Explain Everything

Our Feature app, and a true 'must have'
The perfect whiteboard and screencast tool for every teacher. Create dynamic and powerful lessons with ease with the ability to record lessons and upload for future reference.

Explain Everything - MorrisCooke

Fantastic Apps

We have spent lots of time working with teachers and using our own experiences sourcing the best apps for you by subject. This subject specific list is aimed at Secondary level education (ages 11 – 18), but many of the apps are primary school ready, particularly the more general Must Haves and Activities sections.

For specific Primary Level apps – visit our Primary Pages

You can browse by subject below, and to read more just click on the little App Store button and you will be taken right to the App Store to read more and download if you like what you read.

We also maintain a Diigo list, thats a set of internet links we add as we find them to all sorts of app pages and suggestions – check it out here

For other great resources, check out any of these highly recommended resources:  APPitic , IEAR , AppsinEducation or iPadinEducation for Special needs ED and some great Primary level apps, check out this document and this site

Must Haves

Pages*   Word processor – iPad equivalent of Word Pages - Apple®
Keynote* Presentation tool – iPad equivalent of Powerpoint Keynote - Apple®
Numbers* Spreadsheet – iPad equivalent of Excel Numbers - Apple®
Phatpad Great fully featured whiteboard PhatPad - Stan Miasnikov
NotetakeHD* Whiteboard alternative with built in image library Note Taker HD - Software Garden
iAnnotate Annotate PDF’s/Docs – great for marking work iAnnotate PDF - Aji, LLC
Dropbox* Cloud based file storage and manager Dropbox - Dropbox
Goodreader* Open any type of document, manage, store and transfer files GoodReader for iPad - Good.iWare Ltd.
simplenote* Simple notepad Simplenote - Codality
Kindle* The Amazon reader app for books Kindle - AMZN Mobile LLC
Flipboard* Magazine app – presents any content you like fantastically Flipboard - Flipboard Inc.
TagHD Download YouTube videos for playback offline TagDisk HD + - n4phone
Wolfram Alpha* Computational engine – see it to believe it WolframAlpha - Wolfram Alpha LLC
TED Video library – motivational and inspiring across all subjects TED - TED Conferences
Google Earth Visit any place on earth virtually Google Earth - Google
Readitlater* Store and read off line any web page that interests you Read It Later Pro - Idea Shower
Discover Random quality articles from Wikipedia Discover — Wikipedia in a Magazine - Cooliris, Inc
Qwiki Presents all of wikipedia in a great interactive style Qwiki - Qwiki
Scanto PDF Scan documents, pupils work to PDF for review Scan To PDF - Kishore Tipirneni
Evernote* Essential filing cabinet for notes, resources, workbooks Evernote - Evernote
Downloads Lite Download any file from the web and store to your device Downloads Lite for iPad - Download Manager - Hian Zin Jong
Splashtop Remote control your PC or IWB from anywhere in the classroom Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad - Splashtop Inc.
Skype Videoconferencing with other schools for collaboration Skype for iPad - Skype Software S.a.r.l
Showme Whiteboard that records your lesson and publishes online ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard - Easel
iSwifter View Flash web sites and online resources iSWiFTER - YouWeb L.L.C.
         
iSME storage   Great way to move files from C2K to iPad iSMEStorage - Vehera LTD
         
Syncpad*   Whiteboard allowing the whole class access to the same board, or even remotely SyncPad (Remote Whiteboard) - Thirtynine LLC
         
Tourwrist*   Visit anywhere – virtually Tour Wrist - SPARK LABS

 

Productivity

Teachers attache Manage classes, homeworks, assignments and lessons Teacher's Attaché - Raheel Ahmad
Notebooks A virtual filofax for notes, images, PDFS Notebooks for iPad - Alfons Schmid
Airsketch A remote whiteboard – whiteboard from anywhere in the classroom Air Sketch - Qrayon, LLC
Getty images massive free image library for resources Getty Images - Getty Images Inc.
Organizer HD The best organizer – timetables, tasks, class notes Organizer HD - Aesthology Inc.
Essay Grader Mark and annotate essays and work Essay Grader - Gatsby's Light
Touchwriter Take notes in meeting using a stylus in your own handwriting Touchwriter HD - Aesthology Inc.
Dragon Dictation Dicate notes using speech to text Dragon Dictation - Nuance Communications
       
