This is my favorite app of late, as I'm a very visual planner and learner and this app plays to that. I used to plan on a big white board where I could write ideas and make connections. This app allows you to do very visual planning on your iPad and could also be used as a presentation tool. $4.99
This allows you to use dropbox from your laptop to your ipad.
This app is a recordable white board that could be used to record demonstrations of math problems or visualize vocabulary. The only problem is that there's no eraser,so you either erase the entire screen or deal with what you've already written. Thankfully the company has confirmed that an updated version with an eraser will be coming soon. (Seriously- no eraser?)
This app allows you to create and view flash cards created on this Web2.0 tool.
This app is similar to Flashcard Machine, but gFlash+ allows you to import a google spreadsheet that will create your flashcards.
This app makes creating stop motion animation and common craft videos much easier. All you'll need is some kind of holder for your iPad/iPhone to keep it steady. You can also add another device and use one as a remote for the video and other as the camera.
This app is a student organization application that allows students to take notes inthe app,record lectures, take pictures of illustrations or handouts, etc.
This app is pretty impresive presentation creation software for the iPad. The program has great transitions, picture and media importing, and a great selection of fonts. $9.99
Maps.com US History Atlas
The app includes current and historical maps for the US.
This app allows users to create notebooks of notes/plans that can be handwritten or typed in.
NPR for Ipad
The app gives you access to all the stories,features, and programs from NPR.
This app is a nice word processer for your ipad.
This allows you to write on the iPad for note taking and sketching.
This app allows prezi creations to be viewable on the iPad
This a great free broadcasting app. It has minimal features but is so easy to use, it's great for busy teachers who want to create class podcasts or for students down to middle school level. A username, email and password is required.
This is an organizational tool for teachers that allows you to track students, behavior, and grades.
This app allows you to view and participate in presentations created in Voicethread.
The World Factbook
This app is a database of facts regarding countries,geography, etc.
Research & Lessons
Social networking site for teachers interested in technology and 21st century learning.
This site provides, research,lessons, resources, and instructional videos on differentiating instruction for all levels of students. 21st Century Learning and Project Based Learning differentiate for both gifted and remedial students.
Edutopia provides examples, research, and resources for 21st Century Learning and technology.
Center for Teaching History with Technology
Site offering technology blogs, webinars, etc to assist in teaching history with technology.
General Tech Resources
Dropbox is a downloadable program that allows you to store files so they can be accessed from any device.
Dropitto.me is the companion to Dropbox. This provides you a link that you can send to anyone,and they can then upload large files to your dropbox (up to75MB). You must have a Dropbox account first.
Embedr is the video cousin of Fur.ly. Embedr allows you to embed a series of videos with one embed code.
Ever wanted to embed a website within a website? Me either, but it sounds like a cool idea. The site also allows you to create embed codes for documents. This is also helpful for those Web2.0 applications that don't allow embeding and only provide a direct link. Embedit.in gives you a way around that. When embedding a website, you can mark on the website to provide instructions.
Free online class environemnt for students and teachers similar to Facebook but geared for Education and monitorable by teachers and parents.
This site allows you to upload a large file (up to 5G) to the site and then send a link to everyone you want to have the file. This allows you to deliver large files without cluttering up email accounts- a lifesaver to teachers who get tons of emails.
Like Tiny URL,Fur.ly creates one link that encompasses multiple URL's that you can then flip through. The site is free and requires no registration.
The site is the creation of a college student but offers a "non-powerpoint" way to create jeapordy boards and bingo cards easily and for free. A $20 lifetime subscription gives you greater control of your creations.
Jing allows you to caputre video and photos of your desktop to use for training and demonstrations. The programs does require a download
Livebinders creates online binders with links and documents. The site is free but does require registration.
With this site you can upload Powerpoint presentations to then share with others. The site is free but does require registration.