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Recommended iPad Apps

Prices change often so please check in the iTunes store for current pricing of apps. You may also want to read the reviews before downloading new apps. Please check out the other pages listed here, too! Many of these apps will also work on your iPhone.

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Apps for Teachers (iTunes Store link)

AccuWeather Free.
AD-HelpDesk AD-HelpDesk allows secure administrator of Microsoft's Active Directory from your iOS device. This application will work “Out of the box”, requiring absolutely no modifications to your Active Directory infrastructure. (Recommended by a district Tech Director - $9.99)
Adobe Ideas Adobe Ideas is your digital sketchbook, letting you capture and explore ideas anywhere you go.
Air Video Watch your video collection from your Mac on your iPad..anywhere! ($2.99)
Analytics HD The premier app for Google Analytics, Analytics App, now debuts on the iPad as Analytics HD! Only Analytics app for iPad with Segmentation! See charts and reports like you've never seen them before, and share them in a meeting with full screen charts! ($6.99)
Animoto Video Maker
Turns photos into professional-quality videos, complete with music and text. Choose photos, video clips, music, and video style. Users can easily share their creations. (Free)
Apps for Teachers A complete list at the App Store.
Apps from the Fed Govt. Government apps provide information when you're on the go. Find instant notification of recalls to the status of veterans benefits. USA.gov is working hard to make the government easy, convenient, and accessible.
Similar to the way a mobile device scans a QR code and links to a website, AR lets you see something not there in reality except when viewed through the mobile device. (Free) See how one teacher is using it.
Battery HD+
Battery monitor for your iPhone, iPod or iPad. (Free)
BeepBeep (from Corel) Turn your iPad"! into a coloring book. (Free from Corel)
Bento Bento for iPad can be used as a standalone database app, and it comes with 25 templates for such business purposes as inventory, contact management, and expense tracking. ($4.99)
Big Calculator Free.
Big World Big World is the ultimate location organizer and GPS-enabled navigation tool fused into one incredible iPad app! Create custom guides for travel, your favorite spots, your own Best-of... lists, your friends, family, or business clients' Contact addresses, or for any reason you can think of! (Free)
Basically, Canva is a simple, drag-and-drop, design software that’s completely online and free to use. It gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.

Chatterpix Kids


Grab your camera! Let’s ChatterPix! Chatterpix Kids can make anything talk -- pets, friends, doodles, and more. 
Simply take any photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and record your voice. Then share your Pix with friends and family as silly greetings, playful messages, creative cards, or even fancy book reports. (Free) 
Chegg Chegg, the #1 textbook rental company, helps students save hundreds of dollars off the price of textbooks. With millions of textbooks to choose from, Chegg has a variety of shipping options, free returns and plants a tree when you rent! (Free app)
Chemical reactions don't just happen—you have to make them happen. ChemCrafter lets you build your own lab to run fun and creative experiments. Use the Chem-o-convertor to measure energy released and gain points that unlock new experiments, equipment, and chemicals. Use your new supplies to craft more gases, liquids, and solids. (Free)
Chess HD Free Chess program for the iPad. Play against the computer or another player.
CleanWriter Clean Writer is the minimalist text editor app focused on simplicity, designed for the creative people: bloggers, journalists or writers looking for their muse. A clutter free, Zen-like interface carefully designed for minimal impact on your writing process.
Cloud Calendar Synchs with Google Calendar ($4.99)
CloudOn CloudOn brings Microsoft Office® to your iPhone & iPad and links it to your Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and SkyDrive accounts. (Free)
Coast by Opera
Browser for your iPad (Free)
Collaborize Classroom
Collaborize Classroom is a free online collaborative education platform for students and teachers. Collaborize Classroom is designed to complement classroom instruction and engage students in online activities, assignments and discussions that allow for deeper participation inside and outside the classroom. The app allows students to login, vote, comment, and reply to topics for on-the-go learning anywhere, anytime. (Free)
Compass Everyone needs a free compass! (Free)
Common Core Standards
View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app! A great reference for students, parents, and teachers to easily read and understand the core standards. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways (as outlined in Appendix A of the common core) and synthesizes Language Arts standards with the Corresponding College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR's). (Free)
Conference Pad Control a presentation on any number of iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches from your device, simultaneously and wirelessly over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Display it seamlessly on one or more external screens or projectors attached to any number of iPad and iPhone 4 devices. ($4.99)
Congressional Record
Read the daily edition of the Congressional Record on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. The Congressional Record App is presented by the Library of Congress using data provided by the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, and the Government Printing Office.
Connect My Mac

Description Connect to your Mac computers from iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch at anytime (Free). There is also a paid version with more functionality.

