This page lists helpful apps that can be used everyday in the classroom for teachers and students. These include homework assignment books, note-taking apps, screencasting apps, etc.

| | Homework Apps | | Note-taking Apps | | Writing <span class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark">Tools Apps | | Screencasting Apps</span> | | Word Prediction Apps | | Digital Graphic Organizer Apps | | Study Skills Apps | | Data Storage Apps *Click on app images for links to iTunes' pages.
*Click on app titles for links to developers' pages.

Homework Apps


Free. Homework organizer apps allow students to record homework, set reminders and priorities for the assignment, and add video notes.


$1.99. Full-featured student organizer, tracks class schedule and assignments and includes audio prompts and checklists. Syncs across Apple devices.

iStudiez Pro.pngiStudiez Pro

$2.99. A planner that lets you input all types of schedules including rotating and block schedules.

Note-taking Apps


Free. Sync notes across devices and computers. Record voice and audio notes. Search handwritten notes.

Notability.png Notability

$2.99. Import forms, worksheets, documents, and presentations then use the same tools to mark up PDFs. Organize by subject. Backup to Dropbox and Google Drive.

Soundnote.png SoundNote

$4.99. Tracks what you type, write or draw while recording audio. To review information, just tap on a word and the audio jumps to what was being said when the word was written.

CaptureNotes2.png CaptureNotes2

$5.99. Write, type and record audio. Take notes on imported PDFs from Evernote and Dropbox.

Writing Tools Apps

Dragon Dictation.png Dragon Dictation

Free. Voice-to-text transcriptions that may be sent as SMS, Email, or pasted into any application using the clipboard.

PaperPortNotes.png PaperPort Notes

Free. Convert scanned documents from the camera or photo album into editable text. Combine documents, web content, audio, typed text as well as handwritten notes into a single document.

Screencasting Apps

ShowMe.png ShowMe

Free. Record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online.

Educreations.png Educreations

Free. Recordable whiteboard to insert images and create video tutorials.

ScreenChomp.png SceenChomp

Free. Record interaction with the iPad and audio instructions and share video.

Explain Everything.png Explain Everything

$2.99. An interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.

Word Prediction Apps

Spell Better.png Spell Better VPP

$9.99. Word prediction & auto-completion. Context and phonetic spell checker. Text-to-Speech with word highlighting.

Spell Better for iPad from Navanit Arakeri on Vimeo.

CoWriter.png Co:Writer

$17.99. Predicts the intended word with a selection of word suggestions using powerful grammar-smart word prediction.

iWordQ.png iWordQ

$24.99. Used for writing with the support of word prediction, abbreviation-expansion and speech feedback features. Spell-check and dictionary access is included.

Digital Graphic Organizer Apps

Popplet Lite.png Popplet Lite

Free. A concept map app with the ability to import images.

Idea Sketch.png Idea Sketch

Free. Converts from diagram, mind map, concept map or flow chart to a text outline view.

Tools4Students.png Tools 4 Students

$0.99. 25 different organizers including cause /effect, main idea/detail, etc. Email or save to the device.

Study Skills Apps

Flashcards.png **Flashcards***
Free. Create electronic flashcards or download from Quizlet.

Quizlet.png Quizlet

Free. Create electronic flashcards or download from Quizlet. Works offline.

Data Storage Apps

Dropbox.png Dropbox

Free. Access all your photos, docs and videos from any device.

Google Drive.png Google Drive

Free. Upload photos, videos, documents, and other files. Edit and create documents and spreadsheets with Docs and Sheets.