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7 Things You Should Know About iPad Apps for Learning by Educause

Rubric for evaluation of Apps


Tony Vincent's App Evalaution Rubric
http://learninginhand.com/blog/evaluation-rubric-for-educational-apps.html

Sites to find more apps

Smart Apps for Kids
http://www.smartappsforkids.com

Digital Storytime
http://digital-storytime.com/sale.php

Moms with Apps (they have a Free App Friday)
http://momswithapps.com/

Apptudes
http://apptudes.com

Find apps to do what you want to do
http://www.quixey.com/

My Pinterest iPad and Apps Pinboard
http://pinterest.com/petey111/ipad-apps/

Apps for Learning Math (all ages)

Apps for Reading (early childhood/early elementary)

Appitic
http://www.appitic.com/

Apple's Education Apps
http://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/mobile-software-applications/id6017?mt=8

Apps for PE
http://thepegeek.com/2012/02/05/top-apps-for-pe-teachers-part-10/

Applicable2u
Reviews of educational apps for iPads & iPods
http://applicable2u.wordpress.com/

Stay at Home Geek Mom
http://sahgeekmom.com/

Digital Storytelling Apps
https://sites.google.com/site/digitalstorytellingwiththeipad/apps-for-digital-storytelling

Apple Distinguished Educators' Hottest Apps
http://elearningstuff.net/app-of-the-week/
(blog) http://www.adesontheweb.com/ADEs_on_the_Web/ADE_Hottest_Apps_Blog/ADE_Hottest_Apps_Blog.html

eLearning Stuff's App of the Week
http://elearningstuff.net/app-of-the-week/

iEducation Apps Review
http://www.iear.org/

Burley School App List - Grades 1 & 2
https://sites.google.com/site/ipadsatburley/

Top 200 Free Apps in Education for iPad
http://appshopper.com/bestsellers/education/free/?device=ipad

iPod Touch Classroom App Smackdown
http://ipodtouchclassroom.pbworks.com/w/page/36539237/February%202011%20-%20App%20Smackdown

http://www.bestandroidappsreview.com/2010/10/top-10-educational-android-apps-for-kids.html

http://www.parentmap.com/preschool/health-and-development/kids-and-media/20-educational-android-apps-for-kids

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/mobile-app-lists/best-android-apps-kids

Twitter Hashtag #edapp
http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23edapp


Articles on using mobile devices and apps


25 Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom
http://edudemic.com/2012/04/25-ways-to-use-ipads-in-the-classroom/

Hopkins Questions to Consider
http://hopkins.patch.com/articles/how-valuable-are-ipads-in-the-classroom

Why 1-1 with mobile devices?
http://www.iear.org/iear/2011/3/13/1-1-with-kindergarten-to-2nd-grade.html

10 Benefits of Mobile Devices in Learning
http://mobilelearningblog.com/2010/09/27/mobile-device-learning-benefits/

Apptivities
Ideas for integrating apps with classroom activities
http://www.apptivities.org/

28 Interesting Ways to use an iPad in the Classroom
https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_432d8b8n2wn&pli=1

Links to several app review sites and lists
http://www.edutechconnect.com/ipod-touch/why-use-the-ipod-touch/capabilities/integration-ideas/

Teach with Your iPad
http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/

How Schools Are Using iPads
http://www.technologybitsbytesnibbles.info/archives/3559

iPad Curriculum
http://www.ipadcurriculum.com/

iPads in the Classroom by Kathy Schrock
https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/

iPads and iPods in the Classroom (Orange County Public Schools)
http://teacher.ocps.net/groups/ipodsintheclassroom/

47 Interesting Ways (and tips) to using iPads in the classroom.
http://edudemic.com/2010/12/the-ultimate-guide-to-using-ipads-in-the-classroom/

Learning Continuity
http://sites.google.com/site/learningcontinuity/with-ipads

Omaha World Herald Article on iPads in Schools
http://www.omaha.com/article/20110330/NEWS01/703309893#ipad-puts-tech-in-schools

Links about inventing apps


For Android
http://appinventor.googlelabs.com/about/index.html

For Apple
http://developer.apple.com/ipad/sdk/