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iPads at Goshen: Apps for Learning

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On this page you will find suggested apps to help you study, learn, and research. 

For note takingdocument readers, and presentation tools, consult the Apps for Everyone tab.  Also check out the library research tab which will guide you through doing research on your iPad.

Apps for Class

BlueFire Reader -Free
Use BlueFire to download eBooks from our library!  Click HERE for instructions
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Dragon Diction - Free
Don't feel like typing notes on your iPad? Use this app's speech to text feature.  

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Myhomework - Free
Keep track of your homework with this app! 

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MoodlEZ - $2.99  
Moodle works just fine through the Safari browser, but there is an app too. This one is for students only. 

 

For note taking, document readers, and presentation tools, consult the Apps for Everyone tab. 

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Apps for Studying

Evernote Peek - free
Turn your iPad into a giant flashcard!  

 

Quizlet - free
Create your own flashcards or search for flashcards made by other quizlet users.  Multiple ways to study!

White noise box SS

White noise box - free
Trying to tune out the noise of your neighbor? Turn you iPad into a white noise maker!

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Apps for Research

EasyBib - Free
Use a lot of books in that research paper? Scan the barcode with the EasyBib app and it will generate a citation for your references page! Note that this does citation generating for books only.  

EbscoSS

EbscoHost - Free
Access the GC Ebsco databases through your iPad!  You need to complete a 2 step process to access the databases with the proper authenitification. Follow the steps on this handout

IdeaSketch - Free
Use to create concept maps and flow charts.

Curious what library databases are accessible on the iPad? Check out the library research tab!

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Lifelong Learning

Kahn SS

Khan Academy - Free
Over 3,000 educational videos on a huge variety of topics. 

Free Books SS Free books - Free
Read classic works on your iPad, for free.  
Smithsonian SS Smithsonian Channel for iPad - Free
Learn via the Smithsonian Channel's huge video library 
Ted SS Ted - Free
Watch the entire collection of TedTalk videos through the iPad app. 
Vid Science SS

Video Science - Free
Over 80 science lessons on basic concepts

 

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