iPad Apps that work with Smartboards
The iPad looks amazing when projected onto a large screen. The students
in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom gets to see the apps at work. Have a look at
the list below to see if any of these might be useful in your classroom.
If you have others that should be added to this list please leave a
comment with the name of the app and we will add it to the list.
Turn your iPad and classroom computer into an Interactive Whiteboard
with Doceri. Imagine the freedom to move around the room, interact with
your students and never turn your back to the class. Requires Doceri
Desktop - download a FREE TRIAL at www.doceri.com. Full version is $50.
Doceri is the ultimate tool for presentations and lessons and
accessible anywhere you have Wi-Fi.
SplashTop: $5.49 AU
This is the ONLY remote desktop app that streams video and audio from
your PC or Mac, allowing you to interact with your PowerPoint, Keynote,
Word, Excel, Outlook, Quicken, IE, Firefox, Safari, World of Warcraft,
and other PC / MAC applications. Remotely access your PC or MAC from any
Edistorm is an online brainstorming tool that uses the metaphor of
sticky notes to allow you to brainstorm. Edistorm is the best way to
brainstorm before, during and after your meetings. Edistorm allows you
create brainstorms, add or retrieve your ideas anywhere you are. Visit
Edistorm.com to organize your ideas and to visually collaborate with
your clients wherever they are.
With the SMART Bridgit conferencing software app, you can collaborate
effortlessly with local and remote meeting participants*. Use the app
with your SMART Board interactive whiteboard or display to view content
that is being presented and highlight or annotate over that content. You
can create or join a meeting on your iPad with either a WiFi or 3G
Mocha VNC: FREE
Using your iPhone or iPad, you can connect to a Windows PC or Mac OS X
and see the files, programs, and resources exactly as you would if you
were sitting at your desk, just on a smaller screen. Compared to the
Lite version the full version has: Keyboard banners with extra keys,
extra keys as ALT,CTRL and the Apple key a well as mouse dragging ,
hover and mouse wheel.
Google Docs: FREE
Google docs is an easy-to-use online word processor, spreadsheet and
presentation editor that enables you and your students to create, store
and share instantly and securely, and collaborate online in real time.
You can create new documents from scratch or upload existing documents,
spreadsheets and presentations. All your work is stored safely online
and can be accessed from any computer.
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and
videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file
you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers,
your iPhone and iPad and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app,
you can take everything that matters to you on the go.
Useful Link - What can I do with an iPad in an ActivClassroom? by Lisa Dubernard