1 to 1 with iPads

Some schools are going one-to-one with iPads and other devices.  To make your students feel that their iPad is more like a computer and more like a personalized device.  Have your students use the apps in the classroom.  This list includes note taking, mind-mapping, and apps you want your students to have in your classroom.

Notability
Price: .99$
Notability is optimized for the new iPad! It powerfully integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes your way! Discover the freedom to capture ideas, share insights, and present information in one perfect place on iPad.  Notability encourages productivity to be beautiful. Use our gorgeous retina ink to illuminate your visions and highlight your work. Liberate yourself from piles of paper and books by keeping this data in Notability. Our full-featured and easy to use tool set enables all types of annotating and data capture.


Evernote
Price: Free
Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.  The best thing it automatically syncs your notes to a online-based program as well where students can get their notes at all times.



Paper
Price: Free
Paper is where ideas begin. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way to create on iPad. Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and share them across the web. Try it free—buy additional tools from the in-App Store.  Paper was designed from the ground up for touch and creating on the go. No fussy buttons, settings or other distractions. Paper works the way you think, like a familiar notebook or journal. Have all of your ideas with you in one place. 



Popplet Lite
Price: Free
Great for school. Popplet is a platform for your ideas. Popplet's super simple interface allows you to move at the speed of your thoughts. With Popplet you can capture your ideas and sort them visually in realtime. Quickly and easily!  The full version of Popplet (not this version) lets you create an unlimited number of local popplets, which are stored on your iPad. You can also use the full version to create online popplets, which can be shared with and edited by other Popplet users, both on the web at popplet.com and on their iPads.


Corkulous
Price: Free
Corkulous™ idea board is the incredible new way to collect, organize, and share your ideas.  Plan any kind of event, collaborate with friends and colleagues, manage project assignments, brainstorm something BIG, prepare or teach a lesson, track your goals, keep track of your kids' chore list, take notes, build a simple org chart, … and whatever else you might think of.  


Mindjet
Price: Free
Mindjet for iPad® lets you easily enter ideas, tasks, and meeting notes into intuitive visual maps that help you quickly organize concepts and prioritize action items. Instantly create new maps or import them from Mindjet Connect®.  Just slide your finger to create a new topic! To minimize tapping, all gesture for common tasks create, edit, move, delete, fold, and unfold requires no more than 2 taps.



MindMeister
Price: Free
MindMeister is the one and only mobile mind mapping app you'll ever need. Whether you're using it in the boardroom, the classroom, the presentation hall, or the lunch meeting, MindMeister can help you organize, prioritize, and even generate new thoughts.  Designed from the ground up as an extension to our award-winning, browser based interface, the MindMeister iPad app stores your mobile creations and seamlessly syncs them with your online account. Of course, you can also use MindMeister for iPad without an online account, as a stand-alone application on your iPad.


ScreenChomp
Price: Free
Share a great idea... Explain a tricky concept... Help kids with their homework... ScreenChomp for iPad helps you do it all.  A simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know-how easy and fun!  Just - Record It. Sketch It. Share It. - to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly. Users at every skill level can create bite-sized teaching morsels they can share online, again and again, with this delectable app.



Scribble Press
Price: Free
Scribble Press for iPad is a book creation platform that allows kids to imagine, create and share their own stories with great drawing and writing tools. Download your books instantly to your iBooks library! Scribble Press for iPad makes it easy to create an ebook – either write your own or use one of over 50 story templates.  From serious to seriously fun, you can make a book about any topic and instantly publish to the gallery or share with friends anywhere in the world.



Educreations
Price: Free
Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula... Create an animated lesson... Add commentary to your photos... Diagram a sports play... With voice recording, realistic digital ink, photos and text, and simple sharing through email, Facebook or Twitter, now you can broadcast your ideas from anywhere.



Lastly, I want to leave you with a resource where you can find your own great apps and tools to personalize your own classroom: https://sites.google.com/site/iste2012ipadworkshop/educational-apps-lists/curated-apps-list-for-ipad


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