APP OF THE WEEK – Explain Everything

The app of the week this week is called Explain Everything. It is an unique interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool that allows you to import documents, pictures, videos; allows users to draw and annotate on on anything; users can move and animate images; zoom and pan to emphasize concepts; record and play with easiness and export the files as well as share easily. This app is currently $2.99 for iOS devices. To download it now click HERE. To learn more about it just watch the video below. If you have used this app in your life or in your classroom please let us know by commenting on this post! We would love to […]

App of the Week – Notability

Notability, a GingerLabs annotation app for the iPad allows users to create handwritten notes, pdf annotations, as well as audio recordings that link to notes that can be saved in the app itself or that can be synced to cloud storage services such as dropbox, google drive, as well as webDAV, Box, twitter, and email. While this is not a free app, it usually runs at a very affordable price (today it is $1.99 at the app store), but sometimes they run sales and promotions where you can get it for cheaper. According to the apps’s blog, Notability has been listed as the 17th most downloaded paid iPad app of […]

App of the Week – Skitch

This week’s featured app, Skitch, is part of the Evernote family of apps. Skitch is an annotation application that allows you to markup picture, documents, maps, and other graphics with shapes, arrows, and sketches in order to share ideas. Skitch can be downloaded as a free app for mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, and Android devices (click HERE for iPad download | click HERE for iPhone download | click HERE for android download). However, it can also be downloaded and used in your desktop computers (click HERE for mac download | click HERE for windows download). All files annotated with the Sketch app end up being saved in a […]

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