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Free iPad Apps for Foreign Language, Productivity & TeachersThe

The following presents free iPad apps for Middle School Foreign Language and Productivity. It also includes free and useful apps for teachers to use in the management and organization of their classroom. It was presented to middle school Special Education teachers at the Orville Todd Middle School on April 8, 2014.

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Free iPad Apps for Foreign Language, Productivity & Teachers

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App of the Week: Markup

MarkupMarkupCost: $1.99
Developer: ShowMe
Website: http://www.showme.com/markup/
Platform: iPad
Content Area: All

Description: This app will help teachers who want to embrace a paperless classroom! Teachers can have students send papers and assignments to a special sync email account that you set up when you purchase the app. The documents go directly to the Markup app on your iPad. Many different file types including .doc, .pdf, .rtf, .jpg, .png, .ppt, .cvs, .xls and more are supported. In the app you can use your finger or a stylus to write comments directly onto the document in either black, gray, red, blue or orange. When you are finished grading the paper simply hit send to email it back to the student. You can also open documents on your iPad using the “Open in app” feature found in apps like Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.

This app was funded through Kickstarter and was recently released. They are working on collecting feedback from educators on other features to add to the app. Give it a try and send them your feedback!

Advertising: None
Ease of Use: Easy
Multi-user: N/A

Educents

educents logoIn today’s cash strapped budgets teachers are dipping into their own pockets more and more. There’s a new website set to launch on April 2, 2013 called Educents. They are billing themselves as a daily deal site (à la Groupon and LivingSocial) featuring the latest educational products at 30 – 90% off. This will include e-books, software, curriculum, online learning and more. To sign up go to http://educents.com?source=clvvj3oq. If you sign up now you will receive a $10 gift card to use once the site is launched.

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! I’ll be posting reviews of iPad, iPod, iPhone and Web 2.0 resources for students and teachers. If you have an app or Web 2.0 that you would like to have me review and include on my blog please let me know.