (free)Dr. Seuss book apps (lite version vs. full version)Toy Story apps (first one free)Wheels on the Bus ($1.99)Marvel (free but you can buy additional graphic novels)Learning to Read:ABC Phonics (free)Pocket phonics ($2.99)
  3. 3. Writing / Creativity:Story Kit (free)Story Buddy ($4.99)Puppet Pals (free, but you can buy additional characters and scenes for around $.99)Notes Plus ($5.99) Take notes, doodle and record the speaker all in one appLittle Speller (free)Pages ($9.99) Fantastic for word processing. Can export to PDF, Word, Pages or print.Dragon dictation (free)UYH (Use Your Handwriting) Free – also a version you can buy.iMovie ($4.99)Create a presentation:Keynote ($9.99) Worth it if you’re into presentations.News and Information:NPR (free)CNN (free)New York Times (free, but you can buy more access to articles)PBS (free)Zinio (free, but you can buy more periodicals)Time Warner Cable (Watch your television at home. Requires an account with TWC.Reference:National Geographic World Atlas ($1.99)Dinopedia ($5.99)My School (free)World Book Mobile App (free with licensed database)TED (free)World Book: This Day (free)Historical MapBlarj HD (Lite version is free. Complete version $2.99)WildLab Bird (free) Great for birdwatchers.World Book’s World of Animals - ($4.99)Bugs and Insects - ($.99)Art:Kids Fingerpaint (free)Color Book lite (free)Doodle Buddy (free)Drawing Pad ($1.99)123D Sculpt (free)Kids Origami (free)Coolibah (Digital Scrapbooking) (free)Finger Paint (free)ELL – Language, Speaking and listening / SPED:Talking Characters (most are free, but you can purchase add-ons)Megaphone (free)Sound effects (from $.99 to $1.99)Science:
  4. 4. Star Walk - Augmented Reality – they display a live image of whatever the device is pointing at. It superimposeElements (free)Distant Suns (free)NASA (free)Weather Channel (free)Math:Undersea Math (addition or subtraction) (free)Rocket Math ($.99)Music:Piano (free)Guitar (free)Musicnotes (free)Met Guitars (free)Musicnotes (Free - Sheet music reader for the iPad comes with a few sheets of free music, butyou can purchase more.)How do I find good apps and stay up to date? Here are a few ideas. . .Strategies for searching for apps in the app store - Catagories, Genius, title searches, etc.A multitude of app reviews online:AppAdvice http://appadvice.com/appnnBest iPad Apps of the Week: September 25 to October 1, 2011 http://appadvice.com/appnn/2011/10/the-best-ipad-apps-of-the-week-september-25-october-1-2011 (Selections of bests inapps on weekly basis.)iPad Application Review http://www.ipad-application-reviews.com/ (Said to update appsreviews daily.)AppShopper http://appshopper.com/ (I like this because you can access pricing in a list of appsas well as good deals)The Top 5 Websites For iPad Apps Reviews http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-websites-ipad-app-reviews/(We even have sites that review the review sites.)Vital Titles Reviews - Apps for you and your family! http://www.vitaltitles.com/(Education and family focused apps)App of the Day - http://appoftheday.com/ Sign up and you can receive an app recommendationeach day via email as well as recommend your favorites too.

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