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April 30, 2012

iPad App to Use Technology for Teaching

Filed under: Apps, Tech Tips — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 8:53 am

I’ve just downloaded a F*R*E*E  iPad app (they also have one for the iPhone) that I think holds a lot of promise for teaching. It’s called Show Me.  It’s a virtual white board with audio capabilities.

One thing I found strange about registering for the service is they require your birthdate.  Perhaps this is for interfacing with Facebook, but they didn’t say.

April 25, 2012

iThoughtsHD – iPad App for Mindmapping

Filed under: Apps, Tech Tips — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 4:48 pm

If you love mindmapping and want a terrific app for your new iPad, iThoughtsHD is my recommendation. Mindmapping enables you to visually organize your thoughts, ideas, information, and research. You can email your maps as pdfs, Freemind, iMindmap, and many others.  The email functionality puts your map into a nice looking outline too.  It costs $9.99, but is worth every penny.

Here’s a mindmap I created for Sources of Law and Legal Authority:

c. 2009 Roberta Woods

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