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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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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

App Review: MyScript Calculator

MyScript CalculatorMyScript Calculator
Cost: Free
Developer: VisionObjects
Platform: iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad
Content Area: Math

Description: You can use your handwriting to solve math problems without punching keys on a calculator. With this app you simply use your finger to write out the problem and it will be solved. These symbols are supported: +, -, x, ÷, +/-, 1/x, (), %, √, x!, |x|, ℯx, xy , x2, cos, sin, tan, acos, asin, atan, ln , log, π, ℯ. It doesn’t recognize letter variables but you can use a ? for a missing value.

Advertising: None
Ease of Use: Very easy to use
Multi-User: No