Free App Friday: Adobe Clip

Today is the first “Free App Friday” post where the Help Desk will highlight a new, free (and fun!) app that we feel is worth integrating into your 1:1 classroom. While Google Apps will continue to serve as our core group of applications for students and teachers, there are some powerful iPad apps which promote…

App Review of Adobe Slate

Adobe Slate is a free story telling app for the iPad. The Good:  I found Adobe Slate to be very intuitive. The app contains great projects to explore and get ideas from. The app allows users to insert pictures and text to tell a story about any topic imaginable. Since the app is very easy to…

Engaging Learners Beyond the Screen with Osmo

This post originally appeared on TJ Horgan’s blog Osmo, a unique gaming accessory for the iPad, was created by Tangible Play, Inc. in 2014, and that is exactly what Osmo is. Osmo uses groundbreaking reflective artificial intelligence technology and is the epitome of tangible play, as it introduces kinesthetic learning opportunities for developing minds and closes…

Flipping the Classroom with Movenote

TECH TOOLS WITH A PURPOSE As I get ready to finish my first year as the Instructional Technology Specialist at Burlington High School, I can’t help but reflect on one of the very first technology tools I promoted and shared with my colleagues. That tool was Movenote. What excited me about Movenote was that it was free,…

Take Your iPad from Consumption to Creation with DoInk!

DoInk: “fun, powerful animation app for your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch!” Doink is a new, fun and creative way to make animations on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. It will help your students become content creators and will push their creativity. Within the Doink app, you can create your own custom piece of art with their vector…

Flowboard: Create & Publish Interactive Presentations from the iPad

Flowboard is a free app for the iPad (also works on the web) that allows you to create interactive, multimedia presentations. Through simple touch gestures, you can add images, text and video to create a highly visual and engaging presentation or tell a powerful digital story. Flowboard is filled with loads of great features and students will…