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Great iPad Apps

Amanda Duncan Second Grade Teacher from NC

My school is getting all the teachers iPads to use in the classroom. Are there any good Apps that are a must for me to use? Any good iPad tips?

Any and all tips appreciated!

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K-5 Instructional Technology Specialist, Edcamper, Graduate Professor

Hi Amanda, Luckily for you,

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Hi Amanda,
Luckily for you, there are a ton of great apps out there. Instead of focusing on apps for specific content areas, I recommend choosing apps that you can use in all day long. Here's what we use in my school: http://pineglen.info/for-teachers/core-ipad-apps/

Some of those are free and some are paid. If you have limited funds to purchase, I strongly recommend prioritizing Explain Everything, Book Creator, and iMovie over other paid apps.

Hi Amanda! I am looking for

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Hi Amanda!

I am looking for beta testers for Brainfeed, my new iPad app. Brainfeed features educational, inspiring and entertaining short videos for children 7+, tweens, teens, and even inquisitive adults. Videos are selected to be age-appropriate, curriculum-based, engaging and visually stimulating. And the good part is the app provides a safe, child-friendly viewing experience free of advertising and inappropriate content.

Brainfeed will launch on the App Store in February 2014. However, before I launch, I want to get feedback from parents and children to make sure that there are no teething problems when it goes live.

As a thank you for testing the app I will give you a complementary 6 month subscription to the service, with absolutely no obligation once the trial period ends. If you’re interested in helping out, please send me an email at mark@brainfeed.org.

If you want more information before committing please see my website at www.brainfeed.org.

Thank you,
Mark Hoffman
mark@brainfeed.org

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