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.

Objective: After completing this course, teachers and students will be able to use the basic and fun features of this app to create and export a piece of digital art. Teachers will find many ways to make a math or writing lesson a little more interesting.

iste readiness seal

Readiness: For resources that focus on learning to use technology and that help build the foundational technology skills needed to support the ISTE Standards.

This course provides foundational understanding of technology skills and contributes to a teacher’s readiness in the following areas:
Communication, Creative Expression, Digital Fluency

technology image


This course increases the level of technological knowledge needed to apply technology to a lesson or teacher work flow.

For the perfect lesson combine this technology with a lesson that currently exhibits excellent content knowledge and pedagogical practice.

augmentation image


The technology used in this course when implemented in a classroom lesson will provide a functional change or improvement to the classroom. This technology augments the current practices and leverages the technology to enhance specific functions of the work.

STEAM standards image STEAM standards image STEAM standards image STEAM standards image STEAM standards image


This course utilizes technology or teaches components of technological programs across a variety of systems, people organizations, and knowledge. Every technology tool requires a base level of understanding that can be considered part of this course. Technology as part of STEAM can be used as a tool for science, engineering and arts.

Art and Design:

This course utilizes the creative process for the purpose of designing with imagination and creative skill. Creative art skills contribute to science and engineering.