1. Note-taking
    1. Evernote
    2.  Skitch
    3.  Notability
  2. Videos & other resources
    1.  Youtube
    2.  Khan Academy
    3.  iTunes U
  3.  Storage
    1.  Google Drive
    2.  Dropbox
  4. Social Media
    1. Flipboard
    2.  Facebook
    3.  Twitter
  5. eReaders
    1.  Kindle
    2.  Kobo
    3.  iBooks
  6. Tools
    1.  Scanner Pro
    2.  MyScript Calculator
    3. Vernier Video Physics
  7. Communication
    1.  Skype
    2.  Facetime app
  8. Productivity
    1.  Pages
    2.  Keynote
    3.  Google Docs
    4.  Google Sheets
    5. Microsoft Word
    6.  Microsoft Excel
    7.  Microsoft PowerPoint
  9. Screen recording
    1.  Explain Everything
    2.  ScreenChomp
    3.  SyncSpace
    4.  TechSmith Fuse
  10. Miscellaneous
    1. Comic Life
    2.  MindNode
    3.  Things
    4. Find My iPhone

With so many apps available, it can be hard to decide which ones best apply to teaching and learning and how they can be used most effectively.We’ve complied the list below, which is far from definitive, but should give you a good start to using your mobile device. YouTube tutorial videos have been included for some of the apps to demonstrate their usage and to provide an overview of their capabilities. It should be noted that many of these apps are also available for Android devices.

Note-taking

Evernote

EvernoteIconEvernote  is a note-taking application that allows the user to list items, take notes, as well as annotate and share their notes at a later date, along with a host of other actions.

Educational Activities: Live, collaborative note taking in class; share with classmates.

Download the application for free.

 Skitch

Skitch iconUse Skitch to snap it, mark it up with simple tools, and send it on in an instant.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Asking students to label or annotate diagrams and share in class. Highlight important course content

 Notability

NotabilityIconNotability is a powerful note-taker to annotate documents, sketch ideas, record lectures, and more.

Download this application*

Educational Activities: Note taking in class; sketch ideas; audio recordings to capture details during lectures.

*free for instructors who sign up for blended and online teaching and learning certificate

Videos & other resources

 Youtube

YoutubeIconYouTube an app to watch the latest videos and playlists.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Watch videos and recommended course-related channels; Share videos with peers.

 Khan Academy

Screen Shot 2015-01-27 at 8.57.33 AMKhan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities:   Watch course related videos; practice at your own pace with interactive exercises; good for math classes of all levels.

 iTunes U

iTunesUIconiTunes U gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free educational content.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Take video courses taught by instructors from leading universities for free; pose questions on the course and discussion with peers and teachers from other places; use as supplemental materials for students to learn more.

 Storage

 Google Drive

GoogleDriveIconGoogle Drive backs up your files safely and allows you to easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Organize your files and folders; search for files by name and content; share documents. For instructors: share templates or course materials with students; for students: share documents during group work.

 Dropbox

DropboxIconDropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Organize your files and folders; share documents. For instructors: share templates or course materials with students; for students: share documents during group work.

Social Media

Flipboard

FlipboardIconFlipboard is a single place to keep up on news, follow topics you care about and share stories, videos and photos that influence you.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Read world-class newspapers and magazines; search for up-to-date news.

 Facebook

FacebookIconFacebook allows you to see what friends are up to, share updates, photos and videos.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Connect with groups; share updates on topics.

 Twitter

TwitterIconTwitter lets you connect with people, express yourself, and discover more about all the things you love.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Follow scholars and topics in the same field; share thoughts and ideas

eReaders

 Kindle

KindleIconKindle allows users to read Kindle books, newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs on a beautiful, easy-to-use interface.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Read e-textbooks; annotate, highlight, tag and make notes.

 Kobo

KoboIconWith Kobo, you can read over 3.5 million free titles on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch anywhere, anytime.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Read e-textbooks; annotate, highlight, tag and make notes.

 iBooks

iBooksIconiBooks allows you to browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Read e-textbooks; annotate, highlight, tag and make notes.

Tools

 Scanner Pro

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 12.02.03 PMScanner Pro is an app that transforms iPads into portable scanners. To scan paper documents such as paper notes, documents, receipts and save a digital version of a paper document.