CourseNotes CourseNotes is a student's class companion for the iPad! ($4.99)
Demibooks Composer Demibooks® Composer is the world s first iPad-based authoring software for creating interactive books. (Free)
Dictionary and Thesaurus HD The free Dictionary.com app for iPad delivers trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com. NO INTERNET CONNECTION IS NEEDED TO SEARCH WORDS. The app includes nearly 2 million words, definitions, synonyms and antonyms. It also features audio pronunciation, voice-to-text search and Dictionary.com's popular Word of the Day and Hot Word blog. (Free)
Diigo Browser Diigo browser (formerly iChromy) brings the best of Chrome’s interface,speed and Diigo's web annotation service to the iPad. (Free)
Doceri Remote Turn your iPad and classroom computer into an Interactive Whiteboard with Doceri!. Imagine the freedom to move around the room, interact with your students and never turn your back to the class. (Free)
Docusign Mobile
Sign documents and get signatures quickly & easily from your iPad or iPhone. A must have app that will save you lots of time, and eliminate the need to print, fax, or mail documents and forms for signature. (Free)
Doodle Cam With Doodle Cam you can record awesome videos with 11 hand-drawn effects; Take a picture with any of those effects; Preview every effect in real time and switch them while recording a movie; Add soundtracks; Customize video speed (the faster, the funnier); Share your Doodle Films via YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Email; Entertain yourself and boost the mood of everyone around. (Free)
Dragon Dictation Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email message. (Free)

Dropbox offers mobile access to shared documents that are stored in a virtual cloud. Sync and share files easily across multiple computers without setting up a costly and complicated IT network. (Free)

Dylan Monkey and Squishy Face This is a fun interactive book with great characters. It shows children thinking outside of the box to solve problems. (Free)
Earthlapse Turn your iPad or iPhone into a window aboard the International Space Station. Experience stunning views of Planet Earth captured by NASA astronauts. Touch the views and control the planet with your finger. A truly amazing one-of-a-kind experience. Free for limited time ($.99)
What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or 1 billion years ago for that matter? Can we say anything about Earth’s climate as far back as our planet’s origin? Use your fingertips to scroll through Earth history for the last 4.5 billion years! EarthViewer is like a time machine for exploring the deep history of planet Earth, a tool based on the latest scientific research. (Free)
eBoard Meetings The eBOARD Meetings app will enable board members, staff and public to access meeting agendas and packets natively on an iPad. Development and administration of meeting agendas requires a subscription to the eBOARD meetings module. All administration of meeting agendas is done through a web browser. (Free)
Educational Apps List of all educational apps by title in the iTunes App Store.
eHighlighter Use your camera to bring eBook benefits to paper sources. That means you can prepare organized, searchable, copy-and-pastable excerpts and notes from hardcopy books, journals, and magazines. (Free for now)
Electric Slide
Electric Slide is the easiest way to wirelessly present PowerPoint slides, Office documents, PDFs and videos with your iPhone or iPad. Your device is a remote control that works anywhere with any screen. Since viewers just need your simple URL to follow along, setup is a cinch. You can also connect your device directly to a TV or projector via HDMI or VGA. (Free)
Eni SandArtist for iPad
Create sand drawings with your fingers. Record a movie of your creation, select music from your playlists and send your movie via Facebook, Twitter, or email. (Free)
Essay This word processor offers the most essential text formatting options in an intuitive user interface to keep you focused on your text. Documents can automatically be synchronised via the free Dropbox service. ($3.99)
EverNote From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop.

fantasticam adds the place it was taken along with the weather forecast of that moment to your photos, but it also has the powerful graphic editor Aviary built-in, which you can use to edit your photos easily and give them a totally professional touch. You can share your photographs on Facebook or save them to the camera roll on your iPhone to share them using any social network app. (Free)

