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68 Courses
  • iPad Basics (iOS 9)

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    This introductory iPad course will show you the basic settings associated with your iPad device. This course will cover your Home Screen, Wireless Settings and Control Center.

     

  • iMovie for iOS

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Greg Cox

    This course will focus on editing videos on iMovie using an iPad. You will learn how to add video, music, and titles to make videos more engaging and professional.

     

  • Lightbot

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Lightbot is a game that can help teach the fundamentals of programing through logic driven levels.  Students work through the game solutions by using basic coding skills.  The object oriented nature of the application allows for students to succeed without previous coding experience.

     

  • Paper by 53

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Paper by 53 is an art application that can also be used as a digital whiteboard or note taking tool.  Use this tool to make drawings in science, make diagrams in history, or engaging notes in language arts.

     

  • Camtasia (Mac)

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Chris Rognan

    Camtasia is a screen recording and video editing tool that helps make professional looking videos. This tool gives you the ability to record your screen movements and actions or import videos from cameras or other sources, as well as customize, edit, and share videos with viewers on any device.

     

  • Google Classroom Mobile App (iOS)

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Michael Hakkarinen

    Google Classroom is a Learning Management System available with a Google Apps for Education Account which helps teachers create, organize, and share assignments quickly, provide efficient feedback, and communicate with students in their classes from one convenient location. This tutorial will focus on using Google Classroom on a mobile device.

     

  • Doceri

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Dustin Worm

    Doceri is an app that can be used as a presentation tool, whiteboard, interactive whiteboard, classroom management tool, and much more! This app also allows teachers to be mobile while presenting to their class. This tool is a great time saving tool for teachers.

     

  • Too Noisy!

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    Too Noisy is an iPad app designed to be a virtual meter that helps teachers monitor and control classroom noise levels. If classroom noise exceeds the acceptable level the app noise level meter indicates it’s TOO NOISY.

     

  • Decide Now!

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    Decide Now! is a random decision making app for your iPhone or iPad. In the classroom this app can be used to randomly choose students, to give options for spending your free time, or what to do when I’m done. Super simple and fun to use.

     

  • Brushes

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rosie Mitchell

    Brushes is a painting app for the iPad. This app is a powerful artistic tool that is used by artists all over the world while being simple enough for students to learn to use quickly.

     

  • Educreations

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Educreations is an interactive whiteboard tool for students and teachers to create and record presentations integrating audio, drawings, text, images, and documents. Recordings can be used to teach skills and concepts as well as demonstrate understanding and learning of concepts.

     

  • Plickers

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Janae Hunt

    Plickers is a free formative assessment tool perfect for the iPad classroom. You’ll need a computer with internet access (Mac or PC), and a tablet, iPad or smartphone. This course will walk you through how to set up a Plickers account, how to get your classes and cards set­up, creating and organizing your question library, how to use the app in your classroom, and how to access question reports.

     

  • Notability

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Notability is a paid iOS note taking app. With Notability you can annotate, type, draw, and highlight, along with being able to insert audio, video and images. This program makes note taking and reviewing simple, organized, and editable.

     

  • Tellagami

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Tellagami is an iPad application that allows students and teachers to create a customized Gami, and record audio to enhance explanation of topics. There is a free and paid version of this app, this tutorial will be using the paid version. The Gami can be saved to the camera roll and used as a stand alone project or in conjunction with other apps in projects.

     

  • MyScript Calculator

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    The My Script Calculator is a free mobile calculator app available on iOS or Android. You can make calculations automatically by simply writing your problem on the screen. This calculator is a great tool for students and teachers alike.

     

  • Doodle Buddy

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Rosie Mitchell

    Doodle Buddy is a free iPad App that is like an enhanced digital Whiteboard. There are endless possibilities for its teaching and learning purposes in the classroom when working with students of any age or technology level – the perfect app for “first time” drawing and painting on a device. With Doodle Buddy you can draw, write, virtually finger paint and even stamp pictures onto fun backgrounds that come with the app.

     

  • Seesaw

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    A student’s learning can be captured and chronicled in SeeSaw through photo and video. Because this digital portfolio system allows parents to connect with their student, learning is no longer constrained to the four walls of the classroom. Because students are engaged with an authentic audience (parents, teachers, peers) through Seesaw, learning will accelerate and home and school connections will be strengthened.