TeacherPal Manage Classes and Student work TeacherPal - ITWorx
       
Explain Everything* Fantastic Whiteboard app – record lesson and put them online Explain Everything - MorrisCooke

* – Denotes recommended basic apps for 1:1 pupil iPads

Great Classroom Activities

Idea sketch Simple to use mind map tool Idea Sketch - Nosleep Software
iMovie Record , edit and make movies and video clips iMovie - Apple®
Garageband Record using any instrument and produce great music GarageBand - Apple®
Storyboards Creat storyboards with predefined images Storyboards - Tamajii Inc
Flashcards++ Draw from an online bank of resources to create flashcards for any subject FlashCards++ - Jason Lustig
eclicker Classroom response system eClicker Host - Big Nerd Ranch, Inc.
Stripdesign use photos to create great comic strips Strip Designer - Vivid Apps
Worldfactbook data on every corner of the planet from the CIA The World Factbook for iPad - Fuzzy Peach LLC
I can Animate Stop motion video capture creation tool I Can Animate - Kudlian Software
Popplet HD Visual mind mapping tool Popplet - Notion
Vimeo Create and publish online video Vimeo - Vimeo, LLC
Comic Touch Add speech and text bubbles to images Comic Touch - plasq LLC
Show me Whiteboard that records lessons and publishes online ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard - Easel
icardSort Create card matching games iCardSort - E-String Technologies Inc.
Animation Creator HD HandDraw characters and animate as a movie Animation Creator HD - Red Software, LLC
Idea Flight Control student iPads when presenting Idea Flight - Condé Nast Digital
Caster Create and publish audio podcasts Caster: Mobile Studio - foodev
Picture Game maker HD Create memory games  Picture Game Maker for iPad (6 games in 1) - Tiger Ng
       
Qrafter Create and read QR codes Qrafter - QR Code Reader and Generator - Kerem Erkan
       
Lino Visual post it note style app lino -Online Stickies- - Infoteria Corporation
       
Halftone Create comic strips Halftone - Juicy Bits
       
Collabracam Direct and edit up to four cameras of live video CollabraCam: Collaborative Mobile Multicam Video Production - Apptopus, Inc.
       
Comic Life Create great comics Comic Life - plasq LLC
       
Toontastic Animate characters and storylines Toontastic - Launchpad Toys
       
Quickvoice Record audio and publish to blogs QuickVoice® Recorder - nFinity Inc
       
Prezi viewer Viewer for Prezi presentations Prezi Viewer - Prezi Inc.
       
Photopuppet HD Create great animations easily. PhotoPuppet HD - MorrisCooke
       
ScrapPad Make a digital scrapbook ScrapPad - Scrapbook for iPad - Album tArt LLC
       
Skitch Annotate images and diagrams Skitch for iPad - Evernote
       
Socrative Great and free classroom response system Teacher Clicker - Socrative - Socrative
       
BookCreator Create full books and publish in ePub Book Creator for iPad - Red Jumper Studio
       
Animoto Create slideshows with music Animoto Video Slideshows - Animoto Inc.
       
VoiceThread Create picture threads and add vocals VoiceThread - VoiceThread.com
       
Sonic Pics Easy slideshows from photos SonicPics - Humble Daisy, Inc

 

Blogging and Social Media

Twitter use it for getting subject material and keeping classes informed Twitter - Twitter, Inc.
Posterous Create blogs very easily Posterous - Posterous
Audioboo Create audio blogs and podcasts with no effort Audioboo - BestBefore Media Ltd

 

Biology

Organs HD 3d visualisation of the human body Anatomy 3D: Organs - Real Bodywork
3d medical 3d visualisation of the human body Medical Animations 3D - Theo Harisk
Frog dissection Virtually preform a full frog dissection Frog Dissection - Emantras Inc
Cell and cell structure Explore cells with high impact Cell and Cell Structure - Emantras Inc
DK The Human Body The entire human body  DK The Human Body App - Dorling Kindersley
iMuscle Focussed on muscles showing how they develop in training iMuscle - (NOVA Series) - iPad edition - 3D4Medical.com, LLC
       
iCell Exploration of cell structures HudsonAlpha iCell - HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

