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         Assistive Technology Resources for Sheboygan Falls School District

August 12, 2012

Free Apps for Teaching and Productivity – August 2012

 

Audio Books   URL
Sound Gecko (free) Converts text to MP3 format http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soundgecko/id541781633?mt=8
Books    
iBooks (free) iBook http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8
Concept Mapping    
Popplet lite (free)  Concept mapping http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/popplet-lite/id364738549?mt=8 
Idea Sketch (free) Concept mapping http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/idea-sketch/id367246522?mt=8 
Flash Cards    
A+ Pro (free)  Flash card creator app; uses images and text, has audio recording tool http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/a+-flashcards-pro/id395248242?mt=8
StudyBlue (free)  Flash card creator app; uses images and text, no audio recording http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/studyblue-flashcards/id323887414?mt=8
Math    
Mathboard Addition  Addition chalkboard; has a problem solver with step by step instructions of math task http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mathboard-addition/id381884632?mt=8
Khan Academy (free) Videos of how to of many subjects including math http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy/id469863705?mt=8 
Multimedia/ Project Creating    
Educreations (free) Mobile whiteboard http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/educreations-interactive-whiteboard/id478617061?mt=8
Show Me App (free) Draw and record for multimedia presentation http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/showme-interactive-whiteboard/id445066279?mt=8
Pic Collage (free)  Uses pictures to create quick collage; add text; not audio recording http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pic-collage/id448639966?mt=8
Productivity    
Paperport Note (free) Note taker, creates documents; has voice recognition feature http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paperport-notes/id476134017?mt=8 
Evernote (free) Organizer app http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108?mt=8
QR Code Readers    
Qrafter (free)QR code reader   QR code reader http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/qrafter-qr-code-reader/id416098700?mt=8
QR Code generator websiteKerem Erkan   Web site to generate QR codes http://keremerkan.net/qr-code-and-2d-code-generator/ 
Reference    
Dictionary.com (free) Dictionary with voice recognition; able to use off line http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dictionary.com-dictionary/id364740856?mt=8 
Free Spell Checker (free)  Spell checker with alternative spelling http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/speller-free-spell-checker/id305997247?mt=8 
Merriam Webster Dictionary (free) Dictionary with voice recognition; lite version free http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/merriam-webster-dictionary/id399452287?mt=8 
Wikipanion (free) App to link to Wikipedia http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wikipanion-for-ipad/id364195592?mt=8 
Standards    
Common Core Standards app (free) Core standards http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/common-core-standards/id439424555?mt=8
Story Telling    
Little Storymaker (free) Grasshopper app; Story making with audio, text, images; highlights text; somewhat quirky http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/little-story-maker/id508287659?mt=8
Tiny Tap (free) Make stories with pictures; text and audio http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tinytap-moments-into-games/id493868874?mt=8
Blurb Mobile (free) Use images, record voice, add text to make book or multimedia http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blurb-mobile/id430933688?mt=8
Teacher Tools    
TeacherPal (Teacher Kit) Class, student, schedule organizer http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/teacherpal/id389584618?mt=8
InClass (free) Class, student, schedule organizer http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inclass/id374986430?mt=8
Teacher’s Assistant Lite (free) Student list and behavior tracking; lite version allows only 5 students http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/teachers-assistant-lite-track/id399265769?mt=8
Utilities    
Dropbox (free) Cloud based document, multimedia storage, requires sign in http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropbox/id327630330?mt=8
Visual Timers    
VisTimers (free)  Visual timer http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vistimerfree/id436072216?mt=8 
Kiddie Countdown Timers (free) Visual timer for young children; based on stop sign http://itunes.apple.com/cl/app/kiddie-countdown-activity/id413243984?mt=8 
Voice Recognition    
Dragon Dictation (free) Voice recognition app; requires WiFI http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dragon-dictation/id341446764?mt=8 
Voice Recorder    
iTalk (free) Voice recorder; name files, email recordings http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/italk-recorder/id293673304?mt=8
WiFi/ Network Access

 

 
Citrix Receiver app (free) App for accessing SFSD network http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/citrix-receiver/id363501921?mt=8
     

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