Download this application

Educational Activities: Scan documents to pdf; group multiple scans together

 MyScript Calculator

MyScriptCalculatorIconMyScript Calculator: a calculation tool used to perform mathematical operations naturally using your handwriting.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Write and calculate mathematical expressions

Vernier Video Physics

VernerVideoPhysicsIcon

Vernier Video Physics instantly creates trajectory, position, and velocity graphs for tracked objects.

Download this application*

Educational Activities: Perfect for Science Courses; measure the velocity, display the path of the objects and provide graphs.

*free for instructors who sign up for blended and online teaching and learning certificate

Communication

 Skype

Screen Shot 2015-01-20 at 3.41.05 PMSkype is a communication tool for free instant message, voice or video call.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Live distance lectures (by using video calls); group discussion (by using video calls or instant chats); online office hours

 Facetime app

Screen Shot 2015-01-20 at 1.52.09 PMFacetime: is a video telephone tool for all apple products with IOS systems.

Educational Activities: A free video conferencing tool (provide students live lectures, live communication with their instructors and their peers). Easy-to Organize Contact (make calls using existing address book contacts, quickly review past calls with recent). Ring anywhere, any time (no need to log in your FaceTime every time, you will not miss the calls). Online office hours.

Productivity

 Pages

PagesIconPages is a powerful word processor that is designed for mobile devices and allows you to quickly create reports, resumes, and documents.

Download this application

Educational Activities: Preparing course materials (Write and edit documents); grading papers (using track changes and comments and highlights functions to grade students’ assignments); document sharing.

 Keynote

KeynoteIconKeynote makes creating a world-class presentation — complete with animated charts and transitions — on a mobile device as simple as touching and tapping.

Download this application

Educational Activities: Preparing course presentation slides; presenting to an audience (by using advanced presentation controls features).

 Google Docs

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 9.53.16 AMGoogle Docs: a way to work collaboratively with others on documents from iPad.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Preparing materials as a word processor; online group activities; completing group assignments.

 Google Sheets

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 10.02.35 AMGoogle Sheets: a way to work collaboratively with others on spreadsheets from iPad.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Preparing materials as a word processor; online group activities; completing group assignments.

Microsoft Word

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 10.10.00 AMMicrosoft Word: is a word processor designed for mobile devices.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Preparing course materials (Write and edit documents using the onscreen keyboard or a wireless Keyboard with Bluetooth). Grading papers (using track changes and comments and highlights functions to grade students’ assignments)

 Microsoft Excel

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 10.18.33 AMMicrosoft Excel: is a spreadsheet processor designed for mobile devices.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Preparing course materials and tracking assessment

 Microsoft PowerPoint

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 10.21.40 AMMicrosoft PowerPoint: a presentation app designed for mobile devices.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Preparing course presentation slides. Presenting to an audience.

Screen recording

 Explain Everything

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 11.01.49 AMExplain Everything is a design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you create slides, videos, annotations, animations, narrations.

Download this application

Educational Activities: Designing interactive course lectures; giving interactive lectures.

 ScreenChomp

ScreenChompIconScreenChomp is a lecture capture tool with a simple doodle board, markers and one-click sharing tools that lets you create video lectures with interactive tools.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Capturing course lectures; giving interactive lectures.

 SyncSpace

SyncSpaceIconSyncSpace is a zoomable drawing space that lets you sketch out ideas, express and explore visual ideas in groups in real time over the internet.

Download this application

Educational Activities: Online group discussion; concept maps.

 TechSmith Fuse

Screen Shot 2015-01-22 at 11.34.19 AMTechSmith Fuse: an easy way to get photos and videos from iPad into Camtasia relay. Click this link to find Carleton specific information.

Download this application for free

Educational Activities: Capturing course lectures; recording brief summaries or tutorials.

Miscellaneous

Comic Life

ComicLifeIconComic Life is a graphic design tool for iPad that lets you turn your photos into comic pages.

Download this application

 MindNode

MindNodeIconMindNode makes mind mapping easy. Mind maps are a visual representation of your ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. This allows you to brainstorm & organize your thoughts in an intuitive way, so you can focus on the idea behind it.

Download this application

 Things

ThingsIconThings is an easy to use task manager.

Download this application

Find My iPhone

IFindMyIphoneIconf you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use any iOS device to find it and protect your data.

Download this application for free

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