Field Trip
Field Trip from Google, your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you is now on the iPhone! Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it will notify you and if you have a headset or bluetooth connected, it can even read the info to you. (Free)
Fiske Interactive College Guide 2011 Less than 400 colleges are listed but it's a decent free app to start with.
Flipboard Flipboard is one of a growing category of iPad apps that build you a personal newspaper by grabbing content from your social networks. The difference with Flipboard is that it actually feels like picking up a magazine and flipping through it, but the supersimple interface hides some powerful features. (Free)
Flixlab Instantly make awesome movies & slideshows (Free).
FotoEditor 9 total filters to create mesmerizing effect on your photos. FotoEditor is the FREE photo editing app in which you can make use of spectacular filters in just one go. (Free)
Fotopedia Heritage Get ready for an endless visual journey across the 890 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! (free)
Free Photo Effects Over 30 free photo enhancements from the popular free online photo editor Lunapic.com. Just pick your effect and go!
Free Translator This application provides an interface to the free Google Translate API for many languages including Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Vietnamese. (Free)
Friendly Some districts and organizations now have Facebook sites. Friendly is a beautiful Facebook experience specially designed for your iPad. (Free)
FTP On the Go Pro An FTP client for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. View and edit HTML/CSS/JS/PHP/ASP, or other files on your server with its built in editor to change your website from anywhere. View images and documents (JPG, PDF, DOC, XLS, PPT, etc) too. ($9.99)
Genius Scan
Genius Scan turns your iPhone into a pocket scanner. It enables you to quickly scan documents on the go and email the scans as JPEG or PDF. (Free)
Gettysburg Battle The Gettysburg: Devil’s Den & Little Round Top Battle App is the perfect touring partner for your visits to the Gettysburg battlefield. Our GPS-enabled touring application allows you to discover all the great historical sites in this most popular region of the battlefield . (Free)
It lets you virtually try on thousands of styles and frames for glasses and sunglasses – using video input from the iPad to create a 3D custom model of your head. It works quickly and is pretty incredible to see in action. (Free)
GoClass is a cloud-based teaching and learning platform designed for connected mobile devices in the classroom to enhance the classroom experience by enabling teachers to connect students with lesson plans and learning media on mobile devices. This App allows you to use several GoClass services and features on Apple iPads, iPhones and iPod Touch devices. If you do not already have a GoClass account, you can set one up for free at the GoClass website. (Free)
GoDocs GoDocs is an app for your google docs on iPad/iPhone/iTouch. You can view your docs much faster and comfortably, use many google docs accounts simultaneously, download all your google docs files on your iPhone/iPad and send them by mail, share them. ($3.99)
GoodReader super-robust PDF reader with advanced reading, annotating, markup and highlighting capabilities, excellent file manager, TXT file reader and editor, audio/video player, Safari-like viewer for MS Office and iWorks files.
Google Earth Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google Earth for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world's population and a third of the world's land mass. (Free)
Google Search Search the web faster and easier with the latest Search app from Google. (Free)
Google Translate Translate words and phrases between more than 50 languages using Google Translate for iOS. For most languages, you can speak your phrases and hear the corresponding translations. (Free)
GoSkyWatch Planetarium Easily and quickly identify and locate stars, planets, constellations and more with a touch or by simply pointing to the sky. (Free)
GoToMeeting GoToMeeting is the easiest and most convenient way to attend online meetings and now you can take it to go! Download the free app and join a meeting on your iPad in seconds just by tapping the link in your invitation email. View slide presentations, design mockups, spreadsheets, reports, whatever meeting presenters choose to share. (Free)
Groupboard Groupboard turns your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a collaborative whiteboard, allowing you to draw and chat in real time with other people anywhere on the internet, even with users using a web browser.(Free)
Guardian Eyewitness The Guardian Eyewitness app for iPad showcases the world's most distinctive and provocative photographs, providing a daily, visual reflection of global events.
Haiku Deck
Haiku Deck is the simple new way to create inspired presentations – whether you’re pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, telling a story, or igniting a movement. (Free)
Hubble Space Discoveries
Soar through the universe with the Hubble Space Telescope, exploring discoveries from dark energy to colliding galaxies. This highly interactive eBook features video, image galleries and more to reveal the record of scientific breakthroughs behind Hubble’s stunning images of the cosmos. (Free)
iBook "iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest best-selling books or your favorite classics – day or night. 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." (Free)
iCab Mobile Cab Mobile is a web browser for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It is probably one of the iPhone browsers with the richest feature set. It provides many unique and useful features you won't find in other iPhone browsers. ($1.99)
iChromy iChromy brings the best of Chrome's interface and speed to the iPad.(Free) Right now, there is no way to clear the cache, cookies, etc. Great browser!
ICDL - Free Books for Children The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) brings a worldwide collection of free children's books to the iPad. The largest collection of its kind, the ICDL spans the globe with thousands of children's books from over 60 countries, in a wide assortment of beautiful languages with captivating illustrations.
iDisplay Turn your iPad/iPhone into a second monitor for your Mac or Windows PC! ($4.99)
IEP Checklist IEP Checklist is a tool for parents and teachers to consider as they develop the IEP. Not every item on the checklist is required by special education regulations. (Free)
iFixit Repair Manual iFixit: the free repair manual! Thousands of step-by-step guides that make it easy to repair your stuff. Fix your own things with step-by-step repair guides. (Free)
