Ten iPad Apps to Share

Welcome to the CSW EdTech blog!  We would like to thank everyone who attended our iPad cafe this week and we hope you left the session with some good ideas and apps to share.  In the spirit of sharing, we wanted to post the top 10 apps that were discussed in the session.  Note: There were many more apps talked about, but we don’t want to overwhelm you this first time around!

 Flipboard Flipboard: Your Social News MagazineThis app allows users to compile a personalized news magazine with information you choose to view!Cost: Free
 Explain everything Explain EverythingThis app is an easy-to-use screencasting and interactive whiteboard tool that allows you to narrate over images, media, and documents.  You can annotate as well!Cost: $2.99
 evernote EvernoteTake notes, create lists, take pictures and record voices with this app!Cost: Free
 facetime FacetimeMake video phone calls to other iPad and iPhone users with this app.  Use this to bring people at a distance into your classroom for an interactive chat!Cost: Free (on every device)
 iMovie iMovieUse photos or video to turn create movie trailers and movies for recruitment, celebration or creative classroom projects.Cost: $4.99
 notability NotabilityThis app allows you to take notes, highlight, import documents and record audio with ease. Use this in meetings or in the classroom.Cost: $0.99
 wikimedia WikimediaView featured pictures from the Wikimedia Commons site.  These photos can be used in lectures, presentations, etc as they are for common use.Cost: $0.99
 Plants vs zombies  Plants vs. Zombies
Join the masses and fight zombies in this fun, interactive game.  Don’t worry, we are not only highlighting educational apps!Cost: Free
 Aviary Aviary
This app is a comprehensive photo editor that allows you to enhance, embellish and exaggerate photos!Cost: Free
 fitness pal MyFitnessPal
Trying to stay healthy and fit while working? This app is a fast and easy calorie counter to help you lose weight.Cost: Free