- Google Slides: New on the market. This app does not have a lot of features that you would look to create presentations but one thing i like about it is that students can collaborate i.e. work together even if they are in different locations (at home or at school or anywhere they have an internet connection). It is not only limited to the android device, students can work on the computer via a web browser and then still be able to access and edit on any device.
- Pixlr Express and Photo Editor by Aviary: Crop, rotate, fine tune and apply filters to photos taken with your device for any class project.
- Magisto Video Editor & Maker: Turn videos and photos from your device into awesome videos with soundtracks.
- WeVideo - Video Editor & Maker: Capture moments and edit them on the go to create Movies, Photo Stories and slide shows.
Multi Media Creation:
- Tellagami: Students use their photos to let an animated character describe something. Students will record their voice to let the animated character speak.
- Comics Head Lite: Students can install the lite (free version) of Comics Head and create comic strips to illustrate and show their learning about any topic. This is a good tool for language practise and enrichment.
- Pic Collage: Students create Photo Story showing their learning and understanding in any subject area by using pictures to build a collage. Students can add captions, backgrounds and stickers to enhance their Photo Story.
- ThingLink: Allows students to create interactive images embedding notes, links, images, videos and so on by using hotspots. One can hover their mouse on a hotspot (on the computer) or touch it (on a mobile device) and the different kinds of media will pop out. Students can use this to describe a concept and show their understanding, or communicate ideas.
- QR Droid Code Scanner: A bar-code reader or creator that allows teachers and students to read and create QR Codes (Quick Response codes) to direct people to specific websites or instructions.
Documents: Creation, Editing and Sharing. This is based on the Google Apps platform used at school.
- Google Drive: An online storage place for all student documents, spreadsheets, pictures, videos and so on. Files can be shared with teachers, classmates, parents or kept private. It allows for collaboration on documents so students do not need to be at the same computer to work.
- Google Docs: Google’s word-processor for online documents. Allows students to collaborate on documents. The iPad version does not have full functionality like Microsoft Word but it allows students to do basic editing, formatting and collaboration.
- Google Sheets: Google’s spreadsheets editor allowing students to create and edit spreadsheets online and collaborate with peers. The iPad version will not have full functionality like Microsoft Excel but students will be able to do basic spreadsheet operations.
- Spelling City: Students practise spelling words by playing a variety of interactive games on their device.