iLeap Pick a Student
Pick A Student is a simple app designed to help teachers pick students to help or participate in class. It supports multiple different classes and various options to choose students. (Free)
inClass inClass is here to help students survive school. No matter how complex your school schedule is, inClass will help you keep track of all your courses. Not only that, but it will help you keep track of your tasks by reminding you that one is due soon. On top of everything, inClass will help you take notes way more efficiently than ever before. Video notes, audio notes, photo notes! You name it! Just take out your iPhone or iPod Touch and start taking notes. inClass will even know which class you are in! (Free)
Transfer files the easy way, just drag & drop the file and we will handle the rest. Available for iOS, Mac OS X and other mobile platforms, support for Windows desktop comming soon. (Free)
iObserve iObserve is a data collection tool that will help you conduct surveys, complete inspections, judge sporting competitions, observe experiments, appraise items or bid on jobs. Administrators are also using it for teacher evaluations. ($4.99)
iPad User Guide For iOS 7
From Apple: This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
iSwifter View websites that contain flash. It says 'Free' but you really need to buy the paid version ($2.99)
Join.me Attend your next online meeting on your mobile device with the join.me mobile viewer. View someone's screen and collaborate in real time, on your time. (Free)
Keynote Keynote is the powerful presentation app from Apple. ($9.99)
Khan Academy Our iOS app is the best way to view Khan Academy’s complete library of over 3,500 videos. We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Spend an afternoon brushing up on statistics. Discover how the Krebs cycle works. Learn about the fundamentals of computer science. Prepare for the upcoming SAT. Or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, learn how fire stick farming changed the landscape of Australia. (Free)
LeafSnap Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. (Free and easy to use)
Logmein Ignition Directly control your Mac or PC, all your programs and all your files, like that important presentation for your boss or that application that only exists on your work computer with a simple touch. ($29.99)
LucyPhone LucyPhone makes it easy to look up Customer Service numbers and place Customer Service calls.
MacLife MacLife, the leading independent magazine devoted to all things Apple, comes to the iPad with the MacLife Tablet Edition! (Free)
MarketDash MarketDash from Yahoo! Finance gives you quick, easy access to your investment portfolios and watch lists, wherever you are. Tap to create a customizable list of stocks that you' d like to follow. Swipe to navigate our interactive comparison charts. And hover over stock prices to view them over different points in time. (Free)
MaxJournal MaxJournal is a simple and elegant way to make a daily diary or journal. Designed to be easy to use and easy to navigate - it makes it a joy to sit down and get introspective with your diary-writing self. Everything you need is at your fingertips. It's also a scrapbook - you can attach photos and images to your journal entries. ($2.99)
mBook mBook is the application for Moodle on iPad. ($3.99)
Mini Display Need extra space on your computer screen? Mini Display turns your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a wireless monitor for your Mac. ($12.99)
Microsoft OneNote Microsoft OneNote Mobile is the easy-to-use, powerful note-taking application for all of your ideas, brought to you by Microsoft Office. OneNote Mobile lets you create and view notes and lists whenever you need them. Sync your notes with free Windows Live online storage and access them from virtually anywhere using your phone, PC, or almost any web browser. (Free for a limited time)
MobileNoter MobileNoter is a powerful and multifunctional note taking application which is able to sync with Microsoft OneNote. Although you can use MobileNoter as a standalone application to take and store your notes, its real power comes into play when you start using it with Microsoft OneNote. (Free)
MoMa The Museum of Modern Art in New York is home to the world's finest collection of modern and contemporary art. Now you can carry MoMA with you wherever you go. Use the MoMA App to find out about current exhibitions, plan a visit, browse or search tens of thousands of works in the collection, take multimedia tours, or learn about artists and art terms. Take a photo through MoMA Snaps and send it to a friend, or choose your playlist to create a soundtrack for your MoMA visit. (Free)
Mother Goose On The Loose
Mother Goose on the Loose is a nursery rhyme flannel board app designed for young children to use together with parents and caregivers. Children can move felt pieces, sing, and tap along with popular nursery rhymes and songs.(Free)
MovieLooks Turn your family into movie stars with gorgeous color effects inspired by popular films like Terminator Salvation and Bourne Identity. Cue the soundtrack, because you're the superhero behind the lens, adding warmth and character to your iPhone movies and loved ones in a few taps. Movie Looks HD creates vivid, glamorous, evocative colors and even applies cool film details like widescreen black bars. ($1.99)
mTouch+ The best and most functional native iOS app for Moodle with support for all standard Moodle modules. mTouch+ is for students and requires no server side tweaking or installation, you can begin using mTouch+ right away.($2.99)
Musée du Louvre Musée du Louvre official application. (Free).
MyScratchWork MyScratchWork allows you to take notes and browse the web while having the two side by side to avoid back and forth flipping. It also provides a custom math keyboard. (Free)
Naturespace Holographic Audio Naturespace Holographic Audio provides an audiophile-class listening experience to all headphone users, including earbuds. I have it, and when the world gets too noisy, I can escape to wome wonderful sounds of nature. (Free)
neu.Notes Take notes and draw on your iPad"! with this app for handwritten notes, sketching, mind mapping, and more! (Free)
Numbers Numbers is the most innovative spreadsheet app ever designed for a mobile device. ($9.99)
OmniCalc OmniCalc lets you choose from 10 different calculator designs, 19 color schemes and 3 button styles. Includes: " Standard Calculator Functions, " Scientific Calculator Functions, " Statistical Calculator Functions, " Date Math Calculator Functions (Price reduced to Free)
OnLive Desktop OnLive® Desktop is a service that provides a seamless, no-compromise, instant-response cloud-based PC desktop, wherever and whenever you want it. OnLive brings to your iPad a high-performance PC experience, regardless of the content, even when interacting with fast-action media. (Free)