 

Chemistry

The Elements Simply the most exciting way to present the periodic table The Elements: for UK & Ireland - Element Collection, Inc
Sparkvue Collate data from experiments SPARKvue - PASCO scientific
Periodic Table Simple to use periodic table reference Periodic Table of the Elements - Kevin Neelands
Molecules Manipulate and view molecules Molecules - Sunset Lake Software

 

Physics

Solarwalk Walk virtually through every planet in our solar system Solar Walk - 3D Solar System model - Vito Technology Inc.
Coaster Physics Design rollar coaster tracks, show energy graphs in realtime Coaster Physics - Ziconic
SparkVue Collate and log experiment data – works with wireless sensors SPARKvue - PASCO scientific
Brainpop daily clips from Tim and Moby BrainPOP UK Featured Movie - BrainPOP®
Physics Great comprehensive resource on all topics Physics for iPad - Quizmine.Com
Starwalk View the stars, and Em spectrum Star Walk for iPad - interactive astronomy guide - Vito Technology Inc.
       
Science360 Science images and videos from around the world Science360 for iPad - National Science Foundation
       
iPhysics Great Physics reference with diagrams iPhysics for iPad - Marc Burkhardt
       
Video Physics Film Objects and measure paths Vernier Video Physics - Vernier Software & Technology
       
Mechanix F=ma – need we say more! Mechanix - Xavier Daxhelet
       
Nuclear Sites A live view of nuclear sites around the world Nuclear Sites - 3skulls GbR

 

English

British Library View original 19th century books  British Library 19th Century Books - BiblioLabs, LLC
Grammar App HD Teach grammar on screen Grammar App HD - TapToLearn Software
Idioms Teach idioms graphically English Idioms Illustrated - Robot Media SL
       
Writing Write superb esays and papers with ease Achievers Writing FREE - Niles Technology Group, Inc.
       
Shakespeare in Bits Animated Shakepeare – complete works available with notes and comments Shakespeare In Bits: Romeo & Juliet iPad Edition - Mindconnex Learning Ltd.

 

Maths

Algebra Touch Teach algebra with a simple drag and drop interface Algebra Touch - Regular Berry
Quick Graph Enter equasions and plt the graph Quick Graph - Colombiamug
iMathematics Great tool to teach every aspect and level of Math iMathematics! - Antonio Giarrusso
Math ref free Lists of equasions and references Math Ref Free - Happy Maau Studios, LLC
       
Middle School Maths Game playing to illustrate Maths concepts Middle School Math - Interactive Elementary
       
Pi Cubed Illustrative solver Pi Cubed - Sunset Lake Software
       
Equation Genius Set and solve with help all equation levels Equation Genius (math equation solver) - Dinh Ba Thanh
       
Symbolic Calc Visual advanced calculator Symbolic Calculator HD - Voxeloid Kft.
       
The Mathmaster A wide range of math subjects and tasks The MathMaster - TapWare
       
MathsCard A level A level specific course content mathscard a-level - Loughborough University
       
ifactor Quadratics Quadractics on all levels! iFactor and Solve Quadratics - iStuff
       
Elevated maths Real life examples with video Elevated Math - Elevated Lab Press

 

Geography

Quake watch View earthquakes as they happen  QuakeWatch - Latest Earthquakes Info - LateNightProjects
Our Choice Powerful interactive ebook from Al Gore on climate change Our Choice - Push Pop Press, Inc.
       
Disaster Alerts World disaster details as they happen Disaster Alert (Pacific Disaster Center's World Disaster Alerts) - Pacific Disaster Center
       
Weather Station World Live weather station Weather Station World - Bigsool
       
Globe Great free world globe  

 

History

British Library View many wonderful documents from across history British Library: Treasures HD - Toura
World History Atlas Select a point in history and view a related worldmap World History Atlas - Creative Tecknology
World Documents Audio, video and scanned documents from world history World History Documents - Multieducator Inc

 

ICT

iMockups Create mockups of web pages, apps and programs iMockups for iPad - Endloop Systems Inc.
       
