Resources from SocialEdCon 2012

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Collected by Diana Dell, Ed.S, Ph.D

Twitter: @dianadell


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Hashtags to check out: #ipadtips #socialedcon #smackdown #iste12

Best quote of the day: “Don't fall in love with apps... fall in love with teaching” ~@coolcatteacher

iPad Apps


SoundNote is the best way to take notes in meetings, lectures, and interviews. It tracks what you type and draw while recording audio, so you'll never worry about missing an important detail. During playback, just tap a word: SoundNote will jump right to the proper time in the audio.

Kids Journal:

Asking children to reflect on their day is an important learning activity. Kid Journal easily allows children to focus on the content of their reflection with an easy-to-use interface.

Display Recorder - 

Record what’s going on on your iPad screen.


A mind mapping tool for the iPad.

Mr. Reader: 
Mr. Reader is a RSS news reader for your iPad that synchronizes with your Google
reader account. Tweet directly from Mr. Reader.

Buffer lets you add Tweets to your Buffer on the move.With Buffer you can add a lot of tweets into your queue of Buffered Tweets, without flooding your followers.Your updates will be spread out over the day so you will never overwhelm anyone.

Factor samurai:

Factor samurai is a great way to learn times tables. You play as the samurai whose sacred duty is to cut all the numbers down to their prime factors.

Distro -

Engadget Distro brings the best articles from the Engadget site to your tablet in a rich, magazine-like format. Each week a new edition is hand-crafted by the Engadget team featuring the best reviews and features curated from the website along with a weekly editorial to bring you up to speed on any news you might have missed.

Evernote Hello:

Remembering people is hard. Evernote Hello makes it easy.

Stop Motion Studio:

Create beautiful stop motion animated movies.

Puppet Pals HD:

Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later.

Sock Puppets: 
Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos and share them on Facebook and YouTube. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating.


Toontastic is a that empowers kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons through imaginative play.


Doodlecast for Kids: 

The Doodlecast For Kids App comes with more than 20 drawing prompts – simple questions designed to give kids a starting point. Kids can choose from one of the prompts or start a drawing from scratch. The app records the entire drawing process along with audio from the microphone to create videos up to three minutes long.

BossJock - 

BossJock is a real-time audio production studio for producers with no time for post-production.


Ever wondered how your favorite music stars get that cool effect on their voice? Now you can get the same effect as your favorite music star by using this app!

AppCraft - 

App that makes apps!

Comic Book:!/id436114747?mt=8 

Star in your own comic book adventures!

Book Creator: 

The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks.

Collabracam -

CollabraCam provides a quick, easy and fun way to shoot and simultaneously edit live video from multiple cameras using iPhones, iPod Touches and iPad 2.

FaceJack - 

Like Blabberize for the iPad

Smoovie -

App for making stop motion animations on iPad

Action Movie FX:

Lets you add Hollywood like special effiect to the movies you shoot!

An easier-to-use text editor that lets you slide your finger above the keyboard to move the cursor.

Create beautiful websites in 60 seconds.

iAnnotate PDF:

Read, annotate, and share PDFs


Have one iPad and multiple people using it then this app is a "must have".

Apple Configuator - 

Mass configure and deploy iPad and iPod touch in a schools.


Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you. Flip through your Facebook newsfeed, tweets from your Twitter timeline

Nearpod Teacher: 

Nearpod enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' devices. It combines presentation, engagement and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

Nearpod Student:

Allows students to participate in any class where the teacher uses Nearpod as a presentation, assessment and collaboration tool.

Remember The Milk: 

Take your to-do list anywhere

Teacher Clicker - Socrative:

Engage the entire classroom with educational exercises and games while capturing student results in real-time. Interact with the data to further student understanding in the moment, and review the reports to prepare for future classes. Socrative will even aggregate and grade your pre-made activities!


Aurasma allows your smart phone or tablet to recognise images and objects. It then augments your view of the real-world with videos, music and 3D animations called “Auras”.


Quickly find out information about your surroundings.

Spilt Browser:

Two pages of web experience, with two independent toolbars, two websites at the same time. With a division bar you can resize your pages, portrait or landscape mode.

PaperPort Notes:

PaperPort Notes is a digital note taking tool for the iPad. Now you can combine documents, web content, audio, typed text as well as hand written notes into a single document that you can easily organize and share with anyone.

Chore Pad HD: 

Fun and rewarding way to keep track of tasks.


Penultimate gives you the fast, tactile gratification of writing on paper, with digital power and flexibility. Take notes, keep sketches, etc.

Creative Book Builder: 

Create, edit and publish ebooks in a few minutes on the go. All published ebooks can be read by any ePub reader including iBooks.