OverDrive Media Console Description Download library books directly to your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. More than 13,000 libraries worldwide offer eBooks and audiobooks via OverDrive. Easily find your library, download titles on the go, and enjoy. (Free)
Pages Word processor let you create and edit documents but can import files from the corresponding Microsoft Office applications. ($9.99)
PaperPort Notes PaperPort Notes is a digital note taking tool for the iPad that is transforming the way people create and share information. Now you can combine documents, web content, audio, typed text as well as hand written notes into a single document that you can easily organize and share with anyone. (Free)
PBS Kids Video Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS television series anytime, anywhere (in the USA). PBS KIDS Video features more than 1,000 videos from over a dozen top PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! television series, including Curious George, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That, Dinosaur Train, SUPER WHY!, Sesame Street and Wild Kratts. (Free)
PDF Reader Pro Macworld review: "PDF Reader Pro ran fast on an iPhone 3GS and never crashed. PDF files look perfect. I recommend it for the ease-of-use, file-upload system, and accurate rendering." ($0.99)
Penultimate The best handwriting app for iPad. Stylish, powerful, and easy to use, Penultimate encourages you to take notes, keep sketches, or share your next breakthrough idea -- whether you're in the office, on the go, or home on the couch. ($3.99)
Peterson Feeder Birds of North America The official Peterson Field Guide app for feeder birds, featuring illustrations and commentary by Roger Tory Peterson. (Free)
PhotoSynch PhotoSync will transform your photo handling forever. It's the first app that makes wireless transfer of your photos/videos from/to your Computer and other devices a breeze. You will never want to use a cable again! ($1.99)
PhotoSynth From Microsoft: Photosynth for iOS is the panorama creation app that makes it easy and fun to capture and share interactive panoramas of the places, people, and events that are important to you. Using the latest in computer vision techniques, Photosynth allows you to not only make a panorama from left to right, but also up and down, enabling you to capture a full sphere . (Free)
PhotoTransfer Photo Transfer App allows you to easily download photos from your iPhone to your computer as well as exchange photos from and to your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Transfer photos over WiFi, no cables or extra software required. $2.99
Pic Scanner
Scan photos three at a time, Pic Scanner will automatically crop AND save them to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. (Free)
PlainText For editing text on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. PlainText is a simple text editor with an uncomplicated, paper-like user interface. PlainText allows you to create and organize your documents in folders and sync everything with Dropbox.com. (Free)
Podio Podio is a collaborative work platform that lets you bring your Evernote notes into a workspace where you can get feedback from colleagues and teams, associate notes with projects or clients, and assign next steps to individuals. Get started for free with up to 10 users.
With the Poetry Foundation’s POETRY mobile app, you can now take hundreds of poems by classic and contemporary poets with you wherever you go. (Free)
Presence Presence turns your spare iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a FREE WiFi video camera! It features real-time audio and video streaming, motion detection video alerts, and 2-way conversation mode. (FREE!)
PressReader PressReader brings over 1,500 full-content newspapers from 90 countries in 47 languages to your iPad & iPhone. For a limited time, download PressReader and your first 7 newspaper issues for FREE!* (App is free but subscription fees to newspapers may apply)
Prezi Viewer Show your prezis on the fly! View and present your prezis anywhere with simple, intuitive multitouch gestures. Drag to pan and pinch to zoom in or out of topics, just like you do in any map apps. Revise and retouch your prezis, correct typos and adjust your presentation on-the-fly. Prezi Viewer is the perfect companion to your Prezi experience. (Free)
Printopia Printing from your iPhone or iPad is now easier than you've ever imagined. Run Printopia on your Mac to share its printers to any capable iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running iOS 4.2. Printopia will also add a virtual printer, allowing you to save print-outs to your Mac as PDF files. ($9.95)
PrintCentral Print to ALL printers. Print direct to most WiFi/Wireless printers without additional software. Print to ALL printers and any document type via your Mac/PC. Print remotely over 3G and in corporate/other networks where WiFi is not available.
Priority Matrix Plan differently. Now with free Cloud Sync. Priority Matrix 2.0 is a thoughtful and beautiful time management tool designed for iOS 4.2. Priority Matrix is your solution to visually organize your list, agenda, and priorities. It is designed for ease of use and flexibility. ($3.99)
Quick Graph Quick Graph is a powerful, high quality, graphic calculator that takes full advantage of the multitouch display and the powerful graphic capabilities of the iPad and iPhone, both in 2D and 3D. A simple, yet intuitive interface that makes it easy to enter and/or edit equations and visualize them in mathematical notation. (Free)
QuickOfficeConnect Have full control of creating, editing, formatting, accessing and sharing Microsoft® Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel spreadsheets. ($19.99)
Qwiki With one tap, Qwiki automatically creates beautiful movies from the events captured on your iPhone or iPod touch - providing a rich and elegant way to share your life. (Free)
ReaddleDocs ReaddleDocs is all-in-one document viewer and file manager for iPad. Attach documents from PC and Mac computers, web sites, email attachments, iDisk, Dropbox and other online file storages and even iPhones. All files are saved to your iPad locally so you can enjoy reading them anywhere! (Was $4.99 - Now Free)
Readit Later When you come across an article or a webpage you'd like to read but can't at that time, save it to your Read It Later list. You can then read it whenever you have a moment, whether it's on the couch, during your commute, on the plane, train, or practically anywhere. This allows you to eliminate the cluttering of bookmarks and inboxes with links that are merely of a one-time interest. It's like a staging area for bookmarks. (Free)
Real Racing