Bento Relational database from Filemaker Bento for iPad - FileMaker, Inc.

 

Technology

iCircuit Draw all type of circuits, simulate and measure iCircuit - Krueger Systems, Inc.
iDraw 2D graphical drawing iDraw - Indeeo, Inc.
Serial Circuits Simple virtual circuit maker for younger pupils Building Serial Circuits - Sebit LLC.

 

Physical Education

Organs 3d rendering with images , video and audio of the human body Anatomy 3D: Organs - Real Bodywork
Cricket Coach HD Film pupils, playback alongside professionals, annotate video to correct Cricket Coach Plus HD - Cricket4Evry1
3d medical 3d rendering with images , video and audio of the human body Medical Animations 3D - Theo Harisk
DK The Human Body The entire human body  DK The Human Body App - Dorling Kindersley
iMuscle Focussed on muscles showing how they develop in training iMuscle - (NOVA Series) - iPad edition - 3D4Medical.com, LLC

 

Business Studies

Coming soon

 

Languages

Spanish Essentials Flashcard tutor system for spanish (available in most other languages) FREE Spanish Essentials by AccelaStudy® - Renkara Media Group, Inc.
iLearnSeries Teaching all languages by example iLearn Series - 6 in 1 - Kdan Mobile Software LTD
WordLens Place the iPad over text – what you see on screen is the translation Word Lens - Quest Visual

 

Art

iDraw 2d graphical drawing app iDraw - Indeeo, Inc.
artHD The History of art from the worlds galleries ART HD. Great Artists. Gallery and Quiz - ADS Software Group, Inc.
123HD Sculpt Scuplt anything virtually 123D Sculpt - Autodesk Inc.
Brushes Wonderful sketh and painting app Brushes – iPad Edition - Steve Sprang
Lets Create Pottery Design, sculpt, fire and paint unique pottery Let's create! Pottery HD - Infinite Dreams Inc.
       
Musee de Louvre Virtually tour the Louvre in Paris Musée du Louvre - Musée du Louvre

 

Drama

iMovie Create , edit and publish a movie iMovie - Apple®
Storyboards Draw storyboards Storyboards Premium - Tamajii Inc

 

HE

Epicurious Recipe, how tos and shopping list Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List - Condé Nast Digital
iCalorie Count Track meal calories by type iCalorie Counter - RS Mobile Apps
       
Everyday First Aid HD Red Cross First Aid Guide Everyday First Aid HD - Portable Monster LLC

 

Religious Ed

Bible + Bible reference Bible+ - Olive Tree Bible Software, Inc
Full Quran Quran reference and commentary Full Quran Commentary (Tafseer ul Quran) - Complete Set with all 10 Volumes ( Islam Quran Hadith - Ramadan Islamic Apps ) - Al-Khawarizmi

 

Music

Garageband Multitrack multi instrument recording studio GarageBand - Apple®
Drum School Drum Tutor Drum School - Ferenc Nemeth
Guitar lessons Guitar Tutor Guitar Lessons from Howcast - Howcast
       
Symphony Pro Music and score annotation Symphony Pro - Xenon Labs, LLC
       
Virtuoso Piano simulator Virtuoso Piano Free 3 - Peter Nagy
       
Classical Music Listen and learn famous classical pieces Classical Music. Listen and Learn. 50 compositions and Quiz - ADS Software Group, Inc.
       
Madpad Create tracks from real world sound samples MadPad HD - Remix Your Life - Smule
       
DJ Mixer Pro Mix audio tracks like a DJ DJ Mixer Pro - Musicsoft Arts
       
Touch bells Xlyophone , iPad style! TouchBells - RT Development, Ralf Hasemann Software
       
Bebot Unique synth based on strumming a robot Bebot - Robot Synth - Normalware
   
Etude Music manuscripts with auto page turning Steinway Etude - Steinway Musical Instruments
   

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