What It Is: Nearpod is an interactive presentation tool for iOS, Android, and Web.
What Makes It Special: Presenter syncs to and controls student device.
Why You Should Use It: Offers a plethora of fun assessment activities.
What It Is: The TinEye website and Chrome plug-in performs reverse image searchers.
What Makes It Special: Honestly, this is a brand new concept to me so no room for comparison.
Why You Should Use It: No more worries about image citation violations.
After a long absence, I’m back! :D
What It Is: HelloSign is an iOS and web-based e-signature service.
What Makes It Special: Works with Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, Evernote, & Skydrive.
Why You Should Use It: Do you own a fax machine? Do you like signing docs in Photoshop? Nope!
What It Is: Need to combine multiple PDF’s into one file? Try web-based PDFMerge.
What Makes It Special: No sign up needed/very user-friendly interface.
Why You Should Use It: Extremely convenient for making packets and other types of merged documents.
What It Is: Udacity offers free, online university level courses.
What Makes It Special: Problem based learning and student/instructor collaboration.
Why You Should Use It: Focuses on STEM courses and certification.
What It Is: Web-based SimplyNoise produces blessed white noise for the acoustically sensitive.
What Makes It Special: White, pink, and brown noise options.
Why You Should Use It: White noise can improve your working memory - especially if you’re a monkey.
What It Is: iOS app Corkulous is a virtual, remixable cork board.
What Makes It Special: Many tool options including notes, photos, and contacts.
Why You Should Use It: Great idea tool for the old school and the old school at heart!
CoolTool#95: Splashtop Touchpad
What It Is: TheLogMeIn app allows you to remotely access your desktop computer from an iPad.
What Makes It Special: Use applications and open your files from anywhere.
Why You Should Use It: Reduces “I left it at home” freakouts for both you and your students.
What It Is: Turn your iOS device into a tocuhpad or keyboard with Splashtop Touchpad.
What Makes It Special: Award winning technology.
Why You Should Use It: Freedom of an airmouse + the ergonomic design of an Apple device.