Soon students around the globe will be returning to school and Teachers With Apps would like to help them get ready. Our Back to School Basics for Your iPad is the first in a series of must-have apps for any student beyond the primary level. We will be bringing you several more lists, of more specific apps, in the near future.
This stellar app is a must have for everyone everywhere. Dropbox provides a great way to bring all your photos, docs, and videos from anywhere and share them easily. Simply download Dropbox onto your device, then save all of your work by dropping it into Dropbox. It really is that easy! This app gives you access to all of your work from any computer, your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Never lose your work (or forget it at home) again.
• Access all your photos, docs, and videos from any device.
• 2 GB of space when you sign up — free!
• Automatically save photos and videos to Dropbox and earn up to 3 GB additional free space.
• Share a link to even your biggest files— no more attachments!
• Add files to your “Favorites” for fast, offline viewing.
This is the ultimate in organizational tools for students. This one app will help you organize your classes, and be the only note taker app you will ever need. Complete Class Organizer allows you to maintain a class schedule, keep track of assignments and attach and store URLs and textbook references to your notes by subject. The app will sync your audio recording with your notes, “This powerful feature will help save you time and frustration while studying. Record your lectures while typing and you can later tap on any word to play back what the instructor said the moment you typed that word. This will allow you to quickly find specific parts of your lecture and fill in anything you might have missed.” The app also includes a grade calculator, ability to import PDFs, Google Docs integration, organizing of class info, in-app web browser, date organizer, to do lists, in-app calendar and search functionality. Read TWA Review
by Paul Pilone
Record your classes, homework, grades, to-do’s, teacher information, as well as any other incidentals you may need. iHomework can be synced to your iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac to let you view from anywhere. iHomework is the only school organizer that can be with you anywhere you go, whether that be on your iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, or Mac!Keep up-to-date with your school work, grades, to-do’s, teacher’s information, and almost everything else you need during the school year. iHomework is the only school organizer that can be with you anywhere you go, whether that be on your iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, or Mac!
by Kno Inc.
Kno Textbooks is the premiere textbook app. This education software company is taking technology into the digital age, and getting textbooks in the hands of kids, from elementary school all the way through college. It’s well documented that school kids are suffering back pain from schlepping around all their textbooks. So Kno’s pitch: Rent a digital version of the same textbook your kids are using at school so they don’t have to carry it home. There are more than 200,000 books available with the added features of interactive 3D models, search engines, and videos. Flashcards and journals are also incorporated to help your studies progress. Kno Textbooks also lets you share notes and import PDFs from the Internet, your email, or even Dropbox.
by Quizlet LLC
The official Quizlet app is here! It’s a free, fun, and a simple way to study on your iPhone. This tried and a true web-based tool has packed all the best parts of Quizlet into a mobile version you can use anywhere — even offline. Now you can seamlessly sync with Quizlet.com, access all your sets, audio, and use study modes like Flashcards, Learn and Scatter right from your iPhone. Seamless syncing means all your Quizlet study sets are ready to use. Or search Quizlet’s database of over 21 million flashcard sets to find content already created. Pick from 3 mobile-only study modes to suit your learning style and take advantage of audio in 18 languages to reinforce pronunciation and retention. Plus, with full offline support, you can study anywhere — even without an Internet connection.
* Full integration with your Quizlet.com account
* Audio in 18 languages
* Search 21+ million flashcard sets
* 3 distinct study modes – Flash Cards, Learn, and Scatter
* Works offline
* 100% FREE
* And much much more…
by Touch Press
This app puts geography back on the map! With all the focus given to Math, Science and English Language Arts in recent years, it is refreshing to experience such a magnificent tool. Teachers and parents of younger learners needing a more interactive hands-on way to explore and absorb important knowledge about the world around them will find everything they need with this one app. Barefoot World Atlas is a brilliant creation. It’s an information-rich resource for the iPad that engages learners of all ages and makes sure that you are immersed in the culture of every area you visit, as well as all the senses. Barefoot World Atlas is a magical interactive 3D globe that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering hundreds of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet. This is a multi-language, universal app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The rich and beautifully detailed graphics take full advantage of the amazing new high definition retina screen. Read TWA Review
Evernote is an outstanding app that is easy-to-use and will that help you remember everything across all of your devices. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home or at work. For example text recognition in Evernote makes it a breeze to take a snapshot of a syllabus or assignment. As long as the text is not extremely tiny, all of your assignments for the semester will be easily searchable. What was that teacher’s policy on late assignments? How many pages was that paper supposed to be? The answers are just one click away. All of your notes are seamlessly synced between your Mac, iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
by Haiku Deck Inc
Haiku Deck is a must have on every iPad! This app that was developed to provide an easy way to create simple, stunning presentations, it lives up to its intentions and goes far beyond in the design potential department. Haiku Deck simplifies presentation design to help deliver your message dramatically and the procedure couldn’t be easier! The developers have partnered with Getty Images so their library is not only vast, it’s top quality! Haiku Deck provides an excellent way to create educational presentations of all kinds. Teachers and students can use Haiku Deck to create a digital storyboard, outline a book’s plot, tell a story, explain a process, present evidence, illustrate a blog post, or share captioned photographs. The Haiku Deck gallery provides anyone with the capabilities to make beautiful presentations, the sky is the limit with creativity here! The top image with the Back to School Basics for your iPad was made using Haiku Deck. Read TWA Review