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August 12, 2012

Free Apps for Teaching and Productivity – August 2012


Audio Books   URL
Sound Gecko (free) Converts text to MP3 format
iBooks (free) iBook
Concept Mapping    
Popplet lite (free)  Concept mapping 
Idea Sketch (free) Concept mapping 
Flash Cards    
A+ Pro (free)  Flash card creator app; uses images and text, has audio recording tool
StudyBlue (free)  Flash card creator app; uses images and text, no audio recording
Mathboard Addition  Addition chalkboard; has a problem solver with step by step instructions of math task
Khan Academy (free) Videos of how to of many subjects including math 
Multimedia/ Project Creating    
Educreations (free) Mobile whiteboard
Show Me App (free) Draw and record for multimedia presentation
Pic Collage (free)  Uses pictures to create quick collage; add text; not audio recording
Paperport Note (free) Note taker, creates documents; has voice recognition feature 
Evernote (free) Organizer app
QR Code Readers    
Qrafter (free)QR code reader   QR code reader
QR Code generator websiteKerem Erkan   Web site to generate QR codes 
Reference (free) Dictionary with voice recognition; able to use off line 
Free Spell Checker (free)  Spell checker with alternative spelling 
Merriam Webster Dictionary (free) Dictionary with voice recognition; lite version free 
Wikipanion (free) App to link to Wikipedia 
Common Core Standards app (free) Core standards
Story Telling    
Little Storymaker (free) Grasshopper app; Story making with audio, text, images; highlights text; somewhat quirky
Tiny Tap (free) Make stories with pictures; text and audio
Blurb Mobile (free) Use images, record voice, add text to make book or multimedia
Teacher Tools    
TeacherPal (Teacher Kit) Class, student, schedule organizer
InClass (free) Class, student, schedule organizer
Teacher’s Assistant Lite (free) Student list and behavior tracking; lite version allows only 5 students
Dropbox (free) Cloud based document, multimedia storage, requires sign in
Visual Timers    
VisTimers (free)  Visual timer 
Kiddie Countdown Timers (free) Visual timer for young children; based on stop sign 
Voice Recognition    
Dragon Dictation (free) Voice recognition app; requires WiFI 
Voice Recorder    
iTalk (free) Voice recorder; name files, email recordings
WiFi/ Network Access


Citrix Receiver app (free) App for accessing SFSD network

Apptivate Them!

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