IPod Touch / iPad

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Who to contact for assistance

Monroe #1 BOCES:

  • Doreen Pietrantoni (doreen_pietrantoni@boces.monroe.edu)

iPod Touch

Definitions:
Apps: Apps are applications, software applications that either bring you content or allow you to create content to your mobile device. Some of the applications are interactive.
Podcast:Podcasts are audio files that deliver recorded content. Video Podcast or Vodcast are audio and video files that deliver recorded content to your mobile device.

Tips and Tricks

iPod

  • Monroe #1 BOCES MultiMedia Department has several iPods available for loaning. To access these, please log into Web/Max (http://www.monroe.edu/webmax)
    • If you set up your email using the email feature on the iPod, remember to turn this off when returning it to BOCES.
    • BOCES Multimedia Department will download apps (free) that you request prior to transporting the iPods to your classroom
    • For a comprehensive list of apps, please go to this linke iTunes Apps for Learning

Creating an iTunes Account

Create an iTunes account without a Credit Card

Familiarizing yourself with iTunes

eBook Readers

  • Kindle
  • Barnes and Noble
  • Barnes and Noble Nook
  • iBooks
  • Free Books
  • Stanza



Apps by Grade Level

We have broken down Apps according to grade level. All of the apps listed are Free applications.

Elementary Apps:

Misc:

  • PDF Reader- Gives user the ability to read PDF documents.
  • D.I.Y. Flash Cards- Use to create flash cards to build vocabulary and main concepts.
  • Coin Flip Free- Use your device to flip a virtual coin to decided between heads and tails.
  • Stanza - Read ebooks and other text-based formats on your iPAD. Read books from Project Gutenberg, Feedbooks, and even your own ePubs.

ELA:

  • MadLibs: Students can enter nouns, verbs... and have a story created for them. A modern take on the classic MadLib books.
  • Tales and Fables for Children- Contains over 800 classic tales and fables.
  • Same Meaning Magic- Interactive game for students to practice synonyms.
  • ABC Phonics - Learn ABC recognition, writing, and listening skills with animals
  • LetterForms - Learn how to write both print and cursive letter forms by tracing them with a finger over templates. Each letter includes a sound to teach the pronunciation of each letter
  • My First Alphabet Free - puzzle- Help students learn the alphabet featuring music and phrases to further education.
  • Dictionary.com- A nice, easy to use dictionary to use on a mobile device.
  • FW Sampler - a spelling app designed to be used with beginning readers.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

Social Studies:

  • U.S. States and Capitals LITE- Learn about the states and the capitals
  • Presidents- Learn about the presidents of the United States.
  • Flags and Capitals- Tour the world with your fingertips by exploring the World and their flags.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

Math:

  • Counting Bills and Coins- Practice solving math problems with money.
  • A Math City HDLITE- Interactive game to help students with addition and subtraction.

Science:

  • Google Earth- Navigate the world at your fingertips. Works similar to the desktop version.
  • Eco Footprint- Allows user to calculate their eco footprint by what they eat and how they travel.
  • Ecosystems- Allows users to visit the most fascinating ecosystems to explore how the principles of ecology shape life on Earth.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.
  • Weather Radar Map HD lite - The fastest, easiest way to view local weather radar and forecasts on your iPad. A single click (for GPS units) or convenient location search and the Weather Radar automatically determines your location and finds the closest doppler weather radar and weather forecasts. Animated, rich graphics show you the direction and progress of nearby storms and clouds

LOTE:

  • Spanish Numbers - There are three modes which will help you master your key Spanish Numbers

Health/PE:

Arts

  • Pandora- Use this App to listen to the radio. Users can also find music similar to a song
  • Virtuoso Piano - Turn your iPad into a piano keyboard.
  • Draw - Draw is a cooperative drawing game that allows you to save and share drawings over Bluetooth. Draw can upload your drawings to Twitter.



Middle School Apps:

Misc:

  • Coin Flip Free- Use your device to flip a virtual coin to decided between heads and tails.
  • PDF Reader - Gives user the ability to read PDF documents.

ELA:

  • MadLibs: Students can enter nouns, verbs... and have a story created for them. A modern take on the classic MadLib books.
  • Tales and Fables for Children- Contains over 800 classic tales and fables.
  • Dictionary.com- A nice, easy to use dictionary to use on a mobile device.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

Social Studies:

  • History: Maps of the World- explore maps from different time periods throughout world history. Works on both the iPod and iPad.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

Math:

  • Free Equation Genius (Math Equation Solver)- Use for help when solving algebraic equations.
  • Free Graphic Calculator - Pocket CAS LITE- Use your device as you would a graphing calculator.