Real Racing 3 is an award-winning franchise that sets a new standard for mobile racing games – it really must be experienced to be believed.

  • Mobile Excellence Awards - WINNER: Best Mobile Game 2013
  • Game Connect Asia Pacific - WINNER: Game of The Year 2013, Technical Excellence, Excellence in Art
  • Meffy Awards – FINALIST: Best Mobile Game 2013 

Real Racing 3 features a continuously expanding roster of officially licensed tracks, a 22-car grid, and over 70 meticulously detailed cars from makers like Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Bugatti, and Audi. Plus Real-Time Multiplayer, Social Leaderboards, Time Trials, Ghost Challenges, and innovative Time Shifted Multiplayer™ (TSM) technology, allowing you to race anyone, anytime, anywhere.
**This is a resource-intensive game featuring extremely high quality visuals. Please make sure you have at least 1.5GB of free space on your device.**

Receipts HD Organize and track your business and personal expenses (including car mileage) with Receipts. Create accounts, categories, and eight different types of custom receipt fields for local taxes, payment information, or anything else you want to track with your receipts. Receipts allows you to save detailed expense reports to Evernote. Receipt photos, voice memos and file attachments can be embedded in the report, and Evernote's image recognition makes finding receipts a snap. (Free)
Remind 101
Remind101 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.
Rover Locked out of online learning content because the iPad doesn't support Flash or Java? Rover is the only free education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages. Rover brings you the best K-12 online learning content, including access to content ordinarily unavailable on the iPad (e.g. Flash content). (Free)
SAS Data Notebook
AS® Data Notebook lets students take control of their learning and monitor their progress. Built-in templates for mission statements, goals, checklists, plus/deltas, spelling lists and histograms are included. Data Notebook even includes a scratch paper template where students can load pictures, create drawings, and more. A new text page enables students to take notes, keep a journal, or perform any other writing tasks organized in their notebook. Students can also add sections in order to set, monitor, and reflect on individual goals by subject. Notebooks can now be emailed to teachers, parents, or friends.(Free)
School Fuel
School Fuel Apps is a Mobile Learning Platform that allows teachers and school leaders to connect with students in class and on the go. School Fuel Apps provides customized app libraries aligned to Common Core Standards helping schools deliver the right apps to the right students at the right time - on any device. (Free)
ScreenChomp Share a great idea... Explain a tricky concept... Help kids with their homework... ScreenChomp for iPad helps you do it all. A simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know-how easy and fun! Just - Record It. Sketch It. Share It. - to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly. (Free)
Shazam recognizes music and media playing around you. Tap the Shazam button to instantly tag, and then explore, buy, share and comment. (Free)
Simplenote Simplenote is the fast, clean, synchronized notes app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. When you download Simplenote, you also get access to our free web app and a growing variety of desktop apps. Your notes will sync securely, wirelessly, and automatically in both directions. (Free)
Skitch for iPad Use shapes, arrows, sketches and text annotation to get your point across fast. Mark up photos, screenshots, maps, and webpages then share them with anyone you like. (Free)
Skyfire VideoQ Skyfire VideoQ"! is a new kind of App that lets you watch Flash Videos while browsing with Safari or any iPad/iPhone browser! Simply click the "Mail Link to this Page" on any browser to email the video URL to your Queue and open the App. ($3.99)
SkyORB is a fast and lightweight astronomy app including a 3D star map, 3D planetarium, ephemeris with notifications, search engine, sun clock, point to sky, weather, and more. (Free)
Slate Math For Kids
SlateMath is an iPad app that develops mathematical intuition and skills through playful interaction. The app’s 30 activities prepare children for kindergarten and first grade math. SlateMath forms the foundation of numbers, digit writing, counting, addition, order relation, patterns, parity and problem solving. (Free)
Smithsonian Channel More than museums, so much more! Stay connected with Smithsonian Channel's original series, documentaries and fun facts on the go, anytime, anywhere with the Smithsonian Channel app for iPhone and iPod Touch. View full episodes and hundreds of video clips of your favorite Smithsonian Channel programs. (Free)
