I finally decided to break down and get my own iPad this summer. I was going to wait until post-graduation and use it as a big reinforcer, but I found an opportunity I couldn’t pass up and became a proud, and excited, owner.
It turns out that everyone has posted and pinned their favorite apps, along with long app reviews, and as helpful as it is, it’s a lot to weed through!
So I’m occasionally going to share with you some of my favorite (so far) apps…because that’s what every good speech blog needs, right? 🙂
My first favorite app is from Educreations, called Educretions Interacvite Whiteboard. (createive, no?!) My very favorite thing about it is that it is free!! And for this grad student, that is a major appeal.
This app truly is a portable white board, and does everything that a normal white board would do, and then some! You start off with this landscape-oriented page, and the rest is up to you. You can select a maker color from the top left, and use the drop-down arrow to select more. The 4 colors that are shown can be edited so your favorites are always at hand!
My personal favorite part of the app is the image-adding. Simply select the picture icon next to the “T”, and choose where your image is located.
|Clearly, from my art “skills”, the fish was added.|
When you’re finished, you can either clear the entire board, or just your markings!
Last but not least, the great recording feature lets you record, or your client, narration as you draw/write, and playback is great. How many ways can THAT be used?!
I know this was long, but I really love this app-it’s great in all kinds of situations and works just as well as a normal whiteboard, but no lost marker, no “children with markers” hesitations, and cleans up nicely 😉 And did I mention that it’s FREE in the iTunes store? Because it’s FREE!! Two thumbs up all around, Educreations.
How about you? Have you used this app? Where would you use it best? Any other similar apps that you’ve used and loved?