Science:

  • Eco Footprint- Allows user to calculate their eco footprint by what they eat and how they travel.
  • Google Earth- Navigate the world at your fingertips. Works similar to the desktop version.
  • Ecosystems- Allows users to visit the most fascinating ecosystems to explore how the principles of ecology shape life on Earth.
  • TCT Lite - an interactive periodic table.
  • Planets - a 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

LOTE:

  • MadLibs: Students can enter nouns, verbs...in a foreign language and have a story created for them. The main story will be in English with the student's terms in a different language. Students can then translate the remainder of the story from English to their chosen language.
  • J Phrases - Beginning Japanese phrasing and lessons.
  • Free Spanish Tutor - free app that helps users learn or refresh their Spanish, anytime and anywhere with their own personal language lab.
  • Spanish Verb Conjugation Trainer Lite - Master the conjugations for the most common Spanish verbs.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.

Health/PE

  • Calorie Counter- track calories and fitness
  • Fat Secret - allows users to track what they are eating. Illustrates nutritional information.

Family and Consumer Science

  • Betty Crocker Cookbook - The world famous cookbook is now released as an iPad app.


Arts

  • Pandora- Use this App to listen to the radio. Users can also find music similar to a song
  • Virtuoso Piano - Turn your iPad into a piano keyboard.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.



High School Apps:

Misc:

  • Coin Flip Free- Use your device to flip a virtual coin to decided between heads and tails.
  • PDF Reader - Gives user the ability to read PDF documents.
  • PDF Unlocker[1] - Remove PDF documents restrictions to allow printing, editing and copying text from restricted pdf files.

ELA:

  • Tales and Fables for Children- Contains over 800 classic tales and fables.
  • Dictionary.com- A nice, easy to use dictionary to use on a mobile device.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

Social Studies:

  • History: Maps of the World- explore maps from different time periods throughout world history. Works on both the iPod and iPad.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.
  • World Book - This day in history This Day in History for iPad is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. You can hear the national anthems of countries on the day they became a nation, listen to presidents’ speeches on the anniversaries of their inaugurations, and play sound clips from famous artists on their birthdays
  • History Tools - lists all the famous and infamous people who were born or died on each day of the year, major news events that occurred on each day, plus feast days of saints and holidays and celebrations around the world. Users can enter their own events which will be added to the program.
  • My Congress - MyCongress is a portal to detailed information about your elected U.S. Congressional officials. Track their news, video and Twitter feeds. Look up their official Open Congress profile or contact them directly. MyCongress helps you get in touch with your government
  • ABC News - The ABC News interactive globe gives you a new way to dive deeper into the stories that matter most to you.

Math:

  • Free Equation Genius (Math Equation Solver)- Use for help when solving algebraic equations.
  • Free Graphic Calculator - Pocket CAS LITE- Use your device as you would a graphing calculator.

Science:

  • Google Earth- Navigate the world at your fingertips. Works similar to the desktop version.
  • Eco Footprint- Allows user to calculate their eco footprint by what they eat and how they travel.
  • Ecosystems- Allows users to visit the most fascinating ecosystems to explore how the principles of ecology shape life on Earth.
  • 3D Brain - Learn the different parts of the brain.
  • TCT Lite - an interactive periodic table.
  • Planets - a 3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers.
  • SPARKvue - A science app that allows users to record data from input points or from PASCO scientific devices.
  • iBrainstorm - Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. Introducing the first multi-device collaboration tool from Universal Mind. From iPhone to iPad with just a flick of the finger, iBrainstorm has set the bar and has redefined the very nature of collaboration.

LOTE:

  • MadLibs: Students can enter nouns, verbs...in a foreign language and have a story created for them. The main story will be in English with the student's terms in a different language. Students can then translate the remainder of the story from English to their chosen language.
  • J Phrases - Beginning Japanese phrasing and lessons.
  • Free Spanish Tutor - free app that helps users learn or refresh their Spanish, anytime and anywhere with their own personal language lab.
  • Spanish Verb Conjugation Trainer Lite - Master the conjugations for the most common Spanish verbs.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.
  • NihongoUp - Japanese educational game and reviewing tool.


Health/PE

  • Calorie Counter- track calories and fitness
  • Fat Secret - allows users to track what they are eating. Illustrates nutritional information.

Family and Consumer Science

  • Betty Crocker Cookbook - The world famous cookbook is now released as an iPad app.

Arts

  • Pandora- Use this App to listen to the radio. Users can also find music similar to a song
  • Virtuoso Piano - Turn your iPad into a piano keyboard.
  • Comic Strip - a comic strip creation that allows for student to create dialogue, add images, and create a story.



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