Snapseed is great for your iPad pics, as it will help give your flat photos a little more punch and bite, or it can mellow out a scene and give you some interesting tones and textures (Free)
Solve the Outbreak
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Get clues, analyze data, solve the case, and save lives! In this fun app, you get to be the Disease Detective. Do you quarantine the village? Talk to people who are sick? Ask for more lab results? The better your answers, the higher your score - and the more quickly you’ll save lives. You’ll start out as a Trainee and can earn badges by solving cases, with the goal of earning the top rank: Disease Detective. (Free)
Sparky's Birthday Surprise
It's Sparky® the Fire Dog's birthday, and his doggie friends are throwing a surprise party. In this fun and original tap-and-play storybook app, kids will learn important fire safety skills while joining the excitement of preparing for a surprise birthday party. The story includes bright graphics, surprising animations, interactive learning games, and a hilarious one-of-a-kind sing-along music video. (Free)
Springpad is the simple-to-use, free app that helps you save anything from all your devices so you can be more organized and productive. Save ideas, notes, checklists, project tasks, photos, products, movies -- then Springpad enhances them with relevant suggestions so you can get what you need, when and where you need it. (Free)
Engage the class using any device Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets. (Free)
SoftSign Softsign is an iPhone and iPad application that allows you to sign PDF and JPEG files on-screen with your finger or a stylus, and automatically saves every document that you sign in your Evernote account. Softsign is environmentally friendly, legally binding, and puts an end to having to print, scan or fax time-sensitive documents. (Free)
SoundPaper SoundPaper is the best way to take notes on your iPad. It tracks what you type and draw while recording audio, so you'll never worry about missing an important detail. ($2.99)
Spider Solitaire We all need a break now and then! (Free) This iPad version has a fantastic user interface, beautiful graphics and subtle sound effects.
Splashtop Remote Desktop Enjoy all that your computer has to offer - on your tablet or smart phone. ($19.99).
Splashtop Whiteboard for iPad Splashtop Whiteboard allows teachers and students to turn their iPad into an interactive white board. Once connected to their computer over Wifi, they can watch Flash media with fully synchronized video and audio, control PC and Mac applications then annotate lesson content all from an iPad. Now interact with students at their desk or present from all four corners of the class! Splashtop Whiteboard offers users of existing interactive white boards (IWBs) - such as Mimeo, Mobi, Promethean, Polyvision, or Smart Technologies - a way to extend their investment by accessing their tools from anywhere in the class without using wireless slates. For users who do not use an IWB, now they can build one at a fraction of the cost! ($19.99)
Stars new

Stars is a light application that displays the 88 constellations in the sky. Just touch the screen and see the universe moving around you. The green line is the celestial equator, it is the projetion of the earth equator. The red line is the ecliptic or the path of the sun. On the line is located the 12 constellations of the zodiac. This application is standalone, it does not use any network resource. (Free)

Tao TAO (TranslateIt! Online) is an app for one-click translation of texts from one language to another powered by Google online translation engine. Customizable list of source and target languages, support for Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Vietnamese, Hebrew, Indonesian, Catalan, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Filipino, Ukrainian (more to come in the future). (Free)
Knowmia Teach is a new free lesson planning and recording tool for teachers. It helps you create short video lessons on any subject and publish them on Knowmia.com so your students and the public can find them. Knowmia Teach makes it easy to bring in visual aids from multiple sources, organize them in steps (like slides in a presentation) and use your own voice and fingers to bring your lesson to life. You can design each step in the lesson, record illustrations as you draw them, and create sophisticated animation sequences with a simple stroke of a finger. We also give you the ability to describe your lesson in a way that makes it simple for any student who is interested in the subject to find your video. (Free)
TeamViewer TeamViewer HD provides easy, fast and secure remote access to PCs and Macs. (Free)

Text Nowoffers unlimited free texting and picture messaging. It has been a hit on the iPhone, now it works great on an iPad too. TextNow is available for free. Phone calls time can be purchased but the texting is free. Set up a new free phone number.

