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Web tools & iPad Apps for Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity
 
Tools
Name
Description
Today'sMeet

TodaysMeet is a good way to have a quick convo in a relatively quiet place, keep track of notes, share information from a brainstorming session, the list goes on. https://todaysmeet.com/

Socrative Socrative is a student response system that empowers students to engage in classroom educational excercises. http://www.socrative.com/
Kahoot Create and play quizzes, participate in discussions or even surveys using any device with a web browser… including a laptop, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android, Chromebook, Windows Phone or PC. https://getkahoot.com/
Geddit Want to know how every student is doing at any moment. Try geddit...it's a formative assessment tool that works on any web enabled device.  www.letsgetit.com
Google Forms Google Forms is a great way to gather information about your students through surveys.  http://www.google.com/forms
Padlet Padlet is a free web-based application
that allows students to express their
thoughts on a common topic easily from any device.
http://padlet.com/
Google Drive       Google Drive is a free service from Google that helps users store and synchronize digital content across computers, laptops and numerous mobile devices in the cloud.  No more USB's needed. http://drive.google.com
Quickvoice Quickvoice is a free recording app.  Great for practicing fluency, recording ideas, creating voice memos & voice email, dictation, the list goes on….
Educreations Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial, explain a math formula, create an animated lesson, add commentary to your photos... https://www.educreations.com/
Explain Everything Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.  Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. Rotate, move, scale, copy, paste, clone, and lock any object added to the stage.  Great for grades 4-12!
StoryBuddy 2 StoryBuddy 2 - is a magical way to create, read and share stories with the power of multi-touch on the iPad. Draw directly on the iPad's screen with your finger and create a picture book page by page. Add customizable text with the built-in keyboard. Import images from your photo album for that personal touch. Even publish your story and flip through its pages like a real book.  Great for grades K-6!
Pic Collage Pic Collage can be applied to any learning experience! Utilize this app as a quick, easy and creative way for students to produce an original piece of work demonstrating their knowledge about a particular topic. This “cool tool” is also perfect for developing pictorial journals to highlight school and/or classroom field trips, activities, events and more!
BaiBoard HD BaiBoard HD iPad app is a collaborative whiteboard app that allows you to share the space you are working in with everyone around you.