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Site & App of the Week: October Apps

Each week an interesting web site and app are highlighted on this page. Visitors are invited to suggest sites and apps to be highlighted.

Week of October 28

Staying with the theme of imrpvoing the quiality of presentation, this week's highlighted app is Haiku Deck.  Currently, the app is only available for iPad and iPad Mini.   A web-based application is in development.  Read Katherine Boehret's article "Presentations in Poetic Motion" to learn more about this presentation option.

 

Week of October 21

This month's choices have a science theme, so here's an app for both iOS and Android devices.  The National Zoo app for modest price of $1.99 provides access to the Panda Cam, kids activities, and more.  The site provides many additional resources as well for educators.

Week of October 14

Two science apps for the iPad are highlighted today.  Essential Anatomy 2 is pricey, but is currenlt being offered at a reduced price.  Aimed at advanced science students, the app provides amazing imagery

and is highly interactive.  It may have application for younger students as well.

This same company offers a free app called Essential Skeleton 2.  The 3D technology is incredible!

Week of October 7

Knowmia, an iPad app, can be used by both students and teachers to create high-quality video contact.  The app is free and the site promises it is easy!  Let me know what you think!