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Dropbox
What - Cloud file storage. One of the originals and one of the best.
Pulls from - Website, your computer, apps
Saves to - n/a
Now What - See the other link on the left for details
Example Assignment - Students need to save files to dropbox so they are not on the iPads. Save to dropbox so you can get to your files from your computer own device.
Cool Features -
  • Install it on YOUR computer. It acts just like a folder. Put something in it and it shows up on-line and all your device
  • Sharing.
Cons -
  • None yet!
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What - A great way to share things (pictures, contacts...) by PRETENDING to bump two devices
Pulls from - Photos, Contacts, Apps (just sends a link to the app store)
Saves to - photos, contacts
Now What - Could be a way to trade photos with groups or turn in assignment from photos.
Example Assignment - Create a Comic Book save to pictures, Bump it in to teachers iPad.
Cool Features -
  • the whole idea is great but only works well with pictures
Cons -
  • Unfortunately it is unreliable and runs on bluetooth between devices.
  • DO NOT physically bump the device - just move one toward the other and stop it quickly
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What - An easy way to exchange photos and contacts
Pulls from - Photos
Saves to - Photos
Now what - Could be a way to trade photos with groups or turn in assignment from photos.
Example Assignment - Create a Comic Book save to pictures, Bump it in to teachers iPad
Cool Features -
  • the whole idea is great but only works well with pictures
Cons -
  • Unfortunately it is unreliable and runs on bluetooth between devices.
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eClicker
What - A clicker app for quizzing and polls. Teacher must be running eclicker Host in order for this work.
Pulls from - n/a
Saves to - n/a
Now What - Teacher can assign a quiz or a poll and you students answer using this app. Results / answers show on teacher device.
Example Assignment - n/a
Cool Features -
Cons -
  • teacher version not free.
  • some set up of questions but it is pretty easy.
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DOCS!
What - Cloud Storage! Google Docs
Pulls from - Many apps
Saves to - n/a
Now What - If an app can save to Google Docs you can access from your computer.
Example Assignment -
Cool Features -
  • Use Google Docs directly to create your files. Word, Presentations and Excel
Cons -
  • Must be on-line
  • Not as many font, transition options
  • Auto Save even saves mistakes before you can fix 'em!
Slideshark

Twittter
Twitter has been pulled from the iPads. the app works fine and has its value if used for education BUT, if you log in using the app... there is NO LOG OUT button! You need to go into Settings and accounts to log-out. But the setting is locked to students. Sorry.
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What - Slideshark
Pulls from - Upload your Powerpoints to Slideshark.com. Downlothe the file to your iPad app
Saves to - n/a
Now What - Present ppt you have already created.
Example Assignment - n/a
Cool Features -
Cons -