     

  • Classkick

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Kristi Kimble

    Classkick is a whiteboard application for iPads that student work use to complete assignments or practice problems. Teachers can give problems directly on Classkick, that students then respond to. If they get stuck they can request help from the teacher or other classmates with a click of a button.

     

  • iBooks Author

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Matthew Forestieri

    This course will help users understand the ins and outs of Apple’s iBook Author. This course covers basic functionality, tips and tricks, and practical classroom application examples.

     

  • Algebra Touch

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Algebra Touch is an iPad application that teaches algebraic concepts. By dragging and tapping numbers and operators between terms, users factor and combine numbers until the variable is isolated. Feedback and reflection of algebraic concepts are provided through specific, direct feedback within the app.

     

  • Custom Class Alerts

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Timers are great signals to end a task and start something new. Visual timers allow those watching it to manage their time and prepare for the change. Customized ringtones allow those listening to receive instruction of what to do next. This course will teach you how to create customized ringtones for custom class alerts to give instructions, forewarn of time ending, or simply be creative.

     

  • Keynote

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Wendy Wells

    This course will help users to understand how to create stunning presentations utilizing Keynote. It will cover the basic functionalities from start to finish. A few tips and tricks will be shared on how to import current Power Points into Keynote, how to export in various file formats, and how to utilize slides as a jpeg for iMovie and Twitter post.

     

  • Puppet Pals

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Puppet Pals HD and Puppet Pals 2 give the stage and tools to create your own shows using customized actors, backdrops, and audio.

     

  • Popplet

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Popplet is an iPad application which can be used to organize ideas and content. Popplet allows students and teachers to present information in an organized, visually appealing format. Through the use of Popplet, students will be able to make connections in content.

     

  • Shadow Puppet EDU

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Users can create easy to share videos with Shadow Puppet EDU by combining photos, videos, narration, text, and drawing into the video. Students can create videos to share what they’ve learned, publish a story, explain a concept, or advertise a new product.

     

  • Number Frames

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Number Frames encourages student to interact with numbers as they deepen their mathematical thinking and reasoning. Through the use of 5, 10, 20, and 100 frames, students are able to move away from one-by-one counting to recognize visually the relationship between numbers and benchmark quantities represented in the frames. Students can select a variety of counters and colors as well as annotate their work with the drawing tool.

     

  • ChatterPix Kids

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Bovee

    ChatterKids is a free productivity app used on iOS devices. Students can use this app to take a picture of themselves, their work, or import a picture from their camera roll—which they can also use to record their voice to explain the picture. Students love being able to use their voice to make the picture talk. This app is a great choice for students in primary grades (K-6).

     

  • Quicktime

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: David Brook Park

    Learn how to use Apple’s Quicktime tool to record your Mac’s screen with or without audio. Quicktime is a free application and is provided by Apple on all Macs running OS 10.6.3 Snow Leopard or later. You will be able to create your own tutorials or webinars with Quicktime.

     

  • PicCollage

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Chris Lee

    PicCollage is an intuitive and engaging app that allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of any curricular topic in a creative way. Users can take, manipulate, edit, and caption photos for a variety of purposes. Let’s explore the tools of this app, and browse examples of how we can empower students. This app is free for both Android and iOS devices.

     

  • Skitch

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Janae Hunt

    Skitch is a free screen capture and annotation tool available for iOS, Mac, and Windows platforms. You’ll need an internet connection to download the app, but not to use Skitch. This course will walk you through how to download the app, take screen captures, use the annotation tools and use or share your final product with other applications. Skitch is very easy to use and great for teacher or student use!

     

  • Number Pieces

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Help students build an understanding of place value with the Number Pieces and/or Number Pieces Basic iPad apps. Represent multi-digit numbers, regroup, add, subtract, multiply and divide. Label drawings using the drawing tools provided.

     

  • iMovie for Mac

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Camille Cole

    iMovie lets you enjoy your photos and videos and create awesome video projects that tell your story. This tutorial will focus on iMovie for Mac, this app comes installed on newer versions of macOS but is also available for purchase at the App Store.

     

  • App Smashing

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Chris Lee

    Not all apps are created equal… so how do you allow students to effectively and creatively demonstrate their knowledge? By App Smashing! This term refers to the use of multiple apps in order to create the final project.

     

  • Pages QuickStart

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is an introduction to the word processing program, Pages. Pages is available as a Mac or iPad app.

