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Maploco

Maploco

MapLoco is a free website that allows you to map the places you have been. There is a world countries map, a European map, a US States map and a Canadian Provinces map to choose from. Simply pick a map […]
UCTV – University of California

UCTV – University of California

UCTV delivers documentaries, faculty lectures, cutting-edge research, symposiums, and artistic performances from each of the ten Universities of California campuses. Categories include: UCTV Main Website: http://www.uctv.tv/ UCTV iTunes U (opens in iTunes): https://itunes.apple.com/us/institution/uctv/id382079682 Categories (click link to visit webpage) Arts […]
Mobile & Web-Based Assessment eBook

Mobile & Web-Based Assessment eBook

Assessing students and monitoring comprehension is often a difficult and time consuming task. Digital tools can help teachers enhance their methods of assessment and expand the possibilities from using traditional paper and pen testing. There are a variety of web-based […]
Easily Turn a Google™ Spreadsheet Into a Quiz Show

Easily Turn a Google™ Spreadsheet Into a Quiz Show

Flippity.net’s Quiz Show is a free resource for teachers that allows you to create a Jeopardy type game board using a Google Spreadsheet. The steps are simple and are outlined on their website and in the video below. You can […]
Lectures – Yale Religion

Lectures – Yale Religion

Yale Divinity School presents 14 lectures where theologians, scholars, educators and clerics share their views on religion and faith as a world force and as a guiding principle in everyday life. Eight Decades of Women at Yale Divinity School Released […]
Star Trek Actress Nichelle Nichols and the Civil Rights Movement

Star Trek Actress Nichelle Nichols and the Civil Rights Movement

“Nichelle Nichols made television history in the 1960s with her portrayal of “Star Trek” character Lieutenant Nyota Uhura — a breakthrough role that showed an African American woman in a position of power as the fourth in command of a […]
HSTRY – Bringing History to the Digital Classroom

HSTRY – Bringing History to the Digital Classroom

HSTRY is a new website that allows teachers to collaboratively work with their students to create interactive timelines. Simple register as a teacher, set up an online classroom and register your students to be a part of the classroom. Students […]
ProjectWriter

ProjectWriter

This is not just limited to English teachers but any subject where you want your students to write collaboratively can benefit from this free resource. ProjectWriter is a new offering from the folks at BoomWriter. The purpose of ProjectWriter is […]
App – DataAnalysis

App – DataAnalysis

DataAnalysis Developer: Data Evaluation Systems Free Available for iPad only Thanks to John Forte for suggesting this app This app plots and analyses any data that can be formulated as x, y pairs. Data points are entered directly into the […]
App – 3D-Brain

App – 3D-Brain

3D Brain Developer: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Free Available for iPad and iPhone 3D brain is an interactive 3D model of the human brain that can be rotated in 3D space to view the different areas that make up the […]
App – MyCongress

App – MyCongress

Developer: ObjectiveApps, LLC Free Available for iPad and iPhone My Congress offers a wealth of information about the representatives of the 113th Congress. Get information on Senators and Representatives, including political affiliation, a short biography, a link to their website, […]
App – QuickVoice Recorder

App – QuickVoice Recorder

Developer: nFinity Inc Free Available for iPad and iPhone QuickVoice Recorder is a simple to use voice recorder that works well on your iPhone or iPad. Use it in your class to have students record a synopsis of a lesson […]
App – Total Recall­ Mind Map

App – Total Recall­ Mind Map

Developer: Zyense Free Available for iPad and iPhone The ability to visually outline information can be a valuable tool in the learning process. Total Recall is an app that allows you to create mind maps digitally right on your iPad […]
App – GoodGuide

App – GoodGuide

Developer: GoodGuide, Inc. Free Available for iPhone only but works on iPad Do you want to make sure the products you buy are healthy to the environment and produced in a socially conscious way? Well, there’s an app for that… […]
App – Notability

App – Notability

Developer: Ginger Labs $1.99 Available for iPad only A full featured, content rich app, Notability is a perfect platform for all the note-taking needs of students and teachers. You can type text with a full featured word-processor, add handwrite notes […]
App – Today’s Document

App – Today’s Document

Developer: National Archives and Records Administration Free Available for iPad and iPhone Today’s Document comes to us from the National Archives and Records Administration bringing to your iPad or iPhone one historical document, relevant to American History and Culture, each […]
App – Wikipanion

App – Wikipanion

Developer: Robert Chin Free Available for iPad only Get access to the vast number of Wikipedia articles with the Wikipanion app. Though Wikipedia is available through the iPad’s Safari Browser, this app adds some extra features that make it a […]
App – FRED Economic Data

App – FRED Economic Data

FRED gives you full access to the Federal Reserve Economic Database’s vast storehouse of economic data, some 34,000 economic data series from 37 regional, national and international sources, according the publisher’s description. Select data by category, release date, source or […]
App – EconWise

App – EconWise

Developer: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Free Available for iPad & iPhone EconWise and FRED Economic Data are two apps in the economics category that deliver micro and macroeconomic analysis in the form of news, articles and interactive data […]
App – Psychology Latest

App – Psychology Latest

Developer: Decar Studios Free Available for iPad and iPhone Keep up to date with all the current psychology news with this app. With multiple listings in seven different categories, this app places at your fingertips research and studies available online […]
App – iTranslate – translator & dictionary – translate 80+ languages

App – iTranslate – translator & dictionary – translate 80+ languages

Developer: Sonico GmbH $1.99 Available for iPad and iPhone iTranslate Voice is a voice recognition app that allows you to translate words, phrases and whole sentences from one language to another. Speak into the iPads microphone in one language and […]
App – Evernote

App – Evernote

Developer: Evernote Free +Premium features $4.99/month or $44.99/year  Available for iPad and iPhone Evernote is a full featured note taking app that allows users to create and organize notes and sync them across multiple devices. It is available for free […]
App – Strip Designer

App – Strip Designer

Developer: Vivid Apps $2.99  Available for iPad and iPhone Do your students have a paper due? A science experiment write-up? How about a “What I Did This Summer” report? Have them go all comic strip on it and express themselves […]
App – SkyGrid

App – SkyGrid

Developer: SkyGrid Free  Available for iPad and iPhone SkyGrid delivers to your iPad or iPhone the latest news from 100s of sources in sports, business, science and technology, health, travel, art and design, and many others. The opening page of […]
App – MyScript Calculator – Handwriting calculator

App – MyScript Calculator – Handwriting calculator

Developer: Vision Objects Free App Available for iPad & iPhone This is truly an amazing app that does more than just hint at what the future of handheld computing has in store. With your finger or a stylus, write any […]