Exploring Apps

What's the scoop on Apps?
 - (Video Introduction)

How to Pick a Great App - Try One of these Rubrics

Guided Practice


Exploring iBook

iBook is iPad's Free e-Reader.  You can download electronic books to read in iBook.  

You can also save and read .pdf files in the iBook App.  Kindle and Nook also have free e-Reader apps that link to their particular e-book stores.




  • Download the current iOS manual into iBook
  • Pick another free book in the iBook library to download and read.


Explore Free Apps

  • Appitic - Appitic is a collaborative project of several library media specialists and technology facilitators.  Each app is tested and tried before being added to the site. Hover over the "Bloom's" link at the top of the page, and then you can select the area of Bloom's for which you would like to find an app. 
  • EdTech - EdTech begins with the task.  What do you want your students to Accomplish?  Pick the task, then select the App to accomplish the task at hand.


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