     

  • Number Line

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    The number line has become a model used daily in mathematics classrooms throughout the country. The use of the number line encourages students to understand arithmetic in counting and measurement contexts. Number Line is a multi-platform digital version of the traditional number line. Number Line can be used across grade levels to support students and teachers in picturing number sequences and illustrate strategies for counting, comparing, and basic operations with whole numbers.

     

  • Money Pieces

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    Money Pieces can be used to help students visualize money values, as well as encourage students to make connections between money values and the relationships between coins. Money Pieces displays money as regular currency, as well as correlating the value of money to the area model-- with a penny representing one square unit.

     

  • Book Creator

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Kelly Dumont

    Book Creator is just what the name implies-- an app that allows anyone to create multimedia books easily. Not only can you create a single book, but you can have students or others create chapters to be included in a collaborative book. This is the app for book creation on tablet devices.

     

  • StoryKit

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Amanda Barnes

    This course will take you through the app Story Kit, a free app available on iTunes. This app enables you to create ebooks that can be read and listened to later.

     

  • Sphero Robot

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Sphero robots, how to program them, and some of the amazing ways these robots can enhance any classroom. The programs that are associated with the robot are free and the Sphero robots cost around $129.99 depending on where you purchase them. The coding/programming platforms can be used on any device(iOS and Android) and even have a web browser component for the Chrome browser that works as a drag and drop editor.

     

  • Finale Notepad

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: David Yonteff

    This course provides an overview of the most current version of Finale Notepad. Finale Notepad is the free version of the powerful Finale music notation software.

     

  • Name Selector

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Bovee

    Name Selector is a paid app for mobile apple devices. Name selector can be used for classroom management as well as a fun way to review skills in the classroom. This app lets you choose different themes or backgrounds to use when randomly selecting a name or a skill. You also have the option to create your own background theme. This app allows you to create groups/classes of students or lists of skills you want to review.

     

  • MacBook Basics

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    This introduction to MacBook Course, operating OS X Yosemite, will show you how to customize your settings and functions. It will also help you connect your Mac to a network, and share information between devices over your network. Better understand file storage, organization, and many basic features of the Mac OS.

     

  • iPads in K-2 Classroom

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Shanna Bingham

    In this lesson you will learn how to implement the use of iPads in your classroom. You will be instructed on how to introduce the physical features of the iPad as well as how to start, search, and clear apps. Finally you will receive rules and procedures to maintaining a positive environment while using iPad technology.

     

  • Toontastic

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Greg Cox

    This course will help you understand how to use the Toontastic app on the iPad. This app helps you integrate animation and storytelling into your curriculum.

     

  • MyCreate

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Greg Cox

    The Course will go over the fundamentals in using the app MyCreate on the iPad. The main purpose of it will be creating a stop motion animation video.

     

  • Dragonbox Algebra 12+

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: David Gomes

    Dragonbox Algebra 12+ is an interactive game that allows students to learn the skills needed to manipulate and solve equations, including multiplication and division, factoring and expanding, and many more. It is a paid app available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and Windows devices.

     

  • GarageBand

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Ji Jacob Jun

    The GarageBand course will give students a basic look at Apple’s music program. From creating a new project to uploading and sharing music files, students will be able to create soundtracks for their iMovie films or become the next big rock star. The program comes free with any Mac desktop or laptop purchase. It can also be downloaded for the iPad and iPhone, which all run a version of iOS.

     

  • Duolingo

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Chris Lee

    Duolingo is a personal coach that is designed to help you learn a new language by making the whole process feel just like a game! Users read, listen, and speak their way to earning points and meeting their set goals. Duolingo is designed so that you can learn “anytime, anywhere” - as long as there is a connection to the internet. Teachers can also set up classrooms and track the progress of their students. This program can be played on all computer and mobile devices/tablets of any platform, and is completely free.

     

  • Word Cloud

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Ashley Johnson

    A word cloud is a visual depiction of a set of words grouped together. Word Cloud by ABCya! Is a free iPad application, which allows students to easily create and customize a word cloud. Words are imported into the app, and then change in size based on the frequency, signifying a word’s importance. Word clouds can be used across all grade levels and subject areas.

     

  • My Story

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Christine Bovee Jarvis

    My Story is a paid app for mobile apple devices mainly for use in the primary grades. This app allows teachers and students to create books on a topic of their choice and the book can be shared digitally once it is completed. This app allows drawings, pictures, and voice recordings as well as separate profiles for each author.

