Welcome to Mobile Device Resources for Teachers, Parents & Students

This wiki is designed to help Sandwich School District students and teachers as we begin working in a 1:1 Learning Environment. It's filled with Resources to help you get started, or enhance your skills and help to change your practice! Big thanks for everyone who has provided feedback from both Sandwich High School, and the Information Access and Internet course who provided feedback and suggestions to improve this site. Also a big thanks to the community for supporting our program!

How to Create a Free Apple ID

Directions to create your free apple ID account, you will need access to your email in order to verify your account.

Work Flow

is simply the way you save, store, share and move your creations to others.
Three simple tools to start with are, Evernote, Dropbox and Google Docs.
Create accounts for each of these online tools, download the apps on your iPad and your workflow has begun!
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Evernote Videos
Dropbox Help Center
Google Docs Help Center


Resources for Teaching with an iPad

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Apps

Short for "Applications" is software designed to help a user to perform specific tasks.
There a thousands of Apps, so don't be overwhelmed! Just use the ones that make your life easier!
Here are some great resources for education. Please feel free to add the ones that you want to share here!

Free Apps

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is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.


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is an open learning community where you can learn or teach any subject. Watch great lessons for free, or create your own.


educreations.gifEducreations turns your ipad into an interactive white board where you can record and share your creations.


Evernoteevernote.jpg is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving.



Flipboard flipboard.jpgcreates a single place for you to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you.



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Net Text use this Web site to select existing courses or to create new courses by mixing and matching items from our library with your own educational material.


Genius Scan geniusscan.jpgturns your iPad into a pocket scanner. It enables you to quickly scan documents on the go and email the scans as JPEG or PDF


Skitch skitch.jpgUse shapes arrows, sketches and text annotation to get your point across fast. Mark up photos, screenshots, maps and webpages then share them with anyone you like



Graphs By Tap To Learn graphs.jpgthis graphs app allows you to learn about constructing and interpreting graphs.



Zite zite.jpgis a free personalized magazine for your iPad that automatically learns what you like and gets smarter every



Qwiki qwiki.jpgcombines thousands of sources to present concise, interactive summaries of millions of people, places and things in an experience optimized for the iPad. Explore topics by searching or browse a worldwide map highlighting landmarks, monuments, cities, towns, and more.



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external image 305727658x356.jpgSimplemind+ Map out any ideas that you would like to think of! Let your thoughts go wild and build as detailed of a plan as you would like. Great to get students to think of ideas before going forth with the first thing that they can think of.



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Creative Book Builder Allows users to be able to creatively share and make their own books. The application allows for the importing of pictures, documents, links, video, and many other file types. The applications also is great for collaboration. This could be used in almost any classroom setting.





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Google Earth Free application which allows users to see the world as never before thought! Users can view the world from a satellite view which can be focused as far down to street views for many places! Great for viewing foreign places which students may not be able to imagine.

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Scan is an application that allows students and teachers to scan Quick Response codes which can be created very easily using many different websites. Scan allows users to scan the QR code which is provided and go directly to a link.


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Quick Office Free application from Google which lets you create and edit Microsoft Office Documents, Spreadsheets and presentations on your iPhone and iPad. Great for any teacher at any level! Easy to use too!


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Haiku Deck Haiku Deck is the simple new way to create inspired presentations – whether you’re pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, telling a story, or igniting a movement.


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SoundCloud Discover the best new music & audio with the official SoundCloud app. Hear what's new and next from the world's largest community of musicians, bands, producers and audio creators of all types.




Apps with a Fee

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is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything's flexible and integrated design.

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Allows the user to annotate pdf's and text files(typewriter text boxes, sticky notes, lines, arrows, & free hand drawings on top of pdf flie)

Notabilitynoteability.jpgpowerfully integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes your way




SHS PD Documents

Basic Training Checklist


iPad Insurance

Worth Ave Group & Student Insurance Partners are offering an optional insurance program
in the case of Accidental Damage(includes drops/cracked screens/liquid spills), Liquid Submersion, Theft, Fire/Flood Damage, Vandalism, Natural Disasters, Power Surge Due to Lightning.

Information from Worth Ave Group
Parents wishing to sign up for this optional insurance may do so at:

Worth Ave Insurance Group


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