Monthly Archives: June 2011

Note Taker HD vs. UPAD: The Winner is…

Jeremy Dorn, a teacher in Tempe, AZ, recently wrote a comment on our post, UPAD: What You Need to Save Paper.  (To read all of Jeremy’s comments click here.) In his comment, Jeremy spoke of Note Taker HD as being, in many ways, Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on June 13, 2011 in Classroom App Ideas


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UPAD: What You Need To Save Paper!

The iPad app “UPAD” has probably the most potential of making us truly paperless. UPAD allows you to take typed or handwritten notes, edit uploaded pictures with multiple pen colors, create your own documents from preloaded templates, or import Read the rest of this entry »


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Story Buddy Update!

Hurray! Story Buddy’s update now allows you to create multiple stories on one iPad! It looks similar to iBooks now with a shelf, thus allowing multiple students to be able to create individual stories on one iPad. When the app opens, students can continue creating
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Classroom App Ideas


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Grades 3-6 Purchased Apps and iBooks List Updated!

Our list of purchased apps and iBooks in grades 3-6 is now updated! We currently have 791 iPad/iPhone applications and 81 iBooks being used on Crestview’s grades 3-6 iPads. Be sure to check out our purchase lists and see if there are any you may want to use in your classroom. Look for a PK-2 app and iBook list update later this week.

Click on “3-6 Apps (Updated 6/6/11)” or “3-6 iBooks ( Updated 6/6/11)” under the category “Crestview’s Purchased Items”.


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iWorks Upgrade?

Recently, Apple pushed out an update for their iWorks suite; Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. Before the update, iWorks had a few inconvenient issues such as the inability to put files into folders or export these files to Dropbox or any other third party, non- Read the rest of this entry »


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