     

  • Grade It!

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Grade It! is an apple app that allows you create percentage grade scales for the number of questions assessed. It costs $.99.

     

  • iBooks and iTunes U

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Kelly Dumont

    iBooks and iTunes U create a great platform for producing rich content and courses. Though the power of multi-touch multimedia books and easy course management, teachers have great tools to make their classes what they need.

     

  • Sight Reading HD

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: David Yonteff

    Sight Reading HD is a music app designed to help the user identify notes on a grand (piano) staff. This course will show the user how to fully use the app, in both personal training and in a classroom setting. Sight Reading HD has both free and paid versions.

     

  • Memrise

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is an introduction to Memrise which is an online site to help students learn, primarily vocabulary, in an interactive way. The goal of the site is to use current research with how the brain works and a fun platform to help students learn. Memrise is great for learning vocabulary in a variety of languages but also has content related to many different subjects. Memrise is free to use but also has a Pro version that costs money. You can access Memrise with Macs or PCs and there is an app as well.

     

  • Pick Me!

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Pick Me! is a paid Apple app that allows you create a class with a list of your students, select students, and grade student responses as correct or incorrect. It costs $1.99.

     

  • Plotagon

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Karen Eini

    Plotagon is an award-winning educational app that literally animates the classroom. This inspiring tool enables teachers and their students to create instant animated videos simply!

     

  • Snapguide

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is an introduction to Snapguides. By the end of the course, teachers will be able to create a Snapguide account, explore already made Snapguides, and create their own Snapguide. There will also be lessons on how to use Snapguides in the classroom. Snapguides is a free online platform that can be accessed from both Macs and PCs. It also has an app version which can be used on an iPad or iPhone.

     

  • King of Math

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: David Gomes

    King of Math is a fast-paced mathematics game with lots of fun and diverse problems covering different mathematical topics and strands. Starting as a male or female farmer, you can level up your character by answering math questions and improving your total score with the goal of becoming the King or Queen of Math.

     

  • All Here

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    All Here! is an apple app that allows you create a class with a list of your students, mark and view attendance, and play a memory game to learn more about students.

     

  • MindNode

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is an introduction to MindNode (demo version). By the end of the course, teachers will be able to create a mindnode to help organize key concepts. MindNode is a digital tool to make graphic organizers. There will also be lessons on how to use MindNode in the classroom. MindNode can be used on Macs, iPads and iPhones for a fee. This course will focus on the demo version for Macs.

     

  • Word Wizard

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Christine Bovee Jarvis

    Word Wizard is a paid app for mobile Apple devices. Word Wizard is a productivity based app for primary grades that has a moveable alphabet for students to practice letter names, letter sounds, making words, and sentences. This app also features spelling practice with built-in spelling lists and ways to create your own spelling lists.

     

  • GoodNotes for iOS

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: David Gomes

    This course will contain instruction on the different features and tools available in the note taking and PDF annotation app, GoodNotes, which is a paid app for iOS devices. This app is essential for any 1:1 classroom.

     

  • Green Screen by Do Ink

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Laura Busch

    This course will provide an overview of how teachers and students can use the Green Screen by Do Ink app to produce high-quality photos and videos related to any curricular area by replacing the green backdrop of their original photo or video with a background photo or video of their choice. Green Screen by Do Ink is an iOS app for use on the iPad and is available in the Apple App Store.

     

  • Using Adobe Spark Video for Fundraising

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Alyssa Tormala

    This tutorial is designed to help teachers and administrators harness the power of Adobe Spark Video as a way for students to engage more creatively with a donor audience.

     

  • Osmo

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    Osmo is an amazing classroom technology that will engage students and teach them creative, critical, and analytical skills. This is also a tremendous technology for special education classrooms, as it brings all three types of learning to the table.

     

  • King of Math Junior: Full Game

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: David Gomes

    King of Math Junior is a fast-paced, mathematics game for young math learners, where players answer fun and diverse mathematical problems to climb the social ladder to eventually become the King or Queen of Math. This app has over 12 topics and have many useful applications to life.

     

  • Felt Board

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Angela Christine Bovee Jarvis

    Felt Board is a paid app for iOS Apple devices.This app turns an old fashioned felt board into a colorful, interactive app for students and teachers. Within this app, you will learn how to change your background, add people, pets, letters, and numbers to create your story.

     

  • Creating Games with Powerpoint

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Tessa Brown