Donny Khalaf

23 Virtual Tools for Tablets (Free)

In Tablet, Technology, Training for Staff on March 31, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Thank to Guest Blogger Monica Burns (She is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom) for providing this information:

A great way to capture the attention of your students is to introduce these virtual tools.  If they are bored with traditional flashcards, post-its or math manipulatives, try out one of the virtual tools on our list:

  1. MyScript Calculator (calculator)
  2. Coordinate Grid for iPads (graph paper)
  3. Reading a Ruler on iPads (ruler)
  4. Base 10 Blocks (math manipulatives)
  5. iPad Lab Timer for Experiments (lab timer)
  6. Thesaurus Reference Tool (thesaurus)
  7. iPad Measurement Tools (ruler)
  8. SMARTBoard Simulator for the iPad (dry erase board)
  9. No More Rubber Bands (geoboard)
  10. iPad Protractor (protractor)
  11. gFlash+ to Build Study Skills (flashcards)
  12. iOS 7 Spotlight: Timer (timer)
  13. Fraction Calculator (calculator)
  14. Tangrams – Geometry and More (math manipulatives)
  15. Custom Flashcards (flashcards)
  16. App Update: Educreations (dry erase board)
  17. Sticky Notes for a Tech Friendly Classroom (post-it notes)
  18. News Sources for the iPad (newspapers)
  19. Assessment Spotlight: The Answer Pad (bubble sheet)
  20. Fluency and Presentation Practice (teleprompter)
  21. Promote Student Engagement with a Virtual Whiteboard (dry erase board)
  22. Atlas Apps (atlas)
  23. Math Fluency (flashcards)

Half of the apps above seems to be useful especially with SMARTBoard Simulator for the iPad.

Hope this find you well for the start of the week.

Thanks!

Donny 🙂

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