TinkerBox HD is a free app that gives students an opportunity to invent machines that capitalize basic engineering concepts. The goal is to manipulate the organization of a wide array of mechanical gadgets so that they solve a given problem. Using trial and error, students can arrange and re-arrange elements until they design a successful solution. The invent mode lets users create their own machines. (Free)
"Too Noisy" displays graphically the background noise level in a room in a fun and engaging way.
Touch Cast
A TouchCast is a video that is fully browsable, responsive, and alive. Webpages, images, and an assembly of video Apps (vApps) can be tapped for a two-way video experience. It's a TV studio in your hands. Create broadcast-quality videos with a built-in teleprompter, green screen, visual filters, sound effects, and titles. Watch TouchCasts from the app or online at TouchCast.com. Our Mission is to bring the wonder of the web to video and usher in a new age of expression. Anyone can easily create professional-quality videos that finally behave like the rest of the web. (Free)
TouchMouse Touch Mouse by Logitech turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless trackpad and keyboard for your computer. (Free)
Tree Finder
Tree Finder is a useful resource to help you identify the perfect tree or trees you are looking for. Simply select from each of the options available to display the most appropriate selections for feature trees, screening trees, shade trees and specimens suitable for driveway and avenue plantings.
Trees Pro HD

How often does it happen that you're out in the wild and you discover trees that you would like to identify? Or you find their leaves, flowers, or fruits that you would like to eat or learn more about? NATURE MOBILE introduces - Trees PRO HD - an ideal guide to the most common North American and European trees on your iPhone and iPad. With the built-in quiz you will also learn quickly to distinguish between different species. * Please note: You get 40 common species in this version. In addition, you will have the option to buy more than 160 species in In-App sales. (Free)

TurboScan TurboScan turns your iPhone into a multipage scanner for documents, receipts, notes, whiteboards, and other text. With TurboScan, you can quickly scan your documents and store or email them as multipage PDF or JPEG files. ($1.99)
Waken Shaken This new application combines several novel features that are sure to wake you up and get you going. When the alarm sounds, simply SHAKE the device and the alarm turns off. (Free)
Watchup is the smartest way to watch video news on your iPad, because it automatically builds your daily newscast from a growing selection of US and international channels. (Free)
Weather Station Free WeatherStation Free will provide you the official NOAA's real time weather information for the US location of your choice (except Alaska).(Free)
Whiteboard Transform your iPad into a presentation screen with Whiteboard. Whiteboard lets you connect to a TV or projection system using an Apple VGA or composite/component video-out cable and draw directly to an external screen using standard whiteboard markers and erasers. ($1.99)
Whiteboard Share Whiteboard Share removes unwanted artifacts from your whiteboard images, making them easier to read, share via email or Evernote, and print. The app is easy to use and requires no registration. To capture a whiteboard discussion, just snap a picture of the whiteboard and select share via Evernote. A clean version of the whiteboard image, where the background is white and the text is more readable, will be uploaded to your Evernote account. (Free)
WiFi Photo Sender WiFi Photo Sender lets you share multiple photos and videos to PC and iPhone/iPad with ease and joy. By virtue of its efficient memory management and performance, you can even send up to thousands of photos/videos. Photo Sender uploads the photos/videos even when you leave the app. ($1.99)
Wolfram Alpha Get answers. Access expert knowledge. Wherever you are. Whenever you need it. ($1.99)
Word Clouds
Word Clouds by ABCya.com is an easy-to-use app to create and share beautiful word clouds. (Free for a limited time)
Words With Friends HD Free Scrabble-like game. (Free)
World Book: This Day in History This Day in History for iPad is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. You can hear the national anthems of countries on the day they became a nation, listen to presidents' speeches on the anniversaries of their inaugurations, and play sound clips from famous artists on their birthdays. (Great for those looking for some tidbits for morning announcements!) (Free)
WWF Together
WWF Together features interactive stories about endangered animals around the world. Each of the interactive stories includes beautiful images and videos, facts about the animals and their habitats, and the threats to each of the animals. You can learn about pandas, marine turtles, elephants, tigers, polar bears, bison, whales, and snow leopards. Stories about rhinos, gorillas, sharks, and jaguars have recently been added to the app too.(Free)
Wyse PocketCloud RDP / VNC (Remote Desktop) PocketCloud enables complete access to remote Windows desktops over WiFi and 3G/4G networks. Use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to access any file, browse the Web including Flash sites, and run applications on your desktops. You no longer need to carry a laptop to make an important presentation, grab a forgotten report, help a friend with a computer problem, or edit and email that spreadsheet all while on the go. (Free)



Resource Sites with Various Applications

24 Things For iPads
Apple Distinguished Educators' Apps
Apple Volume Licensing Program
Apps for Kids with Autism (Livebinder site)
Apps for Social Studies (including Art History)
Apps for Special Education
Bloomin' iPad (Kathy Schrock)
iPad in Education (Palm Beach Schools)
iPads in the Classroom (Kathy Schrock)
iPads in Schools (Livebinder site)
Mobile Apps for Education (Livebinder site)
More Apps for Administrators (Livebinder site)
MS Office for iPad Tips


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Last updated: January 11, 2016


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