Here is a short list of some of the Apple iPad apps that we've found to be useful:
If you haven't already check out iTunes U, then you really ought to. So many wonderful and FREE resources for teaching a wide range of subjects. From articles, to podcasts, to short videos, then is lots of love about iTunes U. Truly an amazing resource.
This takes brain-training to a whole new level. Useful as as an "ice-breaker" or to prepare students for a lesson. Can also be excellent for use during Pastoral Care periods or with students who have Special Needs.
A+ Spelling Tests - https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/a+-spelling-test/id501211008?mt=8
Makes organising and administering weekly, or whenever, spelling tests too easy. Really great for NAPLAN prep. And it's FREE!
Everyone loves a good cross-word. Using this programme, crosswords can be constructed for a wide variety of purposes and subjects. Again, FREE!
A very powerful and well reviewed tool for teaching and revising mathematical concepts. This app is not free, but is reasonably priced and can be purchased as a class-wide or school-wide licence.